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Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members,
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Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members, and Corporate Officers

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

(As of April 1, 2020)

Masahiko Uotani

Representative Director
President and CEO

Masahiko Uotani

1977: Joined Lion Dentifrice, Co., Ltd. (currently Lion Corporation)
1988: Manager, Citibank, N.A.
1991: Representative Director, Vice President, Kraft Japan Limited (currently Mondelēz Japan Limited)
1994: Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer of Marketing, Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd.
2001: Representative Director, President, Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd. (Global Officer)
2006: Representative Director, Chairman, Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd.
2007: Representative Director, Chief Executive Partner, BrandVision Inc.
2011: Outside Director, ASKUL Corporation
2012: Director, Citibank Japan Ltd. (part time)
2013: Outside Chief Marketing Advisor of the Company
2014: President and CEO of the Company [incumbent]
Chairman of CSR Committee of the Company
2014: Representative Director of the Company [incumbent]
2018: Chairman of Compliance Committee of the Company [incumbent]
2020: Japan Region CEO of the Company [incumbent]
Representative Director, Chair and President, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd. [incumbent]

Yoichi Shimatani

Representative Director
Executive Vice President

Yoichi Shimatani

1979: Joined the Company
2004: Director and President, Shiseido China Research Center Co., Ltd.
2006: General Manager of Cosmetics Research & Development Center of the Company
2007: General Manager of Skincare Development Center of the Company
2010: Corporate Officer of the Company Responsible for Marketing of Domestic Cosmetics Business and Domestic Non-Shiseido Brand Businesses
2012: Responsible for Functional Food Research & Development, Innovative Science Research & Development, Research Administration and Technology Alliances of the Company
2013: Responsible for Research & Development (Cosmetics and Innovative Science) of the Company
2014: Responsible for Research & Development of the Company
2015: Corporate Executive Officer of the Company
Chief Research and Development Officer
2017: Responsible for R&D Strategy, GIC Integrated Operations, Cosmetics Value Development, Cosmetics R&D, Intellectual Property, Advanced Research, Incubation [incumbent]
and Quality Assessment of the Company
2018: Responsible for Safety & Analytics Research of the Company [incumbent]
2018: Director of the Company
2019: Representative Director of the Company [incumbent]
Executive Vice President of the Company [incumbent]
Chief Innovation Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Assisting the CEO in general corporate management of the Company [incumbent]
Responsible for Process Engineering Development, Package Development, and Frontier Science Business of the Company
2015: Executive Corporate Officer of the Company Chief Research and Development Officer
2017: Responsible for R&D Strategy, GIC* Integrated Operations, Cosmetics Value Development, Cosmetics R&D, Intellectual Property, Advanced Research, Incubation [all above are incumbent roles], and Quality Assessment of the Company
2018: Responsible for Safety & Analytics Research of the Company [incumbent]
Director of the Company
2019: Representative Director of the Company [incumbent] Executive Vice President of the Company [incumbent] Chief Innovation Officer of the Company [incumbent] Assisting the CEO in general corporate management of the Company [incumbent] Responsible for Process Engineering Development, Package Development, and Frontier Science Business of the Company [all above are incumbent roles]
2020: Responsible for Regulatory Strategy of the Company [incumbent]

  • *GIC: Global Innovation Center

Yukari Suzuki

Director
Executive Corporate Officer

Yukari Suzuki

1985: Joined the Company
2014: Representative Director and President, IPSA Company, Limited
2015: General Manager of Marketing Department, Prestige Brands, Japan Business Division of the Company
2015: General Manager of Marketing Department, Prestige Brands, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
2016: Marketing Director, Marketing Department, Cosmetics Specialty Store, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
2017: Brand Director, Clé de Peau Beauté Brand Unit, Global Prestige Brands of the Company
2018: Corporate Officer of the Company Chief Brand Officer, Clé de Peau Beauté Brand, Global Prestige Brands of the Company
2020: Executive Corporate Officer of the Company [incumbent] Chief Brand Officer, Clé de Peau Beauté, IPSA, THE GINZA and BAUM of the Company [incumbent]
Director of the Company [incumbent]

