Passing of the Honorary Chairperson, Toshiko Satake
Posted on Tue 19th Oct 2021
SATAKE announces that Dr. Toshiko Satake, Honorary Chairperson of the corporation, peacefully passed away on October 5th, 2021, at the age of 88.
Toshiko was the eldest daughter of Toshihiko Satake, the second president of the corporation. Since joining the company in 1959, she managed the company with her late husband Robert Satoru Satake, the third president.
Respecting the wishes of her relatives, funeral services were held privately while taking COVID-19 into consideration. Relatives and the corporation respectfully decline any funeral and other gifts of condolence including incense, flowers, or other offerings.
Kazuhisa Matsumoto, President of Satake, stated "With the strong leadership of Toshiko Satake and her predecessors, our corporation has maintained a prominent global position in the grain processing industry. Toshiko will remain in our hearts and minds as we forge ahead, pursuing her unwavering business policies which have become Satake's foundation. As we have done for the past 125 years, we will continue providing new and innovative solutions to the industry."
Graduated from University of Southern California
Director, The Japan Food Machinery Manufacturers' Association
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