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Overview of Senior Management

Title Name Background
Chairman and President
(Representative Director)
Hiroichi Yoshida Previously served as Vice-President of Sumitomo Bank (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation) and President/Chairman of SMBC Leasing.
Professor, Keio University Graduate School (until March 2008).
Executive Vice President
(Representative Director)
Tetsuji Ogawa Previously served as Executive Vice-President/CFO at Daiwa House Industry.
Senior Executive Officer
(Representative Director)
Kiyomoto Kawakami Previously served as a lecturer at Keio University,
has continuously worked on the development and manufacture of electric cars.
Director,
Managing Executive Officer
Toshiyuki Ishii Previously served as General Manager of Sony Corporation's Media Processing Laboratories, System LSI Development Center and Technology VP , Development Division Department Head of Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
Director,
Managing Executive Officer
Toshihiro Imai Previously served as Executive Manager of Sony Corporation's Quality and Strategy Department (Component Business Division) and Technology Planning Department (Manufacturing Division).
Director,
Managing Executive Officer
Hisao Sakai Previously served as General Manager of The Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd. (currently known as Mizuho Bank, Ltd.), General Manager of HSBC Japan Tokyo Branch, and Exective Officer of TKP Corporation.
Director,
Managing Executive Officer
Atsushi Yamada Previously posted to a U.S. affiliate of THK, served as Manager Corporate Strategy and General Planning for THK, and worked in the Corporate Planning Department of Metts Corporation.
Director,
Managing Executive Officer
Kyoichi Yamamoto Previously served as General Manager of Electric Circuit Materials Dept ,Director of Liquid Crystal Materials Division at Toray Industries, Inc. and Director at DU PONT-TORAY CO., LTD.
Director,
Executive Officer
Kei Oda Previously served as Assistant Professor in Keio University's Graduate School of Media and Governance.
Director
(external)
Katsujiro Kida Currently serves as Special Adviser to INPEX Corporation.
Director
(external)
Keisuke Egashira Previously served as Managing Director at Nomura Securities, Chairman at Nomura International (U.K.), CEO/Chairman at Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, and Director/Special Adviser at Daimler Japan, and currently serves as Special Adviser for Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation.
Director
(external)
Koichi Tsukihara Previously served as Vice-President/Vice-President Executive Officer at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Vice-President Executive Officer at Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, and President/Chairman of Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co, Ltd.
Currently serves as Special Adviser of Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co, Ltd.
Director
(external)
Hiroyuki Uemura Previously served as President at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited. Currently serves as Senior Adviser of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited.
Director
(external)
*to be appointed on
July 1st, 2017
Kiyoyuki Tsujimura Previously served as Senior Executive Vice President of NTT DOCOMO, INC., President and CEO of DOCOMO Engineering, Inc. (currently known as DOCOMO CS, Inc.) and Specially Appointed Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Currently serves as Independent Board Member of Benesse Holdings, Inc., Visiting professor of Waseda University Business School and CEO of CarpeDiem, Inc. and Visiting professor of Business Breakthough University.
Standing Statutory Auditor
(external)
Tomoo Uchida Previously served as Head of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation's Corporate Planning Department, President of Ginsen Risk Solutions, Administrative Director of Ginsen Risk Solutions, and Standing Statutory Auditor of Ginsen.
Corporete Auditor
(external)
Masakatsu Mori Previously served as President Director/Chairman of Accenture and President of the International University of Japan, currently a special adviser and emeritus professor at the International University of Japan.
Corporete Auditor
(external)
Hideaki Sudo Currently a lawyer at Tokyo Fuji Law Office.
Executive Officer Takao Fukunaga Previously served as Chief of R&D at GS Yuasa Corporation, was posted to AGM Batteries (U.K.), and is currently working on R&D for lithium-ion batteries, from low- to high-capacity.
Executive Officer Keiichiro Hosokawa Previously served as Sales and Marketing Dept General Manager , Director, Senior Executive Officer at Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited.
Executive Officer Michiro Chiba Previously served as General Manager of Business Planning Department at Sony Corporation's Semiconductor Laser Division and General Manager of Production Planning Department at Sony Semiconductor Corporation.
Executive Officer Hiroshi Sato Previously worked on Manufacturing Technology Integrated Laboratory, Technology Development Center at Dai Nippon Printing Co.,Ltd.
Executive Officer Masataka Tamaki Previously worked on Resona Bank, Limited. and NIPPONKOA INSURANCE CO., LTD.
Executive Officer Koji Masumoto Previously worked on D&M Holdings, NineSigma Japan, McKinsey & Company, Integratto, Nippon Steel Co. (currently Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Co.)
Vice Director Technology Hideyuki Sugiyama Previously worked on R&D at GS Yuasa Corporation , served as Leader of GS Yuasa Technology, and is currently working on R&D for lithium-ion batteries, from low- to high-capacity.
Vice Director Technology Tomitaro Hara Previously worked in Energy Company R&D Division at Sony Corporation ,Vehicle Engineering Group Hybrid Vehicle Material Engineering Division at TOYOTA Motor Corporation and is currently working on R&D for lithium-ion batteries, from low- to high-capacity.
Title Name Background
Senior Special Advisor Hideo Sanada Former Exective Vice President of ELIIY Power CO., Ltd. Previously served as Head of Technology Division, Head of Production Control, Head of Business Planning, Executive Managing Director/Head of Executive Administration, and Director/Executive Operating Officer at Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd.
Senior Fellow Minoru Mizutani Former Director of ELIIY Power CO., Ltd. Previously served as Vice General Manager of Nippon Denchi's R&D Headquarters and a part-time staff member at Keio University's Keio Research Institute SFC, worked on R&D for various batteries, including lithium-ion batteries, at Nippon Denchi.

*as of June 13, 2017
*managing Executive Officer are listed in Japanese alphabetical order