Company Leadership

Directors

Akira Sasaki

Representative Director and Chairman

Akira Sasaki joined Fujita Kanko Inc. in 1970 and has dedicated his entire career to hospitality. He has experience in multiple aspects of the business and has built an outstanding track record as a hotelier. Starting with Washington Hotel Asahikawa in 1998, he has served as General Manager of several Fujita Kanko properties, including Niigata Washington Hotel, Yokohama Washington Hotel and Sapporo Washington Hotel (currently Hotel Gracery Sapporo). He has constantly been appointed to several senior management positions with increasing responsibilities. Sasaki was appointed Deputy CEO and COO of the Chinzanso and Taiko-en Business Group in March 2013. He was appointed Chairman of Fujita Kanko Inc. on March 26, 2015.

Akira Segawa

Representative Director and President
Executive Officer and President

Akira Segawa was appointed as President and CEO of Fujita Kanko Inc. in March 2013. Before joining Fujita Kanko Inc., Segawa built a successful career in the banking sector for over 30 years. His responsibility for restructuring and rebuilding multiple businesses across different business sectors provided him with a broad range of management skills and insights. In 2010, Segawa joined Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd., the largest shareholder of Fujita Kanko Inc., and became Vice President of Fujita Kanko Inc. in Oct. 2012.

Takeaki Yamada

Managing Director
Managing Executive Officer
Manager, Personnel Group

Terumi Tsuzuki

Director
Managing Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer, Luxury & Banquet Business Group

Tatsuhiro Makino

Managing Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer, Resort Business Group

Akira Kitahara

Director
Managing Executive Officer Chief Operating Officer, WHG Business Group
In charge of International Group

Yoshihiro Ise

Director
Executive Officer
Manager, Planning Group

Takashi Wakuri

Director
Executive Officer
Manager, Administrative Group

Rieko Zanma

Outside Director

Yuko Mitsuya

Outside Director

Auditors

Kazuo Nakasone

Full-Time Auditor

Masato Yoshihara

Full-Time Auditor

Izuru Yoshii

Outside Auditor

Jiro Kawanishi

Outside Auditor

Executive Officers (details omitted for Directors)

Akira Segawa

Takeaki Yamada

Terumi Tsuzuki

Tatsuhiro Makino

Akira Kitahara

Yoshihiro Ise

Takashi Wakuri

Koichi Urashima

Executive Officer
In charge of Food and Beverage Service
Guidance Division, Personnel Group

Takuya Warashina

Executive Officer
General Manager, Information Systems Office,
Planning Group

Kazuhiro Kaga

Executive Officer
Executive Chef
In charge of Food and Beverage Service
Guidance Division, Personnel Group

Masatoshi Nakamura

Executive Officer
Representative Director and President, Taiko-en Inc.
General Manager, Taiko-en

Yukiharu Fujita

Executive Officer
General Manager, Tokyo Bay Ariake
Washington Hotel

Tetsu Motomura

Executive Officer
General Manager, Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo

Kenji Murakami

Executive Officer
Supervising General Manager, WHG Shinjuku
Manager, WHG Shinjuku Control Center

Michio Murakami

Executive Officer
Manager, International Group
In charge of Customer Sales