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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

As of October 1, 2022

Chairperson of Teijin Limited, Member 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
CEO (Chief Executive officer)
April 2022 Chairperson of Teijin Limited, Member of the Board (Incumbent)
President and CEO, Representative Director of the Board
Akimoto Uchikawa
March 1990 Joined Teijin Limited
April 2017 Corporate Officer, Teijin Group
Responsible for Material Business of Teijin Group
Assistant to General Manager, Fibers and Products Converting Business Group (for Technology, Production, Restructuring Initiatives)
April 2020 General Manager, Composites Business Unit
April 2021 Executive Officer, Teijin Group
President, Material Business of Teijin Group
June 2021 Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited
April 2022 President and Representative Director (Incumbent)
CEO (Chief Executive officer) (Incumbent)
Senior Executive Officer, Representative Director of the Board
Akihisa Nabeshima
April 1982 Joined Teijin Limited
April 2015 Corporate Officer, Teijin Group
April 2017 Executive Officer, Teijin Group
General Manager, Healthcare Business Group
President and Representative Director, Teijin Pharma Limited
April 2019 President for Healthcare Business of Teijin Group
June 2019 Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited
April 2021 Executive Officer, Representative Director of the Board, Teijin Limited
Chief Financial Officer (Incumbent)
April 2022 Senior Executive Officer, Representative Director 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
June 2020 Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
April 2021 Chief Social Responsibility Officer (Incumbent)
Executive 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
June 2020 Corporate Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited
April 2021 Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
April 2022 President, Material Business of Teijin Group (Incumbent)
Executive Officer, Member of the Board
Naohiko Moriyama
March 1990 Joined Teijin Limited
April 2017 Corporate Officer, Teijin Group
Responsible for Healthcare Business of Teijin Group
April 2019 General Manager, Healthcare New Business Division
April 2021 Executive Officer, Teijin Group
President, Healthcare Business of Teijin Group
June 2021 Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
October 2022 Chief Officer (Corporate Strategy) (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
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 External Affairs Representative, Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
June 2019 Director, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Member of the Advisory Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Independent Outside Director
Masaaki Tsuya
April 1976 Joined Bridgestone Corporation
March 2006 Vice President and Officer, Bridgestone Corporation
March 2008 Director, Vice President and Senior Officer, Bridgestone Corporation
September 2011 Representative Director, Senior Vice President, Bridgestone Corporation
March 2012 Representative Director, CEO (Chief Executive Officer), Bridgestone Corporation
March 2013 Representative Director, CEO
Chairperson of the Board, Bridgestone Corporation
March 2016 Representative Executive Officer, CEO
Chairperson of the Board, Bridgestone Corporation
March 2020 Chairperson of the Board, Bridgestone Corporation
March 2021 External Advisor, Bridgestone Corporation (Incumbent)
June 2022 Director, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)
Member of the Advisory Board, Teijin Limited (Incumbent)

Statutory Auditors

As of June 23, 2021

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

Corporate Officers

As of October 1, 2022

President and CEO, Representative Director of the Board
CEO
Akimoto Uchikawa
Senior Executive Officer, Representative Director of the Board
Chief Financial Officer
Akihisa Nabeshima
Executive Officer, Member of the Board
Chief Social Responsibility Officer
Responsible for Corporate Audit Department
Toshiya Koyama
Executive Officer, Member of the Board
President, Material Business of Teijin Group
Eiji Ogawa
Executive Officer, Member of the Board
Chief Officer (Corporate Strategy)
Naohiko Moriyama
Teijin Group Executive Officer
President, Healthcare Business of Teijin Group
President, Teijin Pharma Limited
Ichiro Watanabe
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
General Manager, Carbon Fibers Business Unit
Shukei Inui
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Management Coordinator for the President, Healthcare Business of Teijin Group (Strategy Promotion)
Yasuhiko Kuriyama
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Karola Japke
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Chief Officer (Global Business Strategy)
Tsutomu Igawa
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Senior Managing Director, Teijin Pharma Limited (Deputy President, Teijin Pharma Limited)
Ken-ichiro Kataoka
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
General Manager, Material New Business Division
Tadashi Sakata
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Chief Information Officer
Tsutomu Morioka
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
General Manager, Resin & Plastic Processing Business Unit
Noboru Yamanishi
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
General Manager, Aramid Business Unit
President, Teijin Aramid B.V.
Peter ter Horst
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Senior Corporate Project Officer
Responsible for External Affairs Group
Toshihiko Sakaguchi
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
General Manager, Corporate Business Incubation Division
Noriko Higuchi
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
General Manager, Material Technology Center
Ton de Weijer
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Chief Officer (Legal, Intellectual Property)
General Manager, Intellectual Property Department
Akihiko Uchiyama
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Chief Officer (Engineering)
Deputy Chief Social Responsibility Officer (for Disaster Prevention)
Director, Effective Utilization of Factories Project
Director, Iwakuni Factory and Matsuyama Factory
Teruo Aoyagi
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Teijin Pharma Limited
General Manager Marketing & Sales Unit
Masato Tanaka
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
General Manager, Accounting Department
Junji Kitahama
Teijin Group Corporate Officer
General Manager, Composites Business Unit
Masataka Akiyoshi
Teijin Group Corporate Officer (Riji)
Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer, Regional Human Resources Director (Japan)
General Manager, Operational Reforms Promotion Team
Toshitake Karasawa
Teijin Group Corporate Officer (Riji)
Management Coordinator for the President Material Business of Teijin Group (for Intelligence)
Yutaka Horie
Teijin Group Corporate Officer (Riji)
Deputy Chief Social Responsibility Officer (for promoting SDGs)
General Manager, CSR Planning and Promotion Department
Shuichi Osaki
Teijin Group Corporate Officer (Riji)
Managing Director, Teijin Pharma Limited
General Manager, Research, Development & Technology Unit
Masaki Taneda
Teijin Group Corporate Officer (Riji)
Deputy Chief Officer (Corporate Strategy) (for stakeholder communication)
General Manager, Corporate Communications Department
Tomoko Torii
Teijin Group Corporate Officer (Riji)
General Manager, Material Business Strategic Planning and Control Division
Toru Yamaura
Teijin Group Corporate Officer (Riji)
Deputy General Manager, Corporate Business Incubation Division
General Manager, Regenerative Medicine New Business Department
Takayuki Nakano

Head of Independent Group Companies

As of October 1, 2022

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd.
President and CEO
Yasunari Hirata
Infocom Corporation
President and CEO
Norihiro Takehara
Japan Tissue Engineering Co., Ltd.
President and CEO
Ken-ichiro Hata