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CEO

Shohei Naito

Fascinated by agriculture through his trip across Japan on a bicycle in his high school years Graduate of Keio Univ. Also studied for one year at U of Illinois, Department of Agriculture Shohei joined Mckinsey & Co. where he has drawn up mid-term strategies for agri organizations

COO

Reiji Nagata

Raised in Tokyo until he moved to the US at the age of nine where he spent six years Graduate of Keio Univ. Also studied for one year at U of British Columbia, Department of Law Reiji joined Nomura Securities, Invest Banking Division where he has advised clients in several M&A transactions

Procurement Manager

Shuto Kawai

Born and raised in Shizuoka until he moved to Tokyo for high school Graduate of Keio Univ. Joined Slogan, Inc., an IT venture, where he was a sales representative

Packing House Manager

Kenichi Todokoro

Graduate of Keio Univ. Also studied for one year at Queen's U, School of Business. An admirer of agriculture since his experience working at farms in Brazil and Argentina in his university years Kenichi joined Sumitomo Corp. and participates in study sessions of farming businesses while being involved in investment projects of mines

Overseas Agri Dept.

Wuyang Zhou

Born and raised in China until the age of 8, then moved to Tokyo Graduate of Keio Univ., also studied one year at UC Santa Barbara, Department of Art History Joined Mitsui & Co., Ltd where he has managed over 100 IT projects

New Business Dept. Manager

Junya Kobayashi

Born in Chiba and moved to Portugal at the age of two where he spent three years.Then, he moved to England and spent two years until he came back to Japan at the age of seven. Graduate of Keio Univ. Joined Mizuho Bank where he was in charge of medium-sized company.

Overseas Sales Dept. Country manager (Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Philipipinese, Malaysia)

Takahiro Shibata

Studied 1 year at Tsinghua Univ. International Relations Department, in China during University Graduate of Sophia Univ., Tokyo. Joined Nihon Agri, Inc. after his business on consulting for foreigner's business and real estate in Tokyo

Domestic Agri Dept. Manager

Satoshi Kishida

Born in Hyogo Graduate of Keio Univ. Studied for 1 year at American Univesity. Joined Temona, Inc. and worked as Business Developer Founded Pastry&co inc, and Joined Nihon Agri, Inc.

Overseas Sales Dept. Country manager (Thailand)

Sheng Wei

Born in China, raised in Japan since age of six Graduate of University of Tokyo Joined McKinsey & Co. and supported various global companies for three years

Overseas Sales Dept. (Thailand)

Akira Uchida

Graduate of ICU. Joines Nihon Agri, Inc. after he worked at K-Line.

Overseas Sales Dept. Manager

Takanori Iitsuka

Graduate of Keio Univ. Also studied at McGill Univ. for 1 year. Joined Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan. Also worked at Australian Embassy Tokyo (Austrade).

Business Operation Dept. Manager

Akihiro Nakatsuka

Graduate of Tokyo Univ. Joined Nihon Agri, Inc. after he worked at Mitsui Corp. for 5 years.

HR Dept. Manager

Shogo Akimoto

He joined Mckinsey after his graduation of the University of Tokyo. After he experienced several projects in mainly manufacturing industry, he joind Mabuchi Motor, in charge of M&A/ business strategy plannning and HR/ organizational strategy. Mar. 19 he has become a member of Nihon Agri, Inc.

Overseas Sales Dept. (Indonesia)

Saki Ehara

She studied at Institut Pertanian Bogor Univ. at Indonesia. Indonesian, English and Japanese trilingual.

Packing house Dept.

Takuya Fujimoto

Graduate of Kobe Univ. Joined Nihon Agri, Inc after he worked at Kuragi Co., Ltd.

Domestic Agri, Dept.

Kazuki Arima

Graduate of Hirosaki Univ. New graduate

Overseas Dept. (Philippines)

Daigo Tatara

He was born and raised in Shizuoka prefecture. Studied at Washinton University for 1 year. Joined Mitsubishi Shokuhin and worked as B to B sales in the food industry.

Overseas Agri, Dept.

Shunsuke Hatanaka

Graduate of Keio Univ. He traveled the length of Africa, 6,500km by bicycle when he was at the age of 21. Joined Nihon Agri, Inc. after he worked at Hokuyo Bank.

Marketing Dept. Manager

Taku Matsuda

Representative of Matsuda Taku Marketing Design Company. Previously provided marketing advisory services to Calbi, KEWPIE, and other major companies. He joined Nihon Agri, Inc. as a marketing adviser.

Marketing Dept.

Kohei Matsumoto

Graduate of Keio Univ. Joined Nihon Agri, Inc. after he worked HSBC where he engaged in M&A team.

Overseas Sales Dept. (Thailand)

Marina Ogino

She studied at Chulalongkorn Univ. for 1 year. Thai, English and Japanese trilingual.

Outside Director

Kohei Matsumoto

Director at Oisix Ra Daichi (ORD). In charge of new business development, business capital alliances, venture capital investment, M&A, etc.

Sourcing / Hong Kong, Taiwan Team

Kohki Shigematsu

Graduate of Keio University. Also studied at UCSB for 1year. Previously worked at Tokio Marine Insurance Ltd.

Outside Director

Minoru Moriya

Representative of Minoru Moriya Jimusho. Provided advice to numerous start ups through direct investment and by being a board member as an expert in new business creation. Was a part of the start up team of multiple startups such as Raksul.

Thailand Team

Pannarasri "Tang" Saengjakara

Graduated from Chiangmai Mai University in Thailand with a BA in Food Science Technology. Also obtained a MA in International Marketing at University of Birmingham in UK. Previosly worked at Tesco in Thailand as technologist for import fruits.

Thailand Team

Poonnapha "Gap" Aramraattanachai

Graduated from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University with a BA. Previously worked at Hiroshima Bank Bangkok representative office as secretary.

Accounting Department

Ryo Mizoe

Graduate of Keio University. Joined Industrial Growth Platform Inc. Also worked at Sevenrich Tax Accounting Firm.

Founders Associate

Yasuko Katagiri

Graduate of UC San Diego with a Masters in International Affairs. Joined Citigroup after graduation as an Investment Banking analyst

Marketing Team

Sasaki Eri

Graduate of University of Tokyo. Studied abroad in Paris during college years. Joined McKinsey & Co after graduation

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