Lewa Group, German pump and system manufacturer, has appointed Nikkiso Co Ltd executive, Tsunehisa Suita, as their new CEO.
Suita has been managing Leonberg-headquartered Lewa, together with chief sales officer (CSO) Stefan Glasmeyer and chief operating officer (COO) Dr. Martin Fiedler, since 1 September 2018.
An economist with an MBA from the University of Washington, Suita has 30 years of experience in international business. He has held a number of key positions at Nikkiso since 2010, first as director and senior executive manager and then as general manager of the company’s Medical Division and the Corporate Planning Division
Lewa says that Suita sees the work in Leonberg as a welcome challenge and that he plans to further bolster the company’s growth trend.
Suita will take over from Peter Wagner, who is transferring to the US-based Cryogenic Industries. Wagner will be assisted in his new role by Hisanao Amino, who previously served as chief financial officer in Germany. Suita will be stepping in for Wagner and Amino in his new role at Leonberg.
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