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Yokogawa names Chet Mroz President and COO

Yokogawa names Chet Mroz President and COO

February 7, 2011 – Yokogawa Corporation of America announces that Chet Mroz has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Yokogawa’s North American operations. Mroz is based in the Sugar Land, Texas office and is responsible for all day to day operations in North America. 

Mroz is a well-known leader in the industrial automation industry. Throughout his career he has run businesses for Foxboro, Texas Instruments and ABB, as well as held global leadership positions in the United States, Middle East, Europe, and Asia.

In addition to his extensive industry experience  Mroz is very familiar with Yokogawa. Over the last 8 years Mroz has advised Yokogawa on a wide variety of projects from market research to M&A. It was during this period in which Mroz obtained his understanding of Yokogawa, its products and corporate culture.

“I have personally known Chet since we worked together as young managers at the Foxboro Company in the 1980’s. Chet possesses the character, leadership skills, and industry expertise to guide our North America business to the next level.” said Tony Lee, CEO of Yokogawa Electric International.

About Yokogawa Corporation of America
Yokogawa Corporation of America is the North American division of $ 4 billion Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of instrumentation, process control and automation solutions. Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, Yokogawa Corporation of America offers a variety of clients with leading products on the market as analyzers, flowmeters, transmitters, controllers, recorders, data acquisition products, measuring instruments, distributed control systems, and more.

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