Leadership

Directors

Akira Matsumoto
Akira Matsumoto

Chairman of the Board & CEO, Representative Director

1972
Joined ITOCHU Corporation
1993
Appointed Representative Director and General Manager of the Ethicon Endo-Surgery business division, Johnson & Johnson Medical Company
1999
Appointed President, Johnson & Johnson K.K.
2008
Appointed Senior Advisor, Johnson & Johnson K.K.
2008
Appointed Director, Calbee, Inc.
2009
Appointed Chairman of the Board & CEO, Representative Director, Calbee (current position)
Shuji Ito
Shuji Ito

President & COO, Representative Director

1979
Joined Calbee, Inc.
2001
Appointed Executive Officer and COO of the East Japan Company, Calbee
2004
Appointed Director, Executive Officer and COO of the Jagarico Company, Calbee
2005
Appointed Director, Executive Managing Officer and the Controller of the Marketing Group, Calbee
2009
Appointed President & COO, Representative Director, Calbee (current position)
Yuzaburo Mogi
Yuzaburo Mogi

Independent Director
Elected 2009

1958
Joined Kikkoman Corporation
1995
Appointed Representative Director, President and CEO, Kikkoman
2004
Appointed Representative Director, Chairman and CEO, Kikkoman
2009
Appointed Director, Calbee, Inc. (current position)
2011
Appointed Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kikkoman (current position)
Takashi Kawamura
Takashi Kawamura

Independent Director
Elected 2015

1962
Joined Hitachi Ltd.
2009
Appointed Representative Executive Officer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Board Director, Hitachi, Ltd.
2010
Appointed Representative Executive Officer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Board Director, Hitachi, Ltd.
2011
Appointed Chairman of the Board, Hitachi
2014
Appointed Advisor, Hitachi
2015
Appointed Director, Calbee, Inc. (current position)
Takahisa Takahara
Takahisa Takahara

Independent Director
Elected 2015

1986
Joined Sanwa Bank, Ltd. (now The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.)
1991
Joined Unicharm Corporation
1995
Appointed Director, Unicharm
2001
Appointed President & CEO, Unicharm (current position)
2015
Appointed Director, Calbee, Inc. (current position)
Atsuko Fukushima
Atsuko Fukushima

Independent Director
Elected 2015

1985
Joined Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
1988
Named newscaster, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK)
1993
Named newscaster, Tokyo Broadcasting System Inc. (TBS, now Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc.)
1994
Appointed Management Advisor for Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (now Panasonic Corporation)
2015
Appointed Director, Calbee, Inc. (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Tadashi Ishida
Tadashi Ishida

Independent Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Elected 2011

1974
Joined Arthur Young, Tokyo Office
1980
Joined Asahi & Co. (now KPMG AZSA LLC)
1980
Registered as Certified Public Accountant (Japan)
2003
Appointed CFO & Executive Vice President, McDonald's Co. (Japan), Ltd.
2011
Appointed Statutory Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Calbee, Inc. (current position)
Isao Hirakawa
Isao Hirakawa

Elected 2012

1980
Joined Kanebo, Ltd.
2006
Appointed Administrative Management Director, Kanebo
2008
Appointed Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Calbee, Inc.
2010
Appointed Executive Officer and General Manager of Finance & Accounting Group, Calbee
2012
Appointed Statutory Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Calbee (current position)
Nagako Oe
Nagako Oe

Independent Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Elected 2016

1998
Licensed and registered as an attorney at law
1998
Joined Toranomon Sougoh Law Office
2004
Joined Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York (Foreign Trainee)
2005
Joined Asahi Koma Law Offices (Associate)
2007
Joined TMI Associates (Associate)
2008
Appointed TMI Associate (Partner) (current position)
2016
Appointed Statutory Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Calbee, Inc. (current position)