Verbatim, the leading data storage company and part of the Mitsubishi Chemical Group, has appointed Clive Alberts as President for its EUMEA operation. The position was previously held by Hidetaka Yabe who returns to Tokyo, Japan to undertake a General Manager’s role within the Corporate Marketing Department at Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.
“I am excited and honoured to be taking on this pivotal role at Verbatim, a company with a rich and globally renowned 50 year heritage in data storage,” said Clive Alberts. “We will aim to continue to build on our leadership in storage where we are the number one in optical media, but also offer a wide range of other products including Hard Drives, SSDs, Memory Cards and USB drives. In addition, we will strengthen particular focus areas for the company such as secure encrypted data storage products, high quality computer accessories and Freecom, our high-end Hard Drive and SSD brand. We also have a great opportunity accessing and marketing unique technologies developed by our parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical, such as materials for 3D printing, and will seek to continue growing significantly in these categories over the coming years.”