Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Takashi Nishijima

President & CEO

Company
Yokogawa Electric Corporation

Bio

Upon entering Hokushin Electric Works, Ltd. (currently Yokogawa Electric Corporation) in April 1981, Mr. Nishijima became deeply involved as an engineer in the development of technologies and products. After going on to serve as head of several departments, including Development and Engineering Department 2 of the Field Instruments Business Division, the Field Instruments Product Marketing Department, and the Control Products Business Center, he was appointed President of Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation in April 2010. In June 2011, he was appointed a Director of the Company, and in April 2012 assumed the concurrent title of Senior Vice President and was made the Head of the IA Platform Business Headquarters. He was appointed President and COO of the Company in April 2013, and President and CEO in April 2015.


Education

1981
Graduated from Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University

 

Experience

1981     
Joined Hokushin Electric Works, Ltd. (merged with Yokogawa in 1983 and the company name was changed to Yokogawa Electric Corporation in 1986)

April 2001           
Appointed Head of Development and Engineering Department 2, Field Instruments Business Division

April 2005           
Appointed Head of Field Instruments Product Marketing Department, Industrial Automation Business Headquarters

October 2008   
Appointed Vice President (Officer) of Control Products Business Center, Industrial Automation Business Headquarters

April 2009           
Appointed Vice President of Field Instruments Business Center, Industrial Automation Business Headquarters

April 2010           
Appointed President of Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation

June 2011          
Appointed Director (Board Member) and President of Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation

April 2012           
Appointed Director (Board Member) and Senior Vice President, Head of Industrial Automation Platform Business Headquarters

April 2013           
Appointed President & COO

April 2015           
Appointed President & CEO


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