Takashi Hata
Takashi Hata
Senior Vice President, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Management Committee Chairman, Africa, Middle East, and India

Mr. Hata joined Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in January 2014. Prior to joining Nissan, he was president and CEO of JATCO. He was also president of SABIC Japan, SABIC Innovative Plastics Japan, and GE Plastics Japan after working at GE in China and Hong Kong. He worked at Nissho Iwai in Germany and Indonesia.

He earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. from Waseda University.

Leveraging Diversity: How to Identify the True Power of Diversity and Make It Work for You

Are you leveraging diversity efficiently? Or are you killing competition and hemorrhaging value?
Are you leveraging diversity efficiently? Or are you killing competition and hemorrhaging value?

Leveraging Diversity (to stay fit in a fast-changing world)

How does an individual build his/her career, or an organization thrive in this fast-changing world that is highly globalized and volatile? According to Takashi Hata, the Management Committee Chairman of Affiliate Companies who previously headed Nissan's emerging markets - Africa, the Middle East and India - an ability to leverage diversity is the key.
How does an individual build his/her career, or an organization thrive in this fast-changing world that is highly globalized and volatile? According to Takashi Hata, the Management Committee Chairman of Affiliate Companies who previously headed Nissan's emerging markets - Africa, the Middle East and India - an ability to leverage diversity is the key.

Building Corporate Culture to Maximize Organizational Capacity

Takashi Hata was hand-picked to transform his company to pursue even further growth in the global market. Here's his strategy.
Takashi Hata was hand-picked to transform his company to pursue even further growth in the global market. Here's his strategy.