Tsutomu Tannowa

Job Title President & CEO
Country Japan
Current Employer Mitsui Chemicals

Tsutomu Tannowa was born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan in 1951.
After graduating from Waseda University, he joined Mitsui Toatsu Chemicals (now Mitsui Chemicals) in 1976.  For several years from 1981, he participated in the construction project of a petrochemical complex in Algeria.  In 1998, Tannowa became the Director of the Administration Department of Omuta Works, and in 2000, the Manager of Human Resources at the Head Office.  Following a two year from 2005 as the General Manager of Industrial Chemicals Division, Tannowa became the Executive Officer and General Manager of Human Resources & Employee Relations Division in 2007.  In 2010, he became the Managing Executive Officer and President of the Basic Chemicals Business Sector.  Tannowa was responsible for overseeing all major business operations from 2012, and in 2013, as the Senior Managing Executive Officer, he became one of the moving forces in restructuring the company’s business operations and creating the company’s new Mid-Term Business Plan.  In April 2014, Tannowa was appointed as the President & CEO and Representative Director at Mitsui Chemicals.

In May 2018, he assumed an office of the Chairman of Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA).  Since September 2018, he has been the Chairman of Japan Initiative for Marine Environment (JaIME), dealing with the marine plastic waste issue.

His interests include tennis and the traditional game of Go

 

淡輪 敏(1951年 福岡県生まれ)

 早稲田大学卒業後の1976年、三井東圧化学(現三井化学)入社

1981年より数年、アルジェリアでの石油化学コンビナート建設プロジェクトに参加

1988年より、大牟田工場総務部長、2000年より本社人事部部長職部員

2005年から2年間の工業薬品事業部長を経て、2007年より執行役員人事・労制部長

2010年、常務執行役員基礎化学品事業本部長

2012年、取締役常務執行役員

2014年、代表取締役社長

 

2018年5月、日本化学工業協会の会長に就任。また、同9月より、海洋プラスチック問題対応協議会(JaIME)の会長を務める。

趣味:テニス、囲碁