News Release:Pioneer Announces Change in Management

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Pioneer
January 6, 2022
Pioneer Corporation

Pioneer Announces Change in Management

Pioneer Corporation announces a change in management effective January 1, 2022, as follows:

Effective January 1, 2022, Mr. Satoshi Hosoi assumed the position of Executive Officer of Pioneer Corporation and was named Mobility Service Company CEO and Group CISO (Chief Information Security Officer).

Pioneer aims to accomplish its 2025 corporate vision " Creating the Future of Mobility Experiences." Pioneer has invited Mr. Satoshi Hosoi, who has led the industry on the front lines of the solution business though his involvement in DX promotion to Japanese companies and the expansion of cloud solutions, digitalization promotion at government offices, and promotion of cybersecurity support, as a Managing Executive Officer, Mobility Service Company CEO, and Group CISO (Chief Information Security Officer). We will strongly promote our transformation into a solution-oriented company that solves a variety of issues in the mobility field through the provision of “products and services.”

Career Profile:

1996 HITACHI Software Engineering Co., Ltd.
1998 Microsoft Japan
2006 Sr. Director, JustSystems.com
2008 Sr. Executive Product Manager, Microsoft Japan
2017 Sr. Director, OCP Tech Dept. Tech Lead., Microsoft Japan
2019 Managing Executive Officer, Microsoft Japan
2020 Deputy General Manager, CTO, Microsoft Japan
2022 Joined Pioneer Corporation,
Executive Officer, Mobility Service Company CEO and Group CISO
Mr. Shiro Yahara, President and CEO of Pioneer says, “Mr. Hosoi, who has led the industry on the front lines of the solution business, administers the data solution business in mobility services and information security, which are vital for running the business. Pioneer feels that his appointment as Mobility Service Company CEO and Group CISO will give a huge boost to Pioneer's efforts as it reforms its business structure by integrating products and services. Pioneer is confident that by combining its DNA as a company that has developed world-first products with new experts for the solution business, it will be able to propose innovative new value to the world.”

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