On 20th Feb 2018,  Sanden Holdings Honourable Chairman Mr. Masayoshi Ushikubo received the Commander Order of Merit of the Italian Republic at Italian embassy in Tokyo.  

His speech began with “I love Italy the most!” turned the atmosphere in a very friendly and merrily manner at once with giggles.  He showed his appreciation of Italian members participated at the ceremony and the hard work carried out by all local staff, which led the company to receive this honourable award.

Photo from the left Mr. Alberto Spinoglio (CEO - SandenVendo Europe SpA),  Mr. Fabio Lavagno (Deputy member of Italian parliament) , Mr. Vincenzo Amich (Mayor – Coniolo City),  Mr. Masayoshi (Mike) Ushikubo (Honourable Chairman – Sanden Holdings) and his wife Mrs. Setsuko Ushikubo.