Appointed to the Board of IHH Healthcare Berhad (IHH) in April 2022, Mr Takeshi Akutsu is the Managing Officer & Chief Operating Officer of Wellness Business Unit at Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) in its Tokyo Headquarters.

Mr Akutsu has over 30 years of working experience in Mitsui mainly engaged in consumer related business such as fashion industry and service business sector. Between April 2020 to March 2022, he served as the Managing Officer, General Manager of Corporate Planning and Strategy Division of Mitsui responsible for the conglomerate’s strategic and business planning. Prior to that, he served as General Manager in the Planning & Administrative Division for Innovation & Corporate Development unit and Consumer & Healthcare unit. In the Planning & Administrative Division, he managed various administrative functions to new projects (initial screening, due diligence, project formation, post-merger integration, etc.) and reinforcement of earning power / productivity improvement to existing projects.

Between 2007 to 2009, he was seconded to Recruit Co., Ltd., a Japanese listed Media and Human Capital service company, and served as a Director in its Business Development office.

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Waseda University, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Present Directorship(s)

  • Nil


  • Does not have any family relationships with any directors and / or major shareholders of the Company.
  • Does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.
  • Does not have any convictions for offences within the past five years other than for traffic offences, if any.
Takeshi Akutsu

Takeshi Akutsu

Non-Independent, Non-Executive 

Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Nationality: Japanese
Gender: Male
Age: 56
Date of Appointment: 1 April 2022
Length of Service: 1 year (As at 31 March 2023)
Date of Last Re-election: 31 May 2022