Mr. Shingo Hanada, CEO & President of Kubota Holdings Europe B.V. and Kverneland Group, has taken on a new role as Managing Executive Officer and President of Kubota Corporation North America and President of Kubota Tractor Corporation and will be leaving his current position on January 1st 2022.
Following this, Mr. Yasukazu Kamada will replace Mr. Hanada as President of Kubota Holdings Europe B.V. and of Kverneland AS.
Mr. Kamada started at Kubota Corporation in 1983, and has been working for Kubota for almost 40 years in various management positions in Japan and the United States. In his last position he was Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of the Engine Division.
Kubota has been a leading manufacturer of agricultural, turf and construction equipment and Industrial Engines since 1890. With world Headquarters in Osaka Japan, and offices in more than 120 countries, and with over 41,000 employees throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Kubota achieved revenues in 2020 of $17.3 billion. Although agricultural equipment is Kubota’s primary line of products, Kubota also produces a diverse portfolio of other products including city wide water filtration systems, irrigation, piping, roofing, housing and large underground valves.