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For the first time, a woman will take the helm at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky

By Insider Louisville

Dec 11, 2017

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For the first time, a woman will lead all operations at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky.

Toyota says that Susan Elkington, a senior vice president, will assume the Georgetown plant’s reins in 2018, succeeding Wil James, who is retiring.

Elkington will oversee the $7 billion operation that can produce up to 550,000 vehicles and more than 600,000 engines a year. She had been highly involved in the early part of the production of the eighth-generation Camry, which shipped to showrooms this fall. 

Read the full story at insiderlouisville.com.