Sad news this week from Casio, as the brand declared the death of their CEO, Kazuo Kashio. Having stood firm on the footing of CEO with Casio Computer Co since 1988 (during which time he was likewise President, and later a Chairman), Kashio established Casio with his three siblings in 1957, and turned into an apparatus in Japan’s extending job and overall presence in customer hardware in the course of recent many years of Casio’s success.
From the first advancement of Casio’s adding machine innovation, to perceiving the interest for extreme yet wearable watches, Kashio’s effect crossed telephones, instruments, and even the early improvement of mass market computerized camera technology.
President of Casio from 1988 to 2015, Kashio supervised all the however the most punctual days of the G-Shock, assisting with driving Casio on the way towards a staggering and unmistakable presence in the time of quartz and computerized watches. As confirmed by the wide scope of items created under the Casio name, Kashio was known for his capacity to grow new business sectors and bring new technologies
Kazuo Kashio, 89 died in Tokyo this previous Monday. The Kashio line at Casio proceeds with Kazuo’s child, Kazuhiro Kashio who took over from him as President in 2015.