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Profile of Executives

As of April 1, 2018

Directors

Position and Name Brief Biography
Director and Chairman
Makoto Kigawa
Apr. 1973 Joined the Fuji Bank, Ltd.(currently:Mizuho Financial Group,Inc.)
Apr. 2004 Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer / Head of Risk
Management Group, and Chief Human Resources
Officer / Head of Human Resources Group of Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.(currently:Mizuho Bank,Ltd.)
Apr. 2005 Joined the Company
Jun. 2005 Managing Director
Nov. 2005 Representative Managing Director
Apr. 2006 Representative Director and Managing Executive Officer
Jun. 2006 Representative Director and Senior Executive Officer
Mar. 2007 Representative Director and Executive Officer
Mar. 2007 Representative Director, President and Executive
Officer of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2008 Director and Executive Officer of the Company
Apr. 2011 Representative Director, President and Executive Officer
Apr. 2015 Representative Director and Chairman
Apr. 2018 Director and Chairman (current)
Representative Director, President and
Executive Officer
Masaki Yamauchi
Apr. 1984 Joined the Company
Apr. 2005 Executive Officer
Apr. 2005 President, Tokyo Branch
Nov. 2005 Executive Officer of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Nov. 2005 General Manager of Human Resources and Administration
Mar. 2007 Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2007 Responsible for Human Resources Strategy
May. 2007 Responsible for Management Strategy
Apr. 2008 Representative Director, President and Executive Officer of Yamato Logistics Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2011 Representative Director, President and Executive Officer of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2011 Director and Executive Officer of the Company
Apr. 2015 Representative Director, President and Executive Officer (current)
Representative Director, Vice President and Executive Officer
Haruo Kanda
Jan. 1985 Joined the Company
Apr. 2004 General Manager of Human Resources
Aug. 2005 Executive Officer
Nov. 2005 Executive Officer of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2006 Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2008 Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Jun. 2008 Representative Director and Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2013 Representative Director and Senior Executive Officer
Apr. 2014 Responsible for Human Resources Strategy, Network Strategy, Legal Affairs, CSR Strategy and Audit
Apr. 2015 Representative Director, Vice President and Executive Officer (current)
Representative Director, Vice President and Executive Officer
Hitoshi Kanamori
Apr. 1979 Joined Yamato System Development Co., Ltd.
Feb. 1996 General Manager of System Equipment Sales Division
Apr. 2006 General Manager of Division of Information Systems of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2007 Executive Officer, General Manager of Management Strategy
Apr. 2008 Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2009 Representative Director and Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2011 Executive Officer of the Company
Apr. 2011 Representative Director, President and Executive Officer of Yamato Logistics Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2015 Senior Managing Executive Officer
Jun. 2017 Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2018 Representative Director, Vice President and Executive Officer (current)
Director, Executive Officer
Yutaka Nagao
Apr. 1988 Joined the Company
Apr. 2004 Regional Branch Manager of Yamaguchi Regional Branch
Apr. 2006 Regional Branch Manager of Saitama Regional Branch of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2009 General Manager of TSS Sales Promotion Office
Apr. 2010 Executive Officer and President of Kanto Regional Office
Apr. 2013 Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2015 Executive Officer of the Company
Apr. 2015 Representative Director, President and Executive Officer of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. (current)
Jun. 2017 Director and Executive Officer (current)
Director
Toshitaka Hagiwara
Dec. 1969 Joined Komatsu Ltd.
Jun. 1990 Director
Jun. 1995 Managing Director
Jun. 1997 Executive Managing Director
Jun. 1999 Executive Vice President
Jun. 2003 Chairman and Representative Director of the Board
Jun. 2007 Councilor and Senior Adviser
Jun. 2009 Director of the Company (current)
Jul. 2011 Senior Adviser of Komatsu Ltd.
Jul. 2013 Adviser of Komatsu Ltd. (current)

(Important Concurrent Positions at Other Organizations)
Adviser of Komatsu Ltd.
Outside Director of Zensho Holdings Co., Ltd.
Outside Director of Hino Motors, Ltd.
Outside Director of Takamatsu Construction Group Co., Ltd.
Director
Masakatsu Mori
Apr. 1969 Joined Arthur Andersen & Co. (currently: Accenture Japan Ltd.)
May 1972 Qualified as Certified Public Accountant
Sep. 1981 Partner (business partner) of Arthur Andersen & Co. (currently: Accenture Japan Ltd.)
Feb. 1989 President of Andersen Consulting (currently: Accenture Japan Ltd.)
Board Member of Andersen Consulting (Global) (currently: Accenture Japan Ltd.)
Apr. 2003 Representative Director and Chairman of Accenture Japan Ltd.
Sep. 2007 Corporate Advisor of Accenture Japan Ltd.
Oct. 2009 President of the International University of Japan (IUJ)
Apr. 2013 Senior Advisor of IUJ
Jun. 2013 Director of the Company (current)
Nov. 2013 Vice Chairman of IUJ (current)

(Important Concurrent Positions at Other Organizations)
Senior Advisor of the International University of Japan (IUJ)
Outside Director of SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc.
Outside Director of Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited
Outside Director
Mariko Tokuno
Jan. 1994 Joined Louis Vuitton Japan KK
Apr. 2002 Senior Director for Sales Administration
Mar. 2004 Vice President of Tiffany & Co. Japan Inc.
Aug. 2010 Representative Director and President of Christian Dior Japan KK
Sep. 2013 Representative Director, President and CEO of Ferragamo Japan KK
Jun. 2017 Director of the Company (current)

Note: Of the directors above, Toshitaka Hagiwara, Masakatsu Mori and Mariko Tokuno are outside directors.

