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IMCD Opens New Office in Japan to Strengthen its Hold in Asia-Pacific

Published on 2016-04-04. Author : SpecialChem

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands -- IMCD N.V, one of the leading specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor, opens an office in Tokyo, Japan. This opening marks the latest of a succession of steps that IMCD has taken to build a stronghold in Asia-Pacific.

IMCD opens office in Japan
Fig. 1: IMCD opens office in Japan

Mr. Shunsaku Kubo is appointed Managing Director IMCD Japan. Mr. Kubo holds a Bachelor degree of Chemical Engineering from the Kobe University in Japan and MBA from University of Leicester in UK. He also brings twenty four years of experience in senior managerial positions, having worked for some of the leading chemical companies.

Gabriele Bonomi, Executive Committee member of IMCD, commented on the development: “We have some very strong relationships with leading Japanese suppliers of high quality ingredients and by opening of this office we want to be closer to them and further strengthen that good relationship. In addition, we intend to bring some of our existing top class suppliers to the Japanese market, utilizing our global market presence and product knowledge.”

Japan joins IMCD’s expanding network of active countries within the Asia-Pacific region, namely Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

About IMCD

IMCD is one of the leading companies in sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food ingredients. Representing major global producers, our sales people are market focused technical experts who offer solutions for customers’ problems utilizing its comprehensive and complementary product portfolio. It provides its partners with optimum tailored solutions for multi-territory distribution management in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Americas.

Source: IMCD

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