Management

 

Expertise and Experience

    Corperate ManagementESG / SustainabilityFinance / AccountingHR Management / DevelopmentLegal / Compliance / Risk ManagementSCMBrand Strategy / Marketing / SalesOverseas BusinessR&D / New Business / Heath ScienceICT
DX
Yoshinori Isozaki
President & CEO
Keisuke Nishimura
Representative Director of the Board, Senior Executive Vice President
Toshiya Miyoshi
Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer
Noriya Yokota
Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer
Noriaki Kobayashi
Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer
Masakatsu Mori
Independent Non-executive Director*1
Hiroyuki Yanagi
Independent Non-executive Director*1
Chieko Matsuda
Independent Non-executive Director*1
Noriko Shiono
Independent Non-executive Director*1
Rod Eddington
Independent Non-executive Director*1
George Olcott
Independent Non-executive Director*1
Kaoru Kato
Independent Non-executive Director*1
 

Expertise and Experience

    Corperate ManagementESG / SustainabilityFinance / AccountingHR Management / DevelopmentLegal / Compliance / Risk ManagementSCMBrand Strategy / Marketing / SalesOverseas BusinessR&D / New Business / Heath ScienceICT
DX
Hiroshi Ogawa
Senior Executive Vice President
Ryosuke Mizouchi
Senior Executive Officer
Toru Yoshimura
Senior Executive Officer
Junko Tsuboi
Senior Executive Officer
Masao Maehara
Senior Executive Officer
Takayuki Fuse
Senior Executive Officer
Hideki Horiguchi
Senior Executive Officer
Takeshi Minakata
Senior Executive Officer
  1. Non-executive Director as described in Article 2-15 of the Companies Act of Japan. Also fulfills the requirements for designation as an independent officer as prescribed in the regulations of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and complies with the Company’s Criteria regarding the independence of Officers.
  2. Outside Company Auditor as described in Article 2-16 of the Companies Act of Japan. Also fulfills the requirements for designation as an independent officer as prescribed in the regulations of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and complies with the Company's Criteria regarding the independence of Officers.

Directors

President & CEO
(Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Advisory Committee)

Yoshinori Isozaki

Profile

1977 Joined the Company
2015 President & CEO of the Company (current position)

Chairperson of the Board
(Independent Non-executive Director of the Board)

Masakatsu Mori

Profile

1969 Joined Arthur Andersen, LLP
1995 Japan Representative of Andersen Consulting (currently Accenture Japan Ltd.)
2015 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company
2018 Senior Advisor of International University of Japan (current position)
2019 Independent Non-executive Director of the Company (current position)

Representative Director of the Board, Senior Executive Vice President

In charge:
Business Alliance and Investment Strategy, Overseas Business, Global Craft Beer

Major Concurrent Positions:
Director of Lion Pty Ltd
Director & Vice Chairman of Myanmar Brewery Limited
Director of San Miguel Brewery Inc.
Director of China Resources Kirin Beverages (Greater China) Co., Ltd.

Profile

1980 Joined the Company
2017 Representative Director of the Board, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company (current position)

Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Advisory Committee

In charge:
HR and General Affairs

Major Concurrent Positions:
Director of Kirin Beverage Co., Ltd.
Director of San Miguel Brewery Inc.

Profile

1982 Joined the Company
2015 Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company (current position)

Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
Chief Financial Officer, IR, IT, Business Transformation

Major Concurrent Positions:
Director of Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd.
Director of Kirin Business System Co., Ltd.

Profile

1984 Joined the Company
2018

Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company (current position)

Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
R&D Strategy, Quality Assurance

Major Concurrent Positions:
Director of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd.

