Toshiba Forms New Company, Confirms Commitment to Mobile Computing in Australia & New Zealand

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SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the creation of a wholly owned Australian subsidiary, in Toshiba Client Solutions ANZ Pty Limited (TCSAN). This new Toshiba subsidiary will focus on delivering business-to-business mobile computing solutions and services to Enterprise, Government, Education and SMB markets in both Australia and New Zealand. The new company will operate out of Sydney, Australia, and Mark Whittard will serve as the company’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

“Transitioning the mobile computing business out from Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd and aligning with Toshiba America Information Systems reaffirm Toshiba’s commitment to maintaining its mobile computing business in Australia and New Zealand,” said Mark Whittard, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Toshiba Client Solutions ANZ. “This new entity will deliver expanded offerings and improved business efficiencies resulting in best-in-class solutions for our professional customers.”

As a mobile-focused organization, TCSAN will provide its customers with expanded access to additional technical resources, an enhanced level of technical support, additional systems configurations, robust build-to-order capabilities with rapid fulfillment schedules, and streamlined operational efficiencies. This new mobile computing-focused organization is part of a global revitalization plan outlined by Toshiba Corporation earlier this year, which also includes the establishment of Client Solutions Division, a new business unit within Toshiba America Information Systems, in the United States, and Toshiba Client Solutions Canada, a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

“We are confident the formation of Toshiba Client Solutions ANZ affirms our long-term commitment to this region,” said Mark Simons, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “The addition of Australia and New Zealand to our footprint in the United States, Latin America and Canada, creates functional synergies, which streamline and strengthen our mobile computing business across all of these regions.”

About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of six business units: Client Solutions Division, Digital Display Division, Branded Storage Division, Imaging Systems Division, Telecommunication Systems Division, and Industrial Solutions & Services Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including award-winning notebook computers, tablets, branded storage products, digital display solutions and cloud services; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications; and IoT solutions development, data analytics and IT services. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion). (As of March 31, 2016.) To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

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