Tadashi Yanai Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

Tadashi Yanai General Information


Mr. Tadashi Yanai serves as President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at UNIQLO Company. He is also the Founder of Fast Retailing Company and serves as President, Director, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. He also serves as a Director at SoftBank. He is also an Angel Investor. He also served as Board Member at Cabin Company (Japan). Mr. Yanai built and runs the Tokyo-listed retail clothing empire Fast Retailing, parent of the Uniqlo chain. He and his family own a 44% stake. He is betting on growth in Asia, particularly China and Thailand, for Uniqlo. He shelved a 2012 goal to open 1,000 Uniqlo stores in the U.S.; it had 47 American stores as of March 2017. He wants his company to become the world's largest retailer, which means it would have to surpass H&M and Inditex (parent of Zara).

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Tokyo
  • Japan
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Tadashi Yanai Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Tadashi Yanai Angel Investor 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
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