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Thursday, 15 May, 2014 11:22 AM
Toyota's Osamu Nagata to Receive 2014 SAE Foundation Industry Leadership Award
Osamu Nagata is the Senior Vice President at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. and Managing Officer at Toyota Motor Corporation.
DETROIT — The SAE Foundation announced today that Osamu Nagata will be honored with its 2014 Industry Leadership Award. Nagata is the president and chief executive officer of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA), where he leads Toyota’s North American manufacturing and engineering operations. He also is senior vice president, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMA) and managing officer, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). Nagata will be the featured speaker at the SAE Foundation’s Annual Celebration Dinner in May.
exemplifies the finest attributes of a leader in the mobility
industry – passion, commitment, innovation and collaboration,”
said Lori Gatmaitan, director of the SAE Foundation. “This
honor is a testament to his prestigious career, as well as
the belief that he will continue to do great things for the
industry. It is an equally important way to recognize the
tremendous commitment and support by Toyota of SAE’s
science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education
“We want to inspire young people to consider a career in engineering or manufacturing,” said Nagata. “Our partnerships with the SAE Foundation through A World in Motion, Formula SAE and the David Hermance Hybrid Technologies Scholarship fill an important role by helping to propel a new generation’s interest in STEM subjects from an early age.”
The 2014 SAE Foundation Annual Celebration will take place on Thursday, May 22, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit. In addition to the Leadership Award presentation, the evening includes a unique VIP Tour, Sponsors Reception and Guest Networking Reception where local students present exhibits from their participation in SAE International’s award-winning STEM education programs - A World In Motion®, F1 in Schools™ and the Collegiate Design Series™.
Proceeds from this annual fundraiser benefit the SAE Foundation, the charitable arm of SAE International. The SAE Foundation is addressing one of the most pressing issues facing industry today - the decline of students enrolling in science and technology programs – by providing programs that bring math and science to life and sow the seeds of endless possibilities for today's students. From the acclaimed A World In Motion® and F1 in Schools™ programs for students in grades K-12, to the challenging, highly-competitive SAE Collegiate Design Series™, along with scholarships and awards, the SAE Foundation helps to inspire the next generation of innovators
Source: SAE Foundation
The SAE Foundation's Annual Celebration Dinner will take place inside the Masonic Temple in Detroit.
Tickets are $350 each or $3,200 for tables and can be purchased online at www.saefoundation.org.
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