Hirose Electric Names New President for EMEA
As part of Hirose Electric Co. Ltd.’s Global policy to localise and strengthen management, it is with great pleasure that Hirose Electric Europe B.V has promoted Bryan Cullis from Vice President to President of EMEA with immediate effect. HIROSE Electric Co., Ltd established offices in Europe nearly 30 years ago to compete internationally in EMEA. Bryan joined Hirose Electric UK Ltd in December 2006 and was instrumental in the amalgamation process to create one European company from the three existing operations spread across Europe. Hirose Electric Europe B.V’s Head Quarters based in Amsterdam covers EMEA with three branch offices in Germany and one each in France / Italy and the UK.
HIROSE Electric Co., Ltd is a leading world-class Japanese manufacturer of high quality connectors with sales of 115 billion Yen (866 million euros) world-wide. In 2011, the “Yokohama Centre” was established in Japan to centralise engineering, R & D, sales and marketing to provide a highly efficient globalised service. HIROSE Electric employs 4319 members of staff globally. Manufacturing locations and sales offices are situated in Asia, USA and Europe.
Since the establishment of HIROSE Electric Co., Ltd in 1937, an excellent reputation has been built through the production of technically advanced connectors that incorporate the latest cutting-edge technology. As a result, the functions and performance of HIROSE Electric’s connectors are more diversified and sophisticated to satisfy the growing demand for smaller, highly innovative connectors that provide superior connectivity for customers across the globe. A wide product portfolio of over 50,000 connector variations are available. These include wire-to-board, board-to-board, circular, memory, interface, FFC/FPC and coaxial connectors. These are suitable for a wide range of applications such as; factory automation, industrial machinery, LED lighting, broadcasting, measurement & control, security devices, instrumentation, consumer electronics, automotive and many others.
The entire HIROSE Electric group has a basic philosophy of “a small company connecting wisdom.” This philosophy encapsulates the wish to produce original products by seeking outside knowledge with an honest and humble attitude, and then linking this vast store of available knowledge and wisdom with the ones we have cultivated on our own. It further puts our wish to be a company that continuously takes a leap toward tomorrow by using the closeness of communication, impetus, and efficiency that are advantages of small companies. The HIROSE Electric slogan “Creative Links to World Electronics” is also rooted in this philosophy.
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