Okamura Named President, Ricardo Japan
Posted on January 25, 2006
Ricardo plc has named Akio Okamura as president of Ricardo Japan Ltd. Okamura joins Ricardo from his previous position as partner and Asia representative of the Automotive Competence Center of international strategic consultancy, Roland Berger Ltd. In his new role, Okamura will be based at the company’s Tokyo offices, which were formally opened in Oct. 2005. This is a new position within the company in which Okamura will report directly to Ricardo Chief Executive Officer Dave Shemmans, reflecting both the future importance of the Japanese market to Ricardo and the significant track record of growth enjoyed by the company in Japan in recent years.