Dennis C. Cuneo

Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP; Former Senior Vice President, Toyota Motor North America

Dennis C. Cuneo


Mr. Cuneo, a former Toyota executive, has been an attorney with the law firm of Fisher & Phillips LLP since July 2010, serving as Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He also operates his own consulting firm, DC Strategic Advisors LLC, which provides strategic business advice to companies in the auto industry and other industries. He was Senior Vice President of Toyota North America, Inc. from 2000 to 2006; Corporate Secretary and Chief Environmental Officer of Toyota Motor North America Inc. from 2004 to 2006; and Senior Vice President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Cuneo was formerly Board Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati branch, was formerly on the board of the Center for Automotive Research, and is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Loyola University in New Orleans. Mr. Cuneo was formerly on the board of AK Steel Holding Corporation from February 2008 until March 2020 when it merged with Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Mr. Cuneo brings experience in, and understanding of, the automotive industry and its trends.
Mr. Cuneo’s Toyota career spanned more than 22 years, during which he was responsible for legal affairs, administration, public relations, investor relations, environmental affairs, corporate advertising, government relations, philanthropy, planning, research, and Toyota’s Latin America Research Group. Mr. Cuneo also provides a legal perspective on issues facing the Board and the Company with respect to board oversight areas, corporate governance, and regulatory matters.

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