OMRON Healthcare India has announced the elevation of Masanori Matsubara as the new Managing Director of its India operations. Matsubara succeeds Kazunori Tokura who headed the operations of the company for about two years. Matsubara has been associated with OMRON Healthcare for more than 10 years and has led significant functions of the business across India and Japan. He has an astute understanding of key strategic aspects such as domestic sales management, new business development and corporate planning.
Talking about this, Frans Velkers, Chief Operating Officer (COO), OMRON Healthcare, Asia Pacific, said, “India is one of the most dynamic markets for us in Asia Pacific, where rapid economic growth is going hand-in-hand with increasing social challenges. OMRON is eager to fulfill its mission to improve lives and contribute to a better society in India, too. Through this change in leadership, I am confident that OMRON will further strengthen its leading position in the digital blood pressure monitor domain and accelerate development of other healthcare categories, using innovation in healthcare to help fulfill social needs.”
Commenting on his appointment, Matsubara said, “The role is definitely bigger and challenging. I aim to deliver the objectives with the continued support of my team and channel partners and will do the best for customers, channel partners and employees.”