Toshiba Celebrates Opening of Yangon Branch Office in Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar & Tokyo, (BUSINESS WIRE) – Toshiba Corporation (tokyo:6502) announced that its Singaporebased subsidiary, Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte.,Ltd., has celebrated the opening of a branch office in Yangon in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, with an opening ceremony attended by the Chief Minister of the Yangon Region Government, Mr. Myint Swe, and other honored guests.

Separately, Toshiba Corporation announced that it has, with KDDI Corporation, won an order from Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd. to supply a compact, energyefficient modular data center for the securities exchange system in Myanmar. The securities exchange will be opened by the Daiwa Institute of Research and Central Bank of Myanmar in Yangon. “Toshiba is delighted to make this new step forward in Myanmar” said Mr. Hidejiro Shimomitsu, Corporate Senior Executive Vice President of Toshiba Corporation. “We hope to contribute to Myanmar’s development across our product lines, from infrastructure solutions to home electronics.

Our home appliance business in Myanmar started since the 1980s via distributors and our automatic washing machines are still the most popular brand in Myanmar. Toshiba will fully leverage our technological progress and leading edge product capabilities to offer people a better future.” more…