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News   April 9, 2009   by Auto Service World

KYB America Names Takashi Kitahata President

Takashi Kitahata was recently named president of KYB America LLC. Kitahata replaces Shinichiro Maekawa. Mr. Kitahata brings with him a wealth of Automotive Aftermarket experience to KYB America. Prior to being named KYB president, Kitahata served as a sales manager for KYB Europe where he was responsible for growing KYB’s business throughout Eastern Europe and Russia and as a sales and inventory coordinator for KYB America. In his most recent role, Kitahata acted as a senior staff manager for KYB’s automotive components division in Tokyo.


Kitahata stated, “I am very happy to be back at KYB America and I will work very hard to continue on the many recent successes of KYB. We have great team of people in place here at KYB America. I am looking forward to working with Mike Fiorito, our team of talented people and our distribution partners to continue growing our business in North America.”

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