Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”) has appointed Nobuhiro Matsuyama (“Matsu”) as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer, effective December 1, 2021.
Matsuyama will work closely with the company’s CEO and global management team to implement the firm’s strategy to achieve business expansion and profitable growth. He succeeds Atsuyuki Uenaka, who will serve as Chief Administrative Officer and continue to lead Astroscale’s administrative functions and internal control processes.
Matsuyama joins Astroscale with more than 12 years’ experience in global finance and banking. Prior to joining Astroscale, Matsuyama held a number of key positions in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in Tokyo and New York. In these roles, he successfully advised global companies on strategic transactions including debt, equity and mergers and acquisitions. During his tenure at Goldman Sachs, he also acted as an investor, leading the sourcing and execution of multiple principal investments into Japanese startup companies.
“Matsu has excellent global experience and a proven track record in financial strategy, capital markets and risk management,” said Nobu Okada, Founder & CEO of Astroscale. “These skills will be valuable assets in the next stages of Astroscale’s growth and development. We look forward to benefitting from his leadership and expertise as we continue to scale our operations and execute on our plan to accelerate satellite servicing development around the world.”