Change in the management team at Kuraray Europe GmbH

Yoshiki Kuroki has taken over from Masuo Oba. There has been a change of management at Kuraray Europe GmbH (KEG) in Hattersheim am Main, Germany: Yoshiki Kuroki took over as Co-Managing Director in April.

He succeeds Masuo Oba, who has returned to Kuraray’s corporate headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, as Manager Planning & Administration in the Vinyl Acetate Company. “We would like to thank Masuo Oba for his work for KEG.We are sure that in his new function he will continue to support the collaboration between Europe and Japan,” says Dr. Matthias Gutweiler, Managing Director of KEG.

Yoshiki Kuroki is already very familiar with KEG and Germany from his role as Deputy General Manager of the Poval Resin Division in Tokyo. As Managing Director of KEG he is responsible for the Advanced Materials Division. "We extend a warm welcome to Yoshiki Kuroki and wish him every success in his new function,” says Dr. Gutweiler. “His experience will help us drive forward our growth course in Europe."

Masuo Oba, Director of Kuraray Europe GmbH, returning to Japan in April.

Yoshiki Kuroki - new Managing Director of Kuraray Europe GmbH and Head of the Advanced Materials Division

600450 Change in the management team at Kuraray Europe GmbH
Date: 27 May 2013

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