Rolling Meadows, IL — MHEDA extends its condolences to the family and friends of Takeo Dave Shibuya, who passed away at his home on May 14 after an extended battle with malignant lymphoma. Shibuya served as vice president of Komatsu Forklift U.S.A. from 1990-95. Following his tenure in the U.S. market, Shibuya went back to Japan and held various high-level positions within Komatsu Forklift, ascending to president and CEO of Komatsu Forklift Ltd., Japan in 2004. During this time he also served as president of the Japanese Industrial Vehicle Association. Shibuya is remembered for his friendly personality, great singing voice and strong leadership.