MCO names Yasuyuki Yamane as new President & CEO


Tokyo, Japan – (March 17, 2017) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (“MCO”) has announced the appointment of Yasuyuki Yamane as President & CEO. He succeeds Hiroaki Osaki, who will take up a new role as company Chairman. Both appointments are effective April 1.

Yamane is a veteran of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (“MHI”), having joined in 1981 as a turbine design engineer in the company’s machinery division. He subsequently gained significant experience working with MHI’s turbomachinery technology, focusing mainly on steam turbine engineering for petrochemical and power generation plants.

Yamane became General Manager of the Houston office of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (“MHIA”) in 2000. He was then a founding member of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation (MCO-I), serving as Vice President of MCO-I from 2012 to 2015. He currently serves as Senior Vice President and Global Business Development Lead at MCO.

“Yamane brings unparalleled experience in engineering, quality assurance and global business management,” said Osaki. “We have the right leadership to drive MCO’s success into the next stage of growth. Yamane’s passion for serving customers at a global scale, his collaborative approach and his expertise make him an extraordinary fit to lead MCO.”

In addition to serving as Chairman, Osaki will simultaneously retain his current position as President of MHIA’s Oil & Gas Division, working together with Yamane to provide one stop solutions for the oil & gas industry.

About MCO

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. MCO is one of the worldʼs largest manufacturers of process compressors and mechanical drive steam turbines. MCO provides the design, manufacture, sales, and after-sales services of compression systems composed of compressor, drive machinery and peripheral equipment. For more information, please visit the MCO website: