Saki Promotes Craig Brown to General Manager of Saki America
New leadership at Saki America sets the inspection company up for further growth in the North American Region
Tokyo, Japan – January 23, 2023 – Saki Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical and X-ray inspection equipment, today announced the promotion of Craig Brown to General Manager of the company’s US-subsidiary Saki America Inc. With over 25 years’ technical sales and leadership experience in the SMT industry, Craig will assume responsibilities as General Manager immediately and will lead the expansion of Saki’s business in the North American region.
Craig joined Saki in May 2022 as Sales Manager USA & Canada from his previous role of Sales Director at a global manufacturer and supplier of SMT equipment, where he managed sales teams and representatives both nationally and internationally in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, etc. Prior to that he acted as Sales Manager for North and South America at a screen-printing solutions provider.
“Craig’s appointment strengthens our proposition both in the USA and internationally,” said Norihiro Koike, President and CEO of Saki Corporation. “With his deep expertise in the SMT industry, an excellent track record in electronics manufacturing and sales & revenue operations and his proven experience in cultivating and growing territories, he will empower Saki to reach its full potential as a leading inspection solutions provider in North America. Offering the best AOI, AXI and SPI solutions in order to better serve our customers is a priority for Saki, and I’m excited to see what the future holds for our US-based operations with Craig leading the charge.”