Senior Adviser, Chairman of Japan
Yoichiro is a Senior Adviser to Permira and Chairman of Japan, based in Permira’s Tokyo office.
Prior to becoming a Senior Adviser to Permira in 2007, Yoichiro held a number of management positions in leading Japanese companies, including Executive Vice President and CFO at Sanyo Electric and Senior Managing Director at Mazda Motor
He also spent 32 years at Sumitomo Bank and served as a member of the Board. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board at Sushiro, Non-executive Director at Nitto Denko and Global Logistic Properties (Singapore), Senior Adviser at Lincoln International and as President of Genki Nougyou Kaihatsu Kiko, an incorporated non-profit organisation.
Yoichiro has a degree in Law from Osaka University, Japan and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA.