Tomijiro Morita


DEFINITION of 'Tomijiro Morita'

The president of Dai-Ichi Life Insurance Company from 1997-2004 and chairman since 2004. Morita was born in 1941 and joined Dai-Ichi Life in 1964 upon graduating from the University of Tokyo. In 1999, Morita was appointed chairman of the Life Insurance Association of Japan.

BREAKING DOWN 'Tomijiro Morita'

Founded in 1902, Dai-Ichi Life is one of Japan's largest life insurance companies. The company demutualized in April 2010 and listed itself on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Its major competitors include Japan Post Insurance and Nippon Life Insurance. Morita has worked at Dai-Ichi Life his whole life, a customary practice in Japan.

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