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Takeshi Niinami

Mr. Takeshi Niinami has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lawson Inc. since May 2002 and serves as its Group Chief Executive Officer of International Group.


  • In 1981, started career as a professional in sweetener products, Mitsubishi Corp. In1995, founded Sodex Corporation (now LEOC Co.), a medical food service joint venture between Mitsubishi and Sodexho in France. Later, initiated Lawson Project Management Dept and Food Service Business Dept, Mitsubishi. 2002, joined Lawson and appointed President and CEO. Vice-Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Executives (JACE) and Chairperson of its Committee on Agriculture Reforms. Member, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation). Executive Director, Japan Franchise Association (JFA). Chairman, Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business, World Economic Forum.
Takeshi Niinami
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Born 1960
(age 57)
  • 2002
    Chief Executive Officer, President, Representative Director and Group Chief, Lawson Inc
  • 2006
    Executive Director, Access Company, Ltd
  • 2010
    Outside Director, Member of Nominating Committee and Member of Compensation Committee, ORIX Corporation


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