We believe every woman has great potential. By creating products through innovation we ensure they are delivered with passion and enthusiasm.
(To start) Become the number one company in Japan to make women happy.
Our goal is to cut the amount of non-renewable plastic we use in half by July 2025.In order to ensure a rich and beautiful life and planet for the future. We hope that this sentiment will lead to making a sustainable world a reality.
Chief Operating Officer
Following her graduation from UCL, University of London, Kumi worked for 20th Century Fox and HUGO BOSS before founding MNC New York Inc. with Minako Yamamoto in 2009. Kumi splits her time between Tokyo, Japan and Los Angeles California, where she lives with her family. Raised by a single mother, like her business partner Minako, Kumi is exceptionally focused and devoted to inequality of genders and female empowerment.
Kumi is also the concept designer for the Bé-A Ultra-Absorbent Sanitary underwear, femtech.
Chief Product Officer
Chiharu Nakamura is a mother of two children and the founding member of MNC New York Inc. Chiharu oversees SIMPLISSE, works on the brand's growth and improving customer loyalty, and also revolves around product planning and development. Currently focusing her efforts on company-wide value creation, her motto is to create products and content that give back to employees, customers, and society.
Chief Creative Officer
After graduating from university, Nobue Miyaoka interned at a New York design firm, later working as a designer. She joined MNC New York Inc. in 2009 as a founding member and has been in charge of creative output ever since. Currently, her goal is to create links between sustainable business and design. As a CCO, she builds brands based on this strategy.
Chief Business Officer
Junko Higash, a mother of one, originally worked in promotion and marketing for a major cosmetics company before joining MNC New York Inc. in 2014. Later launching new businesses and serving as a supervisor, she is committed to management that makes the most of diversity, and currently leads the Business Planning and Marketing departments as CBO.
Executive PR Manager
Kanako Nishimura is a hardworking mother of two who previously worked as a salesperson for a French cosmetic company, a makeup artist, and publicist before joining MNC New York Inc. in 2013. In addition to PR and strategy planning for all businesses, she has served as concept designerr for the CALLi tokyo fashion brand since 2019.