Jay Joseph is the vice president of the Sustainability & Business Development business unit for American Honda Motor Co., Inc., (AHM), overseeing the company's renewable energy, resource circulation, and new business development in the United States.
Joseph joined Honda in 1998, starting in Acura Public Relations. In 2000, Joseph moved to Product Planning as a product planner.
In 2003, Joseph joined the Product Regulatory Office of American Honda, responsible for product safety and regulatory compliance for Honda product lines in the U.S., including passenger cars and light trucks, powersports and power equipment products. In this role, Joseph represented Honda on safety and emissions compliance, regulatory, and defect matters to U.S. government agencies.
In 2015, Joseph joined Automobile Sales as the assistant vice president of the Dealer Communication, Training and Technology department. There he oversaw dealer communication, sales training for Honda and Acura automobile dealership sales consultants, and the American Honda interactive network (iN) web portal, serving auto, powersports, and power equipment distributors and retailers.
In 2017, Joseph returned to Auto Operations, overseeing Product Planning, Market Research and Vehicle Quality Assurance departments for Honda and Acura. Joseph's role in Product Planning concentrated on representing the voice of the customer throughout product development and bringing automobile products to market.
In 2019, Joseph became the assistant vice president of the Marketing Division of Auto Sales. Joseph was promoted to vice president in October 2019.
In January 2021, Joseph became vice president of the Marketing & CX business unit, overseeing Marketing and Public Relations for the Honda and Acura automobile brands as well as the company's customer experience initiatives.
In April 2022, Joseph took on responsibility to lead the newly established Connected, Automated, Shared, Electrified (CASE) & Energy business unit to accelerate planning and execution of next-generation business centered on electrification and new energy.
In April 2023, the CASE & Energy business unit became the Sustainability & Business Development unit to sharpen its focus around its renewable energy, resource circulation, and new business development objectives.
Joseph is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), previously serving as a member of its Technical Standards Board (TSB) and several committees. He has also participated in and led several other industry committees, and represents or has represented the Honda Board and Board Observer roles with Modal, the Anaheim Ducks' Foundation, Children's Healthcare Charities, First Element Fuel, and other strategic partners of Honda.
Joseph holds a B.S. in Communication from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.