Semiconductor Insights inc.

Semiconductor Insights inc.

April 03, 2006 08:00 ET

Semiconductor Insights Japan Expands Again

TOKYO, JAPAN--(CCNMatthews - April 3, 2006) - Semiconductor Insights (SI), the leader in technical and patent analyses of integrated circuits and electronic systems, today announced an increased investment in its Japanese subsidiary and associated expansion of its local office. "Semiconductor Insights' presence and client relationships in Japan extend back to the company's inception in 1989", stated Dr. Doug Smeaton, SI's President and CEO. "Our long term commitment to the Japanese market has been duly rewarded and today Japan accounts for over a quarter of our global business. We established a Japanese subsidiary in January 2005 and I am pleased to announce the expansion of this office with two new hires, further improving our local service to, and support of, Japanese clients."

Mr. Norio Fukui has joined SI Japan K.K. as a Sales Application Engineer. Mr. Fukui brings two decades of technical sales and engineering expertise to his current role including previous positions with Takumi Technology, Synopsys, and Marubeni Solution. As well, Ms. Yuko Sudoh has joined SI Japan to assist with local sales administration. Previously, Ms. Sudoh has worked with IBM, Intel and Nippon Ericsson in similar roles. "I am pleased to welcome both Mr. Fukui and Ms. Sudoh to SI Japan", stated Mr. Takashi Harashima, Country Manager for SI Japan. "I look forward to working with them to expand our presence in Japan with strengthened client relationships and unsurpassed service and support."

About Semiconductor Insights Japan K.K.

SI Japan was established in 1989 and formalized as a Japanese subsidiary in January 2005. Mr. Takashi Harashima is Country Manager for SI Japan and leads a team of in-country technical and sales resources located in Tokyo. SI Japan is the leading technical advisor to Japan's microelectronics community and is privileged to include 150+ Japanese semiconductor and electronics companies among its clients. As well, SI Japan operates as Semiconductor Insights' primary direct presence in Southeast Asia. For more information and/or to contact SI Japan K.K., please email mari.nakamura@semiconductor.com.


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