Darril Wilburn is a Senior Associate at Honsha. Prior to this, Darril has led the development and implementation of some of the most important leadership development programs across Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America. He also led the implementation of the Toyota Way 2001 at Toyota’s largest manufacturing plant in North America and worked with The Toyota Institute in Japan to develop the Toyota Business Practice (TBP). While at Toyota, he studied the Toyota Production System as a student of OMDD, Toyota’s internal Sensei group. He was also part of the team that launched Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas, where he led the assimilation and training of new to Toyota management.
Honsha consultant, 15 years at NUMMI (owned by Toyota) was President of one of its corporate units
Chris worked for Wells Fargo as Divisional Operations Senior Vice President. During his last 10 years at Wells Fargo, he focused on forming a new division based on the blend of lean principles, culture and tools. Over a 5-year period, this division achieved the following results: Productivity Increase 136%, Lead Time Reduction 65%, Quality Increase 54%, Annualized Team Member Turnover of less than 6%.