Zojirushi America Names Yamasaki President, CEO

Zojirushi America today announced the appointment of Tatsu Yamasaki as president and CEO effective April 1, 2010.
Yamasaki has served with Zojirushi America since 1987, most recently as vp/sales. The company’s current president and CEO Kazuhito Suzuki will again join the ranks of parent company Zojirush Corporation, in Osaka, Japan, according to the company, where he will engage the international department in support of Zojirushi America’s growth and operations.
“I have been selling Zojirushi products for over a quarter century, even before the founding of Zojirushi America,” said Yamasaki, in a prepared statement. “Today we are very excited about the opportunity to make Zojirushi a household name in the United States.”