September 27, 2013
NTT DOCOMO Establishes Seventh U.S. Advisory Board
TOKYO, JAPAN, September 27, 2013 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it will establish its seventh U.S. Advisory Board in October and will convene the first meeting in the United States on October 16.
The new board is chaired by David A. Gross, currently a partner at Wiley Rein LLP and also former U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy at the U.S. Department of State. Also on the board is Matthew P. Goodman, William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
The two-year board will meet with DOCOMO representatives twice each year in the United States. DOCOMO will invite special guests to each meeting, beginning with Laurent Desmangles, a partner and managing director at the Boston Consulting Group.
DOCOMO's U.S. Advisory Board provides insight into global society and economics as related to the company's management, corporate citizenship and provision of high-quality mobile services centered on convenience for its customers. The first board was established in December 2000 and the sixth board lasted from October 2011 to September 2013.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable smarter living for each customer. The company serves over 61 million mobile customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world's first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/ for more information.