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Atsushi Horiba, Japanese company executive. Recipient L'Ordre National du Mérite, Officier Republic of France, 1998.

Background

Horiba, Atsushi was born on February 5, 1948 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Masao and Mikiko Horiba.

Education

Degree in Science of Physics, Konan University, Kobe, Japan, 1971. Degree in Electrical Engineering, University California, Irvine, 1975. Degree in Electronics Engineering, University California, Irvine, 1977.

Career

With Olson-Horiba, Inc., Irvine, 1971-1972, Horiba, Ltd., Kyoto, 1972, Horiba International Corporation, Irvine, 1972-1973, Horiba Instruments Inc., Irvine, 1973-1977. Manager Horiba, Ltd., Kyoto, 1977-1981, general manager, 1981-1982, director, 1982-1988, senior managing director, 1988-1992, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 1992.

Membership

Tourist ambassador Kyoto City Government. Member Council for the Grand Vision of Kyoto. Director Kyoto Municipal Foundation for Promotion of Adult Education.

Member Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (board member since 1998), Kyoto Association Corporation Executives, Japan-Southern United States Association, Japan PRofl. Football League (chairman Kyoto Purple Sanga cheering group since 1996), Kyoto Morning Rotary Club (charter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Yachting, golf, tennis, skiiing.

Connections

Married Yoshimi Nishimura, March 31, 1974. Children: Mika, Dan.

father:
Masao Horiba

mother:
Mikiko Horiba

spouse:
Yoshimi Nishimura

child:
Mika Horiba

child:
Dan Horiba