Bill Pierce - President, Yamato Corporation

Bill Pierce – President, Yamato Corporation

Yamato Corporation is excited to announce that Bill Pierce has been named president by our company’s board of directors.

Yamato Corporation’s board recognized Bill’s industry experience, leadership skills, and motivational capabilities align with the aggressive global growth initiatives that have been outlined for all Yamato subsidiaries around the world.

Bill steps into this role on the horizon of his 20-year anniversary with Yamato Corporation. Since joining Yamato Corporation, Bill has held a variety of progressive sales roles and responsibilities including spearheading the growth of Yamato Corporation’s OEM program, one of our organization’s most successful sales channels. Most recently, he served as Yamato Corporation’s vice president of sales and marketing.

Bill expressed his excitement saying, “I see so much potential for Yamato Corporation’s future. I am honored to be given this opportunity and responsibility to develop our organization and its employees. Yamato’s products are some of the best in the packaging industry. Our people are, too.”

This leadership change follows Ralph Kieselhorst’s resignation as president and chief executive officer. The board and all the associates of Yamato Corporation thank Ralph for his 12 years of leadership and his 24-year commitment to Yamato Corporation since he first helped open Yamato’s office to support the Americas in 1998.

Congratulations, Bill!

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