TOKYO, July 29, 2020 – Galvanize, the global leader in SaaS governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software, today announced the strengthening of its Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) team with the hire of Hiroshi Oshima as country manager of its Japanese operation. Oshima will play a strategic role in leading and accelerating the long-term growth of Galvanize's APJ business.
Oshima has over 15 years of software solution and country management experience, most recently serving as sales director for Astea International. Previously, he served as the country manager for HRBoss Japan, and held roles at SAP, Oracle, Blackboard KK, Sophos and Tokyo Electrons.
“Hiroshi brings the leadership and expertise required to successfully scale our business to meet the growing demand in the APJ market,” said Laurie Schultz, president & CEO of Galvanize. “Governance, risk and compliance has taken on a new role in today’s post-COVID landscape and we’re thrilled to have Hiroshi’s steady hand and deep industry experience to navigate a critical market.”
“Recent events have proven that GRC professionals should be the most sought after in any organization,” said Oshima. “I’m proud to join a company that empowers GRC professionals to make the best decisions for their organizations with the actionable insights provided in real-time by the Galvanize platform.”
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