Mr. Shige Tanaka has over 25 years of experience in the industrial wood products industry. He is currently Regional Sales Manager for China, Vietnam, and South East Asia where he oversees all sales and marketing efforts. He joined NWH in 1997 as part of the logistics team and worked his way up in documentation, customer service, and learned lumber sales as a sales assistant. In 2006 he started as a sales manager for the South East Asia market and has since been instrumental in growing business within this region. He has a proven track record of building “Win/Win” business relationship with customers and cultivating long-term relationships.
He was born and raised in Hiroshima, Japan, coming to Oregon as an exchange student in 1989. After learning English, he graduated from University of Oregon in 1994 with a BS degree in Business Finance and Economics.