Kyocera Communications, Inc.
Yasuhiro Oishi is the President of Kyocera Communications, Inc. (KCI) in San Diego. In this role, he provides executive oversight and strategic direction for KCI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera International, Inc. that provides the sales, marketing, customer engineering and service functions for Kyocera wireless devices in the Americas.|
Oishi joined Kyocera Corp. in 1985, where he began in the International Sales Division for the company's Audio Equipment Group in Tokyo. In 1987 he became Manager of Procurement at the company's Kitami Plant, which manufactured cell phones in Hokkaido, Japan. Oishi then moved to Yokohama, Japan in 1992, where he spent eight years as Manager of Kyocera's Semiconductor Products Components Purchasing Division.
Upon Kyocera's acquisition of the mobile phone division of Qualcomm, Inc. in 2000, Oishi moved to San Diego to become part of the newly formed Kyocera Wireless Corp. (KWC). Through 2008 he served as Vice President of Procurement, after which he spent two years as KWC's Vice President of Supply Chain & Production. Reorganized after acquiring the global mobile phone division of Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., KWC became Kyocera Communications, Inc. (KCI) and in 2010 Oishi became KCI's Vice President and General Manager of Global Sales & Marketing. Most recently, he was named President of KCI on April 1, 2011.
Oishi holds a degree in Commercial Science from Doshisha University in Japan.