Mitsui & Co. is one of the world’s most diversified trading, investment and services enterprises. Mitsui manages a global portfolio of businesses in sectors including mineral & metal resources, energy, infrastructure, machinery, steel, chemicals, food resources & products, and consumer services.
Former Mitsui started its involvement in the Australian economy as far back as Australia’s federation.
Mr. Takebe has a 30+ year career with Mitsui, mainly in trading, investment and development of coal, iron ore, non-ferrous metals, and LNG, and was a former COO of Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit in Tokyo HQ.
His overseas assignments have taken him to New York, London, and mostly recently Jakarta where he served as President & CEO of P.T. Mitsui Indonesia.
Mr. Takebe graduated from Tohoku University, Japan majoring in law.