Saki Corporation, manufacturer of automated optical and X-ray inspection equipment, has promoted Craig Brown to General Manager of the company‘s US-subsidiary Saki America Inc. With over 25 years’ technical sales and leadership experience in the SMT industry, Brown will assume responsibilities as General Manager immediately and will lead the expansion of the company‘s business in the North American region.
Brown joined the inspection solutions provider in May 2022 as Sales Manager USA & Canada from his previous role of Sales Director at a global manufacturer and supplier of SMT equipment, where he managed sales teams and representatives both nationally and internationally in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, etc. Prior to this, he acted as Sales Manager for North and South America at a screen-printing solutions provider.
“Craig‘s appointment strengthens our proposition both in the USA and internationally,” said Norihiro Koike, President and CEO. “With his deep expertise in the SMT industry, an excellent track record in electronics manufacturing and sales & revenue operations and his proven experience in cultivating and growing territories, he will empower Saki to reach its full potential as a leading inspection solutions provider in North America. Offering the best AOI, AXI and SPI solutions in order to better serve our customers is a priority for [us], and I‘m excited to see what the future holds for our US-based operations with Craig leading the charge.”