Finance Monthly CFO Awards 2021

F i nance Month l y CFO Awards 2021 FirmProfile Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota City, Aichi, Japan. It was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda and incorporated on August 28, 1937. Toyota is one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world, producing about 10 million vehicles per year. Toyota was praised for being a leader in the development and sales of more fuel efficient hybrid electric vehicles, starting with the introduction of the Toyota Prius in 1997. The company now sells more than 40 hybrid vehicle models around the world. Toyota Motor Corporation produces vehicles under five brands: Daihatsu, Hino, Lexus, Ranz and the namesake Toyota. The company also holds a 20% stake in Subaru Corporation, a 5.1% stake in Mazda, a 4.9% stake in Suzuki, a 4.6% stake in Isuzu, a 3.8% stake in Yamaha Motor Corporation, and a 2.8% stake in Panasonic, as well as stakes in vehicle manufacturing joint-ventures in China (GAC Toyota and FAW Toyota), the Czech Republic (TPCA), India (Toyota Kirloskar) and the United States (MTMUS). By 2020, Toyota held the position of the largest automaker in the world, surpassing Volkswagen. It sold 9.528 million vehicles globally despite an 11.3% drop in sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic. About Koji Kobayashi Koji Kobayashi was born on October 23, 1948. He graduated from Shiga University with a bachelor’s degree in economics in March 1972, and joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in April of the same year. In January 1997, Mr. Kobayashi was appointed general manager of the third sales department. He was made project general manager of the Finance Division in January 2000. He was seconded to Toyota Financial Services Corporation in July 2000, and also to DENSO Corporation in July 2003. He was named one of DENSO’s executive directors in June 2004. In June 2007, he was promoted to senior executive director and appointed vice president in June 2010. Mr. Kobayashi took office as vice chairman of DENSO Corporation in June 2015. He became an advisor of TMC in February 2016, and was named senior advisor as of April 2017. Mr. Kobayashi was appointed executive vice president, chief financial officer, and chief risk officer in January 2018. In June 2019, the Sustainability Management Department was added to his areas of responsibility. Head Office (Honsha) - JAPAN - - 29 -

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