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Organization Name

ICC Kyoto Public Interest Incorporated Foundation

Established

January 31, 1966

Our mission

The purpose of this organization is to promote international mutual understanding, academics, science, technology, and culture, and contribute to environmental preservation, by appropriately managing and efficiently operating the government-owned conference facility (ICC Kyoto) whose management it is entrusted with based on the Act on Special Measures Concerning the Entrustment of Management of Government-Owned Conference Facilities.

Enterprises

(1) Enterprises to attract and operate international, academic, scientific, and technological conferences organized by the national government or government organizations
(2) Enterprises to promote international exchange and Japanese culture
(3) Enterprises to manage ICC Kyoto facilities
(4) Other enterprises required to accomplish the purpose of the organization

Jurisdiction

Cabinet Office

Location

422 Iwakura Oosagi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto city

Management and operation of facilities

A Government-Owned Property Management Entrustment Contract was concluded between the Japanese government (Ministry of Finance) and Kyoto City, and a Management Re-Entrustment Contract was concluded between Kyoto City and this Public Interest Incorporated Foundation to manage and operate this government-owned facility.

Basic fund at time of establishment

375,950,000 yen

Chairman of the Board

Yasushi Akashi

President

Shunichi Uchida

Past Chairmen

Konosuke Matsushita 1966-1982
Kyonosuke Ibe 1984-1995
Kenji Kawakatsu 1996-2009
Kazuo Inamori 2010-2018 March

Past Presidents

Gizo Takayama 1966-1974
Torao Ushiroku 1975-1985
Masatada Tachibana 1986-1997
Junichi Nakamura 1998-2008
Kishichiro Amae 2009-2012
Hiroo Kinoshita 2012-2018 July

Managing Organization

Board of Directors: 13 Directors, 2 Auditors

As of March 25, 2024

Board of Trustees: 23 Trustees

As of March 25, 2024

Secretariat: 48 employees

As of April 1, 2024

List of Executives and Trustees

Executives

As of March 25, 2024

Executives Name Organization/Position
Chairman Yasushi Akashi Honorary Advisor, International House of Japan
Vice-Chairman Junichi Murata President, Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau
Executive Director Shunichi Uchida President, Kyoto International Conference Center
Director Taeko Uemura President, Kyonan Souko Co., Ltd.
Director Minoru Tsukamoto Secretary general, Kyoto International Conference Center
Director Yoshikata Tsukamoto Chairman of the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Director Takatoshi Nishiwaki Governor of Kyoto Prefecture
Director Ichiro Fujisaki President, The America-Japan Society, INC
Director Eriko Horiki President, Eriko Horiki & Associates Co., Ltd.
Director Atsushi Horiba Chairman & Group CEO, HORIBA, Ltd.
Director Koji Matsui Mayor of Kyoto City
Director Nagahiro Minato President, Kyoto University
Director Juichi Yamagiwa Director-General, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Auditor Hiroshi Hikoso President, Hikoso & Takeuchi Law Office (Attorney)
Auditor Yasushi Kozu President, Kozu Accounting Office (Certified Public Accountant)

13 Directors, 2 Auditors (in Japanese alphabetical order, honorifics omitted)

Trustees

As of March 25, 2024

Executives Name Organization/Position
Trustee Fumiyo Anami Researcher of East Asian History
Trustee Senko Ikenobo Headmaster Designate of Ikenobo
Trustee Hiroyuki Ishige Secretary General, Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition
Trustee Masayuki Inoue President, Japan Educational Exchanges and Services
Trustee Kazuhiro Iwai Provost Executive Vice-President,Kyoto University
Trustee Takashi Uchida President & CEO, KYOKA Kyoto Seika Godo Co., Ltd.
Trustee Yoshio Utsumi Former Secretary General of ITU
Trustee Norikazu Okada Vice-Mayor of Kyoto City
Trustee Kazuo Ogura Advisor, Japan Foundation
Trustee Yasuo Kashihara Honorary Advisor, The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd.
Trustee Atsumi Gamo President, Japan National Tourism Organization
Trustee Toshikazu Kubo President, The Japanese Organization for Education and Certification of Rehabilitation Medicine
Trustee Osamu Saito Former Representative Director, Kyoto Shimbun Holdings Co., Ltd.
Trustee Shinichi Sakai Vice President, Advanced Science, Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO
Trustee Satoshi Seino Chairman, Japan National Tourism Organization
Trustee Masako Sen Chairman, Chado Urasenke Tankokai Federation
Trustee Ryuichi Teshima Diplomatic Journalist, Writer
Trustee Jitsuro Terashima Chairman, Japan Research Institute
Trustee Kazuwa Nakao Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Specially Appointed Professor, Kyoto University Medical Innovation Center
Trustee Shigehiko Hattori Senior Corporate Advisor, Shimadzu Corporation
Trustee Hakaru Hyakushima Professer, Otemon Gakuin University
Trustee Shigeo Hirose Managing Director, Secretary General, Kansai Association of
Corporate Executives
Trustee Nobuyuki Mikimachi Chairman, Omotesenke Domonkai Foundation
Trustee Akihiko Yoshimura Grand Fellow, Japan Real Estate Institute

23 Trustees (in Japanese alphabetical order, honorifics omitted)