Kozyra is at the center of Continental AG's $15.66 billion acquisition of German rival Siemens VDO Automotive, which after regulatory approval would create the fifth-largest auto supplier in the world.
He began his career as a project engineer at Budd Co. and eventually became president of Budd's Wheel and Brake division. Kozyra later worked at Bosch and ITT Automotive.
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Farley has steadily moved up the ladder during his 17 years at Toyota, where he was responsible for the launch of Scion.
He was group vice president of marketing for Toyota Division before being named group vice president of Lexus.
In his current position, Farley oversees Lexus' marketing, sales, retail development and product planning operations. c