Managing Director of ITOCHU Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
ITOCHU Corporation is one of the leading general trading and investment companies, engaging in domestic trading, import/export, and overseas trading of various products such as textile, machinery, metals, minerals, energy, chemicals, food, information and communications technology, realty, general products, insurance, logistics services, construction, and finance, as well as business investment in Japan and overseas.
And the history dates back to 1858, when the company's founder Chubei Itoh commenced linen trading, and since then, ITOCHU has evolved and grown over 160 years having nowadays approximately 100 bases in 60 countries.
The ITOCHU's history in Malaysia began in 1959, two years after Malaysia gained independence from the United Kingdom and has expanded its business along with Malaysia's growth to the present day.
In the medium-term management plan "Brand-new Deal 2023" announced in May 2021, we have identified two basic policies as qualitative growth strategies: "Achieve business transformation through a shift to market orientation" and "Strengthen our contribution to and involvement in the SDGs through our business activities.
Based on this new plan and with an emphasis on understanding the culture, social values and needs of Malaysia, we will contribute to the creation of sustainable value adapted to the new era.