Norio Tadakawa

Director
Executive Corporate Officer

Norio Tadakawa

1989: Joined the Company
2010: Department Director, International Business Planning Department, International Business Division of the Company
2012: Department Director, Corporate Planning Department of the Company
2014: Corporate Officer, Chief Finance Officer of the Company Responsible for Finance, Investor Relations, Information System Planning and Internal Control of the Company
2015: Corporate Officer, Chief Finance Officer of the Company
2016: Responsible for Financial Management of the Company
2017: Responsible for Business Development of the Company
2018: Executive Corporate Officer of the Company [incumbent]
2018: Chief Supply Network Officer of the Company
2019: Chief Supply Network Officer of the Company Responsible for Demand & Supply Planning, Logistics, Production, Factories, Supply & Purchasing [all above are incumbent roles], SN Strategy, Global Initiative and Nasu Factory Establishment of the Company
2020: Responsible for SN Strategy, SN Fundamental Development and Global Brands S&OP of the Company [all above are incumbent roles]
Director of the Company [incumbent]

Yoshiaki Fujimori

External Director (Independent)*

Yoshiaki Fujimori

1975: Joined Nissho Iwai Corporation (currently Sojitz Corporation)
1986: Joined General Electric Japan, Ltd.
1997: Company Officer, General Electric Company
2001: Senior Vice President, General Electric Company
2008: Representative Director, Chair, President and CEO, General Electric Japan, Ltd.
2011: Representative Director and Chair, General Electric Japan, Ltd. (currently GE Japan Inc.)
Director, LIXIL Corporation Director, JS Group Corporation (currently LIXIL Group Corporation)
Representative Director, President and CEO, LIXIL Corporation Director, Executive Officer, President and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation
2012: Outside Director, Tokyo Electric Power Company (currently Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.)
2016: Representative Director, Chair and CEO, LIXIL Corporation
External Director, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [incumbent]
External Director, Boston Scientific Corporation [incumbent]
2018: External Director and Chair, Oracle Corporation Japan [incumbent]
2019: Outside Director, Toshiba Corporation [incumbent]

Yoko Ishikura

External Director (Independent)*

Yoko Ishikura

1985: Joined McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan Office
1992: Professor, School of International Politics, Economics and Communication, Aoyama Gakuin University
1996: Director (part-time), Avon Products, Inc.
2000: Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
2001: Member, Central Education Council
2004: Director (part-time), Vodafone Holdings K.K. (previously) Outside Director (part-time), Japan Post Co., Ltd.
2005: Vice President, Science Council of Japan
2006: Outside Director, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.
2008: Member (part-time), Council for Science and Technology Policy
2010: Outside Director, Nissin Food Holdings Co., Ltd. [incumbent]
Outside Director, Fujitsu Limited
2011: Professor, Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University
2012: Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University [incumbent]
Outside Director, Lifenet Insurance Company
2014: Outside Director, Sojitz Corporation
2015: External Director of the Company [incumbent]
2018: Chairman of Nomination Advisory Committee of the Company [incumbent]
2019: Outside Director, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. [incumbent]

Shinsaku Iwahara

External Director (Independent)*

Shinsaku Iwahara

1978: Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo
1981: Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School, U.S.A.
1982: Visiting Researcher, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, U.S.A.
1991:Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, U.S.A.
Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo
2003: Member, Postal Services Policy Council
2005: Member, Business Accounting Council, Financial Services Agency
2009: Director, Financial Accounting Standards Foundation
2010: Member, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice [incumbent],
Chairman, Corporate Legislation Subcommittee, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice
2013: Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University [incumbent]
2013: Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo [incumbent]
2015: Member and Chairman, Financial System Council, Financial Services Agency
2017: Adviser to Mori Hamada & Matsumoto [incumbent]
2018: External Director of the Company [incumbent]
Jun. 2019: Chair, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice [incumbent]

