Industry News: Nikon Instruments Inc. Appoints New President and CEO
June 1, 2007
NY–Nikon Instruments Inc. announces the appointment of Yoshinobu Ishikawa as
president and chief executive officer. Ishikawa will be in charge of all
Nikon Instruments divisions in North America and Latin America.
Ishikawa most recently served as president and CEO of Nikon Instruments
Europe and also has held key management positions at Nikon Instruments UK, as
well as the international sales department in Japan. “Mr. Ishikawa’s
experience in global instruments management has proven to be a valuable
resource and he comes to Nikon Instruments Inc. at a time of significant
growth opportunities,” says Toshiyuki Masai, outgoing president.
Masai will now assume the position of chairman of Nikon Instruments Inc. and
will continue in his current role as president and CEO of Nikon Inc.