The Mori Trust Group originated in the Mori Group, which was founded by Taikichiro Mori, and has been in business over 60 years. Current Chairman and CEO Akira Mori, the third son of the founder, created the Mori Trust Group, a major developer in Japan. Since then, the Group has been engaged in the businesses of real estate development, hotels and resorts, and investment. In June 2016, Miwako Date, the granddaughter of Taikichiro Mori and the daughter of Akira Mori, became President and Chief Executive Officer to take over operations. Date formulated the medium- and long-term vision and has pushed forward with the Group’s diverse operations.