Global Marketing & Merchandising
Date of birth：26thOctober, 1941
Place of birth：Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Education：MBA, Michigan State University, U.S.A. in 1967
Joined Yagi Tsusho Limited in 1964 and initiated a business of import fashion goods business from Europe and USA.
Chairman, President and CEO(～1986)
Honor and award：
– The Order to the Merit of the Italian Republic, “Commendatore” by the President of the Republic (Italy/2011)
– The National Order of Merit,”Off icier” by President of France(2004)
– Honorary Officer of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty The Queen (UK/2011)
– President of Osaka Foreign Trade Association,
– Vice Chairman of the Japan Textile Importers’ Association,
– Vice Chairman of the Japan Textile Exporters’ Association
– Adjunct Professor of Michigan State University (International Studies and Programs) since 1993.