Bühler Motor with new Representative Office in Japan

Mr. Takazumi Ito directly supports Japanese Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers

Nuremberg, June 23rd 2015 -Effective May 25, Takazumi Ito assumes the position Representative for Bühler Motor in Japan. Located in Yokohama he takes care of the Japanese Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers.

This enables Bühler Motor to react to the needs of its Japanese clients more swiftly and directly and to keep them better informed about its latest developments, solutions, and technologies.

Previously Takazumi Ito as Senior Sales Manager was responsible for the Magna Powertrain-Products (Vacuum-, oil-, and water pumps, drive system und metal forming part) at Magna International Japan Inc.

From 2007 to 2013, he was in charge of the vacuum and oil pump business development for Japanese OEMs and tier 1 suppliers at ixetic Japan.

Prior to that Takazumi Ito was Sales Manager for LuK Products (Clutch, DMF, vacuum and oil pumps) at Schaeffler Japan for three years.

After his degree as Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at Chuo University in Tokyo Takazumi Ito worked for 18 years at the diesel engine sales and planning relations in Isuzu Motors.

With his many years of experience, he knows the needs of the automotive market from both the view of the OEMs and the view of the suppliers.

"We count ourselves lucky to welcome an experienced and qualified Japan Representative as Mr. Ito to our ranks. The commitment to Mr. Ito underlines the growing significance of the Japanese market for our future strategy", emphasizes Peter Muhr, President and CEO of the Bühler Motor Group.

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