Jeff Tomko

President, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC

Jeff Tomko is president of Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC (HMA), which operates an automobile and engine plant in Lincoln, Alabama, where the company currently produces the Honda Odyssey, Honda Pilot, and Acura MDX and the V6 engines that power them.

Tomko previously served as senior vice president of HMA. In this role, he served as one of five Operation Leaders responsible for daily operations of the entire Lincoln facility, including automobile and engine production.  Prior to joining HMA in 2013, Tomko served as chief advisor at Honda of America Mfg. (HAM), and plant manager of the Marysville Auto Plant, in Marysville, Ohio.

He joined Honda in 1987 as a staff associate in the Purchasing Development Group at the Marysville Motorcycle Plant. In 1991, Tomko moved to Purchasing's Planning & Export Group as budget controller and special projects team member. Promoted to assistant manager in 1994, Tomko headed strategic sourcing activities for the Plastics and Interior Group. He became manager of the Stamping and Plastic Groups in 1997, where he developed long-term commodity purchasing structures. He also led the procurement study for the establishment of HMA in Alabama, which opened in 2001.

In 2004, Tomko moved to the Power Sports Product Group, where he managed the new model cost and strategic sourcing for Motorcycle, ATV, and Watercraft products. Tomko was promoted to assistant vice president of Honda of America's Purchasing Procurement Group in 2005. His responsibilities included automotive North American OEM strategic sourcing, diversity sourcing, and overall supplier development for more than 600 suppliers in North America. In October 2007, he became vice president of Honda Transmission of America Mfg., Inc., in Russells Point, Ohio, which manufactures automatic transmissions for Honda automobiles produced in Ohio and Canada.

Tomko received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University, where he majored in purchasing, materials, production and operations management.

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