Kenichi Hori

President and Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui & Co.

Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, March 1984 MBA in Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, June 1990 Kenichi Hori has more than 37 years of professional and managerial experience with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. He has managed a number of Mitsui’s chemicals operations earlier in his career including its animal and nutrition operation in North America, and moved on to manage various corporate development projects of Mitsui in the areas of healthcare and other service businesses on a global scale. He has also managed Mitsui’s financial businesses in the Americas as well as its global commodity trading businesses. His headquarter role includes strategic planning and resource allocation pertaining to Mitsui’s global portfolio. He also served as the investor relations officer of Mitsui. In 2014, he became the managing officer in charge of Mitsui’s corporate planning and strategy, and had been instrumental in developing Mitsui’s overall portfolio strategies. He then managed Mitsui’s Nutrition & Agriculture Business Unit as its Chief Operating Officer. Since April 2018, he has been a member of Mitsui’s Executive Committee. He was appointed as a Representative Director in the general shareholders meeting in June 2018 and was responsible for Mitsui’s chemicals, agriculture, food, retail, and corporate development units. He also served as the chairman of the Mitsui’s Portfolio Committee through March 2021. He was appointed as President & CEO in April, 2021 and serves that role today. A native of Japan, he had been stationed in the United States for a total of 11 years based on several assignments for Mitsui.



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