Hiroyuki Kato, B.A.
Mr. Kato was appointed as a director in November 2018. He is Mitsui & Co., Ltd’s nominated non-independent director. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Safety, Health, Environment, Community & Sustainability Committee. Mr. Kato started his business career in the iron ore division of Mitsui, where he gained considerable experience relating to the mining industry, which became the backbone of his long career at Mitsui. After completing two assignments in New York, and attending MIT Sloan School of Management, Mr. Kato held various positions in Mitsui’s oil and gas divisions. Since June 2018, he has been a Counsellor to Mitsui.