SINGAPORE: Renesas Electronics Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corp. and a leading global technology innovator of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the appointment of Shigechika Motoyama as the MD, succeeding Hideyuki (Jake) Shimada who has been transferred to Japan to take over a new role at Hitachi Ltd.
Shigechika (Shige) Motoyama joined Renesas Electronics (the former NEC Electronics Corp.) in 1988. Over the past 26 years, he had been responsible for the sales and marketing of key strategic Japanese customers’ accounts. In 2002, Shige was posted to the United Kingdom where he continued his forte in sales and marketing, supporting the Japanese OEM accounts in European countries.
Shige returned to Japan, after seven years in 2009 to take up the position of senior sales manager responsible for Japanese customers. In this new role, Shige will oversee the operation of Renesas’ sales and marketing activities in South East Asia, India and Oceania.