Appointed to the Board of IHH Healthcare Berhad (IHH) in 2019, Mr Takeshi Saito was an alternate director to Mr Satoshi Tanaka and Mr Koji Nagatomi, during their tenure as Directors of IHH between June 2015 and March 2019. He also serves on the Boards of a few IHH subsidiaries. Mr Saito currently serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MBK Healthcare Management Pte Ltd (MHM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) based in Singapore, which manages the healthcare assets within the portfolio of Mitsui.

Preceding his appointment as CEO of MHM, he served as General Manager of Healthcare Business 1st Department in Healthcare Business Division of Mitsui. In 2017, he was an Executive Assistant to a Representative Director and Executive Vice President of Mitsui. Between 2015 and 2016, he was the General Manager of the Provider Network Department, Medical Healthcare Business Division 1, Consumer Service Business Unit of Mitsui and also sat on the Board and Executive Committee of Parkway Pantai Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IHH, as an alternate director. In 2011, Mr Saito was seconded to Parkway Group Healthcare as Vice President of Strategic Planning, following his appointment as Director of the Medical Healthcare Business Department at Mitsui, where he led the investment in IHH.

Prior to this in 2007, Mr Saito was appointed Manager of the Strategic Planning/Business Development Department of the Life Science Division at Mitsui, which subsequently became the Medical Healthcare Division in 2008.

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)

  • Bachelor of Political Science, Keio University, Japan
  • Master of Business Administration, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

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 Saito

Takeshi Saito

Non-Independent, Non-Executive
Member of the Steering Committee, Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Nationality: Japanese
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Date of Appointment: 28 March 2019
Length of Service: 3 years (As at 1 April 2022)
Date of Last Re-election: 28 May 2021