Daikin, the leading global innovator and provider of advanced air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications, has appointed Masaaki Miyatake as the new Chairman and President for Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Miyatake joined Daikin as a sales engineer in Japan more than 30 years ago. Due to his exceptional abilities, he was promoted to the post of Project Sales Manager.
From Japan, he was transferred in 2017 to “Daikin Europe” in Belgium where he worked as the General Manager for the Applied Business. In July 2020, he joined Daikin MEA based in Dubai, said the statement from Daikin.
Miyatake had led an award-winning team that developed an inverter heat-pump modular chiller in Japan. This innovative product won the 2017 “Energy Conservation Grand Prize” and the “Energy Conservation Center Chairman’s Award”.
On his new role, Miyatake said: "Seeking to expand its footprint in key regional markets, Daikin Middle East and Africa will open new affiliates, sales offices and service centers as well as introduce new products to enable us to reach as many customers as possible."
"This move will be supported by a stronger business structure and vibrant cooperation with our sales partners and other industry stakeholders," he stated.
"Internally, we will implement continuous career development and relevant skills training programs to strengthen our teams’ competencies, and to align with our mission to ensure best indoor air quality and deliver comfort through an energy-efficient building climate control solution," he added.-TradeArabia News Service