Mimaki USA has appointed Naoya Kawagoshi to the position of president. Kawagoshi was previously vice president of sales for Mimaki USA covering the U.S. and Canada. Yasuhiro Haba, who previously served as president of Mimaki USA returns to Japan to lead new sales initiatives for the Americas, Asia/Oceana, and China.
Kawagoshi came to Mimaki USA in 2012 from Mimaki Engineering (Nagano), where he was the director of the Japan Sales Promotion department responsible for all sales promotion and marketing activity in Japan. Prior to that, he held progressive sales and management positions at the Mimaki Fukuoka and Tokyo branch offices.
Kawagoshi remains a member of the Mimaki USA Business Planning Division and retains his office in the company’s Western Region facility, located just outside of Los Angeles.