Masahiro Ogawa has been named Chief Executive Officer of Yaskawa America, Inc., headquartered in Waukegan, Ill.
Ogawa has worked at Yaskawa for 24 years, most recently he was the vice
president of research and development for the Yaskawa Robotics Division
He led the company’s development of the world’s first dual-arm robot, as
a high volume product. Ogawa also spearheaded efforts to develop a
state-of-the-art spot welding robot setting an industry standard for
“I intend to develop, cultivate and aggressively pursue markets in which Yaskawa can become an integrated supplier.” Ogawa said.