As President and Chief Executive Officer of i.JTB, led the sales of travel products, which are provided through the JTB website and information devices operated by convenience store companies, and the running of “Rurubu Travel” – a domestic accommodation reservation website. Furthermore, as JTB Operating Officer, which is a role taken on from June 2014 on top of the role as President and Representative Director, was responsible for the promotion of online sales in the JTB group.
Started work at Japan Travel Bureau (presently JTB) in 1981. After spending time at offices including the Tachikawa branch and the Metropolitan Area operations headquarters, became the Omiya Branch Manager in 2001. Following this, took on the role of Overseas Travel Specialist Manager at the Shinjuku branch, and became director at i.JTB in 2007. Has been in present role since October 2008.
Hobby is rugby, having participated actively at high school and at university. Still runs 100km every month.
President & CEO, i.JTB Corp.