Bachelor Economics, Tokyo University, 1968. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1974.
Managing director Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd., Tokyo, 1998—1999, Hokuetsu Paper Mills, Ltd., Tokyo, 1999—2002, senior managing director, 2002—2005. President Nittochi Architects and Engineers Limited company, since 2005. Auditor Daifuku Limited company, since 2006.
Director Nikko Cordial Corporation, since 2007.
Married Reiko Rimbara, May 6, 1976. 1 child Emiko.