The fiber-product converting company Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., Tokyo/Japan, has elected Yasunari Hirata (photo), currently director, executive officer of Teijin Frontier, as its next president. Hirata will assume his new role of CEO on April 1, 2021.
Hirata joined Teijin Frontier in 2013 as a general manager in the Industrial Textiles department. Since then he has held various managerial and executive posts in the company.
Among others, the following personnel changes will come into effect at the producer of advanced fibers and composites, Teijin Ltd., Tokyo as of April 1, 2021
Yoshihisa Sonobe will become a member of the board, whilst Executive Officers Akihisa Nabeshima, Toshiya Koyama and Eiji Ogawa receive different areas of responsibility. Naohiko Moriyama and Akimoto Uchikawa will become Executive Officers.
Teijin Group Chief Representatives will be Tomohide Ida (Europe) and Manabu Yamamoto (China). Yasuhiro Hayakawa will become President, Teijin Healthcare Ltd.