BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Hiroyuki Kawanami - NRI's Country Manager

    HIROYUKI KAWANAMI - CHAIRMAN

    Hiroyuki Kawanami is the President of NRI Australia and Senior Managing Director of NRI. Hiroyuki was appointed to Chairman of the ASG Board in January 2022 and is based in Sydney, Australia. Hiroyuki’s role is to further develop an ongoing relationship between ASG Group and NRI. Hiroyuki has over 25 year’s experience in the IT industry, which includes 14 years as a system consultant at NRI. Hiroyuki has led many consulting projects, including IT strategy, IT outsourcing and IT service management for major blue-chip Japanese companies. Prior to this role, Hiroyuki was Managing Director of the System Consulting Division of NRI in Tokyo
  • Ian Campbell - ASG Deputy Chairman

    IAN CAMPBELL - DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

    The Hon. Ian Campbell had a distinguished 17-year career as a Senator in the Australian Federal Parliament and member of the Howard Government Executive for 11 years, retiring in 2007. He joined the Board of ASG ten years ago and became Chairman in 2015. Following the 2016 acquisition of ASG by Nomura Research Inc, Mr Campbell was invited to remain on the Board as Deputy Chairman.

    Following the recent acquisition of SMS Management & Technology, ASG has now moved into the top level of the IT services market, representing a genuine Tier 1 alternative.Ian holds executive and non-executive roles across a range of industries including property, infrastructure, mining, marine services and construction.

    Mr Campbell held the Cabinet portfolios of Environment and Heritage and Human Services. He served as Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads, and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer.Ian also served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts. He was Manager of Government Business in the Senate, and a member of the Prime Ministers Leadership Group from 1996 to 2004; and a member of the Expenditure Review Committee of Cabinet from 2004-7.  Ian is the Chairman of the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation.

  • YOSHIHIKO SUNAGA - SENIOR CORPORATE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF NRI

    Yoshihiko Sunaga is the Senior Corporate Managing Director of NRI with the primary responsibility to oversee NRI's finance and corporate administration functions. He serves as the Chief Finance Officer, based in Tokyo.
      Yoshihiko is a distinguished investment banker. Prior to joining NRI in 2020, Yoshihiko spent 21 years at Nomura Group, a leading international investment bank. At Nomura he served in a variety of senior roles in Finance, Risk Management, Investment Banking and Corporate Planning domains and has vast track records of successfully leading and executing various initiatives in Japan and globally.
  • SHUJI TATENO - SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR AND MEMBER OF THE NRI BOARD

    Shuji Tateno is the Senior Managing Director and Member of the Board of NRI based in Tokyo, Japan. Shuji has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry at NRI and oversees NRI's Industrial IT Solutions Business as well as Global Business including Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. Over the course of his career, Shuji has contributed to various customers' business transformations as a software engineer for 15 years and as a system consultant for 10 years with extensive business and technical knowledge. Since 2014, Shuji has been instrumental in the Industrial IT Solution Business as an executive of NRI.
  • Dean Langenbach - ASG Chief Operating Officer

    DEAN LANGENBACH - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Dean was appointed Chief Executive Officer in May 2019, following 7 years as Chief Operating Officer and a further 6 years as ASG’s Chief Financial Officer. Dean has responsibility for all aspects of ASG’s performance and overseeing the company’s 2,000 staff, operating in eight cities across Australia and Asia. Dean has over 18 years experience in accounting, business analysis and financial management.

    Prior to joining ASG, Dean held senior finance roles with Onesteel focusing on business improvement, growth initiatives and integration of acquisitions. During a 5 year period in London, Dean worked in financial management roles with multinational companies Kingfisher (retail group), Diageo (beverage group) and GE Capital (global financier). Dean qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996 while working with Deloitte in Perth.

  • SEIGO WATANABE - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER AND COMPANY SECRETARY OF NRI AUSTRALIA

    Seigo Watanabe is the Chief Administrative Officer of NRI Australia. Based in Perth, Seigo is responsible for NRI’s finance and general corporate functions in the Australian region. Seigo has over 20 years of experience in various financial roles, including the Chief Financial Officer of an Australian oil and gas company. Prior to joining NRI Australia in 2018, Seigo spent almost 20 years with Mitsubishi Corporation, the largest trading and investment company in Japan. He has lived in Japan, the US, France, Singapore, and Australia, and experienced businesses in more than 20 countries in his career. Seigo completed his MBA at INSEAD in 2008. He is a graduate member of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).