- Advisor, Suntory Holdings Limited, Japan
Graduate, Harvard Business School. 1981, started career with Mitsubishi Corp.; 2002, appointed President and CEO, Lawson; 2014, Chairman, Lawson. With Suntory Holdings: since August 2014, Adviser; from October 2014, President. Member, Industrial Competitiveness Council of Japan; Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister; Member, Tax Commission of the Government. Chairman, Committee on Agricultural Reform, and Vice-Chairman, Japanese Association of Corporate Executives. Vice-Chairman, Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business, World Economic Forum.