Thomas G. Elliott
11/30/2004 5:18:03 PM
Executive Vice President -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Thomas G. Elliott is executive vice president, automobile operations of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., responsible for product planning, advertising, marketing, public relations and distribution for both Honda and Acura automobiles.
Elliott started his career at Honda in 1970 as a sales assistant. He served in various auto sales positions, becoming an assistant sales manager in 1975. In 1976, Elliott was appointed zone manager of auto sales for the Western United States. He was promoted to regional manager in 1978 and became assistant vice president in 1980. He was appointed vice president, automobile operations, in 1983.
Elliott was promoted to senior vice president, automobile operations in 1986, and in 1988 was promoted to executive vice president and was named to the American Honda Board of Directors. He was appointed to the Honda North America Board of Directors in 1992.
Additionally, Elliott is a member of the Board of Directors of Honda Performance Development, Inc., a subsidiary of American Honda, established to manage Honda's Indy Racing league (IRL) and engine development program.
In July 2001, Elliott was named to the Board of Directors for the American Honda Finance Corporation (AHFC), a subsidiary of American Honda that provides financing for the lease and sale of Honda products in the United States.
Born in Los Angeles, Elliott graduated in 1969 from California State University,
Long Beach, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.