13986 Tue, 03/11/2008 - 11:40am
FAIRVIEW, N.J.–Satoshi Sam Ogura has been named president and chief executive officer of Nikko Ceramics. Ogura, who is general manager of the tabletop division at the company’s headquarters in Japan, succeeds Norm Yamamato, who has returned to Japan to serve as board executive auditor.
Kenji Anzai, executive vice president and chief operating officer, continues to run operations and the company’s food-service division here.
In addition, Tage Strom, a tabletop veteran, has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing. He succeeds Kevin Molbury, who left the company, and reports to Ogura.