Mr. Kenji Kano has been named President and CEO of Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation (TAES) effective December 1, 2017. Mr. Fumio Otani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of TAES, had served as President and CEO on an interim basis since March 1, 2017, and will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for TAES.
Mr. Kano began his career with Toshiba in 1994, serving in various leadership roles within the Company’s Thermal/Hydro, Nuclear and Transmission & Distribution businesses. Mr. Kano moved to TAES when it was formed in 2015. Throughout his time with Toshiba and TAES, Mr. Kano has gained international experience in diverse roles of increasing responsibility. In these roles, he has had substantial interactions with various global organizations and government officials, and provided strategic leadership in managing relationships between Toshiba and its subsidiaries in the United States.
In addition to his new role as President and CEO, Mr. Kano has been appointed a member of the TAES Board of Directors.
Mr. Kano holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.