Masao Kumori, MBE, President & CEO, KWBS
A founder of KWBS Marketing & Trading Co., Ltd. Was the territorial manager of the UK Government Agency ONE NorthEast, aimed to deliver inward investment, B2B alliance and R&D collaboration, until May 2011. Since started working in 1988, he achieved 279 projects including 177 FDI projects (Capex: ￡4.83 bn, Creation of New & Safeguarded Jobs: 11,067 & 12,807 jobs) in North East England. Awarded Honorary Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Honorary MBE) from Her Majesty Queens Elizabeth II for contribution in this field in October 2012. Graduated from BSBA-Mkt at University of San Francisco in 1984.
25 October 2012: M. Kumori, CEO of KWBS - Awarded Honorary MBE at the British Embassy in Tokyo, Japan; please refer to the slide show below.