Kosuke Takechi has joined our Board as of October 5, 2023. Currently holding the position of Managing Executive Officer and serving as the Regional CEO for the Americas, as well as the Regional COO for North & Central Americas at Marubeni, he also holds the role of President and CEO of Marubeni America Corporation. Prior to this, Mr. Takechi served as an Executive Officer and held the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Aerospace & Ship Division from April 2018 to March 2022.
Mr. Takechi's academic background includes a bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Law at Keio University in Tokyo. With over three decades of experience within Marubeni's Aerospace & Ship Division, Mr. Takechi brings a wealth of expertise to the Board, particularly in the areas of operational management, strategic planning, and financial matters relevant to the aviation industry.