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Isao Matsumoto appointed as new President and CEO at ROHM

2nd September 2020
Alex Lynn

The Board of Directors of ROHM has appointed Isao Matsumoto as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of ROHM. Matsumoto has worked for ROHM since 1985. Most recently he was responsible for quality, safety and production as Director, Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer.

With his expertise across business segments, passion for innovation and his network with employees, customers and investors built up over many years, Matsumoto is the right leader to continue the company’s successful strategy and providing new impulses for further growth.

“In recent years, issues related to the environment, resources, and energy have taken on greater urgency, impacting not only various markets but society as a whole. At the same time, major changes are taking place in the automotive industry, including the evolution of AI and technological innovation for achieving autonomous driving,” explained Isao Matsumoto as the new President and CEO of ROHM.

“ROHM will accompany this transition with its unique technology and product portfolio. We are focusing in particular on the automotive and industrial equipment sectors along with overseas markets, while strengthening our development capabilities centred on power and analogue – together with a manufacturing system to support it. In doing so, I will continue to foster a culture of innovation and team spirit. We will overcome future challenges as ‘One ROHM’, as a unified ROHM Group working together with unwavering dedication.” 

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