Shelton, Conn. – Baldwin Technology Company, Inc., a global leader in process automation technology for the print media industry, announced that it has named Mr. Ryohei Maeda as President and General Manager of Baldwin Japan Limited, effective immediately.
Company President and CEO Mark T. Becker said, "We are pleased to have Ryohei (Roy) join Baldwin to lead our Japan regional team in delivery of world-class products and services to our customers in Baldwin Japan's markets. Roy brings to Baldwin extensive experience from his recent position as Managing Director of Alcoa Wheel Products Japan Ltd. and over 20 years experience in various management positions with NEC Corporation. Educated as an Industrial and Mechanical engineer in both Japan and the U.S., Roy is aligned with the Baldwin priority of providing cutting edge product technology to drive benefits for our customers. Mr. Maeda will report to me in his new role."
"We also thank Mr. Akira Hara, who has been interim President since last August, for his dedicated guidance and management of Baldwin Japan over these last eight months. Mr. Hara will continue to support us as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Baldwin Japan."
"In other news, the Company also wants to take this opportunity to inform our shareholders that we have had the good fortune of emerging unscathed from the recent traumatic events in Japan" continued Mr. Becker. "The earthquake and tsunami caused no injury to Baldwin's employees or their families, nor any damage to our facilities. We remain in full operation and are working closely with our customers to determine their needs in this current challenging supply chain environment." Mr. Becker concluded.