Nitto Denko Corporation announced today the change of Representative Directors as follows.
Detail of change, effective April 1, 2014
Yukio Nagira, Chairman, Representative Director
(Current position: President & CEO & COO, Representative Director)
Hideo Takasaki, President & CEO & COO, Representative Director,
(Current position: Senior Executive Vice President, Board Member)
Background of the change
Under the leadership of the current President, we have made endeavors to achieve sustainable growth. More specifically, in addition to strengthening and expanding the existing business, we have continuously made efforts to grow in the new business domains, such as "Green, Clean and Fine"(namely environment, new energy and life sciences). And, we have been working to create “Global Niche Top” and “Area Niche Top” products in the global market including newly emerging economies. From now on, these initiatives will be accelerated by the new President toward our Centennial year in 2018.
Note: “Global Niche Top” and “Area Niche Top” are registered trademark of Nitto.
Profile of the new President
Name : Hideo Takasaki
Date of birth ： August 11, 1953
Place of origin ：Osaka, Japan
Education ：Graduated from the School of Commerce, Meiji university
April 1978 Joined Nitto Denko Corporation
April 2000 General Manager of Engineering Plastic Division
Jan. 2004 Vice President of Nitto Europe N.V.
Feb. 2005 President of Nitto Europe N.V.
June 2007 Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Optical Business Headquarters
April 2008 Corporate Vice President, General Manager of Opticals Business Headquarters
June 2008 Director, Vice President
June 2011 Director, Executive Vice President
June 2012 Director, Executive Vice President, General Manager of Sales Sector, in charge of
Functional Base Products and Information Fine Materials
April 2013 Director, Executive Vice President, General Manager of Corporate Sector
June 2013 Director, Senior Executive Vice President (present)
Effective Date of change: April 1, 2014
The official resolution shall be made by a meeting of the Board of Directors held in Feb., 2014.