Casio America, Inc. is proud to announce that Tomoo Kato has assumed the role of Chairman and CEO, effective immediately.
A veteran with over 32 years of industry experience, Mr. Kato is anticipated to lead the company into a prosperous new era.
As Chairman and CEO, Mr. Kato will shape Casio’s U.S. strategy and operations with an emphasis on enhancing customer satisfaction, accelerating market share growth, and driving technological innovation. He will also be instrumental in aligning U.S. operations with Casio’s worldwide initiatives.
Mr. Kato succeeds Mr. Makoto Ori, who successfully led Casio America, Inc. the past 3 years and will be taking on a new role within Casio. This transition heralds an exciting new phase for Casio, with Mr. Kato primed to leverage his vast experience in consumer electronics to build upon Mr. Ori’s successes.
Reflecting on his appointment, Mr. Kato commented, “It’s an immense privilege to be taking the helm at Casio America. I am eager to build on our robust legacy while spearheading our pursuit of cutting-edge innovation and superior customer satisfaction. With a dedicated team and a brand recognized for its creativity and contribution, I am confident that Casio’s future in America is bright.”
Since starting his career in 1991 at Casio Computer Co. LTD in Tokyo, Japan, Mr. Kato has made significant strides within the company, particularly in the business development of the European and North American markets including serving as Managing Director of Casio Europe. Over his illustrious 32-year career at Casio, he has demonstrated effective leadership and strategic prowess across multiple divisions.
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