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Japan : MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC announces management changes

February 21, 2014

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation declared that it has selected Masaki Sakuyama as its new President CEO, succeeding Kenichiro Yamanishi, who will assume the position of Chairman.

Sakuyama will assume the new role effective from April 1, 2014. He joined the company in 1975 and is functioning as the President CEO of the company since 2010.

The company stated that Sakuyama joined Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in 1977 as an engineer in the company's Kobe Works and then became Mitsubishi Electric'sExecutive Officer and Group President of Energy Industrial Systems Group in 2008. In 2012, Sakuyama was promoted to Executive Vice President and Group President of Semiconductor Device Group.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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