Nidec Corporation (NYSE: NJ) repeats in first place on the All-Japan Executive Team, according to the result of an exclusive survey by Institutional Investor, one of the world’s foremost financial magazines.


Institutional Investor announced on June 2, 2014 that it had selected Shigenobu Nagamori, President and CEO, as the best CEO for the second year running in the Electronics/Components sector, according to both buy-side and sell-side analysts who voted for Institutional Investor’s All-Japan Executive Team. Masuo Yoshimatsu won similar recognition as the sector’s best chief financial officer. Both buy-side and sell-side analysts awarded Nidec’s investor relations team the best, while sell-side analysts rated its chief, Masahiro Nagayasu, as the best and buy-side analysts selected its London IR officer, Shinichi Takagi, as the best in the sector. Nidec is the only company to claim a first-place victory in all eight segments (Best CEO, Best CFO, Best IR Professionals and Best IR Company selected by buy-side and sell-side analysts) of the ranking, which has made Nidec the Most Honored Company in Japan, according to the ranking.


Pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma and utility company Tokyo Gas Co. ranked behind Nidec on the Most Honored list, followed by giant lender Mizuho Financial Group and telecom operator SoftBank Corp.


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