Yozo Shimano is a businessperson who has been the head of 8 different companies and presently occupies the position of President & Representative Director at Taiyo Kogyo KK and President & Representative Director at Shimano, Inc., Chairman of Shimano Components (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Chairman at Shimano (Singapore) Pte Ltd. (both are subsidiaries of Shimano, Inc.). Mr. Shimano is also Chairman for Japan Fishing Tackle Manufacturers Association.
In the past Mr. Shimano was President & Representative Director at Kumamoto Tsurigu KK, President & Managing Representative Director at Shimano Tsurigu Shizuoka Hanbai KK and Chairman of Shimano Kunshan Bicycle Components Co., Ltd.