NTN Corporation CEO appointed Chairman of Japanese Bearing Industry Association

July 10, 2024

Eiichi Ukai, CEO, NTN Corporation, has been appointed Chairperson of the Japan Bearing Industry Association (Courtesy NTN Corporation)
Eiichi Ukai, CEO, NTN Corporation, has been appointed Chairperson of the Japan Bearing Industry Association (Courtesy NTN Corporation)

Eiichi Ukai, CEO of Japan’s NTN Corporation, Osaka, has been appointed Chairperson of the Japan Bearing Industry Association (JBIA), effective June 2024.

JBIA is an association of corporations that manufacture bearings, established in July 1948 to address issues such as technical standardisation, the prevention of unauthorised products, environmental protection, and measures for small- and medium-sized enterprises throughout the industry.

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Eiichi Ukai joined NTN Corporation (then NTN Toyo Bearing Co., Ltd.) in 1980, and became Operating Officer in 2011 before being promoted to Managing Operating Officer and General Manager of ASEAN, Oceania & West Asia Region in 2014. He was appointed a director in 2017, and has been in his current position since April 2021.

As Chairperson of JBIA, he will continue to work for the sustainable development of the bearing industry as a whole.

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