Steve St. Angelo

CEO Latin America & Caribbean Region, Toyota


In April 2013, Steve St. Angelo, based in São Paulo, Brazil, was named the Chief Executive Officer of Latin American and Caribbean Region and Chairman of Toyota do Brasil and Toyota Argentina. He also serves at a Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation.

St. Angelo joined Toyota as President of Manufacturing at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc., the company’s largest facility outside Japan on April 1, 2005. 

In June 2007, St. Angelo was named the Senior Vice President of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North America. In June 2009, he was promoted to Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation.

In April 2012, St. Angelo’s responsibilities for Toyota North America expanded to include all Manufacturing, Production Engineering, Production Control and Quality.

St. Angelo’s 41year career in automobile manufacturing began with General Motors as a production team member at the Fisher Body Fleetwood plant in Detroit. St Angelo’s last position, before retiring with GM was Director at General Motors de Mexico.  

St. Angelo has earned 11 patents.

Born in Detroit, St. Angelo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer systems engineering and a master's degree in manufacturing management from General Motors Institute. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the Wharton School of Business.