Board of Directors
Mr. Kato Tomonori
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
MR. KATO was appointed as the Group's Chief Operating Officer on 30 April 2018 and is in charge of the overall operations of the Group, particularly in the sales and marketing, and new product development functions in existing core business. He also oversees overall strategy, planning and development of the Group. Mr Kato joined the Company's SHARP LCD division in 2003 and was engaged in the business activities of packaging materials (tapes etc.) until 2008. From 2011 to 2016, he was involved in backlight business activities and other molded products business in two Chinese subsidiaries of the Group, Crystal Display Components (Shanghai) Co., Limited and Minami Tec (Wuxi) Co., Limited. Since 2016, he is the Executive Officer and the Head Chief of Display Business Division in Tomoike Industrial Co., Limited. Concurrently, he is also serving as Head of Business Division at group level, assisting in the overall management of the Group's subsidiaries.