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Leader Database

Nobumasa Ishiai


President and CEO, ABLIC Inc. Senior Managing Executive Officer, MinebeaMitsumi Inc. (Parent Company of ABLIC)

Company Name



Social Media:

Twitter account:         ABLIC Inc. / ABLIC Europe GmbH / ABLIC USA Inc.

Facebook:                  ABLIC Inc. / ABLIC Europe GmbH / ABLIC USA Inc.

Linked In:                   ABLIC Inc. / ABLIC Europe GmbH / ABLIC USA Inc.

YouTube:                    ABLIC Inc.

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Background / Biography:


Graduated from Keio University in Business and Commerce Kaisei High School



June 2021 -Present                   Minebeamitsumi Inc.

July 2022                                 Senior Managing Executive Officer,

Head of Semiconductor Div.

January 2018 - Present             ABLIC Inc.

President and CEO

January 2016 - January 2018     SII Semiconductor Corporation


March 2011 - January 2016       Cabot Corporation

June 2012                     Vice President

Managing Direcor, Cabot North Asia

President and Representative Director, Cabot Japan K.K.

Chief Representative, Cabot Specialty Chemicals, Inc.

(March 2013 Chairman and Representative Director, Cabot Norit Japan Co., Ltd.)                   

May 2011                     Mangaing Director, Cabot North Asia

President and Representative Director, Cabot Japan K.K.

Chief Representative, Cabot Specialty Chemicals, Inc.

March 2011                  General Manager, Cabot Japan K.K.

General Manager North Asia

June 2005 - March 2011           Arysta Life Science Corporation

March 2008                  Senior Executive Officer

CEO for Japan, Asia and Life Science Business Group (Tokyo, Japan)

(January 2007 President, Japan, Asia and Life Science Business Group)           

June 2005         Executive Officer, Global Head, Life Science Business Unit

October 2002 - June 2005                     Invensys Plc.

Invensys Climate Controls Asia Pacific

October 2002               Senior Vice President

President & CEO, Ranco Japan Limited

Board of Director, Dencei Lambda

January 1993 - October 2002                General Electric (GE)

2001                            President & COO, GE Polymer Land, Japan Ltd.

(1999- in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A./2000-2002- in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.)                

Global Account Director, GE Plastics U.S.A.

Global Marketing Director, GE Plastics U.S.A.

January 1993    Manager, Corporate Marketing, GE International Inc. (Japan)

September 1986 - January 1993            Bayer Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan & Leverkusen, Germany)

September 1986            Genreal Manager - Sales & Marketing Engineering Plastics

Synthetic Rubbers, Urethane Elastomer

April 1978 - September 1986                Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan & Bombay, India)

Manager, Overseas Operations in Plant & Engineering Group

Areas of Expertise

Business leader for full phase of financial improvement

Hands on - Corporate management

Change agent

Global marketing and Sales, Communication

Strategic planning and Execution

Cross functional and Cross-cultural leadership

What have ben the main lessons you have learned in your career and how do you implement them in your management?

How to motivate people and develop efficient relation with the key stake holders around the company since people in the company and support from the key stake holders are only the way to make change happened

Professional accomplishments

Successful completion of the full tern key project in India (1983  -1986) (Sumitomo Heavy Industries)

Quickest launching the automotive application development (1991-1993) (Bayer)

Appraised global marketing leadership (1999-2002)(General Electric)

Quick turnaround across the Asia (2003-2005)(Invensys)

Maximized financial KPI and successful completion of exit plan with PE fund  (2008-2011) (Arysta Life Science)

Accomplishment of top share in Japan (2014-2016) (Cabot)

Successful transformation of the analog semiconductor Japan based company to be global role model and increasing corporate value (2018 – present) (ABLIC)

Enabling DBJ to exit and successful PMI with MinebeaMitsumi(2018-present) (ABLIC)


Ex-GE executives

Jack Welch: learned passion of the leaders(“Be crazy enough”)

Nani Beccalli:Self-confidence(“Be yourself”)

Jeff Immelt: Leadership training (“Go to Crotonville” )

Ex-CEO of Cabot

Patric Prevost: “Safety is the most important factor”

Goals as president

To be endless, however under the limited time, translation of the essence of success to the next generation to make the company be better.


Live life with humility, warmth and gratitude