Sumitomo (SHI) Demag: CEO also Appointed Senior Vice President in Japan
Dr. Tetsuya Okamura has been appointed Senior Vice President of Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) Ltd. Japan, effective 1 April, 2012. In addition to his existing position as CEO of injection molding machinery manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH with headquarters in Schwaig, Germany, Dr. Okamura will now become Senior Vice President of Sumitomo Heavy Industries with full responsibility for the Plastics Machinery Business of Japanese parent company Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI).
In his new position, Dr. Okamura will be responsible for integrating, developing and expanding the international injection molding business within the SHI Group. In his existing role as Head and CEO of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, which he assumed in 2008, Dr. Okamura continues to be supported by COO Shaun Dean.
In the wake of Dr. Okamura’s new appointment, Kazuo Hiraoka will take over as Head of Plastics Machinery Division, responsible for the production of SHI plastics machinery in Japan, also effective 1 April, 2012. Hiraoka, has more than twenty years experience in the Sumitomo Heavy Industries Plastics Machinery Division,
The current Head of Plastics Machinery Division, Yuji Takaishi, will become new Head of Corporate Planning and Development Group for the parent company Sumitomo Heavy Industries, effective 1 April, 2012.
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH
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