- President and Chief Executive Officer, LIXIL Group Corporation, Japan
Bachelor's in Petroleum Engineering, Univ. of Tokyo; MBA, Carnegie Mellon Graduate School of Business. Formerly: 10 years with Nissho Iwai Corporation (now Sojitz); 25 years with GE, incl. as Senior Vice-President and Member, Corporate Executive Council, CEO of various Asian and global business divisions incl. Medical Systems, Plastics, Capital, and in regional management. Since Aug. 2011, President and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation. External Director, Tokyo Electric Power Company. Vice-Chairman, Keizai Doyukai, a major business federation; leads its committee on the promotion of EPAs/FTAs. Lifetime Member of the Board of Trustees, Carnegie Mellon Graduate School of Business.