Representative Director, Executive Vice President, and Executive Officer
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.
Toshiaki Tanaka is a Representative Director, Executive Vice President, and Executive Officer of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), and provides overall strategic assistance to the President & CEO. He is responsible for Environment & Sustainability Strategy Division, Corporate Marketing Division and Supervisor for Corporate Communication Division. He is taking a role as Chief Environment and Sustainability Officer.
Before assuming his current position, Mr. Tanaka was appointed Senior Managing Executive Officer of MOL in April 2021, Managing Executive Officer in April 2017, Executive Officer of MOL in June 2014, and General Manager of the Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Division in June 2011. Prior to this, he had been made General Manager of Mitsui O.S.K. Bulk Shipping (Europe) Ltd. in London in October 2003, where he was responsible for the Coal and Iron Ore Business in the Atlantic market.
Mr. Tanaka joined Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. in April 1984, and was named as a Manager of the Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Team in the Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Division in June 1999. He possesses extensive professional experience in the Dry Bulk Business.
Mr. Tanaka graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University, in March 1984.