SOURCE: Star Micronics Inc.

Star Micronics POS receipt printers

March 01, 2011 13:00 ET

Star Micronics America, Inc. Welcomes New President

New President and Promotions Kick Off 2011 for Industry Leader

EDISON, NJ--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Star Micronics America, Inc. is proud to announce that Hiroya "Hiro" Mochizuki, will be taking the reins from outgoing president, Takayuki Aoki, who will be returning to Star Micronics Japan in February. Mr. Mochizuki has been with the Star Micronics global family for over 20 years. As President, Mr. Mochizuki will be leading the strategic direction, management and growth of the printer and audio component business units of Star Micronics America, Inc.

"As my tenure at Star Micronics America comes to an end, I confidently 'pass the torch' to Mr. Mochizuki," said Takayuki Aoki, outgoing President, Star Micronics America, Inc. "Star Japan looks forward to his and Star America's continued success under his vision and leadership in this position."

Mr. Mochizuki has been with Star Micronics, Ltd. for over 25 years. Beginning his Star career in the accounting department for Star Japan, Mr. Mochizuki quickly rose to the position of Controller for Star Japan's overseas subsidiaries, where he spent six years based in Germany. For the past 10 years, Mr. Mochizuki was the Systems Sales Overseas Sales Manager, responsible for Star Micronics America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, China, and South East Asia divisions.

About Star Micronics
Star Micronics America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Star Micronics Company Ltd., the second-largest small printer manufacturer world-wide. Star Micronics also manufactures audio components, high-precision machine tools, and precision parts. Star Micronics Company Ltd. is ranked as one of the Top 50 "Most Stable" Japanese companies on the Japanese Nikkei. For more information, visit or call 800-782-7636.

Contact Information

  • Client Contact:
    Regina Mazza
    Star Micronics America
    732.623.5500 x580

    Media Contact:
    Garrett Geib
    Skyrocket Group