Koichi Ogata has been the Representative Director and President of Nitta Gelatin Inc., Japan’s largest gelatin manufacturer since April 2015. He joined Nitta Gelatin Inc. in December 2005, and his positions at Nitta Gelatin have included General Manager of the R&D Department, General Manager of the Sales & Marketing Division, Executive Officer and Director.
1981: Bcs, University of Tohoku, Department of Science
Apr. 1981 Joined Kanebo Foods, Ltd. (Currently Kracie Foods, Ltd.)
Dec. 2005 Joined Nitta Gelatin Inc.
Mar. 2008 General Manager, R&D Department, Sales & Marketing Division
June 2010 Executive Officer
June 2012 Director
Mar. 2013 General Manager, Sales & Marketing
Apr. 2015 Representative Director and President (to Present)
July 2015 Executive Officer (to Present)
Areas of Expertise
R&D for confectionery, ice cream and food industry.
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