Horiba Chief Executive to Receive Chemical Heritage Foundation Award

Horiba Ltd. President and CEO Atsushi Horiba will receive the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. Award for Supporting Industries on Heritage Day May 15 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF). Horiba is the eighth recipient of the award since it was first presented to Richard J. Bolte, Sr. in 2006.

“For more than two decades, Atsushi Horiba has led the company his father founded as it became one of the world leaders in analytical instrumentation,” said Carsten Reinhardt, CHF’s president and CEO. “Since the 1990s, Horiba has grown to serve five continents with manufacturing and service operations around the world.”

Born in Kyoto, Japan, in 1948, Horiba earned a graduate degree in electronics engineering from the University of California, Irvine in 1977. In 1971 he joined U.S.-based Olson-Horiba Inc. as a service engineer and later transferred to Horiba International Corp. then to Horiba Instruments Inc., both based in California.

He returned to Kyoto in 1977 as manager of the Overseas Technical Service Department of Horiba, Ltd. In 1982 he was appointed as director and then senior managing director in 1988. He became president and CEO in 1992 and took on the additional role of chairman in 2005.

CHF established the Award for Supporting Industries in 2006.The award is presented annually by CHF to recognize outstanding contributions by a leader who provides products or services vital to the continuing growth and development of the chemical and molecular sciences community.

For more information, visit www.chemheritage.org.

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