Business Seminar: “Improving Company Profitability through the Promotion of Structural Reforms”

Speaker Profile:  Graduated from Aoyama Gakuin University, Faculty of Business Administration.  In April 1973, Mr. Akabori joined Nissan Motors.  In 1979, he graduated from the University of Illinois-Graduate School of Business, with a MBA.  In 1989, he was appointed District Sales Manager for Nissan North America, and in 1997, he was transferred to Nissan Forklift North America located in Chicago, where he served as President.  From 2005 to 2009 he served as President of JATCO USA.  And finally, starting 2009, he has served as President and CEO of TNC Automotive Inc., Pan Pacific Nissan Richmond & Surrey.

On November 10th, 2011, a crowd of over 110 attendees gathered to hear Mr. Akabori’s presentation.  With his wealth of experience and knowledge, the crowd that had gathered eagerly listened on as the CEO & President of Pan Pacific Nissan spoke on a diverse range of subjects from management theories to personal hobbies.

Co-Hosted By:   Japan-Canada Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Business Association of Vancouver (Konwakai), Vancouver Japanese Business Association (Kiyukai)

Date: Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Location:  The Listel Hotel

Speaker:  Masaaki Akabori (CEO & President), Pan Pacific Nissan Richmond & Surrey