Profile

1983 Joined the Company
2019 Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company (current position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Advisory Committee

Profile

1978 Joined Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
2007 Executive Officer of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
2009 Senior Executive Officer of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
2010 President, CEO, and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
2018 Chairman and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
2019 Independent Non-executive Director of the Company (current position)
2021 Chairman and Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (current position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board
Chairperson of the Nomination and Remuneration Advisory Committee

Profile

 1987 Joined The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, Limited
 2011 Professor of School of Business Administration, Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts (currently Faculty of Economics and Business Administration) at Tokyo Metropolitan University (current position), Professor of Department of Business Administration, Graduate School of Social Sciences (currently Graduate School of Management) at Tokyo Metropolitan University (current position)
2016 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company
2020 Independent Non-executive Director of the Company (current position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Advisory Committee

Profile

1983 Joined Japan New Media Co., Ltd.
2010 Representative Director, President of SSP Co., Ltd.
2017 President of Widex Japan (current position)
2018 Non-executive Director of Kirin Co., Ltd.
2020 Independent Non-executive Director of the Company (current position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board

Profile

1979 Joined John Swire & Sons (H.K.)Ltd.
1992 Managing Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
2000 Chief Executive Officer of British Airways Plc
2012 Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director of Lion Pty Ltd (current position)
2020 Independent Non-executive Director of the Company (current position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board

Profile

1986 Joined S.G. Warburg & Co., Ltd.
2000 Managing Director, Equity Capital Market, UBS Warburg Tokyo
2014 Guest Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University (current position)
2020 Independent Non-executive Director of the Company (current position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board

Profile

1977 Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation
2012 Representative Director and President & CEO of NTT DOCOMO, INC.
2016 Corporate Advisor, Member of the Board of NTT DOCOMO, INC.
2018 Corporate Advisor of NTT DOCOMO, INC. (current position)
2019 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (current position)
2021 Independent Non-executive Director of the Company (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

1983 Joined the Company
2015 Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company
2018 Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current position)
2019 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd.

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

1985 Joined the Company
2019 Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current position)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. (currently Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd.) (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

1985 Admitted to the Japanese Bar and joined Ishiguro Law Office as an associate
1987 Associate of Masuda & Ejiri (currently Nishimura & Asahi)
1991 Admitted to the New York Bar
1992 Partner of Masuda & Ejiri (currently Nishimura & Asahi)
2007 Partner of Allen & Overy
2012 Representative Partner of Hibiya-Nakata (current position)
2018 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

1982 Entered the Ministry of Labor
2003 Lieutenant Governor of Shiga prefecture
2007 Director of Equal Employment Policy Division of Equal Employment, Children and Families Bureau of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
2013 Director-General of Industrial Accident Compensation Department of Labour Standards Bureau, MHLW
2014 Director-General of Equal Employment, Children and Families Bureau, MHLW
2015 Director-General for Labour Policy Planning, MHLW
2016 Director-General for Statistics and Information Policy, MHLW
2017 Director-General for Human Resources Development, MHLW
2019 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

1981 Joined Showa Audit Corporation (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
1985 Registered as a certified public accountant
2010 Managing Director of Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC In charge of Corporate Culture Promotion Office, Public Relations Office
2012 General Manager of Knowledge Headquarters, Managing Director of Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
2013 Representative Director of Ernst & Young Institute Co., Ltd.
2020 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current position)

Executive Officers

Senior Executive Vice President

In charge:
Public Relations, Risk Management, Legal
Director of Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
CSV strategy, North America Beer Business
Director of Lion Pty Ltd
Director of Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast, Inc.
Director of Mercian Corporation

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
General Manager of Corporate Strategy Department, Health Business Strategy, Digital Strategy
Director of Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
General Manager of Strategic Branding Department, Marketing, Strategic Branding
Outside Director of FANCL Corporation

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
Supply Chain Management (Production, Logistics, and Procurement)
Director of Kirin Beverage Co., Ltd.

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
President and CEO of Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
President and CEO of Kirin Beverage Co., Ltd.

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
President & CEO of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd.

  1. Non-executive Director as described in Article 2-15 of the Companies Act of Japan. Also fulfills the requirements for designation as an independent officer as prescribed in the regulations of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and complies with the Company’s Criteria regarding the independence of Officers.
  2. Outside Company Auditor as described in Article 2-16 of the Companies Act of Japan. Also fulfills the requirements for designation as an independent officer as prescribed in the regulations of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and complies with the Company's Criteria regarding the independence of Officers.

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