Shuji Mori Named Chief Executive Officer of Yokogawa Corporation of America

Yokogawa Corporation of America announces that Shuji Mori, a company veteran who has been with Yokogawa for nearly three decades, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Yokogawa Corporation of America. In the role of CEO, Mr. Mori will be responsible for all day-to-day business operations in North America.

Mr. Mori began his career as an engineer, helping implement systems projects for Yokogawa customers all over the world. Over the years he has held a variety of roles throughout the company, most notably in global major account sales, and has acquired extensive experience in the global industrial automation market.

“The North American market is changing rapidly, and Yokogawa Corporation of America has huge growth potential in this strategically important region,” said Takashi Nishijima, President and CEO of Yokogawa Electric Corporation. “I am very confident that Yokogawa Corporation of America will become a stronger organization under his leadership and continue to focus on building a brighter future by creating value with our customers.”

“At the end of the day, all successful business is based on personal trust. We always aim to understand our customers first – their business goals, the challenges they face, and how their companies operate,” said Mr. Mori. “I will make every effort to ensure Yokogawa’s day-to-day operations in North America remain focused on generating new value with our customers and driving the growth of their businesses.”

About Yokogawa Corporation of America
Yokogawa Corporation of America (www.yokogawa.com/us) is a leading provider of Industrial Automation and Test and Measurement solutions. Combining superior technology with engineering, system integration, project management, and maintenance services, Yokogawa delivers field-proven operational efficiency, safety, and reliability. Yokogawa Corporation of America is headquartered in Sugar Land, TX, and is the North American Division of Yokogawa Electric Corporation's global network of 25 manufacturing facilities and 4 regional project engineering centers.

About Yokogawa
Yokogawa's global network of 114 companies spans 59 countries. Founded in 1915, the US$3.7 billion company engages in cutting-edge research and innovation. Yokogawa is active in the industrial automation and control (IA), test and measurement, and aviation and other businesses segments. The IA segment plays a vital role in a wide range of industries including oil, chemicals, natural gas, power, iron and steel, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, and food. For more information about Yokogawa, please visit www.yokogawa.com.

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