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Dr. Cindy Yoshiko Shirata Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Cindy Y. Shirata has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the accounting education industry

Dr. Shirata has contributed her knowledge to a number of creative works, including "Prediction Model of Corporate Bankruptcy" and "How to Invest Ventures."

    TOKYO, JAPAN, June 16, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Cindy Yoshiko Shirata a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Cindy Shirata celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Shirata currently works as the visiting researcher for the Research Institute for Innovation Management at Hosei University. She also works as a member of the board of directors for Ryoden Corporation and Win-Partners Co., Ltd, and the outside corporate auditor of DIC Corporation. She is now a Council Member of the Legislative Council for the Ministry of Justice and a Council Chairman of the Road Tax Rating Council of the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau. Looking back on her more than 45-year career, at first she worked for Japan Air Lines as a cabin attendant. From there, she established her own company, Pastel Co. After closing Pastel Co., she worked as an advisor to the President of Spalding Japan, and as an advisor to the Vice-President of Teikoku Data Bank, which is the largest corporate credit information company in Japan. Then, she worked as a Managing Associate of Coopers and Lybrand Japan Co., Ltd. Dr. Shirata started to teach at the University after working for these companies. Dr. Shirata had taught as a professor of accounting at Nihon University, the Shibaura Institute of Technology, and the University of Tsukuba.

An alumna of the University of Tsukuba, Dr. Shirata holds an MBA, as well as a Doctor of Business Administration. Dr. Shirata was nominated as a council member of the Science Council of Japan by the Prime Minister of Japan; only three people were selected from all accounting and business administration area researchers in Japan. She also had been serving as the Secretary General of the Science Council of Asia, of which 19 Asian countries are members.

Throughout her many years in the field, Dr. Shirata has contributed her knowledge to a number of creative works, including "Prediction Model of Corporate Bankruptcy," "How to Invest Ventures," "Financial Analysis to Avoid Bankruptcy," and "Rating by Bankruptcy Prediction Model." With a notable list of endeavors to her name, she has earned many awards for her work in the field, including Best Faculty Member through the University of Tsukuba, and the Association Prize through the Japan Business Analysis Association. Additionally, Dr. Shirata has been featured in many volumes of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in Asia, and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Cindy Shirata has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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