Toshiba Client Solutions Joins Sharp Group, Looks to a Positive Future

1st October, 2018 - Toshiba Client Solutions Co. Ltd. (TCS) today becomes the newest member of Sharp group, following the completion of the transfer of 80.1% of its stock from Toshiba Corporation to Sharp Corporation. Closure of the transaction follows an announcement by Toshiba and Sharp on June 5 this year, and positions TCS to make a new beginning and promote its business with the full resources and support of Sharp group.

Towards promoting early business expansion, ensuring effective and timely decision making in the intricate, and fast changing ICT market, and to promote close relations and strong synergies with Sharp, TCS has put in place a new management team. Yoshihisa Ishida, the Vice President of Sharp, joins the company as its new Chairman. Kiyofumi Kakudo, who has guided TCS’s recent revival, retains his position as President and CEO.

Going forward, TCS will deploy its time-tested expertise in engineering and product development, quality, and service support within the context of Sharp’s growth strategies, Sharp 8K and AIoT strategy. Drawing on Sharp’s world class technology portfolio, and strengths in procurement and sales, TCS aims to maximize synergy with its new parent, and is committed to delivering even more excellent products, solutions, and services that meet customer needs and demands.

Company profile, as of October 1, 2018
Company name: Toshiba Client Solutions Co., Ltd. (since April 1, 2016)
Address: 6-15, Toyosu 5-Chome, Koto-ku, Tokyo Japan,
Business: Engineering, manufacturing, sales, service and support of PCs and solutions in the global market.

(*) Directors & Auditors
Yoshihisa Ishida: Representative Director, Chairman (part-time)
Kiyofumi Kakudo: Representative Director, President & CEO
Ikuaki Takayama: Director, Executive Vice President
Fujikazu Nakayama: Director (part-time)
Kenji Tsukahara: Auditor
Akihiko Kishi: Auditor (part-time)
Jimmy Chiu: Auditor (part-time)

(**) Senior Vice Presidents & Vice Presidents
Tadahiro Nagashima: Senior Vice President, Responsible for Sales, Production & Procurement
Takeshi Kageyama: Senior Vice President, Vice President of Japan Operations Div., General Manager, Japan Marketing Div.
Motoi Yokoyama: Vice President, Responsible for Finance & Accounting, CFO
Kazuhiko Kashiwagi: Vice President, Responsible for Technology, Quality & New Business Development
Kazuho Ito: Vice President, General Manager of Finance & Accounting Div.
Minoru Kosugi: Vice President, Responsible for Domestic B2C Business
Shingo Kashiwada: Vice President, General Manager of Service Support Div.
Kazumasa Kaburagi: Vice President, General Manager of Mobile Edge Computing Promotion Div.
Shigehiro Hirama: Vice President, General Manager of Human Resources & Administration Div., General Manager of Export Control Div.
Norimasa Nakamura: Vice President, Vice President of Client Solutions Div.

Capitalization: 17.16 billion Japanese yen
Established: September 9th, 1954.
Shareholders: Sharp Corporation, 80.1%; Toshiba Corporation, 19.9%
Employees: 2,400

Company name - (Company name before October 1 , 2018)
Toshiba Client Solutions Canada, Ltd.
Toshiba Client Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd. Toshiba Singapore Pte., Ltd.
Toshiba Client Solutions Europe GmbH Toshiba Europe GmbH
Toshiba Client Solutions Anz Pty., Limited.
Toshiba America Client Solutions, Inc. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
Toshiba Information Equipment(Hangzhou)Co.,Ltd.
Tama Toshiba Information Equipments Co.,Ltd.


About Toshiba Client Solutions

For over 30 years, Toshiba laptops and technology have set the standard for innovation, quality and reliability. Now majority-owned by Sharp Corporation, Toshiba Client Solutions Co., Ltd. continues that tradition by delivering rich value and services that support our partners and customers in achieving their goals.
Published: 01 Oct 2018