Kyoto/London - Effective 1st April, Yusuke Mizukami has been appointed as the new European President of Kyocera Europe GmbH (former Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH) located in Esslingen near Stuttgart. Mr. Mizukami will be responsible for all the company’s operations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East; covering ten of the company’s product divisions including lcds, printing devices, applied products, automotive components, technical ceramics, industrial tools, microelectronics, electronic components and chemical products.
Kyocera Europe GmbH (former Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH) was founded in 1991 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation – headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.
Mizukami started his career with Kyocera in 1990 in the Corporate Ceramic Materials Semiconductor Components Group, where he held various managerial positions in California, USA, and Europe.
Mr. Mizukami will replace the previous President, Mr. Shigeru Koyama, who held the position since 2011. Mr. Koyama will relocate to Kyocera Headquarters in Kyoto, Japan, and will start his new assignment as Full-Time Corporate Auditor in June 2020.