Senior Vice President, NEC Corporation
Asako Aoyama is currently serving as the Global Business Unit CFO and Managing Director of Wireless Solution and Service Provider Solution Businesses.
Before joining NEC in 2020, she led the transformation of the bottling business and organizations for the Coca-Cola business in Japan. She joined Coca-Cola (Japan) Company, Limited in 2004. In 2011 she became the first Japanese female named to the board of directors in the history of Coca-Cola in Japan and served as CFO at Tokyo Coca-Cola Bottling Company (currently Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan inc., the third largest bottler in the world). She started her career at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu as a Japanese CPA, then obtained her MBA followed by joining the investment banking department at Merrill Lynch Japan.
She is also a Non-executive Director of Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd., (TSE-I listed) and the interim member of Japanese FSA’s Business Accounting Council.