Koji Nagasaka has been employed for most of his career by Itochu Corporation, the world’s 17th largest company, where he was involved in the agricultural and logistics industries. His management experience includes work in its soybean/oilseeds/grain marketing, air cargo handling and hotel and real estate business. He has also worked with Cargill Inc., where he was stationed in several different cities, including Central City, Nebraska. Most recently, he served as deputy secretary general for Itochu Alumni Association, a nonprofit organization serving retired employees of Itochu Corporation.
Today, Mr. Nagasaka is the Executive Director of Nebraska Center Tokyo. The new office will serve as a hub for Nebraska’s international business operations, including the recruitment and expansion of Japanese-owned companies, agricultural market expansion, and the cultivation of multinational partnerships for economic growth. The Center will be available as a public work and meeting space to business partners and Nebraskans visiting abroad for economic development purposes.
Nagasaka will lead a team working to promote the State’s products and services, connect Nebraska businesses with Japanese business owners, and participate in Japanese trade shows. The office will also conduct market research and help develop marketing campaigns.
Nebraska Center – Japan •11th Floor, 5-80 Onoe-cho Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0015
Tel: 81-45-319-6611 · Fax: 81-45-319-6633