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Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members, and Corporate Officers

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

(As of April 1, 2019)

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]

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 [incumbent]

Jun Aoki

Director
Executive Corporate Officer

Jun Aoki

1980: Joined Maki and Associates
1991: Associate Consultant, McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan Office
1993: Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan Office
1995: Senior Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan Office
1999: CEO, BNP Paribas Cardif Japan
2011: Head of International Human Resources, BNP Paribas Cardif (France)
2014: Corporate Advisor of the Company
2015: Department Director, Human Resources Department of the Company
Responsible for Human Resources and Corporate Culture Reforms
Corporate Officer of the Company
Chief People Officer, Department Director, Human Resources Department
2016: Responsible for China Business Innovation Project of the Company
Responsible for Executive and External Relations of the Company
Chairman, Shiseido Liyuan Cosmetics Co., Ltd.
2017: Corporate Executive Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Chief Creative Officer
Responsible for Advertising and Design
Director of the Company [incumbent]
2018: Representative Director of the Company
Responsible for Human Resources, Executive and External Relations, and Corporate Culture
2019: Chief People Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Chief Social Value Creation Officer of the Company [incumbent]
Assisting the CEO in general corporate management of the Company [incumbent]
Responsible for Human Resources, Social Value Creation, Facility Management of the Company [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]

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]

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 Goto

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(Independent Director)*

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]

Hiroshi Ozu

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(Independent Director)*

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]

Eiko Tsujiyama

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent Director)*

Eiko Tsujiyama

1977: Lecturer, The College of Humanities, Ibaraki University
1982: Visiting Fellow, Columbia Business School (United States)
1985: Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Musashi University
1993: Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
1996: Dean, School of Economics, Musashi University
2001: Visiting International Fellow, Financial Accounting Standards Board (United States)
2003: Professor, School of Commerce and the Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University
2004: Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University [incumbent]
2008: Outside Auditor, Mitsubishi Corporation
2010: Outside Director, ORIX Corporation
Dean, Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University
2011: Outside Auditor, LAWSON, INC. [incumbent]
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, NTT DOCOMO, INC. [incumbent]
2012: External Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company [incumbent]
2018: Professor Emeritus, Waseda University [incumbent]

Retired as of March 26, 2019:
Audit & Supervisory Board Member: Kyoko Okada
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member: Nobuo Otsuka

  • *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 January 1, 2020)

Kentaro Fujiwara

Executive Corporate Officer

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

Shigekazu Sugiyama

Executive Corporate Officer

Assisting the Japan Region CEO

Yukari Suzuki

Executive Corporate Officer

Chief Brand Officer
Responsibility:Clé de Peau Beauté, IPSA, THE GINZA

Norio Tadakawa

Executive Corporate Officer

Chief Supply Network Officer
Responsibility:Supply Network Strategy, Supply Network Fundamental Development, Logistics, Production, Purchasing, Global Brands S&OP, Demand & Supply Planning, Factories

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

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