Yokohama Tire Corporation announces three major appointments effective immediately.
Hideto Katsuragawa was named chairman of Yokohama Tire Corporation. Katsuragawa, a Yokohama Rubber board member and senior managing corporate officer, remains president and CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America, which oversees all Yokohama-related operations in North America, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Company Ltd..
Jeff Berna who joined the company in January 2017 as COO was name president of Yokohama Tire Corporation. Barna’s expanded role will now include oversight of the company’s OE sales, export sales and human resource functions, which complements his current responsibilities of sales, marketing, product management, supply chain/logistics, project management and business analytics.
Shinichi Takimoto, also a Yokoham Rubber corporate officer, was named CEO of Yokohama Tire Corporation, Yokohama Tire Canada and Yokohama Tire Mexico.