Business Administration ChairsProfessorTadao KIKUCHI
Service and Hospitality Program
Hospitality Management, Finance
Practical hospitality corporate management
Graduated from Waseda University, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, MBA (ESSEC, France). After working at Nippon Credit Bank Co., Ltd.(Currently Aozora Bank) and Deutsche Securities, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Royal Holdings Inc. Chairman of Japan Food Service Association (2016-2018).
The biggest challenge for Hospitality industry in Japan is how to remodel its industrial structure in response to declining birthrate and aging population in Japan. The Hospitality industry is an important industry for Japan's future, and I would like to take this opportunity to think about how to achieve sustainable growth of Hospitality industry in this declining population.