JCB Co., Ltd. was established in 1961 as a pioneering credit card payment system to the people of Japan. From the very start it was focused on providing new opportunities built on the emerging needs and aspirations of its customers.
JCB International Co., Ltd. was established by JCB Co., Ltd. in 1981 as a wholly owned subsidiary to carry out JCB international operations. Currently JCB International has subsidiaries and offices in approximately 30 locations in 20 countries and territories and is planning to further expand and strengthen the network. Our highly experienced and skilled senior management team, including Takao Kawanishi (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer), Ichiro Hamakawa (Vice Chairman), Koremitsu Sannomiya (President and Chief Operating Officer) and Kimihisa Imada (Deputy President), continues to work together with JCB Co., Ltd. to increase the value and stature of JCB as an international payment brand.
Looking forward, JCB International will not only continue developing alliances with partner banks, corporations and other institutions worldwide, but will also focus on building strategic partnerships with key regional players around the globe.