Management

Directors

* As of June 23, 2021
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    Representative Director, President and CEO

    Yoshiaki Yoshida

    Business experience

    Joined Advantest Corporation

    Executive Officer

    Managing Executive Officer

    Director, Managing Executive Officer

    Director, Senior Executive Officer

    Representative Director, President and CEO (present position)

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    Director

    Osamu Karatsu

    Business experience

    Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation

    Executive Manager, LSI Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

    Vice President and Director, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International

    Principal Consultant, SRI Consulting K.K.

    Chief Executive Director, SRI International, Japan

    Outside Director of Advantest Corporation (present position)

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    Director

    Toshimitsu Urabe

    Business experience

    Joined Mitsubishi Corporation

    Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Representative for China of Mitsubishi Corporation, and President for Mitsubishi Corporation (Hong Kong) Ltd.

    Senior Vice President and Senior Assistant to Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources of Mitsubishi Corporation

    Executive Vice President, Group CEO, Business Service Group of Mitsubishi Corporation

    Advisor, Mitsubishi Corporation

    Deputy President and Executive Officer of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited

    Outside Director of Advantest Corporation (present position)

    Outside Director of Japan Business Systems, Inc. (present position)

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    Director

    Nicholas Benes

    Business experience

    Joined Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York

    Joined California and New York State bar Association

    Senior Managing Director, Kamakura Corporation

    President and Founder, JTP Corporation (present position)

    Outside Director, Alps Mapping Co., Ltd.

    Outside Director, Livedoor Holdings Co., Ltd.

    Outside Director, Cecile Co., Ltd.

    Representative Director, The Board Director Training Institute of Japan (present position)

    Outside Director, Imagica Robot Holdings Inc. (current IMAGICA GROUP Inc.)

    Outside Director of Advantest Corporation (present position)

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    Director

    Soichi Tsukakoshi

    Business experience

    Joined Advantest Corporation

    Executive Officer

    Executive Vice President, Production Group (present position)

    Managing Executive Officer

    Director, Managing Executive Officer

    Director, Senior Executive Officer (present position)

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    Director

    Atsushi Fujita

    Business experience

    Joined Advantest Corporation

    Executive Officer

    Managing Executive Officer
    Executive Vice President, Corporate Admin. Group (present position)

    Director, Managing Executive Officer

    Director, Senior Executive Officer (present position)

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    Director

    Koichi Tsukui

    Business experience

    Joined Advantest Corporation

    Executive Officer

    Managing Executive Officer

    Director, Managing Executive Officer
    Leader, ATE Business Group (present position)

    Director, Senior Executive Officer (present position)

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    Director

    Douglas Lefever

    Business experience

    Joined Advantest America, Inc.

    Executive Officer, Advantest Corporation

    Director, President and CEO, Advantest America, Inc. (present position)

    Managing Executive Officer, Advantest Corporation

    Executive Vice President, System Test Business Unit (present position)

    Director, Managing Executive Officer
    Leader, Applied Research & Venture Team (present position)

    Director, Senior Executive Officer (present position)

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    Director,
    Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

    Yuichi Kurita

    Business experience

    Joined Fujitsu Limited

    Joined Advantest Corporation

    Executive Officer

    Director, Managing Executive Officer

    Director, Senior Executive Officer

    Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Director, Standing Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (present position)

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    Director,
    Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

    Kouichi Nanba

    Business experience

    Assistant Judge, Tokyo District Court

    Judge, Chiba District Family Court

    Professor, Legal Training and Research Institute

    Judge, Tokyo District Court

    Chief Judge, Tokyo District Court

    Director, Kumamoto District Court

    Chief Judge, Tokyo High Court

    Special Counsel, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto Legal Firm (present position)

    Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, Advantest Corporation (present position)

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    Director,
    Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

    Sayaka Sumida

    Business experience

    Joined Asahi & Co., (current KPMG AZSA LLC)

    Moved to London Office, Arthur Young (current Ernst & Young)

    Moved to London Office, Arthur Andersen

    Moved to Tokyo Office, Asahi & Co., (current KPMG AZSA LLC)

    Associate Partner, Asahi & Co., (current KPMG AZSA LLC)

    Partner, KPMG Azsa & CO., (current KPMG AZSA LLC)

    Chairperson of Audit Standards Committee, The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

