Written by Dentistry Today Wednesday, 08 June 2011 13:01
IRVINE, Calif. – (June 7, 2011) – J. Morita USA has announced the implementation of a new management team to lead the company in continued growth and expansion in North and South America. This recent move reflects Morita’s commitment to strengthen its market position and expand the J. Morita Manufacturing Corporation product line.
Yuzo Hirukawa has been appointed as the new President and CEO of J. Morita USA effective June 15, 2011. In this role, his responsibilities include corporate strategy and partnerships, supervision of import and export transactions, implementation of new marketing strategies, and overall management of the 40 person office. Mr. Hirukawa has an extensive career with the J. Morita Group spanning 28 years in several areas including sales, service, corporate planning and management, public relations, advertising, as well as international projects and contracts. Since 2009, he has functioned as the General Manager of the Sales Department II while also supervising the functions of the Corporate Planning Office at J. Morita Manufacturing Corporation. He has also played a pivotal role in the marketing of J. Morita’s cone beam X-ray units worldwide. Mr. Hirukawa graduated from Ritsumeikan University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Business Administration.