6/16/2003 Edited byPETech Staff Murata Electronics North America Names President Murata Electronics North America recently named Hiroshi Jozuka as president. In this role, Jozuka will incorporate his diverse experience and knowledge to further cement Murata’s position in the ceramic electronic components industry. With almost 25 years of experience at the company, Jozuka will build on his responsibilities to lead the charge in driving both sales and valuation for the corporation stateside.
"I am extremely pleased to become a part of Murata Electronics North America," said Jozuka. "North American operations represent tremendous opportunities for us to leverage our research and development, as well as our design functions to benefit Murata on a global level. It is truly an honor to have been selected for this position."
Most recently, Jozuka was the managing director for Murata Singapore, the largest capacitor manufacturer outside of Japan. Since April 1979, he has held various management positions within the Kyoto and Fukui locations, such as general manager (Fukui) and manager for Kyoto’s Planning Department. In addition, Jozuka worked at Hitachi Zosen Corp. for 10 years before moving into the General Administration Department at Murata. He obtained his bachelors degree from Kobe University in 1969.
For more information, visit www.murata-northamerica.com.