Mr Akira Morinaga became president of Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) in April 2016, after eleven years as the general manager of the Sales & Marketing Department of Toshiba’s Discrete Semiconductor Division in Tokyo. He took over the position at the TEE headquarters in Düsseldorf from Mr Takashi Nagasawa, who held the role from 2011.
This is the second time that Mr Morinaga has held a senior position in the European organisation, having been responsible for the TEE Discrete Marketing and Channel Foundation segment between 1999 and 2005. Prior to this his career included roles in the Domestic Sales and the Discrete Marketing divisions of Toshiba in Japan.
Mr Morinaga joined Toshiba in 1985 after graduating with a degree in politics and economics from Tokyo’s Waseda University.