Akihiko Kumagai

Akihiko Kumagai
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Healthcare Asia Pacific, Japan

Bachelor's in Economics, University of California, Los Angeles. Worked for five years for Mitsui & Co., Japan. 1984, joined GE; commercial, marketing and product management positions at GE's material businesses including GE Superabrasives and GE Plastics in the Pacific; from 1998, General Manager, Global Accounts, GE Plastics Americas; from Jan. 2011, President, GE Plastics Japan; from Dec. 2001, President and CEO, GE Toshiba Silicones, responsible for GE Silicones business in Asia-Pacific; Feb. 2006, named President and CEO, GE Consumer Finance Japan and also Corporate Officer, GE; from June 2007, President and CEO and since June 2011, Chairman, GE Healthcare Japan Corporation; since Feb. 2009, President and CEO, GE Healthcare Asia-Pacific.