Norimitsu Ito chairs the Management Board of Harmonic Drive SE. At his side is Thomas Berger, who as CFO is responsible, among other things, for the company's financial management. "As the Management Board team, we will adopt important, different perspectives in order to establish new, innovative business models with strong growth prospects," says Ito, formulating the corporate direction.
Caption (f.l.t.r.): Thomas Berger, Gottfried Bertram (Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Norimitsu Ito
Since 2017, Norimitsu Ito has served as Chief Operating Officer of Harmonic Drive SE, since the beginning of 2020 as Chief Executive Officer. After a bachelor's and master's degree in Japan, he completed his education in 2000 with a master's degree in Business Administration from the Cranfield School of Management in England. Norimitsu Ito brings extensive experience from various positions in Asian and European companies to Harmonic Drive SE. Mr. Ito is responsible for Sales, Quality, Basic Research and Design & Development.
Thomas Berger graduated in business administration at the University of Hamburg with a degree in business administration and brings over 30 years of management experience in the commercial sector to the company. In him, the Supervisory Board has appointed an experienced manager to the Executive Board with responsibility for Finance, Controlling, IT, Human Resources, Administration, and Production who has been responsible for the entire Group in Germany and abroad in these areas for many years. Thomas Berger has been a manager at Harmonic Drive SE since 2002, most recently in the position of Chief Financial Officer.