Kubota appoints new president, CEO

Kubota Tractor Corporation’s (KTC) new president and CEO has quite the plane ride ahead of him. The company recently announced Haruyuki (Harry) Yoshida as its new top executive. Yoshida most recently held a top management position for that company at Osaka, Japan.

The 37-year veteran with Kubota will take over the role from Masato Yoshikawa in beginning of 2019. Yoshikawa has spent the last five years in the role, and was promoted to the position of director and senior managing executive officer, GM of planning and control headquarters, GM of global IT management, and will assume his new role at Osaka, Japan.

“I’m eager and proud to continue the tremendous momentum Kubota has experienced over the last several years under Mr. Yoshikawa’s leadership, and look forward to leading the company through the next phase of development and growth in the U.S.,” says Yoshida in a news release.

“We are committed to diversifying our product lines and expanding our infrastructure to better meet the needs of our customers and dealers, and I am confident we will continue to further strengthen the Kubota brand in the U.S. marketplace and throughout North America in the process.”

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