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Obara Shigeru

Obara Shigeru, Japanese trading company executive. Certified architectural engineer. Director Human Being and Environment, Tokyo, since 1992.

Background

  • Shigeru, Obara was born on July 10, 1944 in Esashi, Iwate, Japan. Son of Kiichi and Michiyo (Fujii) O.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1968.

    Career

    • Manager Nippon Light Metal Company, Tokyo, 1968-1977. General manager Shin Nikkei Corporation, 1977-1989. Chief Executive Officer Blixon Corporation, since 1990, All Season Corporation, Tokyo, since 1995.

      Consultant Carter Holt Harvey, Auckland, New Zealand, 1992-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified architectural engineer.

    Membership

    Director Human Being and Environment, Tokyo, since 1992.

    Personality

    Interests

    Drawing pictures, baseball, golf, travel, movies.

    Connections

    • Married Keiko Nishida, October 9, 1970. Children, Ichiro, Ayako, Masako.
    • father: Kiichi O.
    • mother: Michiyo (Fujii) O.
    • spouse: Keiko Nishida
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    Born July 10, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Waseda University
    • 1968 - 1977
      Manager, Nippon Light Metal Company
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1977 - 1989
      general manager, Shin Nikkei Corporation
    • 1990
      Chief Executive Officer, Blixon Corporation
    • 1995
      Chief Executive Officer, Blixon Corporation
      Tokyo, Japan