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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 24, 2021

Chairman and Director Hiroyuki Yanagi
Chairman and DirectorHiroyuki Yanagi
President and Representative Director Yoshihiro Hidaka
President and Representative DirectorYoshihiro Hidaka
Representative Director Katsuaki Watanabe
Representative Director Katsuaki Watanabe
Director Katsuhito Yamaji
Director Katsuhito Yamaji
Director Tatsumi Okawa
Director Tatsumi Okawa
Director Heiji Maruyama
Director Heiji Maruyama
Director (Outside) Takuya Nakata
Director (Outside) Takuya Nakata
Director (Outside) Takehiro Kamigama
Director (Outside) Takehiro Kamigama
Director (Outside) Yuko Tashiro
Director (Outside) Yuko Tashiro
Director (Outside) Tetsuji Ohashi
Director (Outside) Tetsuji Ohashi
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kenji Hironaga
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board MemberKenji Hironaga
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member Junzo Saito
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board MemberJunzo Saito
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside) Masatake Yone
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)Masatake Yone
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside) Masatake Yone
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)Eriko Kawai

Career summaries

As of June 23, 2021


Chairman and 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
March 2019:
Outside Director of AGC Inc. (to present)
March 2019:
Outside Director of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (to present)
March 2021:
Chairman and Director (to present)
June 2021:
Outside Director of Japan Airlines 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)

Representative Director

Katsuaki Watanabe

April 1982:
Joined the Company
March 2011:
Senior Executive Officer and Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center
March 2014:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Executive General Manager of 1st Business Unit, MC Business Operations and Chief General Manager of PF Model Unit
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 Quality Assurance, Land Mobility, Market Development, Customer Experience


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
March 2019:
Managing Executive Officer and Director (to present)

Responsible for Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Procurement, Solution, Power Products


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
March 2021:
Managing Executive Officer and Director (to present)

Responsible for Human Resources & General Affairs, Corporate Planning & Finance Center, IT, Digital Technology, Creative, Marine


Director

Heiji Maruyama

April 1986:
Joined the Company
March 2019:
Senior Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Powertrain Unit, and Senior General Manager of Powertrain Planning Section, Powertrain Unit
March 2021:
Senior Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of Technical Research & Development Center (to present)

Responsible for Powertrain Unit, Vehicle Development


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 )

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)
March 2019:
Representative Director, Chairman of the board of NEXT GOLF MANAGMENT Co., Ltd. (to present)

Director (Outside)

Tetsuji Ohashi

April 1977:
Joined Komatsu Ltd.
January 2004:
President and Chief Operating Officer(COO) of Komatsu America Corp.
April 2007:
Excecutive Officer of Komatsu Ltd.
April 2008:
Senior Executive Officer of Komatsu Ltd.
June 2009:
Director and Senior Executive Officer of Komatsu
April 2012:
Director and Senior Executive Officer of Komatsu
April 2013:
President and Representative Director, and CEO of Komatsu Ltd.
April 2019:
Chairperson of the Board and Representative Director of Komatsu Ltd. (to present)
March 2020:
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 Saito

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)

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)
December 2019:
Outside Director of Skymark Airlines Inc. (to present)
January 2020:
Senior Counsel at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)

Eriko Kawai

October 1981:
Joined Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
September 1985:
Management Consultant of McKinsey & Company, Inc.
October 1986:
Fund Manager of Mercury Asset Management/SG Warburg plc
November 1995:
Director and Chief Investment Officer(CIO) of Yamaichi Regent ABC Polska
July 1998:
Senior Pension Funds Administrator of Bank for International Settlements
October 2004:
Senior Pension Funds Administrator of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
March 2008:
Representative of Kawai Global Intelligence
April 2012:
Professor of Institute for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education of Kyoto University
April 2013:
Professor of Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences of Kyoto University
April 2014:
Professor of Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability of Kyoto University (to present)
December 2017:
External Audit and Supervisory Board Member of CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.
June 2018:
Outside Director of Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (to present)
December 2019:
Outside Director of CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. (to present)
March 2021:
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to present)

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