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About Ichigo

 

Ichigo Asset Management, Ltd. is regulated by the Japanese Ministry of Finance and Financial Services Agency, and was a day-one signatory of Japan's Stewardship Code. We are a member of the Japan Investment Advisers Association and a corporate member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan. A brief biography of Scott Callon, the Chief Executive Officer, follows.

 

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Scott Callon
Chief Executive Officer

 

 

On behalf of Ichigo, Callon is currently Chairman of Ichigo (2337), a Japanese real estate owner/operator and solar power producer that is the sponsor of Ichigo Office REIT (8975), Ichigo Hotel REIT (3463), and Ichigo Green (9282) and the operator of over thirty solar power plants across Japan. He is also a board member of Chiyoda (8185), Japan’s largest shoe retailer.

Callon has served on a number of Japanese government bodies, including the Financial Services Agency (FSA) Council of Experts that drafted Japan’s Corporate Governance Code and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Competitiveness and Incentive Structures for Sustainable Growth Project (“Ito Review”). He is a board member of the Japan Corporate Governance Network; one of three judges for the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s annual Corporate Value Improvement Award, awarded to Japan’s top company in corporate value creation; and a member of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives (Keizai Doyukai).

Previously, Head of Equities, Morgan Stanley Japan; Chairman of the Foreign Securities Council of the Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA); and Chief Executive Officer of PCA Asset Management of the UK Prudential Group.

Author of Divided Sun: MITI and the Breakdown of Japanese High-Tech Industrial Policy, 1975-1993, winner of the Arisawa Prize.

A.B., Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 1986 (summa cum laude) and Ph.D., Political Science, Stanford University.

 

Forbes - JapanVoice

Scott Callon: How An American Corporate Governance Specialist Takes A Zen Approach To Investing In Japan

 

Charitable Giving

We believe that companies exist to serve society, and are proud to contribute to a number of charitable organizations that are making a positive difference in people's lives:

Association of Families of Victims Kidnapped by North Korea

College Women's Association of Japan (CWAJ)

FIT for Charity

Habitat for Humanity Japan

Hands On Tokyo

International School of Asia, Karuizawa (ISAK)

Japan-America Student Conference

Japan Association for UNHCR

Teach For Japan

Tokyo English Life Line (TELL)

United States-Japan Bridging Foundation

World Vision Japan

Ichigo is actively seeking other opportunities to contribute to communities across Japan, so if you represent a Japanese charity, we encourage you to contact us at info@ichigoasset.com

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