Yoshiaki Fujimori

President & CEO
LIXIL Group Corporation

Born: 1951

Mr. Fujimori is President and CEO of LIXIL Group Corporation since August 2011. LIXIL Group is a leading global building materials and housing equipment company with$15 billion in revenue. Major overseas subsidiaries include Permasteelisa S.p.A, American Standard Asia Pacific, American Standard Brands (ASB) and Grohe Group.

Mr. Fujimori also serves as an external director of Tokyo Electric Power Company. He is a vice chairman of Keizai Doyukai, a major business federation, and leads its committee on the promotion of EPAs/FTAs.

Prior to joining LIXIL Group, Mr. Fujimori worked 25 years at GE, where he was Senior Vice President and a member of the Corporate Executive Council. He served as CEO of various Asian and global business divisions including Medical Systems, Plastics, Capital and Chairman of GE Japan.

Prior to joining GE, Mr. Fujimori worked for Nissho Iwai Corporation (now Sojitz) for 10 years.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tokyo and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon Graduate School of Business, where he serves as a lifetime member of the Board of Trustees.

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