3YojiSaitoGERMANY: Mitsubishi Electric has appointed Yoji Saito as president and CEO of the company’s European operations.

Based at Mitsubishi Electric’s European Corporate Office in Uxbridge, UK, Mr Saito’s new responsibilities include leading the European sales company Mitsubishi Electric Europe BV, as well as the role of head representative of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in Europe.

Yoji Saito has worked for the Mitsubishi Electric group for 32 years and has held various positions both in Japan and Europe. While in the UK, he managed the European air conditioning business in his role as product marketing director before moving to the German office in 2014.

Looking forward to the challenge, Mr Saito commented: “Energy produced in an environmentally friendly manner, such as from heat pumps will form a central field for growth. Here, we will be continuously strengthening our competitiveness in the coming years by markedly increasing the efficiency of our systems.”