Kazutoshi Hashimoto appointed as Managing Director, Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Singapore – Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr. Kazutoshi Hashimoto as the new Managing Director, effective July 20, 2023. Mr. Hashimoto succeeds Mr. Hiroshi Fukuchi, and he will be responsible for overseeing and expanding Toshiba’s group-wide business presence in Southeast Asia, India, and Oceania.

Toshiba Group aims to promote comprehensive and cross-sectional business strategies to achieve business growth in global markets. Mr. Hashimoto will work closely with the newly established organization in Toshiba Corporation – Global Strategy and Business Development Division. This division will be directly under the President to formulate Toshiba Group’s global business strategy, support the launch of new businesses in global markets, and strengthen the governance of subsidiaries worldwide.

Over the years, Mr. Hashimoto demonstrated remarkable dedication and expertise. Since joining Toshiba in 1992, Mr. Hashimoto has devoted his career to focusing on semiconductor and storage products businesses, responsible for System Large-Scale Integration (LSI). Seeking new challenges and international exposure, Mr. Hashimoto ventured into the Chinese market and joined Toshiba Electronics (China) Co., Ltd. in 2012. Upon returning to Japan, he dedicated most of his career to semiconductor businesses, specializing in Discrete Devices & Optoelectronic Devices.

Beyond his professional achievements, Mr. Hashimoto is known for his unwavering dedication, integrity, and passion for excellence. He has continually committed to fostering innovation and building strong relationships with customers and partners.

Mr. Hashimoto graduated from Kumamoto University with a Bachelor of Laws.