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diversified corporation executive

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

Membership

Chairman Conference on United States Affairs. President Japan-Columbia Committee for the Keidanren (Japan Federation of Economics Orgns.). Member Executive Committee Trilateral Comm.

(Japan, NAm., Europe). Chairman Japan United States Business Council.