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Fushimi named CEO of Yokohama North America


October 8, 2014
By Rock to Road

fushimiOctober 7, 2014, Fullerton, Calif. – Takaharu Fushimi, a
managing corporate officer with Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co.,
Ltd. (YRC), has returned to the U.S. to assume the post of CEO for Yokohama
Corporation of North America (YCNA).

fushimiOctober 7, 2014, Fullerton, Calif. – Takaharu Fushimi, a
managing corporate officer with Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co.,
Ltd. (YRC), has returned to the U.S. to assume the post of CEO for Yokohama
Corporation of North America (YCNA).

 

In this new appointment, Fushimi will be responsible for the
strategic operations in North America, as well as oversight of the multiple
subsidiaries and business units responsible for sales and marketing, OE
business and manufacturing.

 

This is Fushimi’s second assignment in the United States; he
was CFO at one of YCNA’s subsidiaries, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC), before
returning to Yokohama’s global headquarters in Japan in 2007. He subsequently
assumed various executive posts, including his most recent one as head of OE
tire sales & marketing division for YRC.

 

YCNA and YTC are headquartered in Fullerton, California.


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