NAGOYA, Japan, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Menicon
Co., Ltd. announced the appointment of Manuel Martin as Chief
Financial Officer for Europe on April 27.
Martin joins Menicon with over 15 years’ experience in finance
covering diverse companies and sectors. During this time, he has
headed projects on organizational change, working capital, methods
for controlling and auditing, and new business strategies as well
as implementation of internal processes and systems.
Over the past three years, he has been the Chief Financial
Officer for a large Spanish real estate valuation company, where he
was responsible for the implementation of all financial policies
and internal control systems both nationally and internationally,
as well as supporting the launch of new companies and business
units. More recently, he has been actively involved in M&A
projects ultimately leading to managing the sale of the company to
the biggest venture capital firm in the USA.
Martin has a degree in Business Administration, a Masters in
Business Administration and a Masters in Finance.
“I am thrilled to join the Menicon team,” said Martin. “Menicon
has made several key acquisitions in recent years, becoming a
growing and innovative industry leader. Coming in at such an
exciting and crucial time in Menicon’s corporate history, I will do
my best in building Menicon into a global enterprise.”
Toshio Matsushima, Menicon’s General Manager, Global Business
Strategies, commented: “We are very happy to welcome Mr. Martin on
board. The depth of his experience and leadership in guiding
world-class operations in companies of very different nature is a
tremendous asset to Menicon.”
Menicon Co., Ltd. (www.menicon.com), founded
by Mr. Kyoich