Corporate Officers

Seishiro Sekimoto, Board Chairman Seishiro Sekimoto,
Board Chairman
Areas of Expertise:
Management innovation support, marketing, and business in Asia
Business Category Specialization:
Cosmetics, pharmaceutical, beauty, and wholesale trade

Regional Experience:
Entire ASEAN area and Northeast Asia
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant, Japan Business Law Examination Grade 3, and the Official Business Skill Test in Book-Keeping Grade 2
Jun Sugiura, President & CEO Jun Sugiura,
President & CEO
Areas of Expertise:



Management diagnosis, new business development, production & quality management, kaizen (improvement), chemical substance management, international business alliances
Business Category Specialization:
Manufacturing, construction, and education

Regional Experience:
United States, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Iran, and Singapore
Qualifications:
METI Registered Management Consultant
Masayuki Matsumura, Executive Vice-president Masayuki Matsumura,
Executive Vice-president
Areas of Expertise:

Financial counseling, corporate revitalization, management strategy, and overseas aid
Business Category Specialization:
Manufacturing and IT-related enterprises

Regional Experience:
China, Vietnam, Russia, and Uzbekistan
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant (mining ), Associate Turnaround Professional, and Registered Real-estate Broker
Yuji Oyama, Board member Yuji Oyama,
Board member
Areas of Expertise:


Business management, production management, quality management, kaizen (improvement), human resources and labor management, and human resource development
Business Category Specialization:
Metal product manufacturing and chemical

Regional Experience:
Europe, South America, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Far East Russia
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant, Qualified Energy Manager, and Enamel Processing Professional
Masaya Nakano, Board member Masaya Nakano,
Board member
Areas of Expertise:

Overseas development assistance, business planning, international cooperation, and policy and market research
Business Category Specialization:
Manufacturing, venture companies, and energy

Regional Experience:

Vietnam, Cambodia, and other ASEAN countries, India, Iran, and Brazil and other Latin American countries
Qualifications:
METI Registered Management Consultant
Koji Yo, Board member Koji Yo,
Board member
Areas of Expertise:
Manufacturing site improvement and quality management
Business Category Specialization:
Auto parts and plastic molding

Regional Experience:
Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia, Russia, and Mexico
Qualifications:
METI Registered Management Consultant
Hideichi Tokuhisa, Auditor Hideichi Tokuhisa,
Auditor
Areas of Expertise:

Management strategy, international business, and executive coaching
Business Category Specialization:
Distribution , retail trade, wholesale trade, catering, and service
Regional Experience:
Hong Kong, China, Brazil, and United States
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant, PHP Institute Certified Business Coach, and Hong Kong Trade Development Council Advisor
Hideyuki Ezaki, Director Hideyuki Ezaki,
Director
Areas of Expertise:

Market research, human resource development, productivity improvement, and risk management
Business Category Specialization:
Vegetable and fruit processing , game software development , ceramics, and leather manufacturing
Regional Experience:

Four African countries, five Asian countries, and three Central American countries
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant and First-Class Salesperson
Mizuho Shiina, Director Mizuho Shiina,
Director
Areas of Expertise:

Management strategy, business management, and business improvement
Business Category Specialization:
Healthcare

Regional Experience:

United States, Mongolia, Africa, South America, and Central Asia
Qualifications:
METI Registered Management Consultant and pharmacist
Chizu Hara, Director Chizu Hara,
Director
Areas of Expertise:
Financial management, management accounting, management strategies
Business Category Specialization:
Service and venture companies

Regional Experience:
East Timor and Indonesia
Qualifications:
METI Registered Management Consultant
Ichiro Furuno, Director Ichiro Furuno,
Director
Areas of Expertise:

Management strategy, business management, financial management, and overseas expansion
Business Category Specialization:
Manufacturing and wholesale

Regional Experience:

United States, China, Thailand and other Southeast Asian countrie
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant and Agricultural Management Advisor
Junichiro Motoyama, Director Junichiro Motoyama,
Director
Areas of Expertise:

Overseas (trade and investment), support business revitalization, succession, commercialization research, human resource development
Business Category Specialization:
Construction, food, and professional service

Regional Experience:

Bangladesh, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Cambodia
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant, trade adviser, MBA, and Ph.D., PMP
Tetsuo Yasui, Director Tetsuo Yasui,
Director
Areas of Expertise:

Management strategy, human resources and organizational management, logistics, and internationalization, and others
Business Category Specialization:
Distribution, international logistics, distribution and logistics, and other services
Regional Experience:

Bangladesh, Central Asia, ASEAN, China (Dong’e County), Australia, and the United States
Qualifications:
METI Registered Management Consultant
Mamoru Yoshimura, Director Mamoru Yoshimura,
Director
Areas of Expertise:

Management, product development, production management, and quality management
Business Category Specialization:
Manufacturing

Regional Experience:
Central Asia, Europe, Thailand, Paraguay, and Africa
Qualifications:

METI Registered Management Consultant and Associate Turnaround Professional
Makoto Kono, Special mission Adviser Makoto Kono,
Special mission Adviser
Areas of Expertise:

Management strategy, product development and technology management, production management, and marketing
Business Category Specialization:
Manufacturing and IT vendors

Regional Experience:

United States, Europe, Vietnam, China, Russia, Thailand, and the Philippines
Qualifications:
METI Registered Management Consultant, IT coordinator, and e-BAT facilitator
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