Personal History of Hisashi Furuichi

Hisashi Furuichi
Hisashi Furuichi

Chairman, PRIMIX Corporation

Chairman and CEO, PRIMIX Shanghai Corporation
Chairman and CEO, PRIMIX/YUNSUNG Corporation
Company owner, FEAST International Inc.
Chairman and CEO, Food Education Framework Research Institute
Director, Medical Corporation Seimeikai Ikeda Hospital


Education and Training

1982 Graduated with B.S. in Education, Waseda University, Tokyo
1987 Obtained Associates Degree in Food and Management, and Sanitation Certificate from Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York

Professional Experience

1982 Joined TK Food Machinery (currently FMI, Inc.) and handled marketing of food machinery.
1983 Joined Tomlinson Industries as food machinery marketing trainee
1984 Audited courses in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management, Michigan State University, Michigan
1985 Kitchen trainee at Trump's Restaurant, Beverly Hills, California
1986 Entered The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York
1987 Graduated with The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York
1988 Joined WDI as cost accountant.
1990 Helped establish Tred Associates (currently Ajinomoto Communications Inc.), a restaurant consulting subsidiary of Ajinomoto Co., Inc.; was responsible for all activities in Culinary and Marketing Divisions.
1995 Established Feast International Inc. To President & CEO, Feast International Inc.
2001 Assumed position of Statutory Auditor of Tokushu Kika Kogyo (currently PRIMIX Corporation)
Assumed position of President of Tokushu Giken Co., Ltd.
2002 Assumed position of Director of Tokushu Kika Kogyo (currently PRIMIX Corporation)
2003 Assumed position of President of TK Mix Tech
2004 Assumed position of President of Tokushu Kika Kogyo (currently PRIMIX Corporation)
Assumed position of Chairman and CEO of Shanghai TK Primix Inc (currently PRIMIX Shanghai Corporation)
2012 Assumed position of Statutory Auditor of Akagiya Securities Co., Ltd.
Established PRIMIX/YUNSUNG Corporation to Chairman & CEO, PRIMIX/YUNSUNG Corporation
2014 Assumed position of Director of Medical Corporation Seimeikai Ikeda Hospital
2017 Established Food Education Framework Research Institute (FEFRI). To Chairman & CEO, Food Education Framework Research Institute.
2020 Assumed position of Chairman of PRIMIX Corporation

Qualifications

Food and Management Sanitation Certificate (CIA)
Sake (Rice Wine) Sommelier
Certified Kitchen Designer
Japan Quality Award Council Authorized Self-Assessor

Educator Experience

Lecturer, Department of Management, Asia University (1993 - 2001)
Lecturer, Musashino Culinary School (1999 - 2001)
Lecturer, Japan Food Coordinator School (1993 - 2001)

