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April Mason, “Toyota North Carolina: Charging into the Future” (November 16)

November 16, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

April Mason, General Manager, Plant Services, Toyota Battery Manufacturing NC

Toyota North Carolina: Charging into the Future

April Mason was named general manager of plant services at Toyota Battery Manufacturing North Carolina (TBMNC) in March 2022. The plant, located in Liberty, N.C., is Toyota’s first battery manufacturing facility globally. TBMNC will employ 1,750 and have four production lines capable of delivering enough lithium-ion batteries for 200,000 vehicles each once it begins production in 2025. In this role, Mason will provide oversight for production control, facilities and local business planning, as well as coordinate with various regional functional teams related to battery business establishment.

Mason joined Toyota in 1994 as a team member relations representative at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK). She was promoted to manager of human resources in 2001. In 2005 Mason transitioned to human resources organizational development where she led implementation of the talent review system for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) as the general manager of talent development. Most recently Mason served as the general manager of administration for Toyota’s engine plant, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama (TMMAL).

Before joining to Toyota, Mason worked for Ford Motor Company and Marathon Oil.

Mason holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in labor and employee relations from the University of Cincinnati. She currently serves on the Board of Girls, Inc. as leader of the 50th Anniversary “Invest in a Girl” Event and is a member of the International Women’s Forum serving on the awards committee. In 2021, Mason served on the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce executive board.

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November 16, 2022
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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