Management

 

Expertise and Experience

    Corporate ManagementCSV / ESGFinance / AccountingHR / Organization DevelopmentLegal / Risk ManagementManufacture / Quality AssuranceBrand Strategy / MarketingOverseas BusinessR&D / Health ScienceICT
DX
Yoshinori Isozaki
President & CEO
Keisuke Nishimura
Representative Director of the board, Senior Executive Vice President
Toshiya Miyoshi
Director of the Board and Senior Executive Officer
Noriya Yokota
Director of the Board and Senior Executive Officer
TakeShi Minakata
Director of the Board and Senior Executive Officer
Masakatsu Mori
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board*1
Hiroyuki Yanagi
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board*1
Chieko Matsuda
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board*1
Noriko Shiono
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board*1
Rod Eddington
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board*1
George Olcott
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board*1
Kaoru Kato
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board*1
 

Expertise and Experience

    Corporate ManagementCSV / ESGFinance / AccountingHR / Organization DevelopmentLegal / Risk ManagementManufacture / Quality AssuranceBrand Strategy / MarketingOverseas BusinessR&D / Health ScienceICT
DX
Ryosuke Mizouchi
Senior Executive Officer
Junko Tsuboi
Senior Executive Officer
Masao Maehara
Senior Executive Officer
Shinjiro Akieda
Senior Executive Officer
Koji Fukada
Senior Executive Officer
Mitsuharu Yamagata
Senior Executive Officer
Hideki Horiguchi
Senior Executive Officer
Toru Yoshimura
Senior Executive Officer
Yuki Kanzaki
Senior Executive Officer
 

Expertise and Experience

    Corporate ManagementCSV / ESGFinance / AccountingHR / Organization DevelopmentLegal / Risk ManagementManufacture / Quality AssuranceBrand Strategy / MarketingOverseas BusinessR&D / Health ScienceICT
DX
Keiji Kuwata
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Shobu Nishitani
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Yoshiko Ando
Audit & Supervisory Board Member*2
Kaoru Kashima
Audit & Supervisory Board Member*2
Kenichi Fujinawa
Audit & Supervisory Board Member*2
  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

April 1977 Joined the Company
March 2004 Director of San Miguel Corporation
March 2007 General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of the Company
March 2008 Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of the Company
March 2009 Senior Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of the Company
March 2010 Managing Director of the Company (resigned in March 2012)
March 2012 President & CEO of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited (resigned in January 2015)
January 2013 President & Chief Executive Officer of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2015 President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company(Present Position)
September 2021 President & CEO of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited (resigned in January 2022)

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

Masakatsu Mori

Profile

April 1969 Joined Arthur Andersen, LLP
February 1989 Japan Representative of Andersen Consulting (currently Accenture Japan Ltd.)
December 1995 President and Management Director of Andersen Consulting
April 2003 Chairman and Management Director of Accenture Japan Ltd.
September 2005 Chairman and Director of Accenture Japan Ltd.
September 2007 Chief Corporate Advisor of Accenture Japan Ltd.
October 2009 President of International University of Japan
June 2010 Outside Director of STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD (Present Position)
October 2012 Trustee of International University of Japan
June 2013 Outside Director of YAMATO HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (Present Position)
November 2013 Vice Chairman of International University of Japan
March 2015 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company
April 2018 Senior Advisor of International University of Japan (Present Position)
March 2019 Non-executive Director of the Company (Present Position)
November 2020 External Statutory Auditor of FAST RETAILING CO., LTD. (Present 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

April 1980 Joined the Company
March 2007 Chairman and CEO of Kirin (China) Investment Co., Ltd
March 2009 Director of San Miguel Corporation
April 2009 Director and Executive Vice President of San Miguel Brewery Inc.
October 2011 Director of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (Present Position)
Executive Officer and General Manager of Strategy Planning Dept. of the Company
March 2012 Director of the Board of the Company
Director of China Resources Kirin Beverages (Greater China) Company, Limited (Present Position)
March 2014 Managing Director of the Company
Director and Chairman of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England, Inc.
March 2015 Representative Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company
August 2015 Director & Vice Chairman of Myanmar Brewery Limited
April 2016 Director of Myanmar Brewery Limited
March 2017 Representative Director, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company (Present Position)
Senior Executive Officer of Kirin Company, Limited
Director & Vice Chairman of Myanmar Brewery Limited (Present Position)
December 2018 Director of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England, Inc. (currently Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast, Inc.)
March 2019 Director of Lion Pty Ltd. (Present Position)

