UBIC, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBIC) (TSX: 2158) has reported that Masami Yaguchi, currently the company´s controller, will assume the joint position of chief financial officer and chief administrative officer, effective Dec. 1.
Yaguchi replaces Seitaro Ishii as CFO and CAO who, after assisting in expanding the company´s presence in Asia, North America and Europe and helping to guide it through a successful listing on the NASDAQ Stock Market, will decrease his day-to-day responsibilities to spend more time with his family.
A member of UBIC´s senior management team since he joined the company in 2010, Ishii will continue as a strategic advisor to chief executive officer Masahiro Morimoto and Yaguchi. He will also remain a member of the board of directors of UBIC´s North American subsidiary.
Prior to joining UBIC in December, 2012, Masami Yaguchi, 52, served in a variety of management positions in finance and administration including CFO and CAO of a start-up company Springsoft, Inc.; and finance and accounting director for CMA CGM Japan, a world leader in container shipping.
UBIC is a provider of Asian-language eDiscovery, forensic solutions and services. The company´s website is at http://www.ubicna.com