President and CEOCompany
I joined Mitsui Petrochemical Industries, Inc. (currently Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.) in 1981 and have extensive business experiences in global markets through my positions as the General Manager of the Phenols Division of the Basic Chemicals Business Sector (of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.) and the Chief Representative in China of the same company. I am also well-versed in the chemicals industry especially in the area of fine chemicals.
I studied civil engineering at Kyushu University, Japan, and graduated in 1981.
1981 Joined Mitsui Petrochemical Industries, Inc.
2009 President, Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Chemicals, Co., Ltd.
2012 General Manager, Phenols Division, Basic Chemicals Business Sector, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
2015 Chief Senior Director, Representative in China, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and President, Mitsui Chemicals (China) Co., Ltd.
2017 President and CEO of Honshu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd..
Areas of Expertise
I am an expert on phenol and its derivertives.
What have been the main lessons you have learned in your career and how do you implement them in your management?
Through my experience of managing several chemical companies as a president, I learned that the most important company resource should be human resource because technology, innovation, and company culture are subject to human resources. I make best efforts to educate and motivate employees.
Well done is better than well said.
I emphasize results rather than words because I belive that results should be most important for business.
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