CEO Wendel Japan, Associate Director in charge of Development in JapanMr. Makoto Kawada serves as Chief Executive Officer of Wendel Japan and Associate Director in charge of Development in Japan at Wendel SA. He was previously the President and CEO of Basic Capital Management . He had begun his career at Fuji Bank, initially in cross border MA in Tokyo and subsequently in project finance in Tokyo and in London. Mr. Kawada also held positions at the International Finance Corporationrationration, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group in Washington DC, where he worked initially in Syndications and subsequently as Investment Officer in the Oil, Gas Mining department. He returned eventually to Mizuho Securities in Tokyo, where he had been involved in turnaround and private equity fund businesses
MBAKawada graduated in Economics from Waseda University and obtained an MBA from the Wharton School, as well as an MA from the School of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. He is Member of the Coordination Committee.