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

In charge:
Public Relations, Risk Management, Legal,
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration
Advisory Committee

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

Profile

April 1982 Joined the Company
March 2008 Representative Director and President & CEO of Yokohama Akarenga Inc.
March 2010 General Manager of Personnel & General Affairs Dept. of the Company
March 2012 Executive Officer and General Manager of Personnel & General Affairs Dept. of the Company
January 2013 Executive Officer and Director of Group Personnel & General Affairs of the Company
Executive Officer and General Manager of Personnel Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2014 Senior Executive Officer and Director of Group Personnel & General Affairs of the Company
Senior Executive Officer and General Manager of Personnel Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2015 Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company (Present Position)
Senior Executive Officer of Kirin Company, Limited
Director of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (Present Position)
March 2019 Director of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
March 2021 Director of Kirin Beverage Company, Limited (Present Position)

Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
Chief Financial Officer, IR, IT

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

Profile

April 1984 Joined the Company
March 2011 General Manager of Sendai Plant of Production Div. of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
March 2014 Executive Officer and General Manager of Production Dept. of Production Div. of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
April 2015 Director of Group Personnel & General Affairs of the Company
Executive Officer and General Manager of Personnel & General Affairs Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2017 Senior Executive Officer and Director of Corporate Strategy of the Company
Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of Kirin Company, Limited
Director of Kyowa Hakko Kirin Company, Limited (currently Kyowa Kirin Company, Limited) (Present Position)
March 2018 Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company (Present Position)
Senior Executive Officer of Kirin Company, Limited
Director of Kirin Business System Company, Limited (Present Position)
March 2022 Director of Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.

Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
Strategy of Health Science Domain

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

Profile

April 1984 Joined the Company
March 2012 General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
January 2013 Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
March 2015 Senior Executive Officer and Director of Group Strategy Planning of the Company
Senior Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2016 Senior Executive Officer of the Company (resigned in March 2018)
April 2016 President and CEO of Myanmar Brewery Limited
March 2018 Executive Director of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd. (resigned in December 2021)
March 2020 Senior Executive Officer of the Company
March 2022 Director of the Board, Senior Executive Officer of the Company (Present Position)
Director of Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (Present Position)

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

Profile

April 1978 Joined Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
March 2007 Executive Officer of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
March 2009 Senior Executive Officer of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
March 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
January 2018 Chairman and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
March 2019 Non-executive Director of the Company (Present Position)
Outside Director of AGC Inc. (Present Position)
March 2021 Chairman and Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
June 2021 Outside Director of Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (Present Position)
January 2022 Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
March 2022 Advisor of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.(Present Position)

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

Profile

April 1987 Joined The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, Limited
October 1998 Joined Moody’s Japan K.K.
September 2001 Joined Corporate Directions, Inc.
May 2006 Representative Director of Matrix, Inc.
October 2006 Vice President (Partner) of Booz and Company, Inc.
April 2011 Professor of School of Business Administration, Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts (Currently Faculty of Economics and Business Administration) at Tokyo Metropolitan University (Present Position)
Professor of Department of Business Administration, Graduate School of Social Sciences (Currently Graduate School of Management) at Tokyo Metropolitan University (Present Position)
March 2016 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company
March, 2020 Non-executive Director of the Company (Present Position)
June 2020 Outside Director of IHI Corporation (Present Position)

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

Profile

August 1983 Joined Japan New Media Co., Ltd.
March 2010 Representative Director, President of SSP Co., Ltd.
January 2014 President and Corporate Officer of Konami Sports & Life Co., Ltd. (Currently Konami Sports Co., Ltd.)
May 2016 Chairman, Director of Konami Sports Co., Ltd.
October 2017 President of Widex Japan (Present Position)
March 2018 Non-executive Director of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2019 Strategic Advisor of the Company
March 2020 Non-executive Director of the Company (Present Position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board

Profile

September 1979 Joined John Swire & Sons (H.K.)Ltd.
April 1992 Managing Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
January 1997 Outside Director of John Swire & Sons (Australia) Pty Ltd. (Present Position)
April 2000 Chief Executive Officer of British Airways plc
January 2006 Outside Director of CLP Holdings Limited (Present Position)
March 2011 Director of Lion Pty Ltd
March 2012 Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director of Lion Pty Ltd (Present Position)
March 2020 Non-executive Director of the Company (Present Position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board

