Boeing Institute of International Business and the Japan American Society of St. Louis Present: U.S. Relations and Japan's Role in Asia
The John Cook School of Business will welcome the former Ambassador of Japan to Brazil, His Excellency Ken Shimanouchi and his team of Japan panelists on Tuesday, July 15 for a special presentation, “U.S. Relations and Japan’s Role in Asia.”
The Japan panelists include:
- Takao Kawasaki - Senior Consultant, Japan Inter-Cultural Consulting and Former President, Asian Business Unit of Pilkington.
- Masanori Okuda – A former Banker, his career with the Bank of Tokyo Group includes 21 years of overseas assignments, including Sydney, Los Angeles, Karachi, Guam and San Francisco.
- Akio Shiokawa - former employee of Marubeni Corporation. During his 40 year career with Marubeni, he developed marine products in Alaska for export to Japan and spent 14 years in Seattle.
- Ryoko Yoshioka - Former teacher. She graduated from Tsuda College founded by a woman educational pioneer, Umeko Tsuda who came to the U.S. at six years old in 1871.
The event will begin at 3 p.m. with a sushi and networking reception to follow. This program is organized by the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan and co-sponsored by the Japan American Society of St. Louis and the Boeing Institute of International Business.
About the Boeing Institute of International Business
The Boeing Institute of International Business was launched in 1984, marking the Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business as a pioneer in international business education. For 30 years, the Institute has offered academic and professional programs to create skilled future global leaders, strengthen the competencies of current business professionals, and advance the field’s research base. The undergraduate and graduate international business programs continue to be ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report. For more information about the Boeing Institute of International Business, visit: biib.slu.edu.View All News