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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

As of June 19, 2020

President and CEO, Representative Director of the Board
Jun Suzuki
April 1983 Joined Teijin Limited
April 2011 President, Teijin Holdings Netherlands B.V.
April 2012 Corporate Officer, Teijin Limited
April 2013 Executive Officer, Teijin Limited
June 2013 Director, Executive Officer, Teijin Limited
April 2014 President and Representative Director (Incumbent)
CEO (Chief Executive officer) (Incumbent)
Senior Executive Officer, Representative Director of the Board
Yoshihisa Sonobe
April 1980 Joined Teijin Limited
June 2009 Corporate Officer, Teijin Limited
April 2014 Corporate Strategy Officer, Teijin Limited
June 2014 Director, Corporate Officer, Teijin Limited
April 2016 Director, Executive Officer Teijin Limited
April 2017 Responsible for Corporate Strategy
Responsible for Global Strategy
Responsible for Legal and Intellectual Property
April 2019 Senior Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited
Chief Finance Officer (Incumbent)
April 2020 Senior Executive Officer, Representative Director of the Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Executive Officer, Member of the Board
Akihisa Nabeshima
April 1982 Joined Teijin Limited
April 2015 Corporate Officer, Teijin Limited
April 2017 Executive Officer, Teijin Group
General Manager, Healthcare Business Group
President, Teijin Pharma Limited
April 2019 Responsible for Healthcare Business of Teijin Group (Incumbent)
June 2019 Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Executive Officer, Member of the Board
Toshiya Koyama
April 1986 Joined Teijin Limited
April 2013 Corporate Officer (Riji), Teijin Group
General Manager, New Materials Business Development Department
Chief Representative of Teijin Electronics Korea Co., Ltd.
April 2015 Corporate Officer, Teijin Group
April 2017 Executive Officer, Teijin Group
General Manager, Material Business Group
April 2020 President, Material Business of Teijin Group (Incumbent)
June 2020 Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Corporate Officer, Member of the Board
Eiji Ogawa
April 1985 Joined Teijin Limited
April 2016 Corporate Officer, Teijin Group
General Manager, Resin and Plastic Processing Business Unit, Teijin Limited
April 2019 Chief Officer, Corporate Strategy (Incumbent)
June 2020 Corporate Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Independent Outside Director
Fumio Ohtsubo
April 1971 Joined Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd., (currently Panasonic Corporation)
June 1998 Director, Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.,
June 2000 Managing Director, Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.,
June 2003 Representative Senior Managing Director, Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.,
June 2006 President, Representative Director, Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.,
June 2012 Chairman of the Board, Representative Director, Panasonic Corporation
July 2013 Special Advisor, Panasonic Corporation (Incumbent)
June 2016 Director, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Member of the Advisory Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Independent Outside Director
Yukako Uchinaga
July 1971 Joined IBM Japan, Ltd
April 1995 Director, IBM Japan, Ltd
April 2000 Director, Executive Officer, IBM Japan, Ltd
April 2004 Director, Senior Executive Officer, IBM Japan, Ltd
April 2007 Board Chair, Japan Women's Innovate Network (Incumbent)
June 2007 Director, Benesse Corporation
April 2008 Director, Vice Chairman, Benesse Corporation
Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Berlitz Corporation
October 2009 Director, Executive Vice President, Benesse Holdings, Inc.
April 2013 Honorary Chairperson, Berlitz Corporation
September 2013 President and CEO, Globalization Research Institute Co., Ltd. (Incumbent)
April 2014 Board Chair, Japan Diversity Network Association (Incumbent)
June 2018 Director, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Member of the Advisory Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Independent Outside Director
Yoichi Suzuki
April 1975 Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan (MFA)
June 1997 Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva
April 2003 Minister's Secretariat (MFA)
September 2005 Consul-General of Boston
December 2008 Director-General for Economic Affairs of MFA
August 2010 Ambassador to Singapore
August 2013 Ambassador to France
June 2016 Government Representative and Ambassador in charge of the Kansai region
March 2017 Ambassador for International Economic Affairs and Chief Negotiator for the Japan EU EPA
April 2018 MFA retired
June 2018 Director, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Member of the Advisory Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Independent Outside Director
Masaru Onishi
April 1978 Joined Japan Air Lines Co., Ltd.
April 2007 President JAL Aircraft Maintenance Narita
April 2009 Executive officer, JAL International Co., Ltd
June 2009 President of Japan Air Commuter
February 2010 President Japan Air Lines Corporation, (JAL group COO)
President Japan Air Lines International Co., Ltd.
November 2010 President Japan Air Lines International Co., Ltd.
(Organizational change)
March 2011 Representative Director, President Japan Air Lines International Co., Ltd.
April 2011 Representative Director, President Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
(Company name change from Japan Air Lines International Co., Ltd. to Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.)
February 2012 Representative Director, Chairman Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
February 2014 Director, Chairman Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
July 2018 Senior Representative External Affairs Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (Incumbent)
June 2019 Director, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Member of the Advisory Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)

Statutory Auditors

As of June 19, 2020

Statutory Auditor Masanori Shimai
Akio Nakaishi
Independent Outside Statutory Auditor Gen Ikegami
Hitomi Nakayama
Jun Arima

Chief Officers

As of April 1, 2020

Chief Officer (Corporate Strategy) Eiji Ogawa
Chief Financial Officer Yoshihisa Sonobe
Chief Social Responsibility Officer Yasuhiro Hayakawa
Chief Human Resources Officer Karola Japke
Chief Officer (Engineering) Taizo Makari
Chief Information and Innovation Officer Tsutomu Morioka
Chief Officer (Global Business Strategy) Tsutomu Igawa
Chief Officer (Legal, Intellectual Property) Hiroyuki Umetani
President
Material Business of Teijin Group
Toshiya Koyama
President
Healthcare Business of Teijin Group
Akihisa Nabeshima

Business Group General Managers

As of April 1, 2020

Material Technology Center Hiroyuki Umetani
Aramid Business Unit Peter ter Horst
Resin and Plastic Processing Business Unit Noboru Yamanishi
Carbon Fibers Business Unit Shukei Inui
Composites Business Unit Akimoto Uchikawa
Management Coordinator for the President, Healthcare Business of Teijin Group President, Teijin Pharma Limited
Ichiro Watanabe
Fibers and Products Converting Business Group President Chief Executive Officer, Teijin Frontier Limited
Shinji Nikko
IT Business Group President and CEO, Infocom Corporation
Norihiro Takehara