NEUSS, GERMANY – July 05, 2022 – Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd announces the appointment of Masayoshi Hirashita as President of Ikegami Electronics (Europe) GmbH. He succeeds Kenzo Ishizuka who becomes President of Ikegami Electronics (U.S.A.) Inc.

Masayoshi Hirashita joined Ikegami in 1992 following university graduation and has since gained three decades of broadcast, medical and industrial video industry experience with the company. After an initial five years supporting Ikegami Europe from Japan, he moved to Ikegami Europe's Neuss headquarters and worked in broadcast sales for 15 years. Returning to Japan for two years, he then relocated to a newly-established Singapore subsidiary promoting Ikegami's presence in Southeast Asian countries. During his tenure in Singapore, he became President of Ikegami Asia Pacific.

"I have very pleasant memories of working with Ikegami Europe and feel honoured to be rejoining our Neuss-based colleagues as the company's President," says Masayoshi Hirashita. "I will endeavour to build on Ishizuka's success in promoting, delivering and supporting our product range across the Europe, Middle East and Africa markets."

"Hirashita-san is a very talented and experienced member of the Ikegami management team who I am delighted to see taking over the reins of the European division," adds Kenzo Ishizuka. "He has an excellent understanding of the broadcast, medical and industrial sectors which Ikegami has supported with distinction for over 70 years."

Ikegami is a leading supplier of high-quality professional broadcast equipment. The Ikegami name is recognised globally for state-of-the-art television cameras, medical cameras and CCTV equipment. World-class CMOS imagery, 4K and 8K technology, multi-format flexibility and unparalleled customer support define the Ikegami experience for users in broadcast, sports venues, mobile production, houses of worship, education, corporate and many more applications.

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