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Jun 25, 2020 Topics

Advantest announces that eight executive directors and one member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee were newly appointed at its 78th Ordinary Meeting of Shareholders. Three new executive officers have also been appointed in the Board of Directors Meeting held right after the Shareholders Meeting. All executive directors and officers' names are as follows, including two member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee who are currently in the middle of their terms.

Directors

Representative Director Yoshiaki Yoshida
Director Osamu Karatsu
Director Toshimitsu Urabe
Director Nicholas Benes
Director Soichi Tsukakoshi
Director Atsushi Fujita
Director Koichi Tsukui (newly elected)
Director Douglas Lefever (newly elected)
Director, Audit and
Supervisory Committee Member
Yuichi Kurita
Director, Audit and
Supervisory Committee Member
Kouichi Nanba
Director, Audit and
Supervisory Committee Member
Sayaka Sumida (newly elected)

Executive Officers

* also a Director

President and CEO Yoshiaki Yoshida *
Senior Executive Officer Soichi Tsukakoshi * (promoted)
Supply Chain
Executive Vice President, Production Group
Managing Executive Officer (CFO) Atsushi Fujita *
Corporate Administration and Compliance
Executive Vice President, Corporate Administration Group
Managing Executive Officer Koichi Tsukui *
Test Technology
Leader, ATE Business Group
Executive Vice President, Memory Test Business Unit
Applied Research & Venture Team
In Charge of DH Business Group
Managing Executive Officer Douglas Lefever *
Customer Relations & Corporate Strategy
Director, President and CEO, Advantest America, Inc.
Leader, Applied Research & Venture Team
Leader, System Test Business Unit
Managing Executive Officer Keith Hardwick
Director, Chief Financial Officer, Advantest America, Inc.
Global HR Executive Vice President
Managing Executive Officer Kazuhiro Yamashita
Sub-leader, ATE Business Group
Executive Vice President, Technology Development Group, ATE Business Group
Applied Research & Venture Team
Managing Executive Officer Isao Sasaki
Executive Vice President, Quality Assurance Group
Managing Executive Officer Kimiya Sakamoto
Executive Vice President, Sales Group
In Charge of Field Service Group
Managing Executive Officer Yasuo Mihashi
Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations Group
In Charge of New Concept Product Initiative
In Charge of Nanotechnology Business Group
Managing Executive Officer Juergen Serrer (promoted)
Managing Director(R&D), Advantest Europe GmbH
Sub-leader, ATE Business Group
Executive Vice President, 93000 Business Unit, ATE Business Group
Executive Officer Toshiyuki Okayasu
Executive Vice President, New Concept Product Initiative
Executive Officer CH Wu
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Advantest Taiwan Inc.
Executive Officer Yong Xu
Director and President (CEO), Advantest(China) Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Michael Stichlmair
Managing Director (Sales & FS), Advantest Europe GmbH
Senior Vice President (Officer), Sales Group
Executive Officer Toshio Goto
Executive Vice President, DH Business Group
Executive Officer Jinhee Lee
Representative Director and President, Advantest Korea Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Ricky Sim
Managing Director (CEO), Advantest (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Executive Officer Akira Ono
Senior Vice President (Officer), Corporate Administration Group
Executive Officer Sanjeev Mohan
Sales & Support EVP, Advantest America, Inc.
Senior Vice President (Officer), Sales Group
Executive Officer Makoto Nakahara
Senior Vice President (Officer), Sales Group
Applied Research & Venture Team
Executive Officer Masayuki Suzuki
Executive Vice President, T2000 Business Unit, ATE Business Group
Executive Officer Naruo Tanaka
Senior Vice President (Officer), Corporate Relations Group
Executive Officer Richard Junger (newly elected)
Sub-leader, ATE Business Group
Senior Vice President of SoC Delivery, Advantest Europe GmbH
Applied Research & Venture Team