Press & Media
Announcement of inauguration of the new Representative Director and CEO
HiBot Corp., with headquarters based in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo (Japan), announces the inauguration of the new Representative Director and CEO, new board members and a new structure as part of its reorganization.
The new Representative Director and CEO is Prof. Shigeo Hirose, a world-acclaimed pioneer of robotics, with several decades of experience with service robots. Under the guidance of Prof. Hirose, HiBot will accelerate its development of solutions for inspection of pipes with snake-like robots, as well as solutions for infrastructure inspection, both in Japan and abroad.
Award News - The 3rd Rise Up Festa by MUFJ
HiBot got an Award of "Rise Up Festa" by MUFJ Bank. For their Released news, please see here!
( For more detail, please see the Japanese page. )
Notice of Serise B Funding and New CEO's appointment
HiBot announced the receiving of a Series B investment of $10.5 million led by Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, as well as the appointment of its new CEO, Mr. Takashi Kato. HiBot had already founded its child company, HiBot USA, Inc, in San Jose in June 2015, and Mr. Kato has been also appointed CEO of HiBot USA. Please see today's News Release (in Japanese) here.
Winter Holidays Notice
HiBot Office will be closed from Dec. 27, 2015 thru Jan. 3, 2016 for the winter holiday.
Thank you for your kind understanding.
- Regular operation will restart from Jan. 4 2016.