100 Inspirational Alumni, Business Beyond Usual

Gary Saji | "Inspirational 100" Alumnus


 Nobutada Gary Saji, MBA 1971
A Modern-Day Renaissance Man Leads a Socially Responsible Multinational Corporation

Gary SajiAs Chairman of the Board of Suntory Holdings Limited, Nobutata (Gary) Saji has directed the Tokyo-based alcoholic, nonalcoholic beverage and food products conglomerate 's growth and diversification into health foods, food services and flowers, making Suntory a multi-faceted corporate group. Under Saji's leadership Suntory has expanded its operations abroad, with a notable focus on the burgeoning Chinese market. The company retains a focus on social responsibility, with a corporate philosophy "In Harmony with People and Nature." Suntory is also a corporate patron of the arts, operating  the Suntory Museum of Art and Suntory Hall for classical music  in Tokyo,  in addition to a number of cultural and social programs across Japan.