Marvin Cooke, Senior Vice President Toyota Motor Europe
Marvin Cooke is Senior Vice President for Manufacturing at Toyota Motor Europe (TME).
He oversees all Toyota’s European Manufacturing Companies, Logistics, Toyota Production System and Production Control functions.
Marvin joined Toyota Manufacturing UK as a Manufacturing Engineer in 1991 and held numerous management posts within all vehicle manufacturing areas progressing to Director of Production Operations in 2008. Marvin spent a year as Director of Production Engineering at Toyota Motor Europe in Brussels during 2011 and returned to Toyota Manufacturing UK as Deputy Managing Director of Vehicle Manufacturing in January 2012. Marvin went on to spend 2 and a half years as Production Vice President at Toyota, Peugeot, Citroen Automobile in Czech Republic and returned to Toyota Manufacturing UK in 2017 as Managing Director. Marvin assumed his current position as Toyota Motor Europe’s Senior Vice President of Manufacturing in January 2020.
Marvin started his career as an engineering apprentice at Pirelli Tyre Company. During his apprenticeship he studied at Burton & South Derbyshire College and graduated with an honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nottingham Trent University. After his graduation, he worked as an engineer for Pirelli at both Burton-on-Trent and Carlisle plants. Before joining Toyota, Marvin worked as a consultant engineer within the food and drinks industry.
Marvin is married with two children.