Ian Mayer OAM, Managing Director
Ian commenced this position of equity partner and managing director of Chatswood & Ryde Toyota on 1st September 2012, after a 30-year career with Toyota Australia.
Ian enjoyed a ten-year corporate career with Toyota Australia before running its flagship store for close to twenty years. During this time, he established a successful dealership which led to it being the 2nd largest Toyota & Lexus dealership in Australia.
Ian often remarks... “Who says you can't have mates in business!”
In 2021, Ian was awarded an OAM for his service to the community through charitable organisations.
His association and dedication to the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, for over 25 years has contributed to their success of raising more than $20.4 million, through their annual fundraising event. In addition, every September Ian participates and encourages his friends, staff members and family to get involved with Steptember, another key fundraiser for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.
Ian (or Mayo as he is affectionally known) was the No.1 in the world Steptember fundraiser over the last few years.
Ian is a member of the National Toyota Dealer Council, a member of the Newington Old Boys Foundation, as well as a member of the Australian Golf Club and chair of The Escape Event in support of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.