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Toray Advanced Composites appoints Erik Delnoij as European Managing Director

1 April 2022

NIJVERDAL, The Netherlands, April 1, 2022—Toray Advanced Composites announces the appointment of Mr Erik Delnoij as its European Managing Director, effective April 1. Mr Delnoij takes over the position from Mr Frank Meurs, who has decided to pursue a career path outside of Toray. For the last two decades, Frank has held senior leadership positions within the company, including overseeing the successful acquisition of TenCate by Toray Industries in 2018.

Mr Delnoij joined Toray Advanced Composites as Director of Sales and Marketing in September 2021. He brings a wealth of experience to the company after a career of nearly 20 years across leadership roles within the industry.  

“I’m delighted to succeed Frank in the position of Managing Director for Toray Advanced Composites in Europe”, states Erik. “Building on a strong foundation of advanced technologies which are driving the large-scale adoption of lightweight composite materials into emergent and innovative markets and applications. It’s an exciting time to be part of such a thought leading company”.  

Mr Toshiyuki Kondo, CEO shares “Erik’s appointment marks a new chapter in our company’s story. I’d like to thank Frank for his dedication and contributions over the last 20 years. We’re excited to continue the legacy into the future with Erik who has an admirable set of skills and experience in the industry to drive growth and broaden our footprint in Europe”.

Frank Meurs “It has been an honor and a privilege to work with an outstanding team of individuals who continually push the boundaries of material excellence”. 

About Toray Advanced Composites

Toray Advanced Composites is a leader in the development and production of advanced thermoplastic and thermoset composite materials. The broad product portfolio is incorporated in high performance products for aerospace, space, communications, automotive, consumer, and industrial applications. Toray Advanced Composites has a long heritage of combining state-of-the-art materials technology with world-class technical expertise to deliver a unique customer-centric business model. Production and operation facilities are in North America, Europe, and Asia. Toray Advanced Composites is a subsidiary of the Toray Group.

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