1419 — Shiro Tsuda appointed President and CEO of Vodafone K.K.

Aug 16, 2004 | Conteúdos Em Ingles

Vodafone Group has decided to appoint Shiro Tsuda for the post of
President and Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone K.K. This decision will be effective on 1st of December. Until then, Shiro Tsuda will act as Executive Officer for Vodafone Holdings K.K. and Vodafone K.K.

Commenting this designation, Arun Sarin, Vodafone’s Chief Executive, said “Shiro Tsuda is the ideal candidate to spearhead the next phase of Vodafone K.K.’s growth“. And that “he brings considerable experience of the mobile telecommunications industry, together with an extensive knowledge of the Japanese business and consumer markets to Vodafone“.

Shiro Tsuda, joined Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Public Corporation (now NTT) in 1970, becoming General Manager of the Company’s Mobile Communications Division in 1990, helping to establish the mobile phone  project that later became NTT DoCoMo. In 1992 he became involved in corporate strategy as Planning Division Manager. He was appointed a member of the NTT DoCoMo Board in 1996 as Corporate Planning Director and Senior Vice President and Network Division Director in April 2000, in which position he headed the launch of FOMA, the world’s first 3G mobile network based on W-CDMA technology in October 2001.

In the new position at Vodafone K.K,  Tsuda replaces Brian Clark, Chief Executive, Vodafone Asia Pacific Region and Chairman of Vodafone K.K., who has been assuming the post as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer since the resignation of Darryl Green.


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