WTO DIRECTOR-GENERAL: PANEL ON DEFINING THE FUTURE OF TRADE

Biography: Yoshiaki FUJIMORI

President and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation and LIXIL Corporation



Mr. Fujimori became President and CEO of JS Group Corporation (now LIXIL Group Corporation) in August 2011. LIXIL Group is a leading company of housing and building material company operating globally with $20 Billion in revenue. Major overseas subsidiaries include Permasteelisa S.p.A and American Standard Asia Pacific.

Mr.Fujimori also serves as the Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated. He is a Vice Chairman of Keizai Doyukai and leads the Committee on the promotion of EPAs/FTAs.

Prior to joining the LIXIL Group, Mr. Fujimori worked for 25 years at GE where he was Senior Vice President and member of the Corporate Executive Council. He served as president and CEO of various business divisions including Medical Systems Asia and GE Plastics, GE Capital Asia and Chairman of GE Japan. Prior to joining GE he worked for Nissho Iwai Corporation (now Sojitz) for 10 years.

He holds a bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering from University of Tokyo and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon Graduate School of Business.


Fujimori Yoshiak