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New Oceania director for Omron Electronics

Omron Electronics Oceania has appointed a new director for its operations in the Oceania Region.

Henry Zhou, the general manager of Omron Electronics Oceania (Australia and New Zealand), joins Omron ANZ Managing Director Mr Greg Field and Mr Takehito Maeda (MD, Omron Asia Pacific) as Oceania directors.

Zhou joined Omronin 1998 in Singapore before moving to Sydney the following year. He has held several prominent roles with the company including Sales Engineer, State Sales Manager NSW, Product Specialist and Business Planning & Marketing Manager.

In 2000, Zhou was named Employee of the Year for Omron Australia.

Earlier this year, he was appointed head of Omron Food & Beverage and Commodities operations for the APAC region.

He is a qualified engineer (automation) and holds an MBA (Management and Marketing) from RMIT University.

“It is a great honour to be appointed a director and I look forward to helping the company grow its business in the APAC region,” said Mr Zhou, who took up the appointment on August 1.
Field congratulated Zhou on the appointment. “Henry has a wealth of experience in management and engineering and a strong record of leadership. He will be a valuable asset to the Omron Board.”

Established in 1933, OMRON began life as Tateisi Electric Manufacturing Co. Today, its APAC network covers over 10 countries with more than 5,200 employees.

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