President, Prologis Japan
Mike Yamada is responsible for Prologis’ overall management and operations in Japan, including investments and development. Previously, Yamada served as president and co-CEO, and was charged with further developing Prologis’ Japanese operations. He was actively involved in the development, leasing and property management activities of distribution facilities throughout Japan.
Prior to joining Prologis in April 2002, Yamada was a senior officer at Fujita Corporation, one of Japan’s major construction companies, where he was responsible for all international construction and development projects. He joined Fujita Corporation in 1976 and held several key management positions; he was based in the U.S. and the UK for more than 10 years, where he was responsible for the development of office commercial and residential real estate projects. Further, he was involved in real estate securitization and fund operation and management.
He received his B.C. from Waseda University in 1976.