Masahiro Yamada, our new CEO of HITEC Power Protection

September 10th, 2020

Air Water Inc. today announced that its board of directors has appointed Masahiro Yamada as Chief Executive Officer of HITEC Power Protection. With this appointment Air Water Inc. confirms the Company’s strategic ambitions for growth.

Masahiro will focus upon the development of new and innovative UPS solutions, expanding opportunities for turnkey products and services, the delivery of excellent customer support, and ensuring that quality is at the heart of everything HITEC does. On quality Masahiro said, “achieving the highest possible quality is essential for the delivery of excellent products and services and to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. Quality will be my central focus”.

The change of leadership is effective immediately and follows the decision by Garrett Forde to step down as Chief Executive Officer to pursue other opportunities outside HITEC. Ryosuke Matsubayashi, Managing Executive Officer, of Air Water Inc. stated that “The Supervisory Board is grateful to Garrett for his contribution to HITEC. He played a pivotal role in refocusing HITEC and achieving solid growth in the UPS business. His expertise, energy and dedication made the difference. We wish him all the best for the future”.

It is a privilege to play the leading role in an organization that provides secure power solutions for such a wide range of world-leading customers and critical applications throughout the world“

Prior to becoming CEO Masahiro has held positions as HITEC’s Chief Strategic Officer and as its Chief Commercial Officer. In these roles Masahiro demonstrated that he is a pioneer who will inspire HITEC to deliver strong business results in both the short and long-term.

Speaking of his appointment Masahiro said, “I am honored to have been selected as HITEC’s CEO. It is a privilege to play the leading role in an organization that provides secure power solutions for such a wide range of world-leading customers and critical applications throughout the world“.

About HITEC Power Protection

HITEC Power Protection is the world leader in dynamic continuous power solutions and has over 2100 UPS systems istalled globally. Headquartered at Almelo in The Netherlands, HITEC delivers class leading turnkey Dynamic Rotary PS systems that are designed to meet individual customer needs, wherever they are in the world. HITEC guarantees orldwide customer service support through an integrated network of highly qualified service engineers that are backed up by three Regional Support Centers and a 24 x 7 Global Helpdesk.