Kanoko Oishi

External Director (Independent)*

Kanoko Oishi

1983: Joined Nippon Life Insurance Company
1987: Joined McKinsey & Company, Inc. New York Office
1988: McKinsey & Company, Inc. Tokyo Office
2000: CEO, Mediva Inc. [incumbent]
CEO, Seinan MEDIVA Co., Ltd. (currently Seeds 1 Co., Ltd.) [incumbent]
2001: Outside Auditor, ASKUL Corporation
2002: Outside Director, ASKUL Corporation
2010: Outside Director, Astellas Pharma Inc.
2015: Outside Director, Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd. [incumbent]
External Board Member, Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. [incumbent]
External Director, Suruga Bank Ltd.
2016: External Director of the Company [incumbent]
2018: Chairman of Remuneration Advisory Committee of the Company [incumbent]

Takeshi Yoshida

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Takeshi Yoshida

1985: Joined Okura Keiei Keiri Gakuin Co., Ltd.
1992: Joined the Company
2009: General Manager of Cosmetics Business Planning Department, General Manager of Business Administration Group, Cosmetics Business Planning Department
2011: Executive Vice President, Shiseido Americas Corporation
2014: Department Director, Internal Audit Department
2016: Department Director, Business Planning Department, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
2017: Director, Personal Care Planning Department, FT Shiseido Co., Ltd.
2018:Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing) [incumbent]
Audit & Supervisory Board Member [incumbent]

Akiko Uno

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Akiko Uno

1983:Joined the Company
2008: Deputy Center Director, Beauty Solution Development Center of the Company
2009: Deputy Department Director, Consumer and Social Relations Department of the Company
2010: Deputy Center Director, Consumer Information Center, Shiseido Business Solutions Co., Ltd.
2011: Deputy Center Director, Consumer Information Center of the Company
2016: Center Director, Consumer Information Center, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
2019: Department Director
Responsible for Executive and External Relations of the Company [incumbent]

Yasuko Gotoh

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(Independent)*

Yasuko Goto

1980: Joined Ministry of Transport
1997: General Manager, Planning Department, Kyushu District Transport Bureau, Ministry of Transport
1998: Director, Planning and Research Office of Tourism Department, Transport Policy Bureau, Ministry of Transport
2001: International Crisis Management Officer, Japan Coast Guard
2003: General Manager, Transport Consumer Policy Division, Policy Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)
2004: Director, Tourism Promotion Bureau at New York, Tourist Bureau of Japan
2005: Deputy Governor, Yamagata Prefecture
2008: Director, Regional Transport Bureau of Hokuriku and Shinetsu Regions, MLIT
2010: Assistant Minister in charge of the Maritime Bureau, MLIT
2011: Director in charge of shared vessels, Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency
2013: Director General, Policy Research Institute for Land, Infrastructure and Transport and Tourism, MLIT
2014: Advisor, Kyushu Railway Company
2015: Deputy Director General, Railway Operations Headquarters, Kyushu Railway Company Director General, Travel Services Headquarters, Kyushu Railway Company Managing Director, Deputy General Manager of Railway Operations Headquarters, Kyushu Railway Company General Manager, Tourism Business Headquarters, Kyushu Railway Company
2017: Managing Director, CFO in charge of the Treasury Department, Kyushu Railway Company
2018: Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, Kyushu Railway Company [incumbent]
2019: External Audit & Supervisory Board Member [incumbent]