Profile

July 1986 Joined S.G. Warburg & Co., Ltd.
February 1999 President of UBS Asset Management (Japan)
President of Japan UBS Brinson Group
June 2000 Managing Director, Equity Capital Market, UBS Warburg Tokyo
September 2001 Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
March 2005 FME Teaching Fellow, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
March 2008 Senior Fellow, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
April 2014 Guest Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University
June 2014 Outside Director of DENSO CORPORATION (Present Position)
October 2016 Outside Director of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (Present Position)
March 2020 Non-executive Director of the Company (Present Position)

Independent Non-executive Director of the Board

Profile

April 1977 Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation
June 2012 Representative Director and President & CEO of NTT DOCOMO, INC.
June 2016 Corporate Advisor, Member of the Board of Directors of NTT DOCOMO, INC.
June 2018 Corporate Advisor of NTT DOCOMO, INC. (Present Position)
June 2019 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of MUFG (Present Position)
March 2021 Non-executive Director of the Company (Present Position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

April 1985 Joined the Company
March 2009 Director of the Board,General Manager of Kanto-Region of Kirin Logistics Company,Limited(currently Kirin Group Logistics Company,Limited)
September 2010 Director of the Board,General Manager of Eastren-Japan Regional Div.of Kirin Logistics Company,Limited
March 2013 Deputy General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
April 2015 Executive Officer and Deputy General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2016 Director of Corporate Strategy of the Company
March 2017 Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2018 Senior Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2019 Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (Present Position)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. (currently Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd.)(Present Position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

April 1987 Joined the Company
October 2011 Director of San Miguel Corporation
March 2014 Group Finance Director of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited
March 2016 Director of the Board of Lion Pty Ltd.
April 2016 General Manager, Accounting Department of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2017 Executive Officers, General Manager, Accounting Department of Kirin Company, Limited
March 2019 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of China Resources Kirin Beverages (Greater China) Company, Limited (Present Position)
April 2019 Executive Officer, General Manager, Internal Audit Department of the Company
March 2022 Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (Present Position)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd. (Present Position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

April 1982 Entered the Ministry of Labor
April 2003 Lieutenant governor of Shiga prefecture
July 2006 Director of Equal Employment Policy Div. of Equal Employment, Children and Families Bureau of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
July 2011 Director-General of the Saitama Labor Bureau of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
July 2013 Director-Gneral of Industrial Accident Compensation Dept. of Labour Standards Bureau of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
July 2014 Director-Gneral of Equal Employment, Children and Families Bureau of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
October 2015 Director-General for Labour Policy Planning of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
June 2016 Director-General for Statistics and Information Policy of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
July 2017 Director-General for Human Resources Development of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
March 2019 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (Present Position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

November 1981 Joined Showa Audit Corporation (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
April 1985 Registered as a certified public accountant
June 1996 Partner of Showa Ota & Co.(currently Ernst & Young SinNihon LLC)
June 2002 Senior Partner of ShinNihon & Co.(currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
July 2006 In charge of personnel of HR Development Headquarters of ShinNihon & Co.
September 2010 Managing Director of Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
In charge of Corporate Culuture Promotion Office
In charge of Public Relations Office
July 2012 General Manager of Knowledge Headquarters
Managing Director of Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
July 2013 Representative Director of Ernst & Young Institute Co., Ltd.
June 2019 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation(Present Position)
External Director of Sumitomo Mitsui Trast Bank,Limited(Present Position)
March 2020 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (Present Position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Profile

April 1980 Registered as lawyer in Japan
Joined Nagashima & Ohno
October 1988 Partner of Nagashima & Ohno
January 2000 Partner of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
January 2004 Managing Partner of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
January 2015 Chairman of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
January 2020 Senior Counsel of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (Present Position)
March 2022 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (Present Position)

Executive Officers

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:
Personnel and General Affairs
Outside Director of FANCL Corporation

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
Supply Chain Management,
Production Technology Strategy

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
Digital Strategy, General Manager of Corporate Planning Department

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
R&D Strategy, Quality Assurance
Director of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd.

Senior Executive Officer

In charge:
Marketing, Corporate Brand Strategy
Director of Kirin Brewery 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 and 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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