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Minoru Ben Makihara

Minoru Ben Makihara, British, Japanese diversified corporation executive. Recipient Harvard medal, 2004, Asia Society Washington Center Leadership award, 2005. Member of Trilateral Communications Japan, North America Europe (member executive committee), Keidanren Japan Federation of Economic Organization (vice chairman), Japan United States Business Council.

Background

  • Makihara, Minoru Ben was born on January 12, 1930 in London.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1954.

    Career

    • With Mitsubishi Corporation, Tokyo, 1956-1959, London, 1959-1967, with Marine Products department Tokyo, 1967-1970, deputy general manager, 1976-1980, general manager Marine Products department, 1980-1983, general manager marketing and coordination department, 1983-1985, board directors, 1986-1988, managing director, 1988-1990, senior managing director, 1990-1992, president, chairman, 1992-1998, since 1998. With, then general manager Mitsubishi International Corporation, Seattle, 1970-1971, vice president, general manager, 1980-1983, general manager Washington, 1971-1976, executive vice president, general manager, 1985-1986, president New York City, 1987-1990, chairman, 1990-1992. President Mitsubishi Corporation, Tokyo, 1992—1998, chairman, 1998, senior corporation advisory, 2004.

      Senior advisory group Minister Finance Japan. International advisory council Allianz AG, Coca-Cola Company, J.P. Morgan Chase & Company. Asia Pacific advisory committee New York Stock Exchange.

      Chairman's council DaimlerChrysler AG. Board directors International Business Machines Corporation, 1997—2003, since 2004.

    Membership

    Member of Trilateral Communications Japan, North America Europe (member executive committee), Keidanren Japan Federation of Economic Organization (vice chairman), Japan United States Business Council.
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    Born January 12, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Harvard University
    • 1956 - 1959
      With Mitsubishi Corporation
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1959 - 1967
      With Mitsubishi Corporation
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1967 - 1970
      With Mitsubishi Corporation
    • 1992 - 1998
      president, Mitsubishi Corporation
      Tokyo, Japan
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