Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm
Tokyo American Club Manhattan Room
Speaker: Robert Hirst,
Chairman of Moomin Monogatari, Ltd, (Moomin Valley Park)
Retail, Independent Business
Member Fee: ¥4,000
Guest Fee: ¥7,400
Meal: Plated Lunch
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Thursday, May 9, noon
Robert Hirst, Chairman of Moomin Monogatari, the theme park operating company, and former chairman of FinTech Global Inc., its largest shareholder, worked closely with Moomin Characters Oy in Finland to help turn a dream into reality. He will share insights into the challenges that were faced in finding a suitable location, designing a facility for which there was no existing model to base it on, funding the project and finding the skills and personnel to operate it once it was completed.
About our Speaker:
Robert Hirst is a former investment banker with many years of experience working in Japan and other parts of Asia. A former vice president of Citicorp and the head of AIG Financial Products in Asia, he served as chairman of FinTech Global Inc. for over ten years until his retirement last December. He remains a senior advisor to the company. Robert has an MA from Cambridge University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Karl H. Hahne and Kiran S. Sethi Co-Chairs
Reiko Nakamura, Vice Chair
ACCJ Retail Committee
Thomas Shockley, Chair, Steven Bleistein, Co-Chair
Annie Chang, Mary Y. Nishikawa, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Independent Business Committee
NOTE 1: This event is OFF THE RECORD.
NOTE 2: If you cancel after the stated deadline, the full meeting fee will be charged to your account. All guests must be accompanied by an ACCJ member. Sorry, no substitutions or walk-ins.
NOTE 3: If you are driving to Tokyo American Club, please inform the ACCJ of the make, model, color, and plate number of the vehicle by the registration deadline as arrangements must be made. A ¥2,200 parking fee will apply.