Management Team

Rod Schrader
Chairman and CEO


Biography

Hank (Hideyuki) Takatsuki
President and COO


Biography

Management Team Voices

ALL ABOUT QUALITY
General Manager Walt Nichols says Komatsu’s CMO builds products to stringent standards
by Walt Nichols, General Manager, Chattanooga Manufacturing Operation

MEETING YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS
Real help and a variety of options for financing more than equipment are available, says Komatsu executive
by Rich Fikis, President, Komatsu Financial

WE LISTEN AND LEARN
Rich Smith says direct customer engagement leads to productive changes in Komatsu machinery
by Rich Smith, Vice President, Product and Services Division

IMPROVED OPERATIONS
Vijay Dara explains how continuous, measured improvement drives manufacturing process
by Vijay Dara, Director, Manufacturing Administration

BUILT FOR THE LONG HAUL
Dan Funcannon says mining truck design and quality manufacturing ensure durability and dependability
by Dan Funcannon, Vice President and General Manager of the Mining Division

KOMATSU CUSTOMER CENTER
Facility provides acres of opportunities to help customers find the best machines for their jobs
by Tom Suess, Director of Training and Publications

ADAPTING TO YOUR NEEDS
Komatsu releases new maintenance programs, adapts to changing attitudes about machine ownership
by Paul Moore, Vice President, Parts Sales & Marketing

ENSURING YOUR UPTIME
Abe Riddle says the aim of Komatsu’s Ripley Parts Operation is timely delivery from its vast inventory
by Abe Riddle, General Manager, Ripley Parts Operation

TEAM EFFORT
Ken Calvert says Komatsu’s new Business Solutions Group provides ‘tiny solutions’ with tangible benefits
by Ken Calvert, Director, Business Solutions Group

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