Verio Names New President and CEO
Small business hosting provider Verio (www.verio.com) announced Thursday that it has appointed Hideyuki Yamasawa company president and CEO and board member.
Kiyoshi Maeda succeed Yamasawa who was named president and CEO in 2005.
Under the leadership success of Maeda, the company increased its annual revenues, expanding its global presence and partnerships with national companies worldwide.
In his new role as president and CEO, will Yamasawa Verio’s strategic direction, including the achievement of annual targets, the largest global market opportunities, leading new product initiatives and positioning the company for continued success in general .
The company will focus exclusively on the small business market and will continue working through its global network of OEM partners and viaVerio channel.
Yamasawa will oversee all business operations for both Verio and Verio Europe.
He joins Verio NTT Communications which has a tenure of more than 20 years with the company and was one of the founding members to help establish the organization in 1999.
As a key executive founder, established the strategic direction and vision of the company, many of which remains the infrastructure for those operating today.
More recently, Yamasawa was the chief of general affairs department of NTT Communications, where he was responsible for many areas of the company.
In this role, he led the company’s global strategic planning and operations and established the strategy of the organization to ensure efficiency, quality, service and cost-effective management of all business initiatives.
Under his leadership, these efforts led to the revitalization of business processes and efficiency to NTT Com and its subsidiaries.
He previously served as deputy general manager of NTT Europe, where he was responsible for overall business operations of the company.
Yamasawa also held positions in planning and business development, public relations, sales and corporate services.