Takei is an experienced global business leader with an extensive track record in senior roles in multinational companies, both in Japan and around the globe. He has the unique experience of having interacted effectively both in a Japanese and global corporate environment and is able to explain the needs of successfully operating in Japan in a multinational environment to both Japanese and non-Japanese.
In his corporate career Takei spent over 15 years in Japan chief executive officer roles leading culturally diverse, cross-functional teams to achieve business results as well as driving business integration and organisational change initiatives.
Takei was the President & CEO for Reuters Japan, Prometric Japan, Dun & Bradstreet Japan, IDG Japan and Country Manager, SWIFT Japan. In addition, previous to his CEO role, he established consulting business at Reuters and was responsible for the revenue and relationships of the top Reuters global clients across Asia.
Takei is from Japan and speaks English well. He has lived and worked in London and Japan.
Takei graduated Keio University and holds B.A political science.