Two Toyota employees earn Women in Supply Chain award

Sept. 25, 2023
Lea Ann King is Toyota’s VP of legal and general counsel, while Kim Douglass is an assembly team leader for Toyota Material Handling.

Toyota Material Handling announced that two of its employees, Lea Ann King and Kim Douglass, are recipients of the 2023 Women in Supply Chain award. Presented annually by Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the award honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and actions set a positive example in the supply chain network. 

“Lea Ann and Kim are exceptional leaders who are paving a path for women in the supply chain and material handling industries,” said Bill Finerty, president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling. “These women embody Toyota’s founding principle to contribute positively to society and make the world a better place for all while encouraging others to do the same.” 

King serves as Toyota’s VP of legal and general counsel, while Douglass is an assembly team leader. 

Based in Columbus, Ind., TMH’s offerings include forklifts, automated guided vehicles, pallet jacks and tow tractors.