KKR makes senior Japan appointment

The private equity firm hires Yoshiharu Fukuhara from the Shiseido founding family as senior adviser.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts KKR has appointed Yoshiharu Fukuhara as a senior adviser in Japan.

Fukuhara has extensive Japanese corporate experience gained through a career at Shiseido, the Tokyo-based manufacturer of luxury cosmetics, make-up, skin care and fragrances. He is the grandson of Shiseido founder Arinobu Fukuhara and joined Shiseido in 1953. Fukuhara was appointed president and CEO in 1987 and then chairman of the board of directors in 1997. He took up his current role of honorary chairman in 2001....

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