Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc Appoints Deborah Kirkham to its Board of Directors
May 02, 2019
Kirkham, the first female appointed to Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc.’s Board of Directors, will help to further expand company growth
SAN FRANCISCO--Pole To Win International, Inc. (PTW), industry-leading video games and tech services outsourcer, today announced that its CEO, Ms. Deborah Kirkham, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of its parent company, Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc. (PPHD). Kirkham was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PTW earlier this year. Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc. was formed in February 2009 as the holding company of Pole To Win Co., Ltd., Japan's first independent testing outsourcer and PITCREW CO., LTD., the industry's first Internet monitoring specialist company. Since then, PPHD has grown to 28 consolidated subsidiaries under its umbrella and is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Based on its corporate philosophy "Create Customer Value," the Group takes it as its mission to integrate the "things only people can do" with "higher quality systems."
“Deborah is a natural leader whose intelligence and determination has generated tremendous growth for PTW during the past few years and we could not be more excited to welcome her to the PPHD Board of Directors,” said Teppei Tachibana, President & CEO of PPHD and Chairman of PTW. “We believe that her strong experience and dynamic leadership style will be extremely valuable as PPHD continues to grow and expand.”
“Over the past nine years, I have actively led PTW’s tremendous success and I look forward to continuing along this path as both CEO of PTW, and now a Board Member of PPHD,” said Deborah Kirkham, CEO of PTW. “I am honored to have a seat on PPHD’s Board, and to be given the opportunity to work with this amazing team as we continue to build the future of the company and help our clients bring their stories to the world. I am especially excited because this moment marks PPHD’s first ever female appointment to the Board, as well as our first ever appointment outside of Japan, where PPHD has its origins. The trust that PPHD has in me to help bring new perspectives to our company’s deep history of Innovation and collaboration leaves me without words.”
About Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc.
PPHD is listed on the 1st Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange as 3657. POLE TO WIN is a registered trademark of Pole To Win Co., Ltd. in Japan and other countries. All rights reserved. For more information, visit https://www.poletowin-pitcrew-holdings.co.jp/en/
About Pole To Win International
Pole To Win International, Inc. (PTW) is a leading games, digital entertainment and interactive media solutions provider with 16 offices in 10 countries worldwide. Our range of services include quality assurance, localization, customer experience, engineering and development services, and audio production services. Pole To Win Co., Ltd. and PTW combined offer 25 years’ experience PTW has grown tremendously and is positioned to make great strides in the coming years. As the leading global providers for a range of technology-focused markets, PTW is currently working within the video games industry, interactive entertainment media, e-learning, e-commerce, and the rapidly increasing Internet of Things (IoT) market. PTW, comprised of global subsidiaries, is a UK-based holding company formed in 2016 under the umbrella of Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc.
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