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Smyrna, Ga. — Murata Electronics North America has named Hiroshi Jozuka as president.
In this role, Jozuka will incorporate his diverse experience and knowledge to further cement Murata's market-leading position in the ceramic electronic components industry. Leveraging nearly 25 years of experience with the company, Jozuka will build on his responsibilities to lead the charge in driving both sales and valuation for the corporation stateside.
Most recently, Jozuka was the managing director for Murata Singapore, the largest capacitor manufacturer outside of Japan. Since April 1979, he has held various management positions within the Kyoto and Fukui locations, such as general manager (Fukui) and manager for Kyoto's Planning Department. Additionally, Jozuka worked at Hitachi Zosen Corp. for 10 years before moving into the General Administration Department at Murata. He obtained his bachelors degree from Kobe University in 1969.
Murata Electronics North America Inc. is one of 47 wholly owned subsidiaries of the worldwide organization of Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. of Japan. Murata is a leading patent holder and global manufacturer of ceramic electronic components for the telecommunications, computer/peripheral, automotive, communications and EDP markets. For more information, visit www.murata-northamerica.com.