Yoshi Ikegami steps down as president of Boss

Yoshi Ikegami and a Boss HM-2W Waza Craft
(Image credit: Yoshi Ikegami/Instagram / Future)

Yoshi Ikegami has announced that, as of today (March 30), he will be stepping down as the president of Boss.

Ikegami, who has been with the Roland Corporation for over 40 years, made the announcement via a statement posted to social media, in which he confirmed he will help Boss as Executive Advisor for a short time before fully retiring.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.