President, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Ryoichi Ueda assumed his post as president of NHK on January 25th, 2017, after serving as NHK’s member of the Board of Governors and the Audit Committee for 4 years since 2013.
In 1973 Ueda started his career at Mitsubishi Corporation (MC). From 2008 he served as Executive Vice President of MC for the Americas, then in 2009 appointed as CFO and Representative Director of the Board of Directors of MC. From 2010 to 2013, he served as Senior Executive Vice President. In 2013 he resigned from MC to join NHK.
Born in 1949, he graduated from Hitotsubashi University’s Faculty of Law, and holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He is married and has three daughters.