Dato' Kenichi Kato was the Founder and Managing Director of Nippon Denso (M) Sdn. Bhd. (DENSO Malaysia) from 1981 to 1999.
He is also actively involved in supporting the human resource program, development of local sub-contractors and management consultation work for JACTIM member companies, especially for SMEs.
He is active in promoting Malaysia as the best country for Japanese manufacturing companies to relocate their factories. Currently he is Executive Advisor / Director for four Japanese joint venture companies and three Malaysian companies since year 1999.