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Teijin appoints New President of Toho Tenax

Shukei Inui will assume his new role on 1 April.

22nd February 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Tokyo

Transport/​Aerospace, Construction

Akio Nakaishi, the current president of the company, will assume the post of general manager, composites business unit of Teijin Limited, on the same day.

Shukei Inui

Shukei Inui is currently a Director, member of the board of Toho Tenax, a General manager of Global Sales & Marketing, Toho Tenax, and an Assistant to general manager, Carbon Fiber & Composites Business Unit of Teijin Limited.

Shukei Inui graduated from Applied Chemistry, Tokushima University, Tokushima, in March 1986. In April 1986, he joined Toho Rayon, currently Toho Tenax. In April 2007, he was appointed as general manager of Global Business Planning Division, Toho Tenax. After that, in 2010, Shukei Inui was appointed as general manager of Corporate Planning Division, Toho Tenax. Two years later he was appointed as general manager of Mobility Business Group. Then, in 2014, Mr Inui became director, member of the board of Toho Tenax and a general manager of Global Sales & Marketing.

Teijin Group

Teijin is a technology-driven group offering advanced solutions in the areas of sustainable transportation, information and electronics, safety and protection, environment and energy, and healthcare. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibres, such as aramid, carbon fibres and composites, healthcare, films, resin and plastic processing, polyester fibres, products converting and IT.

The group has some 150 companies and around 16,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of US$ 7.4 billion and total assets of US$ 7.7 billion in the fiscal year ending on 31 March 2016.

www.teijin.com

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