Research engineer Japan Optical Industries Company (Nikon), Tokyo, 1952-1953. Research and Development engineer Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., Tokyo, 1953-1971. Senior manager, engineering department F.H.I. Ltd., Tokyo, 1971-1981, deputy general manager Subaru engineering division, 1981-1983, director, deputy general manager, 1983-1987, managing director, general manager Subaru Product Planning and Management division, 1987-1989, senior managing director, general mgr, since 1989, general manager Subaru Engineering division, 1989-1990.
Executive vice president F.H.I. Ltd., 1989-1993. President Subaru Kosan, Ltd., 1993-1997, advisory, since 1997.