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Singapore – Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr Hiroshi Fukuchi as the new Managing Director, effective July 1, 2021. Mr Fukuchi is also the Corporate Officer, Corporate Senior Vice President, Corporate Representative – Asia Pacific, Toshiba Corporation and he will be responsible for overseeing and expanding Toshiba’s group-wide business presence in Southeast Asia, India and Oceania.

 

Mr Fukuchi succeeds Mr Ryuji Maruyama, who will assume the role of Corporate Officer, Corporate Representative – the Americas, Toshiba Corporation. His appointment will take effect from July 1, 2021.

 

“Toshiba recognizes Asia Pacific as a key manufacturing base and potential high growth market especially countries like India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam coupled with our strategic presence in Singapore. Our companies such as Toshiba Semiconductor (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and Toshiba Information Equipment (Philippines), Inc. are supported by a capable and vibrant workforce to bring our diverse solutions to the world,” says Mr Fukuchi. “We will continue to harness and build on our traditional strengths in energy, infrastructure, electronic devices & storage and digital solutions as the business landscape evolves. Digitalization and de-carbonization will be the key focus and this is in line with our pursuit towards mitigating climate change and achieving carbon neutrality as we work together with our customers, governments and communities to enhance the quality of life in a sustainable manner for the people around us.”

 

Since joining Toshiba in 1982, Mr Fukuchi brings to his new role with more than three decades of experience in executive management, strategic business and production planning. Prior to this role, he has dedicated most of his career in semiconductor and storage products businesses and held various senior executive roles including President and Chief Executive Officer, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation, responsible for discrete semiconductors, system LSIs and hard disk drives. At that same time, he was also Corporate Senior Vice President of Toshiba Corporation.

 

Mr Fukuchi graduated from Keio University and holds a Bachelor of Laws.

 

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2021