NSG Group senior management appointments

Craig Naylor ha recently been appointed president and CEO of the NSG Group, succeeding Katsuji Fujimoto, who has been appointed chairman of NSG Group, taking over from Yozo Izuhara, who will be retiri…

Craig Naylor ha recently been appointed president and CEO of the NSG Group, succeeding Katsuji Fujimoto, who has been appointed chairman of NSG Group, taking over from Yozo Izuhara, who will be retiring from the company at the 144th Annual Shareholders Meeting on 29 June 2010. Craig Naylor who completed a 36-year international career with DuPont in 2006, as group vice president for DuPont Electronic and Communication Technologies, and was a non-executive director of Delphi Corporation from 2005 to 2009, will join the Group on 1 May 2010 as CEO Designate, assuming the role of president and CEO on 29 June 2010. NSG Group chairman Yozo Izuhara said, We are delighted that Craig is joining the Group as president and CEO. He brings to the company extensive international management experience and expertise in product development, manufacturing and marketing. The Board is confident that he has the qualities to lead the NSG Group into the next phase of its development as a global leader in glass and glazing for the Building Products, Automotive and Specialty Glass markets. Craig Naylor said: I am delighted and honoured to have been invited to lead the NSG Group and I am greatly looking forward to the challenge. The Group enjoys an excellent reputation in the industry for quality and service, innovation, technical excellence and a strong product range. My aim will be to provide leadership to enable the Group to further strengthen its finances, improve its competitiveness and to grow profitably.