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Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Position and Name Brief Biography
Full-time Audit & Supervisory
Board Member
Kazuko Takahara
Apr. 1978 Joined Ministry of Labour (currently: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Aug. 2003 Director-general, Gunma Labour Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
May. 2005 Deputy Director of Japan Advanced Information Center of Safety and Health, Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association
Jul. 2006 Director of Compliance Department, Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association
Jul. 2009 Director-general, Hokkaido Labour Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Sep. 2012 Principal of Labour College, The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training
Apr. 2014 Joined the Company
Jun. 2014 Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Board Member (current)
Full-time Audit & Supervisory
Board Member
Etsuo Ogawa
Nov. 1973 Joined the Company
Jun. 2002 President, Chugoku Branch
Jun. 2003 Director
Apr. 2004 Responsible for Financing and Accounting
Jun. 2004 Director and Managing Executive Officer
Jun. 2005 Managing Executive Officer
Oct. 2005 Representative Director, President and Executive Officer Of Yamato Logistics Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008 Director and Chairman of the Board of Yamato Logistics CO., Ltd.
Jun. 2009 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Yamato Home Convenience Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2014 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2015 Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current)
Audit & Supervisory
Board Member
Hiroyuki Kanae
Apr. 1979 Licensed and registered as an attorney at law (Bengoshi) at Daini Tokyo Bar Association
Sep. 1987 Coudert Brothers LLP (New York)
Jul. 1988 Licensed and registered as an attorney at law in the State of New York
Sep. 1988 Joined Nishi, Tanaka & Takahashi Law Office
Apr. 1992 Partner of Nishi, Tanaka & Takahashi Law Office
May. 2001 Joined Shin-Tokyo Law Office as partner
Oct. 2007 Through the consolidation of law offices, name change to Bingham McCutchen Murase, Sakai Mimura Aizawa, Foreign Law Joint Enterprise (Partner)
Jun. 2012 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current)
Apr. 2015 Through the consolidation of law offices, name change to Anderson Mori & Tomotsune LPC (Partner) (current)

(Important Concurrent Positions at Other Organizations)
Attorney at Law
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Takashi Yamashita
Oct. 1983 Joined Asahi Accounting Company
Mar. 1987 Registered as a Certified Public Accountant
May. 2003 Representative Partner of Asahi & Co. (currently: KPMG AZSA LLC)
Aug. 2014 Established Takashi Yamashita CPA Office, Representative (current)
Jan. 2015 Registered as a Certified Tax Accountant
Jun. 2017 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (current)

Note: Of the above Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Hiroyuki Kanae and Takashi Yamashita are Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member.

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Vice President and Executive Officer

Kenji Minaki Global Business in Charge, President, Yamato(China) Co., Ltd.

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Senior Managing Executive Officer

Kenichi Shibasaki Investor Relations Strategy in charge, Responsible for Financing Strategy

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Managing Executive Officer

Hideo Tanzawa Responsible for Public Relations Strategy, Business Strategy, Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Promotion.
Shinji Makiura Responsible for Corporate Strategy
Tomoki Otani Responsible for Human Resources Strategy and Work Style Reform
Seiichi Awa Responsible for General Affairs, CSR, and Internal Audit

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Senior Executive Officer

Katsuhiko Umetsu Director and Chairman, Yamato Global Logistics Japan Co., Ltd., Responsible for Global Strategic Planning and Development, Group Cold Chain Platform Development
Atsushi Kashimoto Responsible for Investor Relations Strategy

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Executive Officers

Atsushi Ichino Representative Director and President, Yamato Logistics Co., Ltd.
Yoshihiko Hoshino Representative Director and President, Yamato System Development Co., Ltd.
Tetsuya Egashira Representative Director and President, Yamato Autoworks Co., Ltd.
Naomi Ogata Representative Director and President, Yamato Financial Co., Ltd.
Makoto Wada Representative Director and President, Yamato Home Convenience Co., Ltd.
Richard Chua Khing Seng Chairman and Director, Yamato Asia Pte. Ltd., Responsible for M&A Collaboration, Partnership
Yorimasa Tanaka Responsible for Technology Strategy
Ryutaro Narui Responsible for Planning and Management of Strategic Alliance
Tsutomu Sasaki Responsible for Corporate Strategy and Yamato Digital Innovation Center
Hiroyuki Yasuda Responsible for Legal Affairs

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