Higashimura to lead XPAND effort in Japan
XPAND 3D announced the appointment of Yasunori (Yogi) Higashimura to the position of business development manager. Higashimura is a veteran technology and business leader with considerable experience in senior engineering, business planning, financial analysis and operations positions at Panasonic Corporation in Osaka, Japan and the United States. He will be based in offices in Osaka and will have responsibility across all of XPAND 3D’s businesses including cinema, consumer electronics, retail, education, OEM, medical and licensing.
According to Maria Costeira, Chief Executive Officer, XPAND 3D, the addition of Mr. Higashimura to the executive team at XPAND 3D will provide deep insight into market needs coupled with a strong commitment to serve partners and grow the business.
“I am very pleased that Yasunori Higashimura has elected to join XPAND 3D and am very confident he will make a strong and immediate impact on our business in Japan,” CEO Maria Costeira stated. “As a global organization with operations in every continent, we have grown our business by listening to customers and partners and then adjusting our offerings to provide innovation, interoperability and value packaged to address the unique needs of each market. In Japan, it will be a great asset to have someone of Mr. Higashimura’s caliber leading our business development initiatives, interacting with customers and partners, and providing our executive team with the direction to succeed in this important, demanding market.”