Takasawa replaces Dennie K. Kawahara, who is moving back to OKI Data Corp. to assume responsibility for the organization’s global transformation.
Takasawa has three decades of experience in the corporate and investment banking worlds. He first joined the OKI Group in 2016 as chief executive of staff. He went on to become director and divisional general manager for OKI Data Corp.’s corporate planning and administration divisions, holding responsibility for corporate planning; finance and accounting; information systems; and risk management at the board level, as well as participating in OKI Data Corp.’s mid-term business planning.
Prior to joining the OKI Group, Takasawa was general manager at the Mizuho Bank and held a number of senior roles in the finance sector, including domestic, international and global trade finance positions. Over the duration of his extensive career, he has worked with more than 1,000 CEOs, CFOs and other directors of global enterprises.