Shimano Europe appoints Cor Ax replacement
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Shimano Europe Fishing Tackle Division has announced that Erik Naberman has been appointed as its Managing Director.
Naberman has replaced Cor Ax, who left the company following a difference of opinion earlier this year. Naberman is a Shimano veteran of 21 years, including the last decade as Managing Director of Shimano Benelux.
Effective from October 1st this year, René Veenhuizen will make the transition from Shimano’s bike operation to take over from Naberman at Shimano Benelux. During the last three years he has been Sales Director of the Shimano Europe Bike division. He will operate out of the group’s Benelux office in Nunspeet, Netherlands.
In another move, Shimano has appointed Jan Harmen as Senior International Sales and Marketing Manager of the group’s fishing tackle sales and marketing team.