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Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members, and Corporate Officers

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

(As of September 1, 2021)

Masahiko Uotani

Representative Director
President and CEO

Masahiko Uotani

1977: Joined the 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, Chair, Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd.
2007: Representative Director, Chief Executive Partner, BrandVision Inc.
2011: Outside Director, ASKUL Corporation
2012: Director (part time), Citibank Japan Ltd. (previously)
2013: Outside Chief Marketing Advisor of the Company
Apr. 2014: President and CEO of the Company [incumbent]
Jun. 2014: Representative Director of the Company [incumbent]
Jan. 2020: Japan Region CEO of the Company
Representative Director, Chair and President, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2020: Representative Director, Chair and CEO, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2021: Executive Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Jul. 2021: Director and Chair of Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd. [incumbent]

Yukari Suzuki

Representative 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
Jan. 2020: Executive Corporate Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Chief Brand Officer, Clé de Peau Beauté, IPSA, THE GINZA, BAUM of the Company [incumbent]
Mar. 2020: Director of the Company
2021: Representative Director of the Company [incumbent]
Executive Officer 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 Financial Officer of the Company Responsible for Finance, Investor Relations, Information System Planning andInternal Control of the Company
2015: Corporate Officer, Chief Financial Officer of the Company
2016: Responsible for Financial Management of the Company
2017: Responsible for Business Development of the Company
Jan. 2018: Executive Corporate Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Jul. 2018: Chief Supply Network Officer of the Company
Jan. 2019: Chief Supply Network Officer of the Company
Responsible for Demand & Supply Planning, Logistics, Production, Factories,Supply & Purchasing, Supply Network (SN) Strategy, Global Initiative and Nasu Factory Establishment of the Company
Jan. 2020: Responsible for SN Strategy, SN Fundamental Development and Global Brands Sales & Operation (S&OP of the Company)
Mar. 2020: Director of the Company [incumbent]
Oct. 2020: Japan Region Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Representative Director, President and COO, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2021: Executive Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Jul. 2021: Japan Region CEO of the Company [incumbent]
Representative Director, President and CEO of Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd. [incumbent]

Takayuki Yokota

Director

Takayuki Yokota

1996: Joined SUMITOMO CORPORATION
2003: Country Controller, Dow Chemical Japan Limited
2006: Japan Finance Manager, GE Toshiba Silicones Company, Limited (currently Momentive Performance Materials Japan LLC)
2007: Supply Chain Finance Director, Northeast Asia, Unilever Japan K.K.
2010: Finance Director, Marketing Operations & Customer Development, Asia, Africa, MET, CEE, and Russia, Unilever Asia Private Limited
2011: Finance Director, Global Marketing Operations, Unilever Asia Private Limited
2012: Representative Director, Vice President, Finance, Japan & Korea, Unilever Japan Holdings K.K.
2016: Vice President, Finance, Global Hair Care Category, Unilever PLC
2019: Vice President, Global Headquarters Finance of the Company
Jan. 2020: Vice President, Financial Accounting of the Company [incumbent]
Apr. 2020: Director and CFO, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2021: Executive Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Corporate Officer, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company [incumbent]
Japan Region CFO
Executive Officer and CFO, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2021: 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.
Mar. 2011: Representative Director and Chair, General Electric Japan, Ltd. (currently GE Japan Inc.)
Jun. 2011: Director, LIXIL Corporation (company disappearing in an absorption-type merger) Director, JS Group Corporation (currently LIXIL Corporation)
Aug. 2011: Representative Director, President and CEO, LIXIL Corporation (company disappearing in an absorption-type merger)
Director, Executive Officer, President and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation(currently LIXIL Corporation)
2012: Outside Director, Tokyo Electric Power Company (currently Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.)
Jan. 2016: Representative Director, Chair and CEO, LIXIL Corporation (company disappearing in an absorption-type merger)
Jun. 2016: External Director, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [incumbent]
Jul. 2016: External Director, Boston Scientific Corporation [incumbent]
2017: Senior Executive Advisor, CVC Asia Pacific (Japan) Kabushiki Kaisha[incumbent]
2018: External Director and Chair, Oracle Corporation Japan [incumbent]
2019: Outside Director, Toshiba Corporation
2020: External Director of the Company [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.
Sep. 1991: Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, U.S.A.
Nov. 1991: 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, Chair, Corporate Legislation Subcommittee, Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice
Apr. 2013: Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University [incumbent]
Jun. 2013: Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo [incumbent]
2015: Member and Chair, 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

Kanoko Oishi

External Director (Independent)*

Kanoko Oishi

1983: Joined Nippon Life Insurance Company
1987: McKinsey & Company, Inc. New York Office
1988: McKinsey & Company, Inc. Tokyo Office
Jun. 2000: CEO, MEDIVA Inc. [incumbent]
Jul. 2000: 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: Chair of Remuneration Advisory Committee of the Company

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 of the Company
2011: Executive Vice President, Shiseido Americas Corporation
2014: Department Director, Internal Audit Department of the Company
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
Audit & Supervisory Board Member [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]
2020: External Audit & Supervisory Board Member [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]
Mar. 2016: Representative Director, Shimizu Scholarship Foundation, general incorporated foundation [incumbent]
Nov. 2016: President, 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, 2021:
Director :Yoichi Shimatani

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