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Kōzuki

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Kagemasa Kozuki was born on November 12, 1940. He graduated Kansai University in March 1966 with a Bachelor of Economics and at age of 28 he founded Konami in Osaka, Japan in 1969 as a jukebox rental and repair business. He is the current chairman, CEO and President of Konami and, as of April 1 2011, Corporate Officer.

As of May 2008, Kagemasa is the 34th richest person in Japan with an estimated personal net worth of $790 million.

Background

Kagemasa Kozuki´s Awards :

In 1992 August: Medal of Honor with Dark Blue Ribbon

In 1993 October: Trade and Industry Minister's Prize (Personal Award for Special Contribution to the Advancement of Informatization)

In 1996 May: Person of Cultural Merit to Hyogo Prefecture

In 1998 March: Honorary Doctorate from Osaka Electro-Communication University

In 2006 November: Medal of Honor with Blue Ribbon

In 2011 January: Medal of Honor with Dark Blue Ribbon

In 2011 March: Honorary Doctorate from University of Nevada - Las Vegas

In 2011 November: Order of the Rising Sun, 3rd Class

The Chairman of the company KONAMI CORPORATION Kagemasa Kozuki was awarded the Queen Victoria Commemorative Medal by the Europe Business Assembly (EBA) on 2013, March 5th

Education

He graduated Kansai University in March 1966 with a Bachelor of Economics.

Career

On March 21, 1969, Kagemasa Kozuki (current chairman) founded a jukebox rental/repair business in Toyonaka, Osaka.

On March 19, 1973, Kozuki transformed the business into Konami Industry Co., Ltd. and began work on manufacturing "amusement machines" for arcades.

From June 1987 Representative Director and Chairman of the Board

From June 1994 Representative Director and Chairman of the Board, President

From June 2012 Representative Director and Chairman of the Board (to present)

Connections

business partner:
Takuya Kozuki - Japan - President , Representative Director, President
Takuya Kozuki - business partner of Kagemasa Kozuki

In June 2012 Representative Director, President KONAMI CORPORATION (to present)

business partner:
Kimihiko Higashio - Japan - director

In June 2012 Director KONAMI CORPORATION (to present)

business partner:
Noriaki Yamaguchi - Japan - Director and Advisor
Noriaki Yamaguchi - business partner of Kagemasa Kozuki

In June 2011 Director and Advisor KONAMI CORPORATION (to present)

business partner:
Akira Gemma - Japan - advisor

In April 2013 Advisor, SHISEDO Co., Ltd.(to present)

business partner:
Nobuaki Usui - Japan - advisor

In June 2011 Advisor, The Japan Research Institute, Limited

business partner:
Setsuo Tanaka - Japan - President

In June 2006 President, Japan Automobile Federation

business partner:
Hisamitsu Arai - Japan - President

In June 2007 President, Tokyo Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co., Ltd. (to present)