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Akira Shibanuma

Akira Shibanuma, Japanese forest products company executive.

Background

  • Shibanuma, Akira was born on July 31, 1926 in Tokyo, Japan. Emigrated to Canada, 1983. Son of Sakae and Hannah (Aoyama) Shibanuma.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tokyo University, 1950.

    Career

    • In charge pulp sales department pulp and paper Mitsubishi Corporation, Tokyo, 1950-1966, assistant general manager Toyko, 1974-1979, general manager Tokyo, 1981-1983. Vice president Mitsubishi Canada Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, 1979-1981. Assistant secretary Crestbrook Forest Industries, Cranbrook, 1967-1973, chairman board, chief executive officer, since 1983.

    Connections

    • Married Kiku Shibanuma Takeda, April 19, 1958. Children: Emi, Naomi, Akemi.
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    Born July 31, 1926
    • 1950
      Tokyo University
    • 1950 - 1966
      In charge pulp sales department pulp and paper Mitsubishi Corporation
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1967 - 1973
      assistant, secretary Crestbrook Forest Industries
      Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
    • 1979 - 1981
      vice president, Mitsubishi Canada Limited
      Vancouver, Washington, United States