Takayuki Ito elected as Vice President of the International Federation of Robotics

Frankfurt, Jun 15, 2023 — The Executive Board of the IFR has elected Japanese Takayuki Ito (Fanuc Corporation) as its new Vice President. Mr. Ito succeeds Kenji Yamaguchi (Fanuc Corporation). Mr. Ito represents IFR along with IFR President Marina Bill.

Takayuki Ito, IFR Vice President

The 65 year old Takayuki Ito has a track record of more than 40 years in the robotics industry.

He serves as Senior Managing Officer for the Robot Business and Sales Division of the Japanese robot manufacturer Fanuc Corporation. Takayuki began working for Fanuc in 1981 as a Software engineer. In 1997 he had been active as Executive Vice President, FANUC Robotics North America Inc. in Detroit. 2002 he returned to his parent company serving the role of General Manager at the Robot Technology Center at Fanuc HQ.

In his new role as Vice-President Mr. Ito assists, Marina Bill, who serves as IFR President since 2022.

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