Chancellor's Profile


Name:        Akira Uehara
Date of Birth:    April 5, 1941
Place of Birth:     Tokyo
Current address:   Nakano, Tokyo


CAREER HISTORY

  • June, 2015 Chairman of Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (present)
  • June, 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co., Ltd. (present) *
  • October, 2011 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co., Ltd. *
  • June, 1982 President of Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. *
  • April, 1977 Joined Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • April, 1966 Joined NEC Corporation
  • * Representative Board Member

EDUCATION

  • 1966 Graduated from Faculty of Economics, Keio University
  • 1964 - 1965 The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College
  • 1964 Graduated from Missouri Valley College
RECENT ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS
Chairman of the Japan Self-Medication Industry (May 1997 – April 2001)
Chairman of WSMI (World Self-Medication Industry) (June 1999 – November 2002)
Chairperson of Japan Federation of Self-Medication Industries (July 2011 – May 2016)
Chairperson of Asia-Pacific Self-Medication Industry (October 2016 – October 2018 )
President of the Uehara Memorial Foundation (May 2013 – present )
Councilor of Josai University Educational Corporation (January 1979 – March 2023)
Trustee of Josai University Educational Corporation (January 1979 – March 2025)
Chancellor of Josai University Educational Corporation (September 2017 – March 2025)
Councilor of Seikei University (March 1988 – March 2023)
Chairman of the Council of Seikei University (March 2002 – March 2012)
Trustee of Seikei University (March 1998 – March 2021)
Councilor of Keio University (November 1990 – October 2022)
Trustee of Keio University (November 2006 – October 2022)

Chancellor Akira Uehara

Josai University
Educational Corporation
Chancellor Akira Uehara