PROFILE Speakers


Toshifumi Suzuki, Chairman & CEO, Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.

Toshifumi Suzuki

Chairman & CEO
Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.

Born on December 1, 1932 in Nagano Prefecture.



Graduated from Chuo University, Faculty of Economics, BA


Professional Experience:

April 1956
Tokyo Shuppan Hanbai Co., Ltd.(now Tohan Co., Ltd.)
September 1963
Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd.
February 1978
President, Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd.
March 1991
Vice Chairman of the Board, 7-Eleven, Inc.
October 1992
President and CEO, Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd.
Chairman and CEO, Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd., (current)
June 1993
Director, Tohan Co., Ltd.
April 2003
Chairman of the Board, 7-Eleven, Inc., (current)
May 2003
Chairman and CEO, Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd., (current)
September 2005
Chairman and CEO, Seven&i Holdings Co., Ltd., (current)
June 2006
Vice Chairman, Tohan Co., Ltd.
June 2010
Director, Tohan Co., Ltd., (current)



May 1997
Vice Chairman, Japan Federation of Economic Organizations
May 2001
Vice Chairman of the Board of Councillors,
Japan Business Federation
May 2005
Advisor, Japan Business Federation, (current)
May 2002
Director, Chuo University
November 2003
Doctor Honoris Causa, Chuo University
May 2004
Director, Japan Woman's University
November 2005
Chairman, Board of Regents, Chuo University
October 2008
Honorary Trustee, Consultant, Chuo University, (current)
May 2005
Member, The Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunications Network Society



Medals of Honor:

April 1997
Blue Ribbon Medal recipient
August 1999
Dark Blue Ribbon Medal recipient
April 2003
Grand Cordon of the Sacred Treasure
February 2011
Dark Blue Ribbon Medal recipient