U.S.-Japan Strategic Alliance
January 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree – $20
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About the Event
Mr. Keijiro ‘Kent’ Hora, CEO & President, Mitsubishi Electric US, and Chief Representative of the America’s Region will share his personal and professional perspective on raising a family overseas and the challenges and opportunities that come from blending differing work styles of the Japanese and American workforce. Mr. Hora’s career at Mitsubishi Electric spans multiple leadership assignments in the United States, Hong Kong and Japan across several industries. He will also address the growing importance of the U.S. – Japan strategic alliance and how Mitsubishi Electric is contributing to this key global partnership.
About the Speaker
Keijiro “Kent” Hora is the chief representative of the Americas Region for Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and the president and chief executive officer for Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. In his role as chief representative of the Americas, Mr. Hora provides key leadership and business development for North and Latin American markets in alignment with global strategic goals.
He is responsible for the financial operations of more than 50 locations throughout North America, including several manufacturing facilities in the United States that produce a diverse range of building systems, energy and transportation products. Mr. Hora has been a leader in the operational and manufacturing sector for more than three decades and brings expertise in industrial technology, strategic business development and marketing, particularly in Asian and North American markets. He has served in several overseas assignments throughout Asia and the United States and began his career with Mitsubishi Electric in 1981.
Mr. Hora is a graduate of Kumamoto University and holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering. He was born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Special thanks to Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.
1/14/2021 6:00 PM
1/14/2021 7:00 PM
Blending Differing Work Styles and the Growing Importance of The U.S.-Japan Strategic Alliance