James E. Brumm

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James E. Brumm "joined Mitsubishi International Corporation (MIC) in 1977 after working for Reid and Priest, a New York law firm, and Logan, Takashima and Nemoto, a Tokyo-based firm. Mr.Brumm was named a Director of MIC in 1982, was made General Counsel in 1987, Senior Vice President in 1988, and Executive Vice President in 1991.

"He is also President of the MIC Foundation. In 1995, he became the first American to be named to the Board of Directors for parent company Mitsubishi Corporation, where he served until 2002. He also serves on the boards of Brunei LNG S.B. and of Tembec Inc., a publicly traded Canadian forest product company, where he chairs the Corporate Governance and Human Resources Committee.

"Mr.Brumm is an active member of the New York City Bar Association where he has been Chair of the Committee of International Trade and the Task Force on International Legal Services. He is currently the City Bar's representative to the International Bar Association (IBA), and serves as Co-Chair of the IBA Corporate Counsel Forum.

"He is also active in various environmental and social organizations. Mr. Brumm is on the President’s Council of Sanctuary for Families and is a member of the Corporate Council of the New York Botanical Garden. He serves on the Board of Visitors at Columbia Law School and at California State University, Fresno. He is also a member of the Boards of Directors of Forest Trends and of the American Bird Conservancy.

"James E. Brumm received his law degree from Columbia University Law School and graduated magna cum laude from the California State University, Fresno, with a BA in political science." [1]

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  1. Executives, Mitsubishi, accessed December 7, 2007.