Toyohiro Takamine | Chief Executive Officer and President of Nikon Precision Inc.
Mr. Takamine has over 30 years of international business experience in a number of senior management roles and disciplines. Most recently, Mr. Takamine was President of Nikon Precision Korea from 2008. Mr. Takamine’s extensive experience working with major photolithography customers, as well as his background with key management positions at Nikon and overseas subsidiaries uniquely qualify him for the President and CEO position at Nikon Precision. Mr. Takamine earned an Economics degree from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.
Hamid Zarringhalam | Executive Vice President
Hamid Zarringhalam is Executive Vice President of Nikon Precision. Since joining the company in 1987, he has served in various senior management capacities including Technology, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Business Development, and other corporate groups. Mr. Zarringhalam also served as President of Nikon Precision Europe GmbH for a number of years and maintains a role of Managing Director within that organization. Mr. Zarringhalam received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and his MBA from the University of San Francisco.
Mohamad Zarringhalam | Senior Vice President, Engineering Services and Customer Support
Mohamad Zarringhalam is the head of Field technical services, Applications engineering, Supply chain, QA and other product support operations. He received a BS degree from Purdue University and a MS degree from the University of California at Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering. He also earned a MBA from the University of San Francisco. He joined Nikon Precision in 1984 as an Applications engineer and since then has been holding positions of increasing responsibilities..
Mitsuaki Yonekawa | Senior Vice President, Engineering
Mr. Yonekawa joined Nikon over 25 years ago and he has held positions of increasing responsibility in both the Nikon Engineering and Production areas. Before joining Nikon Precision, he was the General Manager of the Nikon Precision Company Engineering Division in Japan. Mr. Yonekawa’s role at Nikon Precision is leading Engineering and technical areas of support in co-managing Engineering services and customer support operations.
Gregory Sasaki | Vice President of Finance & Corporate Services
Mr. Sasaki is responsible for Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology at Nikon Precision. Prior to joining Nikon in 1990, Mr. Sasaki was with Apple Computer and Deloitte & Touche. He earned an MBA degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and is a California licensed CPA.
Keita Shogase | President of Nikon Precision Europe
Keita Shogase joined Nikon Corporation in 1980 and has been a part of the Seiki Company for more than 25 years. He has served as the head of international sales for Nikon Precision Inc. and served on the Nikon Tec board in charge of corporate planning. He also held the position of President for Nikon Precision Singapore, before assuming that role in Nikon Precision Europe GmbH in 2009.
Hamid Zarringhalam | Managing Director, Nikon Precision Europe
Stuart Pinkney | Vice President, Sales & Marketing
A professional in the electronics industry for many years, Stuart has been with Nikon Precision for over 20 years and is the Vice President for Sales and Marketing.
John Barker | Vice President, Customer Support Operations and Managing Director
John has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, and joined Nikon Precision Europe in 1991. His career prior to joining Nikon covered both photolithography and dry etch responsibilities in a high volume manufacturing environment. He now heads the customer support operation for Europe, encompassing service, applications, technical support, and materials.
Barry Vaux | Vice President, European Administration
Barry joined NPE in 1989 as a Sales Engineer for the UK and Ireland. During his time with NPE Barry has held several roles in Sales and Marketing, including time as Branch General Manager for the UK. He now oversees the administration, accounting, legal and IT functions within the organization covering the offices in Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, and Israel.