Pierre MasaiVP & CIO, Toyota Motor Europe
Pierre Masai joined Toyota European Headquarters in Brussels in 2005 and became VP & CIO of Toyota Motor Europe in January 2011. He has worked 17 years for Volkswagen in various CIO positions in Belgium, China, and finally France as Global CIO of Europcar. He then joined Hays Logistics as Global CIO in Paris, then MD of Hays Logistics Deutschland. In 2005, he moved to Toyota, the birthplace of Lean, where he held various IT Management positions, overseeing the creation of one pan-European IT organization covering Research and Development, Manufacturing, and Sales in 56 countries, as well as coordinating the European Telematics activities.