Takashi Amano

For Takashi Amano's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Fujifilm's new chief aims to make drug operations profitable

Jun 3, 2016

Fujifilm's new chief aims to make drug operations profitable

Fujifilm Holdings Corp.’s new president, Kenji Sukeno, aims to make its pharmaceutical operations profitable and said the company will consider acquisitions to bolster growth in sectors where it has an existing presence. The company is targeting 20 percent operating margins in its drug operations ...

Hon Hai lag raises Sharp liquidation risk, analyst says

Mar 24, 2016

Hon Hai lag raises Sharp liquidation risk, analyst says

Sharp Corp. is facing an increasing risk of liquidation if a rescue deal with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is delayed further, according to a top-rated analyst tracking the electronics maker. Jefferies Group’s Atul Goyal raised his estimated likelihood of Sharp’s liquidation to a ...

Nintendo tries to convince investors to wait as profit dives

Feb 3, 2016

Nintendo tries to convince investors to wait as profit dives

Nintendo Co. President Tatsumi Kimishima tried to assure investors the company’s March mobile gaming debut is worth waiting for, even as a 36 percent plunge in quarterly profit highlighted a downward spiral in sales of Wii U and 3DS players. Nintendo said it will ...