- 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: worked for 10 years at Nissho Iwai Corporation (now Sojitz); worked for 25 years at 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 Chairman, GE Japan. Since Aug. 2011, President and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation. Since 2012, 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.