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Minako Suematsu

Minako Suematsu

Chairperson and Publisher, The Japan Times, Ltd.


After coming from Hiroshima and receiving an MA in Humanities from Gakushuin University Graduate School in Tokyo, SUEMATSU Minako tested her hands in an internet based startup company. In 2001, she helped News2u Co., Ltd. to be established and then in 2017, appointed as the president of News2u Holdings Inc. Later that year, she became the Chairperson and Publisher of The Japan Times, Ltd.
She opened an European style boarding school In Setouchi “Jinseki International School”, the first certified elementary boarding school in Japan in April 2020.

News2u Holdings, Inc.: CEO
Jinseki Kogen Gakuen Institution: Director

From February 2018 to September 2019, she served as Director of Asia Pacific Initiative.

International House of Japan

Asia Pacific Initiative