BS Eastern Michigan University
Executive Vice President
Tim is the Executive Vice President for Takata Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive safety systems; and, is the President of Irvin Automotive Products, a trim manufacturer division of Takata. Tim is responsible for all of the North and South America’s business operations as it relates to sales, engineering and production. Additionally, Tim is involved in Takata’s strategic planning, product development and shareholder relations activities.
Tim joined Takata in June of 1987 as an Account Manager for Irvin Automotive Products. In 1989, he was promoted to Sales Manager for the Trim Division and very soon after, became the Vice President of Sales for that Company. In January of 1994, Tim was elevated to the position of President for Irvin Automotive Products after his years of building customer relations and sales in the automotive interior business. In 1998, Tim earned the position of Group President for Takata Seat Belts and Trim Operations and in 1999, became Executive Vice President for TK Holdings Inc. “Takata”, a position that he holds today.
Tim and his wife, Marsha, have three grown children and reside in Clarkston, Michigan.
- Executive Board member of the Boy Scouts of America Organization
- Oakland University School of Business Board of Visitors
- Active member of the Society of Automotive Engineers