Toshiba America Business Solutions Names CEO

Irvine-based Tosihba America Business Solutions, the business unit of Toshiba which manages the firm's copiers, fax, printing, and other products in the U.S., said Thursday that it has named Masahiro Yamada as the firm's Chairman and CEO. According to the firm, Yamada has been at Toshiba since 1985, and was most recently deputy General Manager in the firm's Japanese Document Systems Business Group, overseeing American and European MFP operations. Toshiba America Business Solutions has 3,420 employees of which 243 are located in Southern California.