Monday, October 2, 2006

Fujitsu Network Communications Names CEO

Mr. Satoshi Ikeuchi has been appointed president and CEO if Fujitsu Network Communications. He succeeds Mr. Takanobu Yoden, who has retired from Fujitsu.

Ikeuchi's career in telecommunications began in 1975 where he was hired as an engineer in coaxial and optical transmission product development at Fujitsu. From 1987 through 1995, Mr. Ikeuchi took management positions with increasing responsibility in the Transmission Group at Fujitsu, and from 1995 to 2001, he served as senior director, vice president and eventually senior vice president of Engineering for Fujitsu Network Communications. In 2004, Mr. Ikeuchi was promoted to senior vice president of the Photonics Systems Group where he was responsible for the company's telecommunications business overseas.He holds a bachelor of science degree in electronics engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology University.