01 Oct 2014
SINGAPORE, October 1, 2014 — Renesas Electronics Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) and a leading global technology innovator of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Shigechika Motoyama as the Managing Director, succeeding Mr. Hideyuki (Jake) Shimada who has been transferred to Japan to take over a new role at Hitachi Ltd.
Mr. Shigechika (Shige) Motoyama joined Renesas Electronics Corporation (the former NEC Electronics Corporation) in 1988. Over the past 26 years, he had been responsible for the sales and marketing of key strategic Japanese customers’ accounts. In 2002, Shige was posted to the United Kingdom where he continued his forte in sales and marketing, supporting the Japanese OEM accounts in European countries. Shige returned to Japan, after 7 years in 2009 to take up the position of senior sales manager responsible for Japanese customers.
In this new role, Shige will oversee the operation of Renesas’ sales and marketing activities in South East Asia, India & Oceania.
“Everything today is smart. All the devices, cars and appliances around us are becoming more efficient, processing faster and delivering more features. Electronics today have enhanced the way we experience the world. Renesas has reliably met this challenge for many years and is uniquely positioned to deliver today and into the future with our innovative solutions. It is the core of what we do,” said Shige. “I look forward to leading our world-class organization to deliver solutions that exceed expectations and support customer with faster time to market."
About Renesas Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Renesas Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers and a leading global innovator of advanced semiconductor solutions including industry-leading microcontrollers, software, SoCs, analog, power, memory and USB solutions that enable billions of connected devices which enhance the way people live, work and play everyday. Renesas Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd. covers the South-East Asia, India and Oceania markets with subsidiary companies, Renesas Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. and Renesas Electronics Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
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