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Yoshikawa New President At Kubota Tractors

Posted on November 11, 2013

Kubota Corp. has appointed Masato Yoshikawa as the new president of Kubota Tractor Corp. (KTC), Torrance, Calif. Yoshikawa is a 32-year Kubota veteran and most recently held the position of general manager, Corporate Planning & Control Dept. for Kubota Corp. in Osaka, Japan. He succeeds Yuichi (Ken) Kitao, who served as president from January 2011 to October 2013, prior to his recent appointment as general manager of Kubota’s Farm and Utility Machinery Division.

During his tenure with Kubota, Yoshikawa has spent nearly 13 years in U.S.-based assignments, most recently as president, Kubota Credit Corp., from 2003-2007.

Kubota Tractor Corp. is the U.S. marketer and distributor of Kubota-branded equipment, including tractors up to 118 PTO hp, implements, compact and utility-class construction equipment, consumer lawn and garden equipment, commercial turf products and utility vehicles.