EVE Promotes Tsugumi Fujitani to Vice President of Japan and Asia Sales, Names Masao Fujimoto to the Role of General Manager of Nihon EVE K.K.
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EVE Promotes Tsugumi Fujitani to Vice President of Japan and Asia Sales, Names Masao Fujimoto to the Role of General Manager of Nihon EVE K.K.

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—October 9, 2007— EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, today promoted Tsugumi Fujitani to the position of vice president of Japan and Asia Sales and appointed Masao Fujimoto general manager of EVE K.K., a wholly owned subsidiary based in Yokohama, Japan.

With the promotion, Fujitani, formerly general manager of EVE K.K., has relocated to EVE's United States headquarters in Santa Clara, while Fujimoto will be based in Yokohama office.

In making today's announcement, Keith Hopkins, vice president of worldwide sales, explains that these moves are designed to help EVE better manage its rapid growth. "Both Tsugumi Fujitani and Masao Fujimoto are exceptionally gifted sales executives with solid track records of success. ZeBu is in use today by 20 Japanese customers, including all the major semiconductor and system companies, a credit to Fujitani's extraordinary skills."

Fujitani has more than 20 years of technical and executive management experience in the electronics and electronic design automation (EDA) industry. Before joining EVE in 2004, she managed Tera Systems' operations in Japan. Previously, she was chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Spinnaker Systems, a leader in digital integrated circuit (IC) design automation technology. Fujitani began her career as an application engineer (AE) at Hitachi, Ltd. She moved to Okura, Ltd., where she served as an AE manager.

Fujimoto has more than 10 years of sales experience in the semiconductor industry. Most recently, he was senior sales manager in Japan at MoSys International Inc., a semiconductor intellectual property (IP) provider. He also served as sales manager at Denali Software K.K., and was a senior manager at Spinnaker Systems Inc. Fujimoto began his career as sales representative at ALTEX.

About EVE

EVE is the worldwide leader in hardware/software co-verification solutions, including hardware description language (HDL) acceleration and extremely fast emulation. EVE products significantly shorten the overall verification cycle of complex integrated circuits and electronic systems designs. Its products also work in conjunction with popular Verilog, SystemVerilog, and VHDL-based software simulators from Synopsys, Cadence Design Systems and Mentor Graphics. Its United States headquarters are in Santa Clara, Calif. Telephone: (408) 855-3200. Facsimile: (408) 845-9209. Corporate headquarters are in Palaiseau, France. Telephone: (33) 1 Fax: (33) 1 Email: info@eve-team.com. Website: http://www.eve-team.com.

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