PACBIO Welcomes Mr. Hamamoto

On Wednesday, June 5, PacBio welcomed a group of Sumitomo representatives including Mr. Manabu (Matt) Hamamoto, who is the new leader of Sumitomo’s Materials, Supplies and Real Estate Group in New York. Sumitomo purchased 48% of PacBio in 2017 and falls within Mr. Hamamoto’s responsibilities for Sumitomo. He toured the plant and met with PacBio Chairman and CEO, Don Steele, President John Stirling other staff. Mr. Hamamoto’s visit was marked with a special ‘tree planting’ ceremony at the entrance to the PG Plant. The planting of the tree celebrates the partnership between PacBio and Sumitomo and is a sign of good fortune for the future. A plaque commemorating the special ceremony was also placed in front of the tree. Mr. Hamamoto looks forward to working with everyone at PacBio and welcomes the opportunity to grow the business to the benefit of both PacBio and Sumitomo.

John Stirling (left), Mr. Manabu (Matt) Hamamoto (right)