Toyota Technical Center promotes two engineers

  • 19-Dec-2012 01:52 EST

Andrew Lund and Kristen Tabar.

Toyota Technical Center (TTC) on Dec. 19 announced the promotion of engineers Andrew Lund and Kristen Tabar. Lund moves from Executive Program Manager to Chief Engineer for the Toyota Sienna. He came to TTC in 1992 and joined the Sienna team in 2000 as Program Manager before being promoted to Executive Program Manager for the model. Tabar steps up from General Manager, Electrical Systems-2 to Vice President, Electrical Systems Engineering. She was promoted to her current position in 2010 and in that position was responsible for the design and development of multimedia and telematics, including component, systems, and vehicle applications for Lexus and Toyota models. Both earned engineering bachelor's degrees from the University of Michigan and are members of SAE International. The promotions are effective Jan. 7. 2013.

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