Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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Chair Merit E. Janow
Vice Chair Alan S. MacDonald
Vice Chair Masatoshi Komoriya
President & CEO Joshua W. Walker, Ph.D.
Secretary Susan J. Onuma


 

Gerald L. Curtis*
Burgess Professor of Political Science
Columbia University

Ariel J. Deckelbaum
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP

Richard A. Drucker
Partner
Cornell Capital LLC

Bradley Edmister
Partner
Hogan Lovells

Louis J. Forster
General Partner
Green Visor Capital

Hiroshi Fujikawa
SVP and General Manager of Corporate Development Division
Itochu International Inc.

Carol Gluck*
George Sansom Professor of History
Columbia University

Kenzo Hakuta
CEO, Founder and Director
Kenzo Digital Media, LLC

Yosuke Honjo
President & CEO
ITO EN (North America) INC.

Keishi Hotsuki
Senior Advisor
Morgan Stanley

Merit E. Janow*
Dean Emerita, School of International & Public Affairs
Professor of Practice, International Economic Law & International Affairs
Columbia University

Eri Kakuta*
Partner
PJT Partners

Robert A. Karr
Principal
Joho Capital, LLC

Satoshi Kawamura
President & CEO
Nomura Holding America Inc.

Tetsuo Kawate
President & CEO
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)

Mark Khalil
President
Sony Corporation of America

Linda Kirkpatrick
President, America
Mastercard

Masahiro Koike
Managing Executive Officer
Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. Deputy CEO
Tokio Marine North America, Inc.

Masatoshi Komoriya*
Executive Chairman of the Board
MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation

Gary Kozlowski*
Partner, Global Financial Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Alan S. MacDonald*
Chief Client Officer,
Vice Chairman
Citibank, N.A.

Keiji Machida
Chairman & CEO
Daiwa Capital Markets America Holdings Inc.

Jun Makihara*
Shuji Matsuura
Chairman & CEO
Mizuho Americas

Theodore Miller
President & CEO
Empire Entertainment Japan
President & CEO
Iroco Design Japan

Thomas K. Montag

Gary Moriwaki
Partner
Windels Marx

Satoru Murase*
Partner
Mayer Brown LLP

Toby S. Myerson*
Chairman & CEO
Longsight Strategic Advisors LLC

James Nash
President & CEO
AIG Japan Holdings KK

Tatsuo Okazaki
Vice President, Government Affairs
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Hirofumi (Hiro) Otsuka*
Senior Managing Executive Officer, SMBC Americas
CEO, Americas Division, and President and CEO, SMBC Americas Holdings, Inc.

Joseph R. Perella*
Chairman Emeritus
Perella Weinberg Partners

Douglas L. Peterson*
President & CEO
S&P Global

Richard N. Shaak
President
STARR INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.

David Snoddy*
Founder & Managing Partner
Nezu Asia Capital Management

Joshua N. Solomon
Principal
New York City Department of Education

Yuji Sugimoto
Partner
Co Head Asia Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity Japan LLC

Yoshiteru (Terry) Suzuki*
President & CEO
ORIX Corporation USA

Gary M. Talarico*
Adjunct Professor
School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University

Donald J. Toumey
Partner
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Sayu Ueno
President & CEO
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.

Tomonori (Tom) Wada
President & CEO
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

Joshua W. Walker, Ph.D.*
President & CEO
Japan Society
(Ex officio)

Adam F. Weissenberg
Vice Chairman, Chief Global Officer
Audit & Assurance; Asia Pacific Leader,
US Global Office
Deloitte US

Kevin Willsey
Global Chairman – Investment Banking
JP Morgan & Co.

Michael A. Zarcone
Chairman, MetLife Foundation
Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Affairs
MetLife


President Emeritus

Motoatsu Sakurai
Japan Society


Secretary

Susan J. Onuma
Partner
Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP


Senior Advisor

Frederick H. Katayama
Executive Vice President
U.S.-Japan Council

Kazuo Koshi
Advisor to the President
MUFG Bank, Ltd.

Justin A. Rockefeller
Addepar.com
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
The ImPact


Honorary Directors

Mikio Mori
Ambassador & Consul General of Japan in New York
Consulate General of Japan

J. Thomas Schieffer
Founder & CEO
Envoy International LLC


Life Directors

Maurice R. Greenberg

Chairman & CEO
C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.

Richard S. Lanier
President Emeritus
Asian Cultural Council

Deryck C. Maughan

Henry A. McKinnell, Jr.

Chairman
Accordia Global Health Foundation
Former Chairman of the Board & CEO
Pfizer Inc


*Denotes member of the Executive Committee