MASANORI FUJITA is CEO/CIO at Nikko Global Asset Management (USA), Inc.,
a subsidiary of Nikko Asset Management Japan. He joined the company in
1990 where he started his career as the Fund Manager for the non-
Japanese market. Mr. Fujita stayed in New York from 1991 to 1996, when
he went back to Japan for a brief period before returning to New York in
1998. He remained the fund manager for the non-Japanese securities
until his promotion to President and CEO of the New York Office in 2002.
Mr. Fujita earned his Bachelor of Economics degree from Ritsumeikan
University. He is a member of the Securities Analysts Association of
Japan. Mr. Fujita was named fund manager of the year for the non-
Japanese equity in 2000 by Morningstar in Japan.
Masanori Fujita - Nikko Global Asset Management Inc
November 17, 2003