Masahiko Uotani

President and CEO
Shiseido Co., Ltd.

Date of birth: June 2, 1954
Place of birth: Nara Prefecture

1977 Graduated from Doshisha University, Department of English, Faculty of Letters
1977 Joined the Lion Dentifrice Co., Ltd. (currently Lion Corporation)
1983 Graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York, Graduate School of Business Administration (MBA)
1988 Manager, Citibank, N.A.
1991 Representative Director, Vice President of Kraft Japan Limited (currently Mondelēz Japan Limited)
1994 Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer of Marketing of Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd.
2001 Representative Director, President of Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd. (Global Officer)
2006 Representative Director, Chairman of Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd. (retired in Dec. 2011)
2007 Representative Director and Chief Executive Partner of BrandVision Inc. [incumbent]
2007 Special Adviser of NTT DOCOMO, INC.
2011 Outside Director of ASKUL Corporation
2012 Corporate Advisor of Coca-Cola West Co., Ltd. [incumbent]
2012 Special Advisor of LIXIL Corporation
2012 Director of Citibank Japan Ltd. (part time)
2013 Outside Chief Marketing Advisor of Shiseido
2014 President and CEO of Shiseido
  • Corporate Sponsor
  • KPMG in Japan
  • Sponsor
  • UBS
  • キリン
  • Volvo


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