New Senior Vice President Joins Yaskawa Motoman

Hiroyuki Nagatsu will serve as a board member and officer of the Motoman Robotics Division, with direct responsibilities of managing Asian American customer relationships and advising the president of the division.

The new board member and officer of the Motoman Robotics Division will manage Asian American customer relationships and advise the president of the division.

Yaskawa America, Inc., Motoman Robotics Division (Dayton, OH) is pleased to announce that Hiroyuki Nagatsu has joined the Yaskawa Motoman team as the senior vice president of the global sales team.

Nagatsu will serve as a board member and officer of the Motoman Robotics Division. His direct responsibilities will include managing the division’s relationships with Asian American customers and serving as advisor to Steve Barhorst, the president and chief operating officer of the Motoman Robotics Division.

His background includes a Master’s Degree in Control Engineering from Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan) and over 24 years of dedication to the growth of Yaskawa. He joined Yaskawa Electric Corporation in 1989 and has previously held positions in the Robotics Division, including general manager of the Business Planning Department and general manager of the International Sales Department.

Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 250,000 Motoman® robots installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. www.motoman.com

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