(Doug) Koshima has been named as successor to the CEO and Chairman role
as vacated by Toshihiko Fujimoto, who has moved to take up the role of
General Manager for strategic planning within Sharp Corp.’s
International Business Group. Mr. Koshima, a 37-year employee of the
company, departs from his former role as Corporate Director and Group
General Manager of the International Business Group.
From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Koshima was a Senior Executive Vice President in the Consumer Electronics Group at Sharp Electronics Corp. (U.S.) and also worked with Sharp Electronics U.K. Ltd. as Managing Director and with Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd as President.
Sharp Electronics Corporation is major electronics and photovoltaic solar cell manufacturer.
By Síle Mc Mahon