1968 BA in Economics, Sophia University
1970 MA in Economics, University of Sydney
1970 joined Nihon Seiko KK (NSK Bearings)
1972-80 served executive functions in Melbourne, New York, Toronto and Tokyo
1980 Business Development Manager, KFC Japan
1984 Marketing Director, KFC Japan
1987 Vice President, Pepsi Cola Japan
1988 Managing Director, Company and Franchise Operations, KFC Japan
1993 President CEO, Nike Japan
1995 President CEO, Guerlain KK, a LVMH group company
2001 Executive Committee member, Guerlain SA in Paris, France
2005 Chairman, Guerlain KK
2006 President, YA & Partners Inc.
2008 Principal, Gyro Management School
Active book writer, lecturer for executive management seminars and consultant/advisor and/or board member to several emerging start ups and mid size companies.
Received Ph.D. in Graduate School of Economics from Waseda University. Became a professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University in April 1999 after serving as Associate Professor and Professor at Kokushikan University. Currently, also serves.
as Director of Institute for Transnational Human Resource Management , Waseda Univeristy, President of Japan Society of Human Resources Management and Executive Director of Japan Academy of International Business Studies. His research interests include social policy and human resource management.
Recent publications include A Comparative Analysis of International Human Resource Management (Yuhikaku, 2006); Internal Labour Market and Analysis of Manpower (Waseda University Press 2007); Human Resource Management in Changing China (Hakuto-Shobo, 2011); New Eddition Basics of Human Resource Managementt (Bunshindo, 2013); Development and Evaluation of Global Manager (Waseda University Press 2014)
Born in 1975, founded Cross Media Publishing company in 2005 and Cross Media Marketing company in 2012. As a managing director, handles publication of business books, company marketing, branding support, education, training etc. Graduated in Law from NihonUniversity
After graduating from Oklahoma State University in USA, joined ABeam Consulting, one of biggest consulting firm in Japan (formerly US based company Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu). Handled various projects in the field of global financial support, BPR, and IT for biggest bank in Japan.
Later joined the overseas strategy division of international conglomerate companies and worked as the project manager of cross border M&A, and led the entire post merger integration between Japanese and European companies. Led the BPR projects including implementation system of production, accounting, and sales in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.
Built and managed few companies in Vietnam, founded freecracy Co.,Ltd. in Japan and Vietnam in 2018.
・Certificated Public Accountant of United States