Biography

As of Apr. 1, 2020

Representative Director, Chairman and CEO

Akihiko Ouchi

(Date of Birth : Jan. 2, 1945)

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Mar. 1967
Joined the Company
Apr. 1994
Manager, Nagoya Branch Office
Mar. 1998
Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant, Production Div.
Jun. 2000
Director, Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant, Production Div.
May 2002
Director, Executive General Manager, Production Div.
Jun. 2002
Managing Director, Executive General Manager, Production Div.
Jun. 2004
Representative Director, President
Jun. 2011
Representative Director, President, CEO and COO
Apr. 2014
Representative Director, Chairman and CEO (current position)

Representative Director, President, CEO and COO

Makoto Hattori

(Date of Birth : Oct. 12, 1957)

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1980
Joined the Company
Oct. 2005
General Manager, Semiconductor Materials Dept., Advanced Materials Operations, Business Administration Div.
Oct. 2009
Executive General Manager, Advanced Materials Operations, Business Administration Div., General Manager, Semiconductor Materials Dept.
Oct. 2011
Executive General Manager, Advanced Materials Operations, Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2014
Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Advanced Materials Operations, Business Administration Div.
Jun. 2015
Director, Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Advanced Materials Operations, Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2017
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2020
Representative Director, President, CEO and COO (current position)

Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer

Gohei Kawamura

(Date of Birth : Jan. 12, 1956)

Executive General Manager, Production Div. and
in charge of Quality Assurance & Environmental Protection Div.

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1979
Joined the Company
Oct. 2005
Manager, Converted Paper Production Dept., Kumagaya Plant, Production Div.
Jun. 2006
Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Production Dept., Kumagaya Plant, Production Div.
Sep. 2009
Chairman and President, LINTEC (SUZHOU) TECH CORPORATION (seconded)
Jun. 2011
Executive Officer, Chairman and President, LINTEC (SUZHOU) TECH CORPORATION (seconded)
Apr. 2014
Managing Executive Officer, Chairman and President, LINTEC (SUZHOU) TECH CORPORATION (seconded)
Jun. 2015
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Chairman and President, LINTEC (SUZHOU) TECH CORPORATION (seconded)
Sep. 2015
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div.
Apr. 2016
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., and in charge of Quality Assurance & Environmental Protection Div.
Apr. 2017
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Production Div., and in charge of Quality Assurance & Environmental Protection Div.
Apr. 2020
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Production Div., and in charge of Quality Assurance & Environmental Protection Div. (current position)

Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer

Tsunetoshi Mochizuki

(Date of Birth : May 12, 1958)

Executive General Manager, General Affairs & Human Resources Div.

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Jan. 1983
Joined the Company
Jun. 2006
General Manager, General Affairs & Legal Dept. and Human Resources Dept., General Affairs & Human Resources Div.
Jun. 2011
Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, General Affairs & Human Resources Div., General Manager, General Affairs & Legal Dept. and Human Resources Dept.
Apr. 2014
Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, General Affairs & Human Resources Div., General Manager, Human Resources Dept.
Oct. 2014
Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, General Affairs & Human Resources Div.
Jun. 2015
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, General Affairs & Human Resources Div.
Apr. 2020
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, General Affairs & Human Resources Div. (current position)

Director, Managing Executive Officer

Shuji Morikawa

(Date of Birth : Dec. 30, 1955)

Deputy Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div. and Executive General Manager, Industrial & Material Operations

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1979
Joined the Company
Oct. 2006
General Manager, Industrial Products Sales Dept., Industrial & Material Operations, Business Administration Div.
Oct. 2009
Executive General Manager, Industrial & Material Operations, Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2013
Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Industrial & Material Operations, Business Administration Div.
Jun. 2015
Director, Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Industrial & Material Operations, Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2019
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div., Executive General Manager, Industrial & Material Operations (current position)

Director, Managing Executive Officer

Junichi Nishikawa

(Date of Birth : Sep. 12, 1955)

Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div. and
Plant Manager, Kumagaya Plant

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1978
Joined the Company
Jul. 2005
Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Production Dept., Mishima Plant, Production Div.
Mar. 2009
Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Production Dept., Kumagaya Plant, Production Div.
Oct. 2009
Assistant Plant Manager and Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Production Dept., Kumagaya Plant, Production Div.
Apr. 2013
Executive Officer, Plant Manager and Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Production Dept., Kumagaya Plant, Production Div.
Sep. 2015
Executive Officer, Plant Manager, Kumagaya Plant, Production Div.
Apr. 2017
Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Kumagaya Plant
Jun. 2017
Director, Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Kumagaya Plant
Apr. 2019
Director, Senior Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Kumagaya Plant
Apr. 2020
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Kumagaya Plant (current position)

Director, Managing Executive Officer

Takehiko Wakasa

(Date of Birth : Jun. 23, 1956)

Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div. and
Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1980
Joined the Company
Jan. 2005
Assistant Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant, Production Div.
Oct. 2005
Assistant Plant Manager and Manager, Production Dept., Tatsuno Plant, Production Div.
Jun. 2008
Plant Manager, Chiba Plant, Production Div.
Apr. 2013
Executive Officer, Plant Manager, Chiba Plant, Production Div.
Apr. 2017
Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant
Jun. 2017
Director, Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant
Apr. 2019
Director, Senior Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant
Apr. 2020
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Production Div., Plant Manager, Tatsuno Plant (current position)

Director

Hiroyuki Nishio

(Date of Birth : Oct. 18, 1954)

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1978
Joined the Company
Jun. 2008
Assistant General Manager, Corporate Strategic Office
Jun. 2010
Director, General Manager, Corporate Strategic Office
Jun. 2011
Director, Managing Executive Officer, General Manager, Corporate Strategic Office and CSR Management Office
Apr. 2014
Representative Director, President, CEO and COO
Apr. 2020
Director (current position)

Director

Takashi Nakamura

(Date of Birth : Dec. 23, 1953)

Assistant to Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div.

