Tatsuya Suto Named New President of The Hartz Mountain Corporation
The Hartz Mountain Corporation has selected Tatsuya Suto as its new president and chief executive officer. Suto succeeds Gumpei Futagami who will remain executive chairman and continue his role as vice chief executive officer of Unicharm Corporation, the majority owner of Hartz.
Suto was previously president and CEO at Summit Pharmaceuticals International. An experienced chemicals and pet supply industry executive, Suto served as executive vice president of Hartz from 2004-2006 as well as on its board of directors from 2004-2016.
“I am very pleased to return to Hartz as president and CEO,” Suto said. “As the premier name in pet retailing, I am excited to help the company achieve new growth in this constantly expanding market for innovative pet products and care, and I look forward to Mr. Futagami’s continued guidance as Hartz grows its business.”