Tadashi Maeda Is the New Managing Director & CEO of Komatsu Europe

Tadashi Maeda was appointed as Managing Director & CEO of Komatsu Europe International. He succeeded Masatoshi Morishita, who returned to Japan after five years in Europe in order to pursue his career with Komatsu as a Senior Executive Officer.

Maeda, 50, joined Komatsu Ltd in 1994 to work in sales at Komatsu Iwate , a Distributor in Japan. In 2000, he moved to Komatsu HQ, first as a Manager in the Logistics Sales Department then, in 2006, in the Overseas Marketing Asia/Oceania Group as Marketing Manager for Asian region.

In 2009 Maeda was promoted to President Director of Komatsu Marketing & Support for Indonesia in Jakarta.

In 2016, back at Komatsu HQ, he became President of the Asian Business CE Marketing Division, and in 2019, President of the Americas & European Business CE Marketing Division.

A father of two sons, Maeda graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Waseda University, in Tokyo, Japan.

In phot Tadashi Maeda, Managing Director & CEO of Komatsu Europe International.

Chiara De Paoli
Chiara De Paoli
Editor at HeavyQuip Magazine and International Operations Manager for V22 Media