President/Director General, Keidanren
Masakazu Kubota has been Director General of Keidanren since June 2014. Prior to the current position, he exercised the charge of Senior Managing Director from May 2009 and Managing Director from May 2006.
He has spent all his professional career at Keidanren. Since April 1976, he has exercised several executive charges and senior positions such as Financial Affairs Department, Chairman's Office, Industrial Policy Department, Coordination & Administration Group, International Economic Affairs Bureau, General Administration Bureau and Economic Policy Bureau.
He graduated from the Department of Economics at the University of Tokyo.