Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation (MCO-I) has named Kazuhito Tojo as president and CEO. He succeeds Jun Fukuda, who will return as an advisor at MCO’s facility in Hiroshima, Japan.
Tojo began his career with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) in 1996, working in a variety of manufacturing positions, including shop operations. He has provided growth for both MHI and MCO-I through a range of investment opportunities. Tojo transferred as general manager to MCO-I’s Houston office in 2015 to build the process foundation for the Pearland, Texas, facility. He then returned to Japan to manage the manufacturing department as deputy general manager, and later general manager of manufacturing at MCO-I Hiroshima. In 2021, Tojo transferred to Houston where he has served as executive vice president.