Senior Adviser
Yoichiro Furuse
Partners
Yuji Kato | Masahito Kurokawa | Keiichi Inoue

Senior Adviser

Yoichiro Furuse

Current Position

  • 2014 – Senior Adviser, East Investment Capital KK
  • 2010 – Board director, Global Logistic Properties Limited
  • 2007 – Board director, Nitto Denko Corporation
  • 2006 – Senior Adviser, Permira Advisers KK
  • Chairman: Genki Agricultural Development Association
  • Board member: Child development research institute

Career

  • 2003 – VP and Representative Director, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
  • 1996 – Senior Managing Director, Mazda Motor Corporation
  • 1993 – Managing Director, The Sumitomo Bank, Limited
  • 1964 – Joined The Sumitomo Bank, Limited

Education

  • MBA, Kellogg School of Northwestern University
  • LLB, Osaka University

Partners

Yuji Kato

Current Position

  • East Investment Capital KK (Jan. 2014- Current)
    Managing Partner
  • Andmowa KK (Oct. 2015-Current)
    Board member

Career

  • Permira (July 2006-Dec 2013)
    • Head of Japan since Dec 2010
  • GE Healthcare (Oct. 2002 to July 2006)
    • Head of the Asia team based in Tokyo and Beijing
  • Merrill Lynch London, UK (Mar. 2001-Dec. 2001)
  • Morgan Stanley Tokyo, Japan (Jul. 1998-Mar. 2001)
  • OECD, Paris, France (Seconded by government, 1993-1996)
  • Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Japan(1990-1993)

Education

  • Yale School of Management, Connecticut, USA – MBA 1998
    • Fulbright Scholar
  • Kyoto University – BA, Economics 1990,
  • Kyoto University – BA, Science (Physics) 1988

Masahito Kurokawa

Current Position

  • East Investment Capital KK (Jan. 2014- Current)
    Managing Partner
  • Andmowa KK (Oct. 2014-Current)
    Board member

Career

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (Since April 1991)

Education

  • Seikei University – BA, Economics 1991

Keiichi Inoue

Current Position

  • East Investment Capital GP KK
    Partner
  • GoMiles K.K. (May 2017 - Current)
    Representative Director

Career

  • Permira Advisers (Mar. 2010-Apr. 2017)
  • CVC Asia Pacific (Oct. 2007-Dec. 2009)
  • Morgan Stanely (Oct. 2006-Sep. 2007)
  • Ernst & Young TAS (Jul. 2004-Sep. 2006)

Education

  • California State University: BS, Finance (2004)