Epson Europe´s
Executive Team

Our executive management team is committed to advancing the organisation through thoughtful, experienced leadership and enhancing the lives of our employees, customers and partners.

Kazuyoshi Yamamoto

President & COO, Epson Europe B.V.

Kazuyoshi Yamamoto became President of Epson Europe B.V., in June 2015 after spending many years as chief representative of Epson Europe B.V., Moscow, Epson Ukraine, Epson Kazakhstan. He also spent seven years in Indonesia as company president.

Mr Yamamoto joined the marketing and sales department at Epson in 1999, after 16 years of sales and marketing experience in several large companies (Sharp and Sony).

Mr Yamamoto has a Bachelor of Arts from Kobe City Foreign Language University. He is married with one son.

Rob Clark

Senior Vice President, Epson Europe B.V, and Managing Director, Epson UK.

Rob Clark is Senior Vice President of Epson Europe and is responsible for all sales and marketing across EMEAR, and is also responsible for the UK operation.

Rob was previously Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, and before that spent five years as director of inkjet business for Epson Europe.

Initially joining Epson as product manager for dot matrix printers, Rob has risen through the product marketing and business management structure, also spending time managing elements of the sales team (projector and large format printers) for Epson UK.

Prior to joining Epson, Rob worked in IT distribution where he gained experience of selling and marketing directly to resellers and retailers. Rob started his career working for the UK Government as a technology officer, after completing his qualifications in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Hideki Kitamura

Vice President, Business Operations, Epson Europe B.V.

Hideki Kitamura is responsible for Business Operations across EMEAR. Within this remit, Mr Kitamura oversees the audit, legal, HR, finance, supply chain, facilities, customer service and IT operations throughout EMEAR.

Prior to this role, Mr Kitamura held a number of positions within Epson Group companies, most recently eight years in Epson America.

Mr Kitamura joined Epson in 1983 after graduating from university with a Major in Economics. Initially recruited in the Finance department based in Japan, Mr Kitamura was responsible for group budget control, cash and FX management, before moving to Germany to continue to develop his skills as a finance trainee.

Massimo Pizzocri

Vice President of Consumer Sales, Epson Europe B.V., and Managing Director, Epson Italy

Massimo Pizzocri is responsible for the sales of all consumer products across the EMEA region, as well as for the distribution and retail/e-tail channels.

Massimo began his career with the company at Epson Italy in 1999, eventually becoming Italian Marketing Director, then Head of Strategic Marketing for the entire EMEA region. In 2006, he was appointed Managing Director of Epson Italy, a responsibility he still retains alongside his duties as VP of Consumer Sales, Epson Europe.

Prior to joining Epson, Massimo began his career at DuPont where he worked in graphic arts.

Massimo has lived in Italy, Germany and the UK. In his spare time he enjoys trekking and reading, and is an active volunteer with The Red Cross.

Adrian Clark

Vice President, Epson Europe B.V.

Adrian Clark is Vice President for Epson Europe responsible for its CISMEA region.

Adrian joined Epson in October 2012, starting in the UK sales organisation and subsequently moving into the European management team.

Prior to joining Epson, Adrian worked in a number of leading technology companies in the IT (Intel), Telecoms (Vodafone) and Broadcast (Panasonic) sectors where he gained experience of direct and indirect sales channels and sales and marketing management.

Adrian started his career working as a development and pre-sales engineer in the telecoms sector after completing his qualifications in Electronic Engineering.

Married with twin sons, Adrian enjoys flying stunt kites and DIY.

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