Alain Uyttenhoven

Vice President



*28.3.1961in Bujumbura, Burundi
2003Abschluss als Maschinenbauingenieur am Institute of Industrial Engineering in Brüssel
2005Abschluss als Wirtschaftsingenieur an der École Supérieure de Commerce in Brüssel
1989-1999DaimlerChrysler, Stuttgart
Vizepräsident Produktmanagement
1999-2004Adam Opel GmbH
Vorstandsmitglied, verantwortlich für den Bereich Marketing und Produktmanagement
2004-2008Toyota Motor Europe (TME), Brüssel
Vizepräsident, verantwortlich für den Bereich After Sales
seit 2008Toyota Deutschland GmbH (TDG), Köln
Herr Uyttenhoven hat einen Abschluss als Maschinenbauingenieur (Institute of Industrial Engineering in Brüssel) sowie einen Abschluss als Wirtschaftsingenieur an der École Supérieure.

Er ist verheiratet und hat zwei Söhne.

Alain's academic background includes Master Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration. His automotive career started in 1986. Since then, he has held several management positions for Daimler Chrysler (1989-1999) - first in the Belgian subsidiary as Marketing Manager Passenger Cars & Trucks, then as head of Sales Branch and finally as head of Passenger Cars Division.

In March 1998, he became Vice-President of Worldwide Product Management of Mercedes-Benz Passengers Cars at their headquarters in Stuttgart.

In November 1999, Alain changed to General Motors to become a Board Member of the Opel Division in Germany where he has been in charge of Marketing and Product Management until April 2004.

As of 1st of July 2005, Alain Uyttenhoven has been appointed Vice-President in charge of After Sales at Toyota Motor Marketing Europe, after joining the company in November 2004 as Customer Services Director.

Following the legal merger of Toyota Motor Europe, Toyota Motor Marketing Europe and Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing in October 2005, Mr. Uyttenhoven assumed the position of Vice-President, After Sales, Toyota Motor Europe.

Alain was born in 1961 and is married with two sons. His hobbies include cooking, oenology, flying, scuba-diving and motorbike riding.