Masuda Takashi

Masuda Takashi Baron , was a Japanese industrialist, investor, and art collector. He was a prominent entrepreneur in Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period Japan, responsible for transforming Mitsui into a ''zaibatsu'' through the creation of a general trading company, Mitsui Bussan. He also established a newspaper, the , which was later renamed the ''Nihon Keizai Shimbun''. Provided by Wikipedia