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Shimano Europe appoints new interim fishing division MD

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Akira Koshimizu has been appointed as the interim Managing Director of Shimano Europe’s Fishing Tackle Division until the end of 2021.
↑ Erik Naberman has left his role as MD of Shimano Europe's Fishing Tackle Division to become Director of EU Business Development.

Shimano Europe has announced significant changes at senior management level.

Akira Koshimizu has been appointed as the interim Managing Director of Shimano Europe’s Fishing Tackle Division until the end of 2021. Akira has been Director of EU Fishing Tackle Business Development since October last year.

He replaces Erik Naberman, who has been appointed as the Director of EU Business Development.

Naberman has been with Shimano for 23 years. During the last 18 months he was the Managing Director of the EU Fishing Tackle Division after holding a similar position for the fishing and cycling sectors at Shimano Benelux.

Marc van Rooij, President of the Shimano Europe Group, said: “I am convinced that these appointments will lead to a further positive development of our business operations across Europe and count on your support.”

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