Ritsuko Nonomiya

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(Independent)*

Ritsuko Nonomiya

1987: Joined Pete Murwick Maine Accounting Firm (currently KPMG LLP)
1997: Partner, KPMG Corporate Finance Co., Ltd.
2000: Joined UBS Warburg Securities Co., Ltd. (currently UBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd.)
2005: M&A Advisor, Managing Director, UBS Warburg Securities Co., Ltd. (currently UBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd.)
2008: Senior Vice President, Business Development Leader, GE Capital Asia Pacific
2013: Managing Director, GCA Savvian Corporation (currently GCA Corporation) [incumbent]
2015: Executive Officer, GCA Savvian Corporation (currently GCA Corporation) [incumbent]
2017: Director, GCA Corporation [incumbent]

Hiroshi Ozu

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(Independent)*

Hiroshi Ozu

1974:Public Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
2001: Chief Prosecutor, Saga Public Prosecutors Office
2002: Public Prosecutor, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
2004: Deputy Vice-Minister, Ministry of Justice
2006: Director-General, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
2007: Vice-Minister, Ministry of Justice
2009: Superintendent Public Prosecutor, Sapporo High Public Prosecutors Office
2010: Deputy Prosecutor-General, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
2011: Superintendent Public Prosecutor, Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
2012: Prosecutor-General, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
2014: Registered as Attorney
2015: External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, MITSUI & CO., LTD. [incumbent]
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION [incumbent]
2016: Representative Director, Shimizu Scholarship Foundation, general incorporated foundation [incumbent]
President of Criminal Justice Welfare Forum Oasis, general incorporated association [incumbent]
2017: External Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company [incumbent]
President of Japan Criminal Policy Society [incumbent]

Retired as of March 25, 2020:
Director Executive Corporate Officer: Jun Aoki
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member: Eiko Tsujiyama

  • *Independent Director provided in Rule 436-2 of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Securities Listing Regulations

Corporate Officers Who Do Not Serve as Director

(As of July 1, 2020)

Jun Aoki

Executive Corporate Officer

Chief Social Value Creation Officer
Responsibility:Social Value Creation, Facility Management, Global Professional Business

Kentaro Fujiwara

Executive Corporate Officer

China Region CEO
Chairman of the Board, President,
Shiseido China Co., Ltd.

Hiromi Anno

Corporate Officer

Chief Public Relations Officer
Responsibility:Global Public Relations

Michael Coombs

Corporate Officer

Chief Financial Officer
Responsibility:Strategic Finance, Financial Accounting, Investor Relations, Business Transformation, Global ICT

Kiyomi Horii

Corporate Officer

Chief Beauty Strategy Officer

Mika Inoue

Corporate Officer

Chief Regulatory Officer
GIC Transformation Leader
Responsibility:Intellectual Property GIC Integrated Operations, Regulatory Strategy, Cosmetics Technical Information Innovation

Akihiro Miura

Corporate Officer

Deputy Chief Supply Network Officer
Responsibility:Supply Network Strategy, Supply Network Fundamental Development, Logistics, Production

Minoru Nakamura

Corporate Officer

Chief People Officer
Chief Wellness Officer
Responsibility:Human Resources

Yoshiaki Okabe

Corporate Officer

Chief Brand Officer, brand SHISEIDO
Responsibility:SHISEIDO

Yoshihiro Shiojima

Corporate Officer

Chief Quality Officer
Responsibility:Quality Management, Executive & External Relations

Atsunori Takano

Corporate Officer

Chief Information Technology Officer
Responsibility:Global ICT, Information Security

Toshinobu Umetsu

Corporate Officer

Chief Strategic Officer
Responsibility:Corporate Strategy, Consumer & Market Intelligence, Business Development

Naomi Yamamoto

Corporate Officer

Chief Creative Officer
Deputy Chief Social Value Creation Officer
Responsibility:Creative, Beauty Creation, Social Value Creation

Terufumi Yorita

Corporate Officer

Chief Legal Officer
Responsibility:Legal & Governance, Risk Management

Katsunori Yoshida

Corporate Officer

Chief Product Innovation Officer
Responsibility:Incubation, Packaging Innovation, Cosmetics R&I, Process Engineering Innovation