Hideo Ishii Named Asahi Tec President

first_imgSHIZUOKA, Japan — Hideo Ishii has been named president and co-CEO of Asahi Tec Corp., parent company of Michigan parts maker Metaldyne. He will also become director and representative executive officer. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Beginning June 28, Ishii will be responsible for the Metal Forming Group and Diversified Business Group. These businesses represent the operations of Asahi Tec prior to the acquisition of Metaldyne announced in January of this year. He will also become co-CEO with Timothy Leuliette, who also serves as co-chairman of the company with Shoichiro Irimajiri. Irimajiri had been serving as president, co-CEO and representative executive officer. He will resign those posts to focus on the role of director and co-chairman of the company. Ishii was most recently president and representative director of Honeywell Japan. He has also served as president and representative director of Honeywell International Japan and held other high level positions at that company. He has also held executive positions at Nissan including vice president, corporate strategy, Nissan Europe and vice president, operations at Nissan Motor Manufacturing Spain. Ishii has also served as managing director and member of the board of Vantec Corp. Ishii is a graduate of the Aero Engineering Department of the University of Tokyo. For more information, visit: http://www.asahitec.co.jp and http://www.metaldyne.com. Advertisementlast_img read more