New CEO For Sharp
Sharp Electronics Corp., Sharp's New Jersey-based U.S. subsidiary, on Wednesday named Kozo Takahashi to the position of chairman and CEO, as well as group general manager of Sharp's North and South America Group.
The previous CEO, Doug Koshima, has been transferred to a new role as General Manager, Central & South America, in the Global Market Development Group.
“I am very pleased to be back at Sharp Electronics Corporation, at such an exciting time for the company,” Mr. Takahashi said in a statsment. “Mr. Koshima’s strong guidance during the downturn has positioned the company for success. As the U.S. economy recovers, I hope to use my experience to renew Sharp’s strategic focus on health and environmental products, as well as its strengths in LCD and solar electricity to help grow the brand and contribute to future successes.”