Shimano Executives

Shimano Executives

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Yozo Shimano President*  (*Representative Director)
Keiji Kakutani Senior Executive Vice President*, Head of General Operations Div.
Etsuyoshi Watarai Senior Executive Vice President      (Chief Technology Officer)
Shinji Wada Senior Executive Vice President      (Chief Manufacturing Officer)
Satoshi Yuasa Executive Vice President 
Head of Bicycle Components Div.
Yoshihiro Hirata Executive Vice President
Head of Lifestyle Gear Div.
Taizo Shimano Senior Vice President 
Head of Fishing Operations Div.
Kiyoshi Tarutani Senior Vice President
Quality Control Div.
Masahiro Tsuzaki Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications Dept.; Human Resources Dept.
Takashi Toyoshima Senior Vice President
System Engineering Dept., Bicycle Components Div.
Yasuhiro Hitomi Senior Vice President
Engineering Dept., Fishing Operations Div.
Chia Chin Seng Senior Vice President
President, Shimano (Tianjin) Bicycle Components Co., Ltd.
Hiroshi Matsui Senior Vice President
General Affairs Dept.; Corporate Affairs Dept.; Aifie
Kazuo Ichijo Senior Vice President
Outside Director
Tomohiro Ohtsu Vice President
Production Engineering Div.; Shimano Research Laboratories
Koichi Shimazu Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Hideo Katsuoka Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Gohei Matsumoto Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Kanako Nozue Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
As of 26/March/2015

Short stroke Servo-Wave mechanism has less free-stroke and 25% greater lever input to suit more aggressive riding.

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