LONDON- FOR-A (www.for-a.com), a manufacturer of systems for the security, broadcast and professional video industries has announced the appointment of Jackson Kitahara and Haruyuki Tomihara as Managing Director FOR-A UK and technical director respectively.
Kitahara, who established FOR-A's UK operations in 1985 returns to FOR-A UK following postings at the company's Boston and Los Angeles operations. As MD of FOR-A UK, Kitahara's remit is to drive sales further in the European market. He has been with the company for 26 years and replaces Hiroshi Nakao who has joined FOR-A's operations at HQ in Tokyo, Japan.
Tomihara has worked with FOR-A for 20 years having started out in the company's R&D center where he helped to develop its broadcast component switchers. He has also held the position of West Coast sales manager, where he was based out of FOR-A's LA office, before moving on to the Boston office.