DOWNERS GROVE, IL – Hirose Electric USA named Shinya (Sid) Tono president and COO, effective Apr. 1.
Tono has been with Hirose Electric for nearly 25 years, most recently as senior vice president of sales, marketing and engineering. Tono will continue to serve as a strategic marketing and planning leader for global marketing in his new role.
He takes over for longtime president Yasushi (Sushi) Nakamura, who is retiring from Hirose after 30 years.
"I sincerely accept the role of president/COO at Hirose Electric USA and am grateful for the opportunity to lead this distinguished organization," said Shinya Tono. "Yasushi Nakamura has laid the foundation for Hirose Electric USA to be successful for decades to come. We will continue in his footsteps, dedicated to meeting connector demand worldwide and to contribute meaningfully to progress in connector technology."
"I have been very fortunate to work with wonderful people throughout my career at Hirose,” said Nakamura. “I value the relationships I have cultivated not only at Hirose, but also with customers and network partners. I am confident Hirose USA will continue to prosper under the guidance of Sid Tono."
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