Katsutoshi Saito

Outside Auditor at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.

Katsutoshi Saito

Katsutoshi Saito

Outside Auditor at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.

Overview
Career Highlights

The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (Investment Portfolio)
Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

251

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

12/06/1943

Age

74

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Chairman at Dai-Ichi Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

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Representative Director, Deputy President at Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.

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President & Representative Director at Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.

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Director & Executive Vice President at Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.

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Director at Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.

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Former Executive Officer at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.

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Former Auditor at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.

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President & Chief Operating Officer at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.

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Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Corporate Officer at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.

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Katsutoshi Saito
Outside Auditor at Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Commerce
Class of 1967

Hitotsubashi University is a national university specialised in the social sciences in Tokyo, Japan. The university has campuses in Kunitachi, Kodaira, and Kanda. Hitotsubashi is considered one of the most prestigious universities and the best in economics and commerce related subjects in Japan, consistently ranking amongst the top universities in Japanese university rankings.It was ranked 25th in the world in 2011 by Mines ParisTech: Professional Ranking World Universities.

Career History
Outside Auditor
Current

Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of food and beverage. It operates through the following segments: Alcoholic Beverages, Soft Drinks, Food, Overseas, and Others. The Alcoholic Beverages segment includes beer-type beverages, shochu, RTD low-alcohol beverages, whisky and spirits, wine, and alcohol-taste beverages. The Soft Drinks segment offers chilled beverages through developing products such as tea-based drinks, coffee, carbonated soft drinks, water, fruit and vegetable drinks, and lactic acid drinks. The Food segment provides confectioneries, pharmaceuticals, supplements, baby products, freeze-dried foods, seasonings and retort-pouch foods. The Overseas segment offers food and beverage overseas. The Others segment involves logistics and other businesses. The company was founded on September 1, 1949 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Senior Managing Director & Representative Director
1967 - 2017

Dai-ichi-IP is a growth-oriented investment manager with a mid- to long-term outlook. They invest assets held in life insurance policies and insurance reserve funds from a prudent perspective and aim at maintaining a stable investment income stream.A large part of the company's assets is invested in fixed-income, complemented by equity, loans and real estate. The majority of the firm's assets are invested in Japan, complemented by foreign investments which are perceived as potentially more profitable.Yen-denominated fixed-income constitutes the core of the firm's portfolio, and includes long-term and super-long-term bonds. Foreign bonds investments are related to a close monitoring of currency exchange rates. For Japanese equity investments, Dai-ichi actively selects sectors and companies with growth potential. Foreign stocks investments are based on a combination of in-house research and external input from independent sell-side firms, and seek to achieve regional as well as investment style diversification.

President
Prior

The Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. provides life insurance and pension products services. Its business domains include the following: Domestic Life Insurance, Overseas Insurance, Asset Management, and Other businesses. The Domestic Life Insurance business covers domestic life insurance, and savings-type products through financial institutions that support asset formation after retirement. The Overseas Insurance business offers life insurance in Vietnam, Australia, Indonesia, India, and Thailand. The Asset Management business participates in the asset management market through affiliates in Japan and overseas. The Other businesses include system-related business, research and study business, and general affairs related business. The company was founded by Tsuneta Yano on September 15, 1902 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Boards & Committees
Outside Director
2013 - Current

Imperial Hotel, Ltd. engages in the management and operations of hotels and restaurants. It operates through the Hotel and Real Estate Leasing business segments. The Hotel segment handles the operations and management of hotels and restaurants. The Real Estate Leasing segment deals with the marketing, management, and leasing of properties. The company was founded by Eiichi Shibusawa and Kihachiro Okura on December 14, 1887 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Member, Board of Corporate Auditors
Current

Tokyu Corp. engages in the railway and real estate businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Transportation, Real Estate, Life Service, Hotel and Resort, and Business Support. The Transportation segment focuses on the bus and railway operations. The Real Estate segment deals with the management, sales, and leasing of real estate and shopping center operations. The Life Service segment includes cable TV, chain store, and department store operations. The Hotel and Resort segment operates domestic and overseas hotels, and golf courses. The Business Support segment covers the advertising and general trading operations. The company was founded on September 2, 1922 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Outside Member, Audit & Supervisory Board
Current

Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of food and beverage. It operates through the following segments: Alcoholic Beverages, Soft Drinks, Food, Overseas, and Others. The Alcoholic Beverages segment includes beer-type beverages, shochu, RTD low-alcohol beverages, whisky and spirits, wine, and alcohol-taste beverages. The Soft Drinks segment offers chilled beverages through developing products such as tea-based drinks, coffee, carbonated soft drinks, water, fruit and vegetable drinks, and lactic acid drinks. The Food segment provides confectioneries, pharmaceuticals, supplements, baby products, freeze-dried foods, seasonings and retort-pouch foods. The Overseas segment offers food and beverage overseas. The Others segment involves logistics and other businesses. The company was founded on September 1, 1949 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.