d&b audiotechnik appoints managing director for Japan

Hideki Yajima, managing director for d&b Japan

d&b audiotechnik has announced the appointment of Hideki Yajima as managing director of d&b Japan. Hideki has worked at the highest levels of the pro audio industry in Japan for over 20 years and took over the lead of the d&b team in Yokohama, Japan on November 1, 2018.

Hideki has experience of working with international teams and leading large divisions, most recently as national sales manager for Shure Japan. Prior to his role at Shure, Hideki rose to sales director at Bose Japan.

With the appointment of Hideki, d&b confirmed its ongoing commitment to increasing its presence in Asia Pacific. Amnon Harman, CEO of d&b audiotechnik, said: “Asia Pacific is a key development region for us. d&b has firmly established itself in the Japanese market and further strengthening our team at d&b Japan will enable us to build on those excellent foundations. Working in this thriving market is key as we establish our position as audio technology brand of choice in Asia and beyond.”

Hideki said: “I am honored to be a member of the team of one of the most advanced technology companies. Serving the customers of a major global brand like d&b audiotechnik is both a privilege and an exciting challenge. I look forward to the next steps of the expansion of d&b in the Japanese market.”