    Executive Board Member (in charge of Quality Control Standards and Audit Standards), The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

    Board Member, The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

    Member of the Business Accounting Council in the Financial Services Agency (present position)

    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (present position)
    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, The Nisshin OilliO Group, Ltd. (present position)
    Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, Advantest Corporation (present position)

Executive Officers

* As of June 23, 2021
  • img_management_yoshida

    President and CEO

    Yoshiaki Yoshida

  • img_management_tsukagoshi

    Senior Executive Officer

    Soichi Tsukakoshi

    • CPO (Chief Production Officer)
    • Executive Vice President, Production Group
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Atsushi Fujita

    • CFO & CCO (Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer)
    • Executive Vice President, Corporate Administration Group
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Koichi Tsukui

    • CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
    • Leader, ATE Business Group
    • Applied Research & Venture Team
    • In Charge of DH Business Group
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Douglas Lefever

    • CSO (Chief Strategy Officer)
    • Director, President and CEO, Advantest America, Inc.
    • Leader, Applied Research & Venture Team
    • Leader, System Test Business Unit
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Keith Hardwick

    • Global HR Executive Vice President
    • Director, Chief Financial Officer, Advantest America, Inc.
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Kimiya Sakamoto

    • CCRO (Chief Customer Relations Officer)
    • Executive Vice President, Sales Group
    • In Charge of Field Service Group
  • img_mng_Yasuo_Mihashi

    Senior Executive Officer

    Yasuo Mihashi

    • Co-CSO & CSRO (Co-Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Stakeholder Relations Officer)
    • Executive Vice President, Corporate Planning & Stakeholder Relations Group
    • In Charge of New Concept Product Initiative
    • In Charge of Quality Assurance Group
    • In Charge of Nanotechnology Business Group
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Juergen Serrer

    • Co-CTO (Co-Chief Technology Officer)
    • Managing Director(R&D), Advantest Europe GmbH
    • Sub-leader, ATE Business Group
    • Executive Vice President, 93000 Business Unit, ATE Business Group
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Sanjeev Mohan

    • CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
    • Sales & Support EVP, Advantest America, Inc.
    • Senior Vice President (Officer), Sales Group
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Richard Junger

    • CDO (Chief Digital Officer)
    • Sub-leader, ATE Business Group
    • Senior Vice President of SoC Delivery, Advantest Europe GmbH
    • Applied Research & Venture Team
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    Senior Executive Officer

    Yong Xu

    • China Business Strategy
    • Director and President (CEO), Advantest(China) Co., Ltd.
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    Executive Officer

    Kazuhiro Yamashita

    • Sub-leader, ATE Business Group
    • Executive Vice President, Technology Development Group, ATE Business Group
    • Applied Research & Venture Team
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    Executive Officer

    Isao Sasaki

    • Executive Vice President, Quality Assurance Group
  • img_management_okayasu

    Executive Officer

    Toshiyuki Okayasu

    • Executive Vice President, New Concept Product Initiative
  • img_mng_Michael_Stichlmair

    Executive Officer

    Michael Stichlmair

    • Managing Director (Sales & FS), Advantest Europe GmbH
    • Senior Vice President (Officer), Sales Group
  • img_mng_Toshio_Goto

    Executive Officer

    Toshio Goto

    • Executive Vice President, DH Business Group
  • img_mng_Ricky_Sim

    Executive Officer

    Ricky Sim

    • Managing Director (CEO), Advantest (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
  • img_mng_sanjeev

    Executive Officer

    Makoto Nakahara

    • Senior Vice President (Officer), Sales Group
    • Applied Research & Venture Team
  • img_mng_sanjeev

    Executive Officer

    Masayuki Suzuki

    • Executive Vice President, Memory Test Business Unit, ATE Business Group
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    Executive Officer

    Naruo Tanaka

    • Senior Vice President (Officer), Corporate Planning & Stakeholder Relations Group
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    Executive Officer

    Toshiaki Adachi

    • Executive Vice President, T2000 Business Unit, ATE Business Group
  • img_mng_Wan-KunWu

    Executive Officer

    Wan-Kun Wu

    • Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Advantest Taiwan Inc.
  • img_mng_Chien-HuaChang

    Executive Officer

    Chien-Hua Chang

    • Executive Vice President, Field Service Group