Keiichi Iwata

Job Title President
Country Japan
Current Employer Sumitomo Chemical

He joined Sumitomo Chemical Industry (now Sumitomo Chemical) in 1982. He spent most of his career in corporate planning and new business development. He was also engaged in management of Specialty Chemical business including Energy & Functional Materials and IT-related Chemicals. He was appointed as Executive Officer in 2010, Managing Executive Officer in 2013, Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer in 2018 and Representative Director & President in 2019.

 

1982年に住友化学工業㈱(現住友化学㈱)に入社。

経済企画庁やベルギー駐在への出向等の経験も経ながら、主に経営計画の策定や新規事業の企画・立ち上げに従事、情報電子化学やエネルギー・機能材料などのスペシャリティケミカルの事業運営にも携わる。2010年執行役員、2013年常務執行役員、2018年専務執行役員、同年代表取締役専務執行役員、2019年より代表取締役社長に就任。