Gary Robinson is the vice president of Auto Planning and Strategy at American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM), with responsibility for leading Product Planning activities for both the Honda and Acura brands.
Robinson joined Honda in 2001 through the company's 12-month National Trainee Program. In 2002, he joined the Product Planning department as an analyst before becoming a product planner for selected Honda models.
In 2005, Robinson was promoted to senior product planner responsible for the development of the 2008 Honda Accord. In 2008, he became the assistant manager of Acura Product Planning, where he oversaw the development of all Acura vehicles and created strategies for the Acura brand.
In 2009, Robinson moved to the Public Relations department as manager of Acura Public Relations.
In 2012, he took on the role as manager of Acura Advertising, responsible for Acura's brand identity in marketing communications.
In 2014, Robinson re-joined Product Planning as manager of Acura Product Planning, responsible for product planning for the Acura brand. In 2017, he was promoted to senior manager of Product Planning, overseeing both the Honda and Acura brands, as well as accessory product planning, and pricing and profitability.
In April 2020, Robinson became the assistant vice president of Automobile Product Planning.
In October 2022, he was promoted to vice president of Automobile Product Planning.
Robinson holds a B.A. in History from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).