Lectures by Hisashi Furuichi

2006 Joint Cranfield University and Kobe University Program; Tour of PRIMIX. (September)
2007 Osaka City Industrial Management Association's 5th Annual Human Resource Development Seminar; Tour of PRIMIX. (February)
Joint Cranfield University and Kobe University Program; Tour of PRIMIX. (June)
The Japan Food Machinery Manufacturers' Association’s 23rd Annual Japan Conference; Tour of PRIMIX. (November)
2008 Training and Support Project for Indian Manufacturing Industrial Management; Tour of PRIMIX. (June)
KPC Medium-scale Corporations "Management School" sponsored by the Kansai Productivity Center. (October)
2010 Management Innovation Forum 2010 sponsored by the Kansai Productivity Center. (March)
Ibaraki Pref. Management Quality Meeting, March Regular Meeting. (March)
Kansai Quality Award Meeting Management Innovation Forum 2010 (May)
Iue Juku; Tour of PRIMIX. (June)
Mie Pref. Management Quality Meeting, July Regular Meeting. (July)
Specified Nonprofit Corporation 16 year old work school Project. (July)
Shikoku Management Quality Meeting, Seminar on Implementation of Best Practices, 2nd Regular Meeting. (August)
Balanced Scorecard Conference 2010. (November)
2011 Kyoto Management Quality Meeting, 5th Open Seminar on Introduction to Management Quality. (January)
Management Quality Monitoring Board sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Asian Productivity Organization; Tour of PRIMIX. (September)
2012 Fukuoka Pref. Assembly Office, Special committee to Study Measures for the Economy and Employment; Tour of PRIMIX. (January)
Kyoto Industrial Association Small and Medium-scale Corporation Tours, August Regular Meeting; Tour of PRIMIX. (August)
Flagship Branding Forum sponsored by Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (August)
Chubu Productivity Center 2012 Management Quality Training Seminar (September)
Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry Management Innovation Training Seminar; Tour of PRIMIX. (November)
Association for Rational Administration (Osaka) Inc. TEC November Regular Meeting Special Committee to KN Meeting (November)
Kyoto Industrial Association 7th TQM Forum (November)
2013 Public Interest Incorporated Associations Kyoto Industrial Association ; Tour of PRIMIX. (February)
Nara Pref. Small and Micro Enterprises Support Center Seminar (March)
Michigan State University Business and Culture in Japan Study Abroad Program ; Tour of PRIMIX. (May)
Awaji City Society of Commerce and Industry Industrial Subcommittee Workshop (August)
Public Interest Incorporated Associations Kyoto Industrial Association Women's Association for Good Manufacturing ; Tour of PRIMIX. (October)
2014 Michigan State University Business and Culture in Japan Study Abroad Program ; Tour of PRIMIX. (May)
Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry Exchange Program (October)
2015 Michigan State University Business and Culture in Japan Study Abroad Program ; Tour of PRIMIX. (May)
Kansai Productivity Center Study Groups ; Tour of PRIMIX. (October)
Resona Research Institute Co., Ltd. Seminar ; Tour of PRIMIX. (October)
The 121st Industrial Location Workshop (November)
2016 Michigan State University Business and Culture in Japan Study Abroad Program ; Tour of PRIMIX. (May)
Western Japan Productivity Meeting 2016 (July)
Shikoku Management Quality Meeting ; Tour of PRIMIX. (September)
Hiroshima Eastern Machinery ;& Metal Industrial Cooperative ; Tour of PRIMIX. (October)
International Science Club of Osaka ; Tour of PRIMIX. (October)
Awaji Shinkin Bank Awashin Business Club ; Tour of PRIMIX. (November)
2017 Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. ; Tour of PRIMIX. (March)
Kansai Mizuho Management Study Group ; Tour of PRIMIX. (October)
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Human Resources Development Center ; Tour of PRIMIX. (November)
2018 Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Human Resources Development Center ; Tour of PRIMIX. (June)
Osaka Shoko Chukin Bank Youth Association ; Tour of PRIMIX. (September)
The Minato Bank, Ltd. and University of Hyogo Cooperation course, Regional company strategy and management. (October)
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Human Resources Development Center ; Tour of PRIMIX. (November)
2019 Osaka Lumber Industry Development Co-op. ; Tour of PRIMIX. (March)
Resona Bank, Limited. ; Tour of PRIMIX. (March)
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Human Resources Development Center ; Tour of PRIMIX. (June)
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Human Resources Development Center ; Tour of PRIMIX. (November)
2020 Graduate School of Urban Management, Osaka City University Urban Business Course Workshop. (January)
Aomori Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Starting a business and Business succession Seminar. (August)
2021 Osaka Waseda Club, 3rd Regular Meeting. (February)
Semba Economy Club, 469th Early morning Lecture. (March)
Semba Economy Club ; Tour of PRIMIX. (July)
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. ; Tour of PRIMIX. (July)
Awaji City Board of Education, Awaji Hometown Learning Workshop. (August)
Nippon Omni-Management Association, Management Philosophy School. (September)
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