Kanematsu Corporation began business in 1889 as a pioneer in trade between Japan and Australia. Over the years, Kanematsu has expanded its businesses into many areas, and is today a company with a strong global presence. Even now, we continue to seek new business opportunities through our domestic and overseas networks, to provide our customers with useful products and services in a broad array of areas, centering on Electronics & IT, Foods & Foodstuff, Iron & Steel, Machinery & Plant, Environment & Materials.
The world has changed beyond recognition over the past 120 years. Kanematsu, too, has always been prepared to transform its business model so that it can keep pace with the times. Nonetheless, the pioneering spirit, originality and proactive ingenuity of founder Fusajiro Kanematsu ? always bold and unflinching in taking on new business challenges, and constantly anticipating trends ? remain the guiding principles of Kanematsu Corporation. We will continue to advance step by step toward the creation of a sustainable society, by recognizing our stakeholders in our corporate activities, providing products and services that customers and the community want and need, and responding to the constant changes to society and the economic environment.
We will also persist in our efforts to remain of value to society, by seeking to coexist and grow with our customers. We look forward to your continued understanding and support.
Chairman Toshihiro Kashizawa
President Masayuki Shimojima
Senior Managing Director Kazuo Shigemoto
Managing Director Tetsuro Murao
Director Fumihiko Nashimoto
Director Hirokazu Tamura
Director Takashi Gunji
Director Morihiro Toida
Director Hideo Kazusa
Director Tetsuya Kaneko
Corporate Auditor Yoshiro Niiro
Corporate Auditor Kenji Irie
Corporate Auditor Yonosuke Yamada
Corporate Auditor Yutaka Hirai