Billerica, MA (PRWEB) June 14, 2012
GXT Green, a leader in creating and leveraging strategies, services, and products that help the corporate community meet their economic and social sustainability needs, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tsuyoshi Tiara to the position of Chairman of the Board. Mr. Tiara has been a key member of the board of directors since the founding of the company. Manas Chatterjee, CEO of GXT Green, notes that "We are pleased that Mr. Tiara has agreed to expand his role at our company. He has provided invaluable insight, as well as active leadership in the evolution of GXT Green business and product strategy including ECOgrade photodegradable bags and ECO-R3SP Zero-Waste Packaging. Now that we have hit new milestones of exploding demand for these products, we appreciate his increased assistance in expanding our production capabilities".
Previously, Mr. Taira was Chairman of Sanyo Semiconductor directing Sanyo’s US marketing strategy. In addition to his role at GXT Green and its parent company Global Exchange Technologies, Mr. Tiara serves as the CEO of Tazan International Inc., a Venture Capital and Management Consultancy Firm. Mr. Taira has been involved with a number of Silicon Valley startup companies as founding investor/director including Atmel Semiconductor (NASDAQ: ATML), Pico Power Technology Inc.(acquired by Cirrus Logic), Junglee Corporation (acquired by Amazon.com), Armedia (acquired by Broadcom), Apptivity (acquired by Progress Software). He has been instrumental in providing seed stage financing, management and marketing advice, especially for the Far Eastern market.
Mr. Taira graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan University with a BSEE. He also received an Honorary Doctor of Humanities from Newport Asia Pacific University in March 2000. He has published a number of books including "Audio Amplifier, Transistor Physics and Application" as a Co-author and most recently a book on entrepreneurship, titled "My Fellow Engineer, Let’s Challenge", from Nikkei BP.
About GXT Green:
GXT Green, “where economics meets ecology”, is a leader in creating and leveraging strategies, services, and products that help the corporate community meet their economic and social sustainability needs. To achieve the mission of helping corporations meet their economic and social sustainability needs, they support their clients in three areas: