Heiki Miki

Heiki Miki

Executive Officer & General Manager, Shinagawa Refractories
Biography

Biography

After 30 years of experiences in global steel industry with various managerial responsibilities, Heiki is now Executive Officer and General Manager - Overseas Business at Shinagawa Refractories, one of the high quality refractories suppliers in the world, serving global steel industry since April 2014. He also serves as a board member at Shinagawa Advanced Materials Americas, Shinagawa’s 100% subsidiary in the US, located in Magadore OH. Until March 2014, Heiki served as General Manager - Sheets and Strips Products Export at HQ of JFE Steel Corporation, where he was responsible for almost 15% of total sales volume of the company. From 2010 to 2013, he served as General Manager of JFE Steel America's Houston Office, where he was responsible for marketing and strategic planning of JFE's tubular products serving oil & gas industries in the Americas. Prior to his position at JFE Steel Corporation, he worked as General Manager - Marketing and Planning at National Steel Corporation in Mishawaka IN, followed by a position as Vice President - Marketing at JFE Steel America Inc., in New York NY. He holds MBA in Marketing from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, and BA in Psychology from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. Heiki splits his time in Tokyo Japan and Darien CT, where he lives with his wife Nobuko and a four legged daughter, Princess Fiona. He has two sons; Heita lives in New York NY and Taiki lives in Dallas TX.  

Education

MBA, Vanderbilt, 1996