Corporate Officers & Senior Management

Lawter has been serving the graphic arts, adhesives, specialty coatings, aroma chemicals and the synthetic rubber industries for over 60 years. This has been in part due to a strong corporate and management team.

Shunichiro Taoka



Mikio Katayama

President & CEO


Atsushi Fukui

Vice President, Finance & Information Systems


Shigeaki (Paul) Kadomukai

Vice President, Corporate Planning & HR


Kevin O’Callaghan

Director Global Supply Chain & Procurement


Eugene O’Shea

Global Controller & Chief Compliance Officer


Jaap van den Born

Director, Sales EMEA & North America


Lou Villella

Director, Sales ANZ & Strategic Projects


Jorge Nieszawski

Director, Sales South America


Christel Baete

Director, Global Information Systems & Business Processes


David Bainbridge

Director, Global Research & Development


Joost van Helden

Director, Global Operations


Hironori Matsushima

Director, Business Development & Sustainability