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Sullair Names New CEO


Industry

April 6, 2020
By Mario Cywinski
Mario Cywinski

Sullair has named Charlie Takeuchi as President and CEO. He takes over for Jack Carlson, who has retired.

Charlie Takeuchi.

“I am honored to assume the role of CEO and to lead Sullair through its next phase of growth,” said Takeuchi. “I look forward to continuing to work with the team to build on our company’s history of delivering great products, while working to better meet our customer’s needs through product transformation and digitization.”

Takeuchi was most recently COO and Executive Vice-President since July 2017. He was responsible for integration efforts between Sullair and Hitachi, as well as day-to-day global operations of Sullair. Takeuchi has also held various positions at Hitachi divisions (Industrial Equipment and Components Group, Industrial Equipment Systems Co, LTD).

Carlson served as President and CEO from November 2016. Carlson led Sullair’s sales, market share, and profitability growth. Carlson also led Sullair through its acquisition from Accudyne Industries to Hitachi in April 2017.

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“It was a tremendous honor to serve as CEO of Sullair alongside our dedicated employees around the globe,” said Carlson. “åSullair has a 55-year legacy of delivering reliability, durability and performance to our customers. As Charlie takes over, I am confident that Sullair will continue its growth trajectory as he and the team build on this strong foundation.”