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Members of the Board

The following are our members of the Board.

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

As of March 28, 2019

Chairman and Representative Director Hiroyuki Yanagi
Chairman and Representative DirectorHiroyuki Yanagi
President and Representative Director Yoshihiro Hidaka
President and Representative DirectorYoshihiro Hidaka
Representative Director Katsuaki Watanabe
Representative DirectorKatsuaki Watanabe
Director Toshizumi Kato
DirectorToshizumi Kato
Director Katsuhito Yamaji
DirectorKatsuhito Yamaji
Director Makoto Shimamoto
DirectorMakoto Shimamoto
Director Tatsumi Okawa
DirectorTatsumi Okawa
Director (Outside) Takuya Nakata
Director (Outside)Takuya Nakata
Director (Outside) Genichi Tamatsuka
Director (Outside)Genichi Tamatsuka
Director (Outside) Takehiro Kamigama
Director (Outside)Takehiro Kamigama
Director (Outside) Yuko Tashiro
Director (Outside)Yuko Tashiro
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kenji Hironaga
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board MemberKenji Hironaga
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member Junzo Saitoh
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board MemberJunzo Saitoh
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside) Masahiko Ikaga
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)Masahiko Ikaga
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside) Masatake Yone
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)Masatake Yone

Career summaries

As of March 28, 2019


Chairman and Representative Director

Hiroyuki Yanagi

April 1978:
Joined the Company
March 2009:
Senior Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center
November 2009:
Senior Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of MC Business Section, MC Business Operations
March 2010:
President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director
June 2011:
Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation
January 2012:
President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director, Chief General Manager of MC Business Operations
January 2018:
Chairman and Representative Director (to present)
March 2019:
Outside Director of AGC Inc. (to present)
March 2019:
Outside Director of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (to present)

President and Representative Director

Yoshihiro Hidaka

April 1987:
Joined the Company
July 2010:
Vice President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
March 2017:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Executive General Manager of Corporate Planning & Finance Center
January 2018:
President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director (to present)
June 2018:
Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to present)
Responsible for Human Resources & General Affairs and Marine

Representative Director

Katsuaki Watanabe

April 1982:
Joined the Company
March 2011:
Senior Executive Officer and Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center
April 2013:
Senior Executive Officer, Executive General Manager of 1st Business Unit, MC Business Operations and Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center
January 2015:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of MC Business Operations and Executive General Manager of 1st Business Unit, MC Business Operations
March 2016:
Managing Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of MC Business Operations
January 2018:
Executive Vice President and Representative Director (to present)
Responsible for MC, CS, Market Development, Automotive and Advanced Technology

Director

Toshizumi Kato

June 1986:
Joined the Company
January 2011:
Director and President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
March 2012:
Senior Executive Officer
March 2014:
Senior Executive Officer and Director
January 2016:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of Vehicle & Solution Business Operations
March 2016:
Managing Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of Vehicle & Solution Business Operations
January 2018:
Managing Executive Officer and Director (to present)
Responsible for Solution, Power Products and Alliance Strategy

Director

Katsuhito Yamaji

April 1982:
Joined the Company
April 2003:
Director of Yamaha Motor da Amazonia Ltda.
March 2015:
Senior Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center
March 2017:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center
January 2018:
Senior Executive Officer and Director
March 2019:
Managing Executive Officer and Director (to present)
Responsible for Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Procurement and Powertrain

Director

Makoto Shimamoto

April 1983:
Joined the Company
March 2015:
Senior Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of PF Model Unit and Senior General Manager of PF Model Development Section, PF Model Unit
January 2017:
Senior Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Technology Center and Chief General Manager of PF Model Unit
March 2017:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of Technology Center and Chief General Manager of PF Model Unit
January 2018:
Senior Executive Officer and Director and Chief General Manager of Mobility Technology Center (to present)
Responsible for Vehicle Development and Design

Director

Tatsumi Okawa

April 1986:
Joined the Company
January 2015:
Director and President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
March 2018:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of Corporate Planning & Finance Center (to present)
Responsible for IT and Digital

Director (Outside)

Takuya Nakata

April 1981:
Joined Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd. (currently Yamaha Corporation)
October 2005:
General Manager of PA/DMI Division of Yamaha Corporation
June 2006:
Executive Officer of Yamaha Corporation
June 2009:
Director & Executive Officer of Yamaha Corporation
April 2010:
President of Yamaha Corporation of America
June 2010:
Senior Executive Officer of Yamaha Corporation
June 2013:
President and Representative Director of Yamaha Corporation
March 2014:
Outside Director (to present)
June 2017:
Director, Representative Executive Officer and President of Yamaha Corporation (to present)

Director (Outside)

