EVIDENT Corporation Appoints New CEO and COO

16-Aug-2023 - Japan

Evident Corporation announced the appointment of William Wesley “Wes” Pringle as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Hiroyuki Yoshimoto as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Effective immediately, Wes takes over for Evident’s interim CEO Eric Anderson.

William Wesley “Wes” Pringle

Hiroyuki Yoshimoto

Wes has an impressive 30-year career driving growth and business transformation across a variety of industries, including consumer, industrial, healthcare and software-enabled businesses. Prior to joining Evident, Wes ran several companies for Danaher including Fluke Corporation (a global test and measurement leader), which he led for almost 10 years.  As President of Fluke, Wes oversaw a period of significant growth and market expansion.  More recently, he served as Head of Portfolio Operations at the private equity firm Onex Corporation, where he helped over a dozen portfolio companies accelerate performance.

Hiroyuki is an experienced leader with a proven track record of leading global companies headquartered in Japan and the USA.  Prior to joining Evident, Hiroyuki had several senior leadership roles at global manufacturing companies such as Nissan Motor Corporation Group and Nidec Corporation. He led significant business growth by expanding market share and providing  hands-on leadership for operational excellence. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President and Japan Representative at American Express, where he led the business on a remarkable growth journey.

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