Masayoshi Matsumoto President and CEO Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd
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.
Matsumoto San frequently posts updates regarding the progress of the Sumitomo Electric group to his Blog: http://global-sei.com/president_blog/