Kato, Yoshifumi

    Company: Osaka City

    Family Name: Kato

    Given Name: Yoshifumi

    Organization: Keihan Holdings

    Role: Chairman

    IR Stance: Advocate

    Profile: Kato joined Keihan Holdings in 1975 and spent his entire career working his way up the executive ranks of the company. In 2011 he became president and chief executive officer. In a reorganization in May 2019, Kato became the company’s chairman.

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