David Rosier, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. has been named to the West Virginia State University (WVSU) Board of Visitors.
Rosier is responsible for all manufacturing and administrative functions at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. plant which manufacturers 4-cylinder engines for the Corolla and the Rav4 and 6-cyclinder engines for the Lexus RX and the Highlander. In addition, the plant manufactures 6-speed automatic transmissions for Camry, Rav4, Highlander, the Lexus ES and hybrid transmissions for the Highlander and the Sienna.
“I’m excited and honored to begin my work on the West Virginia State University Board of Visitors,” Rosier said. “State is a vibrant, dynamic, diverse university community and I look forward to working with school leaders to meet the education and economic development needs of our state.”
Prior to his current assignment, Rosier served as Head of Powertrain at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. where he led safety, manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, quality, production control and internal logistics.
With more than 19 years of experience at Toyota, Rosier has held several leadership positions including administration, quality, production control, logistics, manufacturing, accounting and finance, and human resources.
Formed in 2021, the WVSU Board of Visitors is a volunteer organization designed to assist the university in maintaining and enhancing its quality and standing in the region and the nation.
Members serve as advocates, ambassadors and advisors who assist in resource development for the continued enhancement and support of the university.
The board meets twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. Board members are appointed by the president of the university to three-year terms.