Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) today appointed Masaki Sakuyama as
the company's new President & CEO, effective April 1, 2014. Sakuyama
will replace Kenichiro Yamanishi, who will assume the position of
Sakuyama was born in Hyogo Prefecture in 1952. Joining Mitsubishi
Electric Corporation in 1977, he first served as an engineer in the
company's Kobe Works. He became Mitsubishi Electric's Executive Officer
and Group President of Energy & Industrial Systems Group in 2008, and
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Corporate Strategic
Planning Division in 2010. In 2012, Sakuyama was promoted to Executive
Vice President and Group President of Semiconductor & Device Group.
Yamanishi was born in Osaka Prefecture in 1951. He joined Mitsubishi
Electric Corporation in 1975, and was named Executive Officer and Vice
President of Corporate Total Productivity Management & Environmental
Programs in 2006. In 2008, he became Senior Executive Officer and Group
President of Semiconductor & Device Group. Yamanishi was appointed
President & CEO in 2010.
About Mitsubishi Electric CorporationWith
over 90 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality
products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) is a recognized
world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and
electronic equipment used in information processing and communications,
space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics,
industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment.
Embracing the spirit of its corporate statement, Changes for the Better,
and its environmental statement, Eco Changes, Mitsubishi Electric
endeavors to be a global, leading green company, enriching society with
technology. The company recorded consolidated group sales of 3,567.1
billion yen (US$ 37.9 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013.
For more information visit http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com*At
an exchange rate of 94 yen to the US dollar, the rate given by the Tokyo
Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2013
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