Shigenobu Nagamori

SHIGENOBU NAGAMORI 永守重信

President and CEO

One of Japan’s most outspoken and unconventional entrepreneurs, Nagamori, 69, makes his contributions through his company, including mobilising staff members to contribute to forest conservation activities under his Nidec Green Campaign. The group also steps in to support disaster relief efforts, most recently donating 10 million yen to international relief agencies following Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Phillippines.

Company:

Nidec Corporation

Net worth:

US$2.5 billion