with deep sadness that I share the news
of the death of Prof. Yoji Akao, our Honorary President, on 24th
Akao is the founder of QFD. His passion with and his dedication to QFD is greatly respected. His humility, kindness, enthusiasm,
sincerity, caring heart and beautiful spirit had deeply touched the heart of every
one who knows and who had met him. We are grateful for the time we had with
Prof. Akao. The memory of him will always be in our hearts.
celebrate the life of Prof. Akao, let us join the family in mourning a departed
world quality guru.