Conference on Competitiveness

Conference on Competitiveness 2023

The Porter Prize was established to bestow recognition on Japanese companies that have achieved and maintained superior profitability in a particular industry by implementing unique strategies based on innovations in products, processes, and ways of managing.
The conference explains the competitive strategies of that year's winners.

Date: December 1, 2023

Place: Hitotsubashi Hall, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Organizer: Hitotsubashi ICS

(Hitotsubashi University Business School, School of International Corporate Strategy)


Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
KPMG FAS Co., Ltd.

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Opening Remarks
Eni Osono, Professor, Dean, Hitotsubashi ICS
Mr. Kensaku Bessho, Member of the Board of Directors, Deputy President, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
Mr. Hikaru Okada, KPMG FAS Co., Ltd. Representative Director
Profit Rate analysis of Winners
Mikiharu Noma, Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University
Interview with Winners
Ken Kusunoki, Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS
Mr. Akihiro Ohyama
Representative Executive President, IRIS OHYAMA Inc.
Mr. Teruaki Nishira
Representative Director and President, JINUSHI Co., Ltd.
Mr. Tetsuya Sakai
CEO, BizReach, Inc.
Mr. Takahisa Takahara
President & CEO, Unicharm Corporation
Closing remarks
Eni Osono, Professor, Dean, Hitotsubashi ICS