Yuichiro (Yuchi) Kadowaki
JCB International , SVP, Business Development & Coordination
Yuichiro (Yuchi) Kadowaki is Senior Vice President at JCB International, and his current responsibility is to manage and develop JCB’s payment card issuing business in its core markets of Southeast Asia (Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar) as well as South Asia (India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh), Russia and CIS, where JCB proactively promotes alliances with local schemes, such as NSPK and NPCI. Since he joined JCB in 1993, for over 20 years he has held a number of important positions in global business areas including 6 years in Europe (the U.K. and Spain), and over 5 years in Indonesia as country head. Previously he also served as head of chip infrastructure, responsible for EMV technology based card products, approval process and specifications, and represented JCB on board of managers at EMVCo. Yuchi graduated from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.