Mr. Kakimi is President of JERA Co., Inc, which was established in April 2015 based on the comprehensive alliance entered into between Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc and Tokyo Electric Power Company Incorporated, encompassing the entire energy supply chain, from upstream fuel investment and fuel procurement through power generation.
Prior to this appointment, he had worked for Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. since 1977. In Chubu, he had been in charge of fuel procurement since 2008. He took on the additional responsibility of all the international businesses such as power generation since 2012 as Senior Managing Executive Officer. He graduated from Wakayama University.