Leadership Team

Ichiro Motoki - President/CEO

Ichiro Motoki has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of UBE Machinery Inc. since December 2016. Prior to his current position, Motoki served as the Director of UBE Machinery Inc. and as the Sales Executive for UBE Machinery Corporation sales since April 2011.

In these roles, he was responsible for the sales & marketing, and management of UBE industrial machinery around the world.

Motoki began his career with UBE in April 1990 as Sales, after that holding a variety of sales and marketing leadership positions over the course of his career.

Pat Berry - Director/Plant Manager

Pat Berry has been with the UBE Group for over 20 years. Starting in 1991 as a Foundry Manager in UBE's Mason Ohio Die Casting Wheel Plant. He then joined UBE's Ann Arbor, MI Machinery Division in 1995 as a Production Manager for mid-size Injection Molding Machines and Die Cast machine assembly, leading to the broader role of all operational responsibilities including engineering, purchasing and customer service.

Pat's prior experience as a Process Control Engineer in the compressor/turbine manufacturing group with GE Aircraft Engines added valuable skills and capabilities.

As a Director of UBE Machinery Inc., Pat utilizes his technical background in engineering and manufacturing as well as his management skills to promote long term business strategies and success.

Devin Hake - Service Manager

Devin Hake has been with UBE for over 10 years. Prior to UBE, Devin used his Electrical Engineering background in several industrial applications. He utilizes his 17+ years of Industrial Troubleshooting, Process Engineering, and Machine Overhaul experience to lead his Service team to provide quality service in a timely manner.

As Service Manager, Devin strives to provide UBE's customers with the best customer support possible. His team provides emergency service and machine upgrades. Devin promotes preventative maintenance and maintenance training to reduce unplanned machine downtime at all UBE customers.

Koji Watanabe - Director/General Manager Sales

Koji Watanabe is Sales Manager of UBE Machinery, Inc. Watanabe joined UBE in 1992. His first overseas assignment was in 2003 at UBE Machinery in the US where he worked for almost 5 years. After returning to UBE in Japan, he oversaw Injection Molding Sales operations of Japan, US, South East Asia and India.

In those roles, he was in charge of global planning, marketing, pricing and sales of the UBE Injection Molding Machine brand. In 2013 September, he moved back to the United States as General Manager of Sales, focusing on US sales operations.

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