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Yamaha Motor IM America Announces New President, GM

Aug 29, 2016

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc. announces the promotion of Mr. Takashi Kimura to the position of President, Yamaha Motor Intelligent Machinery America (YIMA).

Previously Mr. Kimura had been working for Yamaha Motor IM Suzhou Co.,Ltd. (YIMS) as Sales Manager before his promotion to President of Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc. (YIMA). He has been working for Yamaha for twenty‐four years, and his experience includes robotics and twelve years in SMT.

Mr. Naofumi Tanaka, who had previously served YIMA as President, Secretary and Treasurer, has been promoted to the position of General Manager, Overseas SMT Sales & Marketing Division for Yamaha IM (Intelligent Machinery).


Yamaha Motor Intelligent Machinery is a subdivision of Yamaha Motor Corporation, and has employed its core technologies to develop solder paste printers, printed circuit board inspection machines, flip chip hybrid placers and dispensers. Yamaha Motor IM offers a full line of machines for electric/electronic parts mounting and other production-line solutions to answer the diversifying needs of today’s electronics manufacturers. Yamaha Motor IM has sales and service offices in Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Europe, Brazil, and North America, providing a truly global sales and service network, delivering best in class on-site sales and service support for their customers. For more information, visit www.yamaha-motor-im.com.

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