SATO Corporation Appoints New Executive Vice President & COO
Singapore, December 13, 2010
– SATO, a pioneer in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection
(AIDC) industry and a leader in barcode printing, labelling, and
EPC/RFID solutions announced the appointment of Kaz Matsuyama as
Executive Vice President & COO – International Business of SATO
Corporation with effect from December 3, 2010.
This addition of Kaz to
the currently two-man Representative Director team is to realise a solid
organisational structure, enabling agile business strategy focused on
the global expansion and growth. Kaz has held sales, marketing and
management roles of increasing responsibility in the SATO Group. His
exceptional experience, passion for success and strong leadership makes
him one of the ideal leaders for SATO to carry out the next stage of the
SATO Top Management Team
- Koichi Nishida
President & CEO
- Ikuo Dobashi
Executive Vice President & COO
- Kaz Matsuyama
Executive Vice President & COO - International Business
SATO is a pioneer and leading global provider of integrated Automatic
Identification and Data Collection solutions that leverage barcode and
RFID technologies. SATO manufactures innovative, reliable
auto-identification systems and offers complete solutions to businesses
by integrating hardware, software, media supplies and maintenance
services. Customers rely on SATO for accuracy, labour and resource
savings helping to preserve the environment.
Founded in 1940, SATO is publicly listed on the first section of Tokyo
Stock Exchange in Japan. It has sales and support offices in over 20
countries and is represented globally through a world-class network of
partners. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, it reported revenues
of JPY 74,917 million (US$ 807 million).
*Conversion is based on an average exchange rate of 1 US Dollar = 92.89 Japanese Yen.
Yuji Shimizu (Mr)
SATO Global Business Services Pte. Ltd.
438B Alexandra Road #09-01/02
Tel: (65) 6271-5300
Fax: (65) 6273-6011