Falken Tyre Europe corporate planning director
Yukio Yoshida (44) has been named corporate planning director for Falken Tyre Europe, replacing Satoru Ushida, who is returning to Japan. Yoshida has held numerous posts with Falken's parent Sumitomo group since joining them in 1990, the most recent of which was sales manager for the Asian region, which includes China and Oceania.
Another appointment at Falken’s European HQ in Offenbach is that of Koji Fukuhara, who is taking over as finance and administration director. He succeeds Takesuke Ikeuchi, who returns to Japan after three years in Europe.