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Mimaki appoints new Managing Director

Redaktion PSI Journal

Published on 01.02.2024

Mimaki Europe, one of the leading manufacturers of inkjet printers and cutting technology products, has appointed Takao Terashima as new Managing Director.

Terashima began his career at Mimaki in 1997 in the research and development department of the company. In the past 26 years, he has gained extensive expertise on Mimaki’s range of technological products and the corresponding market. He held several leading positions at Mimaki. Previously he was Senior General Manager of the Asia Oceania Business Unit. Terashima’s career at Mimaki took him beyond the Japanese headquarters to various branches of the company where he had various responsibilities. Between 2013 and 2017, he was Managing Director of Mimaki Singapore for four years.

Terashima, who replaces Takahiro Hiraki as Managing Director of Mimaki Europe, will bring “extensive industry knowledge, analytical thinking, business and team-building skills and a comprehensive knowledge of the company to the new role”, according to the company statement.

“I am looking forward to take over the new role as Managing Directors of Mimaki Europe – especially in a year which represents a milestone for the industry. On the 20th anniversary of the opening of our head office in Europe, we can look back on the last two decades with pride. It is important that we continue to focus on our principles of innovation, cooperation and ecological sustainability in the future as well, in order to keep offering our customers high-quality solutions. I have been with this company and active in the printing business for over 25 years and wish to take Mimaki to the next level of success in the coming 20 years.”

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