Masanobu Sugawara, Ph.D.
Masanobu joined AnaSpec as Vice President of Operations in 2011 and became President in August, 2014. Prior to joining AnaSpec, he served as Integration Officer at the parent company, Eurogentec S.A. after the company became a member of Kaneka Corporation, a Japanese Chemical Industry in 2010. From 1999 to 2010 he worked at Kaneka (Osaka, Japan) where he was engaged in R&D process chemistry and new business development for pharmaceutical intermediates. He was also responsible for strategic planning including M&A. Masanobu received his PhD in the field of synthetic organic chemistry, organometallics, electro-organic chemistry at Kyoto University, Japan.