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1976
Joined the Company
Oct. 2004
Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Production Dept., Kumagaya Plant, Production Div.
Oct. 2009
Executive General Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Products Operations, Business Administration Div., General Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Sales Dept.
Jun. 2011
Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Products Operations, Business Administration Div., and in charge of Converted Products Operations
Apr. 2013
Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Products Operations, Business Administration Div., and in charge of Converted Products Operations
Jun. 2013
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Executive General Manager, Fine & Specialty Paper Products Operations, Business Administration Div., and in charge of Converted Products Operations
Apr. 2015
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2016
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div., and in charge of Fine & Specialty Paper Products Operations
Apr. 2017
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2020
Director, Assistant to Executive General Manager, Business Administration Div. (current position)

Outside Director

Atsushi O'haru

(Date of Birth : Jun. 14, 1958)

Executive Officer, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:- (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1983
Joined Jujo Paper Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2006
General Manager, Business Communication Paper Dept. I, Business Communication & Industrial Paper Sales Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2008
General Manager, Retail Sales Dept., Paper Sales Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2010
General Manager, Printing and Direct Sales Dept., Paper Sales Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2011
General Manager, Printing and Direct Sales Dept., Printing and Business Communication Paper Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2012
Deputy General Manager, Printing and Business Communication Paper Div., General Manager, Printing and Direct Sales Dept., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013
Deputy General Manager, Printing Paper Sales Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2014
General Manager, Business Communication Paper Sales Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2015
Executive Officer, General Manager, Business Communication Paper Sales Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2016
Executive Officer, General Manager, Printing Paper Sales Div., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (current position)
Jun. 2019
Outside Director of the Company (current position)

Outside Director

Masanobu Iizuka

(Date of Birth : Jan. 17, 1960)

Director, Executive Officer, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:- (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1984
Joined Jujo Paper Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2006
Vice President, Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. (seconded)
Oct. 2011
General Manager, Paper Production Dept., Yatsushiro Mill, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013
General Manager, Paper Production Dept., Yatsushiro Mill, General Manager, Safety & Environmental Control Dept., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2014
Assistant Plant Manager, Yatsushiro Mill, General Manager, Paper Production Dept., General Manager, Safety & Environmental Control Dept., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2014
Assistant Plant Manager, Yatsushiro Mill, General Manager, Safety & Environmental Control Dept., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2015
Deputy General Manager, Corporate Planning Div., General Manager, Overseas Business Dept., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2017
Executive Officer, General Manager, Hokkaido Mill, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2019
Outside Director of the Company (current position)
Jun. 2019
Director, Executive Officer, General Manager, Corporate Planning Div., and in charge of Subsidiaries and Affiliated Companies, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (current position)

Director / Audit & Supervisory Committee Member

Hiroshi Okada

(Date of Birth : Aug. 25, 1954)

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Attendance to the meetings of the Audit and Supervisory Committee:13/13 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1979
Joined the Company
Jul. 2011
Assistant General Manager, Audit Office
Oct. 2012
General Manager, Audit Office
Jun. 2017
Director / Audit & Supervisory Committee Member (current position)

Outside Director / Audit & Supervisory Committee Member

Satoshi Ohoka

(Date of Birth : Apr. 24, 1951)

Lecturer, Chuo University, Graduate School of Commerce
Outside Director, Ryobi Limited

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Attendance to the meetings of the Audit and Supervisory Committee:13/13 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1975
Joined Japan Development Bank
Jun. 1999
Assistant General Manager, Capital Investment Research Center, Japan Development Bank
May 2002
Deputy Director General, Development Bank of Japan (current Development Bank of Japan Inc.)
Apr. 2003
Professor, Nihon University, Advanced Research Institute for the Sciences and Humanities
Lecturer, Keio University, Environment and Information Studies
Lecturer, Chuo University, Graduate School of Commerce (current position)
Aug. 2004
Outside Director, Biznet Corporation
Jun. 2006
Outside Director, Ryobi Limited (current position)
Jun. 2012
Outside Director of the Company
Jun. 2015
Outside Director / Audit & Supervisory Committee Member of the Company (current position)

Outside Director / Audit & Supervisory Committee Member

Kanako Osawa

(Date of Birth : Dec. 22, 1970)

Attorney of Kajitani Law Offices

Attendance to the meetings of the Board of Directors:14/14 meetings (FY2019/3)

Attendance to the meetings of the Audit and Supervisory Committee:13/13 meetings (FY2019/3)

Apr. 1998
Certified as an attorney, joined Kajitani Law Offices (to present)
Oct. 2005
Admitted to practice law in the State of New York, U.S.
Jun. 2015
Outside Director / Audit & Supervisory Committee Member of the Company (current position)