Katsuaki Watanabe

Katsuaki Watanabe is vice chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation. Watanabe, who earned a degree in economics from Tokyo's Keio University, joined Toyota upon graduating from that university in 1964. Watanabe was born in 1942 in Mie Prefecture, Japan, and now lives in Toyota City. He was married and has three daughters. An amateur musician, he sings in a men's choir, and he also likes to play golf and tennis. He was listed as one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2005 and again in 2007.