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.

Yoshihiro Hasegawa



Ichiro Taninaka

President and Chief Executive Officer


Hisato Sato

Vice President, Finance & Information Systems


Shigeaki (Paul) Kadomukai

Vice President, Sales, HR, and Corporate Planning


Mikio Katayama

Vice President, Business Development & Global Operations


Kevin O’Callaghan

Director, Global Supply Chain & Procurement


Eugene O’Shea

Global Controller


Jaap van den Born

Director, Sales and Corporate Planning EMEA and North America


Lou Villella

Director, Sales and Corporate Planning ANZ, ASEAN, Asia


Jorge Nieszawski

Director, Sales and Corporate Planning South America


Christel Baete

Director, Global Information Systems and Business Processes


David Bainbridge

Director, Global Research & Development