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Tomoji Kaya

semiconductor company executive

Tomoji Kaya, Japanese semiconductor company executive. Member of Japan-American Society.

Background

Kaya, Tomoji was born on July 10, 1926 in Tokuji, Yamaguchi, Japan. Arrived in United States, 1982. Son of Tsuneo and Tokiko (Takemura) Kaya.

Education

Bachelor, University Washington, 1956. Master of Arts in Economics, University Washington, 1958.

Career

Teaching assistant University Washington, Seattle, 1957—1958, research associate, 1959. Manager Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Ltd., Tokyo, 1962—1969, Shin-Etsu Handotai Company Ltd., Tokyo, 1970—1973. Director, Shin-Etsu Handotai S.E.H. Malaysia Sdn.

Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, president, 1974—1982, S.E.H. American Inc., Vancouver, Washington, since 1982. Director Hemlock Semicondr. Corporation.

Membership

Member of Japan-American Society.

Connections

Married Kimiyo Enomoto, September 15, 1957. Children: Hiroshi Paul, Junko.