Meet Our Executive Team
Ken Sugiyama - Managing Director
Ken Sugiyama received his tertiary education at Keio University graduating in 1983. Upon graduating Mr Sugiyama started his extensive career with the FUJIFILM Group of companies. Between 1983 and today, Mr Sugiyama has worked across the world holding various positions across international marketing, corporate communications, investor relations, corporate planning and as president in FUJIFILM France S.A.S. in 2015 and chief executive officer at FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation in 2017. Today, Mr Sugiyama is a corporate vice president of Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd, responsible for Australia / New Zealand regional operations, Managing Director of CSG Limited.
He has also received a Master of Science in Management degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States of America.
Takayuki Togo - Non-Executive Director
Takayuki Togo has worked with Fuji Xerox for over 30 years and became managing director of Fuji Xerox Australia in October 2018. Mr Togo is also a non-executive director of CSG.
He brings more than 30 years’ business and industry experience to the role, including extensive global experience in corporate strategy and planning.
Mr Togo has served as senior general manager marketing of Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Operations in Singapore and group manager of corporate strategy at Fuji Xerox headquarters in Tokyo. He has a deep understanding of the printing business, both in international markets as well as Japan.
Mr Togo worked as vice president of marketing with Fuji Xerox China Limited, as well as business planning manager for the international business group, both based in Shanghai.
Other roles he has held at Fuji Xerox include leader of corporate planning group and corporate strategy. He has also spent time on the Fuji Xerox Overseas Trainee program in the United States.
Mr Togo has a bachelor’s degree from Keio University, Tokyo and a masters from Stanford University, California.
Gavin Gomes - Executive General Manager, Australia
Gavin joins CSG on 26 August 2019 as Executive General Manager of Australia. Over the last 20+ years Gavin has built highly successful and engaged teams throughout Australia and Asia, focusing on re-imagining the customer experience.
Prior to CSG, Gavin was the Group Executive Director for Canon Australia. He has also held senior executive leadership roles with iconic brands including IBM, Telstra and Australia Post, and founded two start-up companies in the technology space.
Gavin is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, holds a Master’s degree in Marketing and Finance from UNSW and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce.
Ashley Conn - Chief Financial Officer
Ashley joined CSG in November 2018 and has extensive experience in Accounting and Finance across several companies and industries. His prior experience includes Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley (in both Australia and the US), ABN Amro and Arthur Andersen in advisory roles focussed on all financial aspects of company turnarounds, positioning for rapid growth, M&A, and debt management. Ashley is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Chris Mackay - Executive Manager, New Zealand
Chris Mackay joined CSG in September 2015 through the acquisition of CodeBlue Limited. Chris has been shareholder and director of CodeBlue since 2007 becoming CEO in 2014. Chris has over 35 years’ of experience in the technology industry, with over 16 of those years as CEO of various companies. Prior to his role at CodeBlue, Chris was CEO of successful software development company The Optima Corporation (acquired in April 2014 by Intermedix US) and CEO of New Zealand IT services company ComputerLand (acquired by Telecom in 2004).
Arthur Mitchell - Interim Head of Information Technology
As Interim Head of Information Technology, Arthur oversees the Information Technology/business transformation program and overall IT governance. Prior to joining CSG, in a career spanning over 30 years, Arthur has held various global and Asia Pacific CIO/Head of IT/IT Director roles for international industrial companies including LafargeHolcim, Dana Automotive and Valmont Industries.
Arthur holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Victoria University in Melbourne.
Steve Rowe - Chief People Officer
Steve is a highly experienced human resources executive who joined CSG in April 2019.
Previously, Steve has led the people and culture function in blue chip companies, both listed and unlisted, across multiple industry sectors, including Perpetual, Pfizer and IAG.
Steve is focused on delivering people and culture strategies that align with CSG’s longer-term goals, allowing everyone in the business the opportunity to do their best work.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psych/Phil) from the University of Keele in the United Kingdom.