Mr. Masaaki Takeda、born 1942 in Tokyo
As a graduate of Economics, Mr. Masaaki Takeda joined the Industrial Bank of Japan(IBJ) in 1966. He was posted to the New York and Chicago Branch offices and spent two tours of duty at the IBJ Head Office in Tokyo. From 1979 to 1981, Mr. Takeda was seconded to the Saudi Investment Banking Corporation, Riyadh Saudi Arabia as the Manager of International Corporate Relations. In 1994, he joined Cosmo Oil Company, Ltd. He served as the General Manager and Director of the International Petroleum and International Marketing Departments before becoming Cosmo Oil’s Managing Director in 1998. In 2003 he became Chairman of Cosmo Trade & Service Co., Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary of Cosmo Oil.
Retired Chairman of the above in June 2007.