New York, September 5, 2017 -- Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Hiroshi Yoshioka has joined the Firm as a Senior Advisor focused on expanding the Firm’s client relationships with major companies in Japan.
Mr. Yoshioka, who is based in Tokyo, had a distinguished career as an Executive Deputy President at SONY, where he served 33 years. During that time he was a senior executive of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications and later headed SONY’s audio, TV, semiconductor, B2B and medical businesses. Since retiring from SONY he has served as an advisor to TDK, Nikon, HCL, Continental Japan and as an outside director to Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. He is a graduate of Kyoto University, where he studied electrical engineering.
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, "We are pleased that Mr. Yoshioka has joined our Firm. His long history as a senior executive in Japan, as well as an advisor to leading international companies in that market, will be invaluable as we continue to expand our business in Japan."
Hiroto Yamada, President of Greenhill Japan, said "Greenhill’s Japanese team welcomes Mr. Yoshioka. His strong reputation and many important corporate relationships will help us continue to build the business that Greenhill started in Japan nearly 10 years ago."
Hiroshi Yoshioka added, "Greenhill is a global investment banking firm with an excellent reputation and a strategy focused entirely on providing sound advice on large and complex transactions. I look forward to working with its Tokyo team, as well as their colleagues around the world, to provide such advice to leading Japanese corporations."
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank entirely focused on providing financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and capital raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments globally. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Melbourne, San Francisco, São Paulo, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.