December 15, 2016,09:00 +0900(JST) Top Executive Conference of China

Last month, I attended the Top Executive Conference of the Americas in Silicon Valley (California), confirming to me again the steady step toward the globalization of our group. The other day, as I did last year, I also attended the Top Executive Conference of China, which was held in Huizhou City, Guangdong Province.

Together with attendees of the conference
Together with attendees of the conference

The conference drew top executives from 52 group companies, including those in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The event featured a presentation of the final report on action learning in order to analyze common problems in the Chinese market and to solve them. Containing a Q&A session, the presentation was held in a very exciting atmosphere. Various problems were discussed in detail, leading to the extension of the conference time.

The conference revealed problems commonly found in the group companies, including HR synergy, additional value that would serve as the basis for continuous development, and enhancement of their brand power to expand markets. At the conference, it was decided that the group companies would take specific measures while cooperating closely with headquarters.

Even though there are differences between the U.S. and China in terms of geography and culture, there are many points in common, making all the attendees aware of the increasing globalization.

Together with staff of Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products (Shenzhen), Ltd., which I visited after the conference
Together with staff of Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products (Shenzhen), Ltd., which I visited after the conference

SUMITOMO ELECTRIC President CEO Masayoshi Matsumoto

Born in 1944 in Hyogo Prefecture, Masayoshi Matsumoto joined Sumitomo Electric in 1967. After serving as General Manager of Chubu District Office, Managing Director and Senior Managing Director, he assumed office of President and CEO in June 2004.

His leisure activities include jogging, reading and art appreciation. Also a seasoned athlete, he played baseball in junior high school and practiced judo in senior high school. In university, he threw the javelin competitively and participated in all-Japan inter-university competitions.

Recent posts

Comments

Archives

2017

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

About This Blog

RSS

This blog delivers updated information in an XML-based content delivery format (RSS). Get the URL into your RSS reader or RSS compatible browser.

Corporate Profile Video
Sumitomo Electric Channel