THE JAPAN AMERICA SOCIETY WAS ESTABLISHED

4/1/2008

The Japan America Society was established as a non-profit 501 c (3) corporation in 1989. Lee Iacocca of Chrysler Corporation was the Society's first officer, he was joined by Roger Smith of General Motors and Harold Poling of Ford and Mr. Nabuto of Mazda. Ninety leaders of American and Japanese companies then formed the Board of Directors.