Genichi Tamatsuka

April 1985:
Joined ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD.
July 1998:
Joined IBM Japan, Ltd.
December 1998:
Joined FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.
November 2002:
President and Representative Director, and COO of FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.
September 2005:
Founder and Representative Director and COO of Revamp Corporation
November 2010:
Advisor of Lawson, Inc.
March 2011:
Senior Executive Vice President and COO of Lawson, Inc.
May 2012:
Member of the Board, Senior Executive Vice President and COO of Lawson, Inc.
May 2013:
Member of the Board, Representative Executive Officer and COO of Lawson, Inc.
May 2014:
President and CEO, Representative Director of Lawson, Inc.
June 2015:
Outside Director of AIG Japan Holdings KK (to present)
June 2016:
Chairman and CEO, Representative Director of Lawson, Inc.
March 2017:
Chairman of the Board, Representative Director of Lawson, Inc.
March 2017:
Outside Director (to present)
June 2017:
President and CEO of Hearts United Group Co.,Ltd.( currently named DIGITAL HEARTS HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.) (to present)
September 2017:
Outside Director of a dot co., ltd (to present)
October 2017:
Outside Director of Raksul, Inc. (to present)

Director ( Outside )

Takehiro Kamigama

April 1981:
Joined Tokyo Denki Kagaku Kogyo K.K. (currently TDK Corporation)
June 2002:
Corporate Officer of TDK Corporation
June 2003:
Senior Vice President of TDK Corporation
June 2004:
Director & Executive Vice President of TDK Corporation
June 2006:
President & Representative Director of TDK Corporation
June 2016:
Chairman & Representative Director of TDK Corporation
June 2017:
Outside Director of OMRON Corporation (to present)
March 2018:
Outside Director (to present)
June 2018 :
Outside Director of SoftBank Corp. (to present)
June 2018 :
Mission Exective of TDK Corporation (to present)

Director ( Outside )

Yuko Tashiro

June 1986:
Joined KPMG LLP
July 1995:
Partner of KPMG LLP
November 2000:
Sourcing Leader of GE Corporate Japan of General Electric International Inc.
July 2003:
Chief Financial Officer of PHOENIX RESORT CO., LTD.
April 2005:
Director, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Aon Holdings Japan, Ltd.
April 2010:
Representative Director of TS Associates, Ltd.
June 2012:
Outside Director of Accordia Golf co., Ltd.
March 2016:
Auditor (External) of McDonald’s Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd. (to present)
June 2016:
Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Accordia Golf co., Ltd.
January 2018:
Director and Chairman of the board of Accordia Golf co., Ltd.
April 2018:
Representative Director, Chairman of the board and President, CEO of Accordia Golf co., Ltd. (to present)
March 2019:
Outside Director (to present)

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Kenji Hironaga

April 1982:
Joined the Company
February 2010:
General Manager of Human Resources Development Division, Human Resources & General Affairs Section
September 2014:
Chief General Manager in charge of planning, Audit & Supervisory Board Member’s Office
March 2015:
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to present)

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Junzo Saitoh

November 1985:
Joined the Company
February 2008:
General Manager of Legal & Intellectual Property Division
April 2011:
Representative Director and President of Yamaha Motor Espana S.A.
May 2012:
Vice President of Yamaha Motor Europe N.V.
March 2017:
Senior Executive Officer
March 2019:
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to present)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)

Masahiko Ikaga

October 1979:
Joined Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
March 1988:
Registered as a Certified Public Accountant
May 1988:
Director of Tohmatsu Touche Ross Consulting Co., Ltd. (currently ABeam Consulting Ltd.)
May 1990:
Partner of Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
April 1993:
Director of Tohmatsu Consulting Co., Ltd. (currently Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC)
March 2000:
Representative Director and President of Tohmatsu Consulting Co., Ltd.
October 2010:
Chairman and Director of Tohmatsu Consulting Co., Ltd.
November 2013:
CSO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
April 2016:
Representative of Masahiko Ikaga Certified Public Accountant Office (to present)
May 2016:
Representative Director of PrajnaLink Co., Ltd. (to present)
June 2016:
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (to present)
March 2017:
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to present)
June 2017:
Outside Director of RYOBI LIMITED (to present)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)

Masatake Yone

April 1981:
Registered as an Attorney
March 1987:
Registered as a New York State Attorney
July 1987:
Joined Mori Sogo (currently Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)
January 1989:
Partner Attorney of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (to present)
April 2000:
Lecturer at Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
March 2008:
Outside Director of GCA Savvian Group Corporation (currently GCA Corporation)
April 2011:
Vice President of Daini Tokyo Bar Association
June 2011:
Outside Corporate Auditor of BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc. (currently BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.) (to present)
June 2013:
Audit and Supervisory Board Member (External) of Terumo Corporation
June 2015:
Independent Director (Audit/Supervisory Committee Member) of Terumo Corporation (to present)
March 2016:
Outside Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) of GCA Corporation (to present)
March 2019:
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to present)

MC: Motorcycle CS: Customer Service AM: Automotive PF: Platform

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