Telecom Lead India: Fujitsu Semiconductor Wireless
Products has appointed Satoru Yamaguchi as president and chief executive
Yamaguchi joined Fujitsu in 1980. He replaces the
retiring Yutaka Suzuki.
During the early part of his career as a design engineer,
manager and director, he was involved with the development of several
engineering projects at both Fujitsu and Fujitsu VLSI.
In 2004, Yamaguchi became the vice general manager of the
System Micro Division, and became the head of the Advanced Solutions Division
of Fujitsu the next year.
In 2010, he was named president and CEO of Fujitsu VLSI.
The following year, he was appointed corporate vice president of Fujitsu
Semiconductor. In addition to his new role leading Fujitsu Semiconductor
Wireless Products, Yamaguchi will serve as president and CEO of Fujitsu
“Yamaguchi brings to Fujitsu Semiconductor Wireless
Products the benefit of his technical expertise and strategic vision. His
engineering background makes him an excellent choice to lead the group of
talented developers here in Tempe. I am confident that FSWP and its customers
will benefit from Yamaguchi’s executive guidance,” said Yutaka Suzuki.
Fujitsu Semiconductor Wireless Products is a provider of
RF transceivers for mobile cellular handsets and other portable wireless
“Digital RF technology is an important part of the
Fujitsu semiconductor product portfolio, and the design team in Tempe is
excellent. The future will be interconnected, where everything from automobiles
to household devices will be networked. Our vision is to provide customers with
secure connectivity solutions by combining our digital RF technology with the
other technologies of the Fujitsu Semiconductor group,” said Satoru
The company has innovated SAW-less 2G/3G transceiver
architecture as well as SAW-less multimode transceiver integrating 2G/3G/LTE
modes in a single device. The engineering group has also been involved in the
standardization and commercialization of every major cellular standard, including
AMPS, TDMA, IDEN, GSM / EDGE, WCDMA, and LTE FDD / TDD, and has shipped close
to half a billion chipsets for application in these standards.