Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

Niro Utsumi

President

Company
ITO Corporation

Bio

Background:

Niroh Utsumi was born in yamaguchi prefecture, Japan in 1938, and has been a pioneer in the gas industry for over half a century. Having assumed many important post of the Japan gas industry association, he is widely acclaimed for his contribution to the gas industry sector, as proven by the “Distinguished Service Award for High Rressure Gas Safety by Minister of International Trade and Industry” received in 1995.

After having joined ITO KOKI CO., he first joined the sales department, before joining the manufacturing department of the head factory and Shiga factory.

After becoming president, he instored a "all participation in management" with the slogan "a good company thrived on" , shifting the a half management to a three period management. He has installed three different bonus and various other motivational incentives in order to improve the employees motivation.  He introduced such a system that if an employee submits an improvement plan or market infomation, or even discovers a mistake in the manufacturing process, they get points and then each period, individuals are awarded prizes based on how many points they scored.

By putting a variety of policies into practice, He has builted the monozukuri system of  “producing good items certainly, faster, and inexpensively”.

With their unique technologies, ITO group has developed safe and reliable products which satisfy market trends by actively collecting market information and through promotion of exchanges with both human and technical resources.


Education

1961-Graduated from Kansei Gakuin University

 

Experience

Jan.1962-Joined ITO KIKI Co.,LTD, ITO Corporation at the present

Sep.1966-Director of Sendai branch

Dec.1970-Chief of Manufacturing Department Proccurement Division

Mar.1976-Senior Manager of Manufacturing Department

Dec.1979-Board Derector

Dec.1980-Executive Managing director

Dec.1984-representative Senior Managing director

Dec.1988-representative director

Apr.1990-Founding of ITO TEC Corporation

Sep.1998- Founding of KOREA ITO CO., LTD

Apr.2001- Founding of ITO f SYSTEM Corporation

Apr.2003- Founding of ITO f SYSTEM (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION

Oct.2005- Founding of ITO f ENERGY EQUPMENT CORPORATION

Apr.2007- Founding of ITO KOKI VIETNAM CO.,LTD

Mar.2011- Founding of ITO EUROPE LIMITED

 

Areas of Expertise

Management

 

What have been the main lessons you have learned in your career and how do you implement them in your management?

"A company is its people."

If employees think about more rich and affuluent life and have make effort to do their work, the company develops.

 

Mentors

Seiji Ito, founder of ITO Corporation

“High quality and Low cost”

 

Quotes

 “Self-restraint”

 


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