Date of Birth - May 18, 1955.
Education - Bachelor’s degree in Commerce Waseda University (Graduated in 1979).
Masayuki Sato has been Chairman and Representative Director since July 2014, following the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Director, serving concurrently as Senior General Manager Corporate Administrative & Financial Affairs Division (July 2012- June 2014).
He joined the Company in April 1979 and had worked in the Financial and Accounting Division consistently through June 2011, except the duration from May 1985 to November 1987, when he was relocated to Kuwait project office.
Through his career path in that Division, he contributed to the work on the corporate accounting, project accounting, merger and acquisition, and risk management etc.
Since July 2011, he, as Managing Director Senior General Manager Corporate Administrative & Financial Affairs Division, has managed Financial and Accounting Division as well as General Affairs Division, composing of Corporate Administration Dept. Public Relations and Investor Relations Dept. Human Resources Dept. Operations Administration Dept. and Management Office of Affiliated companies.
Since July 2012, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Director, carrying over the same responsibility as described above.
Sato was born in Sapporo City, Hokkaido, and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Waseda University (March 1979). He has married and his hobbies are, among others, the tours around ruins and museum.