Shinsuke Kubo assumes role as Managing Director of Hochiki Europe

Hochiki Managing Director Shinsuke Kubo

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Hochiki Europe, a leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, has announced the promotion of Shinsuke Kubo to the position of Managing Director.

Starting from the 3rd of July, Shinsuke Kubo, the current Commercial Director, will take on the role of managing director.

Graham Lowe, the former managing director, will continue to be involved with the business on a part-time basis to support Mr. Kubo in his first year in the role.

A veteran in the field of life safety

Kubo brings nearly three decades of experience in the global Hochiki operation to his new role.

He has served the company in various locations including Japan, the United States, the Middle East, and the UK.

Lowe, his predecessor, has been the Managing Director for the past six years.

During his tenure, Lowe has positioned the European operation at the forefront of Hochiki’s global offering.

He has also overseen sustained growth across the European territories.

Kubo, known for his passion for customer experience and his extensive knowledge of the Hochiki product line and the fire industry, aims to continue this growth trajectory.

Mr. Kubo shared his thoughts on his new role: “I have enjoyed a fantastic career with Hochiki for the last 29 years, gaining experience of the industry and our customers across the globe.

“I think it’s time to bring all this knowledge together in my new role to continue to grow the business here.”

Hochiki Europe’s commitment to excellence

Hochiki Europe remains committed to ensuring the best people are in place in order to deliver the best life safety technology and customer experience. Kubo’s breadth of experience and the strong foundations he has to build on will undoubtedly support him in his new role.

More information about Hochiki Europe and its range of market-leading life safety products can be found on their website.

IFSJ Comment

Mr. Kubo’s appointment demonstrates Hochiki Europe’s commitment to strengthening its presence in the global life safety market. His global experience and understanding of diverse markets will be a significant asset for the company as it looks to expand its reach further.

About Hochiki Europe

Hochiki Europe, for over 100 years, has been a leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative life safety solutions. With its leading-edge commercial and industrial fire detection and emergency lighting products, Hochiki has earned global acceptance as the standard for high-integrity and long-term reliability.

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