Hiroshi  Oura Hiroshi Oura has served as a Director of Advantest since 1989, when he joined the company, and as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since 2001. Mr. Oura also served as the President of Advantest from 1989 to 2001. From 1956 until 1989, Mr. Oura worked at Fujitsu Ltd. Mr. Oura was elected as an outside director of Fujitsu Limited on June 24, 2003, and currently serves in that position.