Wacom appointed Toru Ando as new Chief Financial Officer

July 31st, 2015 – Today Wacom Co Ltd, announces that Toru Ando will succeed Wataru Hasegawa as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer effective August 1st. Wataru Hasegawa retires from the position of Director & EVP, Chief Financial Officer effective today.

Masahiko Yamada, President & CEO of Wacom, said “Wataru Hasegawa leaves Wacom for personal reasons after having played key roles in financial operations and having made significant contribution to the company’s growth. Toru Ando possesses exceptional experience in heading corporate planning at a publicly traded Japanese company and serving as CFO at Japanese subsidiaries of global companies based in the USA and Europe.  He has proven track records in corporate strategy, accounting and finance operations.  We expect his expertise and leadership will immensely help Wacom expand its business globally.”

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