Karl Schlicht, Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Product Management and After Sales, Toyota Motor Europe. Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation
Karl Schlicht obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada, in 1983, and attended the Wharton Management School in 1999.
Before joining Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) in 1986 as Assistant Distribution Manager, Mr Schlicht worked at General Motors, American Motors and Mazda in Canada.
Mr Schlicht occupied a number of positions before being appointed Vice-President of Corporate Planning, Toyota Canada in 1999.
In January 2001, he was promoted to Group Vice-President of Business Innovation.
In January 2003, Mr Schlicht relocated to Europe to take up the position of Director for Lexus Operations in the UK.
In 2005, Mr Schlicht joined Toyota Motor Europe – then known as Toyota Motor Marketing Europe (TMME) – as Vice-President of Corporate Planning and Lexus Europe.
After a four year stint, Mr Schlicht joined Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan as General Manager for Lexus Product and Marketing Planning in 2009.
Mr Schlicht is currently Executive Vice-President for Sales and Marketing, Product Management and After Sales of Toyota Motor Europe.
Mr Schlicht was born in 1960. His hobbies include reading, jogging and motorcycle racing.