Sanyo announces new president
Sanyo Air Conditioners Europe (SAE) has announced the retirement of its President Mr Morisaki. His successor, Mr Yoda, formerly Executive Vice President for Sanyo Air Conditioners Europe, has taken over as President. Meanwhile, Mr Morisaki will remain at Sanyo Air Conditioners Europe as a senior sales and marketing advisor until the middle of 2008.
Mr Yoda explains: “Mr Morisaki has served 38 years at Sanyo mostly in Europe and Africa. From 1998-2002 he was President of Sanyo Air Conditioners Europe (SAE) and then returned as a President of SAE in 2004 in order to follow through a Corporate Air conditioning Project. As President, Mr Morisaki has made a huge contribution to SAE’s spectacular growth, which has far surpassed the industry average, making Sanyo one of the leading air conditioning suppliers in Europe.”
Mr Yoda has over 15 years’ experience working in Europe, including his position as Executive General Manager for Sanyo’s European business headquarters. As President Mr Yoda has a clear mission to make Sanyo the leading provider of energy efficient, environmental solutions and is committed to further expand the company’s air conditioning business in Europe.
Mr Yoda continues: “I am thrilled to have been appointed to such a pivotal role within Sanyo. Air conditioning and refrigeration is one of Sanyo’s three core businesses, while Europe remains the most important region for the growth of the air conditioning business. This division therefore has a key role to play in the company’s strategic global plans over the next few years.”