MARCH 1--Yasuyuki "Yuki" Kadoma is DVT's newest director of business development (DBD), covering Japan. Kadoma will seek to add new DVT Automation Solution Providers in the growing machine-vision market in Japan.
Kadoma is DVT's second DBD in Japan, joining Mohri Naotake. Kadoma was a general manager and director of marketing and sales for IMI Cormelius, Japan, prior to joining DVT. He also worked for Yokogawa Precision, where he was responsible for international operations and sales for direct-drive servo actuators and controllers. Kadoma, who was born in Japan but raised in Toronto, Canada, holds a marketing degree from York University in Toronto.
"Continued international growth is paramount as DVT expands," commented Bob Steinke, CEO and Chairman of DVT. "There is great potential in the Asian market and we're delighted to have Yuki aboard because he will help us reach that important market."