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Kawagoshi Named President of Mimaki for North America


October 2, 2017
By PrintAction Staff

Mimaki USA, a manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has appointed Naoya Kawagoshi to the position of President, effective immediately. He was previously Vice President, Sales for Mimaki USA covering the United States and Canada.

Kawagoshi came to Mimaki USA in 2012 from Mimaki Engineering (Nagano), where he was the Director of the Japan Sales Promotion department responsible for all sales promotion and marketing activity in Japan. Prior to that, he held progressive sales and management positions at the Mimaki Fukuoka and Tokyo branch offices. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Doshisha University.

Kawagoshi remains a member of the Mimaki USA Business Planning Division and retains his office in the company’s Western Region facility, located just outside of Los Angeles.

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