Yoshimitsu Kobayashi

Yoshimitsu Kobayashi
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Japan

1971, MSc in Interdisciplinary Science, Univ. of Tokyo; 1973, studies in Radiation Physics, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy; 1975, PhD in Radiation Physics, Univ. of Tokyo. Since 1974, with Mitsubishi Chemical Corp., incl.: 1996, General Manager, Information Storage Products; President, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media; 2001, Associate Director, General Manager, Recording Media; 2003, CEO, MKM Verbatim Group; 2005, Chief Technology Officer, Managing Exec. Officer; 2006, Member of the Board, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings; Chief Technology Officer, Managing Exec. Officer; since 2007, President and CEO. Vice-Chairman, Japan Association of Corporation Executives. 2013, Member, Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, Japan. Chairman , Japan Chemical Industry Assoc. Member, Council for Industrial Competitiveness, Japan.