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June 3, 2015—On Monday, Takeshi Nagasaka took over as president of DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee Inc. (DMAT) operations located in Athens, Tenn. Nagasaka succeeds Youichi Yamashita, who returned to Japan to serve at DENSO Trim, a power train affiliate.

Nagasaka joined DENSO Corp. in Japan in 1982 in the production engineering division as a production engineer. In 1990 he moved to the Gasoline Injection Manufacturing Division as supervisor. At the time he was in charge of fuel pump production engineering for the Associated Fuel Pump Systems Corporation (AFCO) and DNJP. In 1996, Nagasaka took an assignment as manager at AFCO in Anderson, S.C. He then returned to DNJP as manager of the Gasoline Injection Manufacturing Division.

In 2003 Nagasaka was named the Gasoline Injection Manufacturing Division’s general manager. In 2010, he was promoted to director of the division.

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