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Personal / Professional Milestones

  • 1932~1949
  • 1950~1979
  • 1980~1999
  • 2000~2009
  • 2010

Year Personal / Professional Milestones
2010~
2010 Inamori becomes chairman of Japan Airlines.
2011 Chemical Heritage Foundation awards Inamori the 2011 Othmer Gold Medal. Personal img
2012 Boston Japan Society awards him Lifetime Achievement Award.
Japan Airlines successfully relists on Tokyo Stock Exchange. Inamori becomes chairman emeritus of Japan Airlines. Personal img
2013 He retires from Japan Airlines' board of directors.
2014 He gives lecture titled “Reconstruction of Japan Airlines” at Oxford University (U.K.).
2015 He gives lectures about the reconstruction of Japan Airlines and practicing altruism in Paris and Lyon (France).
Ritsumeikan Inamori Philosophy Research Center Established.
He received the Prefectural Honor Award & the Civil Honor Award in Kagoshima.
2016 1st International Symposium of the Ritsumeikan Inamori Philosophy Research Center Held.
2017 The "Kyoto Prize at Oxford" was held at the University of Oxford. He gives a lecture titled, "From a Society of Greed to a Society of Altruism."
He donates 1 million shares of Kyocera stock to his alma mater Kagoshima University.
2000~2009
  • 2010

2010~
2010
Inamori becomes chairman of Japan Airlines.
2011
Personal imgChemical Heritage Foundation awards Inamori the 2011 Othmer Gold Medal.
2012

Boston Japan Society awards him Lifetime Achievement Award.

Personal imgJapan Airlines successfully relists on Tokyo Stock Exchange. Inamori becomes chairman emeritus of Japan Airlines.
2013
He retires from Japan Airlines' board of directors.
2014
He gives lecture titled “Reconstruction of Japan Airlines” at Oxford University (U.K.).
2015

He gives lectures about the reconstruction of Japan Airlines and practicing altruism in Paris and Lyon (France).

Ritsumeikan Inamori Philosophy Research Center Established.

He received the Prefectural Honor Award & the Civil Honor Award in Kagoshima.
2016
1st International Symposium of the Ritsumeikan Inamori Philosophy Research Center Held.
2017

The "Kyoto Prize at Oxford" was held at the University of Oxford. He gives a lecture titled, "From a Society of Greed to a Society of Altruism."

He donates 1 million shares of Kyocera stock to his alma mater Kagoshima University.
  • 1932~1949
  • 1950~1979
  • 1980~1999
  • 2000~2009
  • 2010