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Chika Sato
Chief Diversity Officer

Over 30 years of HR career both in Japanese and global companies, worked in various area including Talent Management, Organizational Development, Leadership Development, M&A Due Diligence and Integration, and Diversity & Inclusion initiatives in addition to HR Head roles.
Has been led HR initiatives enabling company culture transformation in align with business strategy.

Business Career

April 1982
Joined Sumitomo Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
July 1996
Joined GE Japan Inc.
September 2011
Head of HR, Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd.
September 2016
Head of HR – Japan & North Asia, Nokia Solutions & Networks,
April 2018
Head of Culture Transformation Division, NEC Corporation
April 2019
Senior Executive, Head of People & Organization Development Division
April 2022
Inclusion and Diversity Promotion Leader (Corporate Executive), Human Resources and General Affairs Division
April 2023
Chief Diversity Officer, People and Culture Division (to present)