New President For Kenwood USA
Kenwood USA announced Tuesday that it has named Junji Kobayashi its new president. Kobayashi is a 30-year veteran of Kenwood, 11 of which were spent in the company's U.S. operation.
The position was earlier held by Shoichiro “Scott” Eguchi, who recently returned to Japan to become senior vice president for J&K Car Electronics Corp.
“I am very pleased to return to Kenwood USA and I look forward to working with my staff in developing new strategies and programs that will address the difficulties of the U.S. economy,” Kobayashi said in a statement. “Kenwood has a very strong reputation in the U.S., and my goal is to build upon this reputation through strong product leadership and solid business practices.”