Aiming for new growth stage incorporating the changing business environment and technological innovation

Azbil Corporation has announced the appointment of Kiyohiro Yamamoto, currently managing executive officer, as executive vice president effective as of April 1, 2020. At the same time, current President and Chief Executive Officer of the azbil Group Hirozumi Sone will assume the additional role of executive chairperson. Furthermore, by resolution of the 98th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders and Board of Directors Meeting slated to be held on June 24, it is planned that Mr. Yamamoto will be appointed president and Group CEO.

Telstar, part of the azbil Group, leads the Life Science Engineering business division of the Japanese corporate group to provide global solutions in design, engineering and manufacturing processes with automation technologies for the international life science markets, such as biopharmaceutical, life science research, personalized medicine, regenerative medicine and functional foods.

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