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Shiji Prepares for Continued Growth in Japan, Appoints Kiyoshi Sasamine as new General Manager Japan

With an extensive hotel operational and management experience, Kiyoshi Sasamine joined Shiji to support and accelerate the growth of the company in Japan.

Singapore, November 14, 2022 - Shiji, the global hospitality technology innovator, has announced the appointment of Kiyoshi Sasamine as the General Manager for Japan, to continue the rapid growth of Shiji technology in the region.  

With more than 25 years of experience in both the hospitality industry and technology industry, Kiyoshi has a unique experience to help lead Shiji Japan office in growing the company's global products such as Shiji Enterprise Platform (PMS), Infrasys Cloud POS, Concept Spa & Golf and more.

Kiyoshi has occupied various positions throughout his career starting at Starwood Hotels in the late 1990s to telecom companies and hotel F&B operations and more. After a long period working overseas, he returned to Japan in late 2020, where he worked as a general manager at a luxury 333 rooms resort in Okinawa. In addition to his vast experience in F&B and hotel operation, hotel pre-opening and management, Kiyoshi has international experience in technology companies.  

“Kiyoshi Sasamine brings a great experience and valuable insights to our growing team. We are happy to rely on him to help us accelerate the digital transformation of guest experiences through Shiji’s unique technology offerings for the region.” said Nikkie Singh, Senior Vice President, APAC & Middle East.

“I am delighted to be part of Shiji. Having the chance to work at a company that is innovating and pioneering digital solutions for the industry is a big personal accomplishment and I’m looking forward bring my help to the team.” said Mr. Sasamine.

About Shiji

Shiji is a multi-national technology company that provides software solutions and services for enterprise companies in the hospitality, food service, retail and entertainment industries, ranging from hospitality technology platform, hotel management solutions, food and beverage and retail systems, payment gateways, data management, online distribution and more.  

Founded in 1998 as a network solutions provider for hotels, Shiji Group today comprises over 5,000 employees in 80+ subsidiaries and brands in over 23 countries, serving more than 91,000 hotels internationally, 200,000 restaurants and 600,000 retail outlets.  

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