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Chemicals executive

Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, Japanese chemicals executive.

Background

Kobayashi, Yoshimitsu was born on November 18, 1946 in Yamanashi, Japan.

Education

Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Science, University Tokyo, 1971. Student in Radiation Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1972. Student in Radiation Physics, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy, 1973.

Doctor of Philosophy in Radiation Physics, University Tokyo, 1975.

Career

With Control Research Laboratory Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (formerly Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Corporation), Tokyo, 1974, group manager optical storage information storage products department Information and Electronics Company, 1994, general manager information storage products department Information and Electronics Company, president Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Limited company, 1996, associate director, general manager recording media department Information and Electronics Company, 2001, Chief Executive Officer Mitsubishi Kagaku Media/Verbatim Group, 2001—2003, executive officer, 2003, managing executive officer, chief technical officer, 2005—2006, president, Chief Executive Officer Mitsubishi Chemical Group Science and Technology Research Center, Inc., 2005—2006, chairman Mitsubishi Kagaku Institute Life Sciences, 2006, representative director, board member, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 2007. Board member Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, since 2006, representative director, board member, president, since 2007.