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Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members(As of April 1, 2019)

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members
Masahiko Uotani

Masahiko Uotani

Representative Director President and CEO

  • 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

Yoichi Shimatani

Representative Director
Executive Vice President

  • 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

Jun Aoki

Director
Executive Corporate Officer

  • 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

Yoko Ishikura

External Director (Independent)1

  • 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

Shinsaku Iwahara

External Director (Independent)1

  • 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

Kanoko Oishi

External Director (Independent)1

  • 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

Takeshi Yoshida

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

  • 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

Akiko Uno

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

  • 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

Yasuko Goto

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member1

  • 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

Hiroshi Ozu

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent Director)1

  • 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

Eiko Tsujiyama

External Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent Director)1

  • 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]
  • Directors 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 April 1, 2019)

Shigekazu Sugiyama

Shigekazu Sugiyama

Executive Corporate Officer
CEO, Japan Region
Representative Director and President, Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.

Norio Tadakawa

Norio Tadakawa

Executive Corporate Officer
Chief Supply Network Officer

Responsible for Supply Network Strategy, Supply & Purchasing, Global Initiative, Demand & Supply Planning, Logistics, Production, Factories, Nasu Factory Establishment

Jean-Philippe Charrier

Jean-Philippe Charrier

CEO, Asia Pacific Region
President, Shiseido Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Michael Coombs

Michael Coombs

Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for Strategic Finance, Financial Accounting, Investor Relations, Business Development

Kentaro Fujiwara

Kentaro Fujiwara

CEO, China Region
Chairman and President, Shiseido China Co., Ltd.

Katharina Höhne

Katharina Höhne

Senior Vice President, Global Professional Business

Responsible for Global Professional Business

Kiyomi Horii

Kiyomi Horii

Chief Beauty Strategy Officer

Mitsuru Kameyama

Mitsuru Kameyama

Chief Information Technology Officer

Responsible for Global Information and Communication Technology, Information Security

Yoshiaki Okabe

Yoshiaki Okabe

Chief Brand Officer

Responsible for SHISEIDO Brand Unit, Global Prestige Brands

Yoshihiro Shiojima

Yoshihiro Shiojima

Chief Quality Officer

Responsible for Quality Management, Regulatory Strategy, Executive & External Relations

Yukari Suzuki

Yukari Suzuki

Chief Brand Officer

Responsible for Clé de Peau Beauté Brand, Global Prestige Brands

Naomi Yamamoto

Naomi Yamamoto

Chief Creative Officer

Responsible for Creative, Beauty Creation, Social Value Creation

Terufumi Yorita

Terufumi Yorita

Chief Legal Officer

Responsible for Legal & Governance, Risk Management

Katsunori Yoshida

Katsunori Yoshida

Chief Product Development Officer

Responsible for Cosmetics R&D, Package Development, Process Engineering Development