ZACROS Group Welcomes Taku Shimoda as New Chief Executive Officer

Fujimori Kogyo Co., Ltd. (ZACROS) announced Taku Shimoda’s appointment as its President and CEO, effective April 2024.


Taku joined ZACROS 14 years ago and has served in increasing levels of leadership across the company, including as Head of Corporate Strategy & Planning. Taku was a project lead for launching Zacros America, Inc. in 2012. Previously, he was the Head of the Wellness division.

“I am deeply honored to address you as the newly appointed President and CEO of ZACROS. It fills me with great pride to take on this role, knowing the esteemed legacy and promising future that lie ahead for our company,” said Taku, President of ZACROS.

“As I embark on this exciting journey, I am dedicated to nurturing a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence within our company. Together, we will embrace change, tackle challenges head-on, and capitalize on opportunities in the dynamic business landscape we navigate.”

Taku continued, “In today’s business landscape, collaboration with external partners is paramount, and we wholeheartedly welcome your ideas, feedback, and insights as we collectively pursue our objectives. Thank you for your trust, support, and partnership. I am excited about the journey ahead and look forward to working closely with each of you to drive ZACROS to new heights of success.”

“President Shimoda made a tremendous impact during the launch of Zacros America,” Toru Ogura, President of Zacros America, Inc., says. “He understands the US market, and we expect to see more activities in the United States as a market with extremely high potential.”



ZACROS, also known as Fujimori Kogyo, is a Japanese converter of flexible films and packaging established in 1914. It has four business pillars: Wellness, Environmental Solutions, Electronic Materials, and Industrial Infrastructure. The headquarters is located in Tokyo, Japan. ZACROS has global locations in six countries and 38 locations serving customers worldwide.


About Zacros America

Zacros America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Fujimori Kogyo. Zacros America provides sustainable flexible packaging solutions for liquids up to 20L. Zacros America has two manufacturing facilities in the United States.