Wataru Takaoka

Wataru Takaoka

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Wataru has almost 25 years of experience in leading international business operations such as trading distribution, manufacturing, and merger and acquisition, which includes management positions in Mexico, Japan and the United States. He joined Sojitz in 1994 working in Accounting and Finance for 10 years before moving into the Automotive Division. His specialty on post-merger and acquisition integration in North America will support the current Stratosphere Quality operation and have a positive impact on customers, employees and other stakeholders.

Mr. Takaoka has a BS degree in Economics from Osaka University, is married and lives in Fishers, Indiana.