Board Members

Hirofumi Watase
President and Representative Director and CEO, G-SEARCH LIMITED.

Hirofumi Watase was named CEO of G-Search in June 2013. Previously, Mr. Watase worked in the planning division of Fujitsu corporate headquarters. He worked in the President’s office, and also in other product and service divisions. He had responsibility for various projects including turnaround, M&A, investment, alliance, new business startup and strategy consultation etc. These duties were in addition to his work in management strategy and business strategy planning. In April 1996, he joined Fujitsu Ltd. and started his career in account sales of ICT solutions, including system integration and consultation to settle customer's issues.

Hideo Shimonishi
Board member, G-SEARCH LIMITED.

Hideo Shimonishi joined Fujitsu in 1989. He was responsible for development and operation of government systems as an engineer. Since 1995, he seconded to Fujitsu Parex and work for the business planning, production and sale of multi-media content. After the new mobile business started, he worked for the content oriented web produce business. In 2004, Fujitsu Parex was integrated with G-Search and he was in charge of web system development, building infrastructure of networks and web solutions. Through General Manager of Web Solutions department from 2013 and Deputy General Manager of Content Service Group from 2015, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Content Service Group in April 2016.