Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Takashi Sonoda is New Rinnai America President
Jan 28, 2013
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Takashi Sonoda, a 30-year veteran of Rinnai, was named president of Rinnai America Corp.

Sonoda previously managed a 400-person staff at the company's Brazil facility and most recently served as president of Rinnai R. B. Controls Co., Ltd., in Japan.

"Takashi brings a unique perspective. His extensive global industry background, strong management skills, and logistics and sales experience are valuable additions to the Rinnai America team," said Yuzo Yoshida, general manager of overseas business headquarters at Rinnai.

Rinnai America is also growing its advisory committee. Phil Weeks, previously the COO of Rinnai America, recently transitioned to the Rinnai America Advisory Council to help support the expansion of the company's North American operations.

"As we begin 2013, we are extremely optimistic about the future. With the guidance of Takashi and Phil, we have the right leadership in place to ensure a successful future," added Yoshida.

Rinnai America is a subsidiary of Rinnai Corp., based in Nagoya, Japan. Rinnai Corp. makes gas appliances, including tankless water heaters, kitchen appliances, and heating and air-conditioning units. Rinnai said it is the largest gas appliance maker in Japan and the top-selling brand of tankless gas water heaters in North America. Corporate revenues, subsidiaries, of $2.5 billion.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Jul 1, 2014: Electrolux Dishwasher Lauded as Close to Perfection

Jun 27, 2014: New Standard for HVAC Fans Finalized by DOE

Jun 27, 2014: Cloud-Based Home Management Projected at 44.6 Million by 2018

Jun 27, 2014: Polyurethane Technology for Refrigerators Named a Best of the Best LIFE Project

Jun 26, 2014: GE Shows Micro-Kitchen Concepts at Dwell on Design L.A.

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014
May 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: March 2014
April 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: February 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows