Futoshi Niizuma, to be Seagate's Sales head for South Asia, ASEAN region

New Delhi, July 11 2012 — Seagate Futoshi Niizuma is to be the new Executive Director of Sales for South Asia, ASEAN and ANZ for hard disk and storage leader, Seagate. Niizuma will assume responsibility for sales, marketing and business development for South Asia in addition to his existing responsibilities as representative director of Nippon Seagate.

Says BanSeng Teh, senior vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific and Japan: “Futoshi has exceptional experience in working with business partners across the region and his excellent leadership skills will enable him to organize and manage sales teams for success in these diverse markets. Coupled with the ability to identify opportunities and improve business fundamentals, he’s the ideal candidate to help Seagate take its business in this region to a higher level.”

Niizuma joined Seagate in October 2010 as the Representative Director of Nippon Seagate responsible for sales and marketing in Japan. Prior to joining Seagate, he held various senior sales, marketing and management positions including Kenwood Corporation and Advanced Micro Devices. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Dokkyo University, Japan. http://www.seagate.com