GAC has appointed marine sales engineer Yuichi Adachi as Marketing Manager - Shipping for Japan. He joins an established team – Senior Marketing Manager Ichiro Tanami and Marketing Manager Jose Miyazaki - dedicated to serving the interests of the Group’s Japanese customer base.
Mr. Adachi brings to his new role extensive contacts with the country’s ship-owning and building community, having served for the past three years as Local Division Manager of ABB K.K. Japan’s Marine & Crane Division, responsible for marketing and sales of specialised electric propulsion systems. Prior to that, he held a variety of Managerial, Engineering and Marketing & Sales posts for Sojitz Marine and Engineering Corporation in the Japanese maritime sector.
Neil Godfrey, Group Sales Director – Shipping, says this appointment bears witness to GAC’s commitment to the Japanese shipping market, adding: “It is important for us to have people in our team with a sound understanding of our customers’ demands and desires – both technical and commercial – and Adachi-san has the background and experience to help us do just that.”