Rumiko Obata's profile
Senior Executive Director, Obata Sake Brewery
Rumiko Obata was born in Obata Shuzo, the fi fth generation
of sake brewing family in Sado Island, Niigata prefecture.
She graduated from the KEIO University, majoring in
Political Science. Prior to returning home, she had been
working for 7 years with a movie company in Tokyo.
In1995, she moved back to her beloved hometown, to take
over and manage the family owned business.
She held a Demand Development Commissioner of Japan Sake and
Shochu Makers Association, a commissioner of Ministry
of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Ministry of Public
Management, a commissioner of Ministry of Internal
Affairs and Communications.
She has been acting with a central role “School Brewing Project”
which brews Sake using the schoolhouse it became closed.
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