Daily News: September 6, 2017

Yoshioka Joins Greenhill as Senior Advisor

Greenhill added Hiroshi Yoshioka as a senior advisor focused on expanding the firm’s client relationships with major companies in Japan.

Yoshioka, who is based in Tokyo, had a distinguished career as an executive deputy president at Sony, where he served 33 years. During that time he was a senior executive of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications and later headed Sony’s audio, TV, semiconductor, B2B and medical businesses. Since retiring from Sony, he has served as an advisor to TDK, Nikon, HCL, Continental Japan and as an outside director to Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan.

Scott L. Bok, CEO of Greenhill, said, “We are pleased that Mr. Yoshioka has joined our firm. His long history as a senior executive in Japan, as well as an advisor to leading international companies in that market, will be invaluable as we continue to expand our business in Japan.”

Hiroto Yamada, president of Greenhill Japan, said, “Greenhill’s Japanese team welcomes Mr. Yoshioka. His strong reputation and many important corporate relationships will help us continue to build the business that Greenhill started in Japan nearly 10 years ago.”