TBC Rehires Shingo Aso to Lead Development

March 18, 2024

TBC Corp. has hired Shingo Aso to lead corporate development initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and new business development. This marks a return to TBC for Aso, who is taking on the role of executive vice president of corporate development.

Aso previously served as executive vice president of corporate development at TBC from 2018 to 2019, and executive coordinator from 2015 to 2017.

Since then, he has worked for Sumitomo Corp. and oversaw the company's global tire businesses, including TBC as general manager of the tire department.

“With his extensive industry experience, we are thrilled to welcome Shingo back to TBC, as we continue to explore new strategic growth opportunities to maximize value for customers, partners and employees,” said Sam Kato, president and CEO of TBC Corp.