Changes of Directors and Executive Officers

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This announcement is for our U.S.$5,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme

January 17, 2020
 
For Immediate Release
To Whom It May Concern
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
 
 
Changes of Directors and Executive Officers
 
 
We hereby inform the following changes for Directors and Executive Officers, which were approved at our Board of Directors' meeting today.
 
Content list
 
Ⅰ . Executive Officers;
1) Promoted Executive Officers; April 1, 2020
2) Newly appointed Executive Officers; April 1, 2020
3) Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers; April 1, 2020
4) Retiring Executive Officers; March 31, 2020
 
Ⅱ . Directors;
1) Newly appointed Directors; June 19, 2020*
2) Retiring Directors; June 19, 2020**
 
Ⅲ . Related Personnel Changes; April 1, 2020
 
* Subject to approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2020.
** Effective on the close of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2020.
[Attachment]
①Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members after the upcoming
Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2020.
②Candidates for Directors (newly appointed)
③Reasons for Appointment / Candidates for Directors (Reelected)
 
I . Executive Officers;
1) Promoted Executive Officers; 7 persons
April 1, 2020
Name New Present
Takakazu
Uchida
Representative Director
Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer; General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division IV
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Financial Officer
Yoshio
Kometani
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Digital Information Officer
Representative Director
Executive Managing Officer
Miki
Yoshikawa
Senior Executive Managing Officer Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Food Business Unit
Hiroshi
Meguro
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Regional Representative in CIS; General Director of Mitsui & Co. Moscow LLC Managing Officer; Chief Representative of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in CIS; General Director of Mitsui & Co. Moscow LLC
Koji
Nagatomi
Executive Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Asia Pacific Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Healthcare & Service Business Unit
Sayu
Ueno
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Basic Materials Business Unit
Hirohiko
Miyata
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit Managing Officer; General Manager of Investment Administrative Division
 
2) Newly appointed Executive Officers; 8 persons
April 1, 2020
Name New Present
Atsushi
Kawase
Managing Officer; General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division III Associate Officer; General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division IV
Koichi
Fujita
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Iron & Steel Products Business Unit Deputy General Director of Mitsui & Co. Moscow LLC
Yoshiyuki
Enomoto
Managing Officer; General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division II Deputy General Manager of Business Solutions Division (Mobility & Infrastructure)
Takashi
Furutani
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Basic Materials Business Unit General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division (Chemicals)
Yoichiro
Endo
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Food Business Unit Operating Officer of Food Business Unit
Takeshi
Akutsu
Managing Officer; General Manager of Corporate Planning & Strategy Division General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division (Innovation & Corporate Development)
Makoto
Sato
Managing Officer; General Manager of Investment Administrative Division General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division (Metals)
Toru
Matsui
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Energy Solutions Business Unit General Manager of Corporate Planning & Strategy Division
 
3) Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers; 13 persons
April 1, 2020
Name New Present
Kenichi
Hori
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer(*)
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer
Hirotatsu
Fujiwara
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Human Resources Officer; Chief Compliance Officer
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Compliance Officer
Yoshio
Kometani
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Digital Information Officer
Representative Director
Executive Managing Officer
Shinsuke
Kitagawa
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Country Chairperson in India; Chairperson & Director of Mitsui & Co. India Pvt.Ltd. Senior Executive Managing Officer; General Manager of Osaka Office
Shinichiro
Omachi
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Strategy Officer Senior Executive Managing Officer; Country Chairperson in India; Managing Director of Mitsui & Co. India Pvt.Ltd.
Miki
Yoshikawa
Senior Executive Managing Officer Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Food Business Unit
Hiroyuki
Tsurugi
Executive Managing Officer; Chair & CEO of Mitsui & Co.(Australia) Ltd. Executive Managing Officer; President & Chief Executive Officer of Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd.
Motoaki
Uno
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Asia Pacific Business Unit Executive Managing Officer; President & Chief Executive Officer of P.T.Mitsui Indonesia
Koji
Nagatomi
Executive Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Asia Pacific Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Healthcare & Service Business Unit
Sayu
Ueno
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Basic Materials Business Unit
Hirohiko
Miyata
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit Managing Officer; General Manager of Investment Administrative Division
Shinichi
Hori
Managing Officer; General Manager of Osaka Office Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Iron & Steel Products Business Unit
Masato
Sugahara
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Healthcare & Service Business Unit Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Chief Administrative Officer of Asia Pacific Business Unit
*Change of Areas Overseen
4) Retiring Executive Officers; 7 persons
March 31, 2020
Name New Present
Shinsuke
Fujii
Director (As of April 1, 2020) Representative Director
Executive Vice President; Chief Administrative Officer; Chief Information Officer; Chief Privacy Officer
Nobuaki
Kitamori
Director (As of April 1, 2020) Representative Director
Executive Vice President; Chief Digital Officer
Taku
Morimoto
Counselor (As of April 1, 2020) Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer of Asia Pacific Business Unit
Yasuyuki
Fujitani
Counselor (As of April 1, 2020) Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit
Katsurao
Yoshimori
Counselor (As of April 1, 2020) Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit
Noboru
Katsu
Retiree Executive Managing Officer; Chair & CEO of Mitsui & Co.(Australia) Ltd.
Takeshi
Setozaki
Retiree Managing Officer; General Manager of Chubu Office
 
II.Directors; June 19, 2020
1) Newly appointed Directors; 3 persons
Name New Present
Shinichiro
Omachi
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Strategy Officer (As of April 1, 2020)
Miki
Yoshikawa
Representative Director
Senior Executive Managing Officer
Senior Executive Managing Officer (As of April 1, 2020)
Masako
Egawa
Director(*)
(*)External Director
* Appointment of Directors is subject to approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2020.
 
2) Retiring Directors; 3 persons
Name New Present
Shinsuke
Fujii
Counselor Director (As of April 1, 2020)
Nobuaki
Kitamori
Counselor Director (As of April 1, 2020)
Toshiro
Muto
Retiree Director(*)
(*)External Director
*Retirement of Directors will be effective on the close of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2020.
 
Ⅲ. Related Personnel Changes; April 1, 2020
Name New Present
Jun
Notoya
Associate Officer; General Manager of Chubu Office Associate Officer; General Manager of Hokkaido Office
Kazuhide
Nakajo
Chief Strategy Officer of Asia Pacific Business Unit General Manager of Internet Communications Business Division, IT & Communication Business Unit
Faisal
Ashraf
Managing Director of Mitsui & Co. India Pvt.Ltd. Deputy Managing Director of Mitsui & Co., Middle East Ltd.
Yasunori
Jinno
Associate Officer; President & Chief Executive Officer of P.T.Mitsui Indonesia Associate Officer; Operating Officer of Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit
Kazumasa
Miyazawa
Deputy General Director of Mitsui & Co. Moscow LLC General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division (Energy)
Seiro
Yano
Internal Auditor of First Internal Auditing Department, Internal Auditing Division General Manager of Business Solutions Division (Mobility & Infrastructure)
Toru
Iijima
Deputy General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division I General Manager of LNG Business Development Division, Energy Business Unit II
Ryuichiro
Seki
Deputy General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division II General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division III
Hidetomo
Araki
Deputy General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division III General Manager of Strategic Planning Department, Performance Materials Business Unit
Tetsuji
Miyamori
Deputy General Manager of Financial Management & Advisory Division IV Financial Management & Advisory Division IV
Hirotaka
Hamamoto
President & Chief Executive Officer of Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd.
 
Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members after the upcoming
Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2020;
 
Representative Director, Masami Iijima
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Representative Director, President and CEO Tatsuo Yasunaga
Representative Director Yukio Takebe
Representative Director Takakazu Uchida
Representative Director Kenichi Hori
Representative Director Hirotatsu Fujiwara
Representative Director Yoshio Kometani
Representative Director Shinichiro Omachi
Representative Director Miki Yoshikawa
Director Izumi Kobayashi
Director Jenifer Rogers
Director Samuel Walsh
Director Takeshi Uchiyamada
Director Masako Egawa
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Makoto Suzuki
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kimiro Shiotani
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Haruka Matsuyama
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Hiroshi Ozu
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kimitaka Mori
 
 
*External Directors/Audit & Supervisory Board Members
Candidates for Directors (newly appointed)
 
Shinichiro Omachi
 
Date of birth: July 18, 1960
 
Education: Graduated from Keio University (Majored in Economics)
in March 1984
 
Joined Mitsui: April, 1984
 
Career at the company:
 
April 1984 Iron Ore Division
February 1989 Iron Ore & BHP Trainee in Australia
February 1990 Iron Ore Division
June 1997 Trainee at Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institutes of Technology
June 1998 Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A), Inc., New York Head Office
February 2001 Dept.GM, Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.) Inc., New York Head Office
December 2003 Dept.GM, Coal Division
May 2008 Co-DOO, Energy & Mineral Resources Div., Mitsui & Co. Europe Plc.,
London Head Office
April 2011 GM, Iron Ore Div.
April 2012 Deputy COO, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit
March 2014 Investment Administrative Division
April 2014 Managing Officer, Investment Administrative Division
April 2015 Managing Officer, COO, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit
April 2017 Executive Managing Officer, COO, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit
April 2019 Senior Executive Managing Officer,
Country Chairperson in India; Managing Director of Mitsui & Co. INDIA PVT. LTD.
 
 
Reason for appointment: Mr. Shinichiro Omachi has been selected as a candidate for the Board of Directors, to capitalize on (i) his outstanding knowledge and a solid track record in the area of Mineral & Metal Resources, (ii) personal characteristics that make him suitable to play a role in the management of this company, (iii) the management skills that he has accumulated through his experience as the president of Mitsui & Co., India Pvt. Ltd and the GM of the Investment Administrative Div., etc. Going forward, Mr. Omachi is expected to supervise the Corporate Planning & Strategy Div., the Investment Administrative Div., and other corporate staff units as CSO, and to contribute to the enhancement of management capabilities and the continual growth of this company by utilizing his experience and insights for decision making in Board of Directors meetings and business execution supervision.
 
 
 
 
Number of Company's shares held:

 

23,642

 
 
Miki Yoshikawa
 
Date of birth: December 26, 1961
 
Education: Graduated from Otaru University of
Commerce (Majored in Commerce)
in March 1984
 
Joined Mitsui: April, 1984
 
Career at the company:
 
April 1984 Processed Food Division
May 1987 Tohoku Branch
September 1991 Processed Food Business Trainee in Europe
September 1992 Processed Food Division
July 1995 Seconded to Information resources JAPAN LIMITED
December 1997 Food Business Unit
August 1999 Food Administrative Division
March 2000 Seconded to Information resources JAPAN LIMITED as President
December 2003 Dept. GM, Food & Retail Division,
concurrently seconded to Bussan Food Service Co. Ltd.
October 2007 GM, Logistics Business Promotion Division
April 2008 GM, Retail Logistics Division
October 2010 GM, Retail Business Division
February 2012 DOO, Foodstuff Division, Asia Pacific Business Unit,
& SVP, Mitsui & Co. (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd. (in Singapore)
April 2015 Managing Officer, COO, Food Resources Business Unit
April 2016 Managing Officer, COO, Food Business Unit
April 2019 Executive Managing Officer, COO, Food Business Unit
 
Reason for appointment: Mr. Miki Yoshikawa has been selected as a candidate for the Board of Directors, to capitalize on (i) his excellent knowledge and a solid track record in the area of Food & Retail business, (ii) personal characteristics that qualify him to assume a role in the management of this company, (iii) the management capabilities that he has acquired through a wide range of management roles as the president of an affiliated company in Japan, the COO of the Food Business Unit, as well as in the development of retail systems, and exiting from unsuccessful businesses. From now on, supervising the food, retail, and healthcare business areas, in which the company identifies its growth potential, Mr. Yoshikawa is expected to contribute to raising the company's value through focused business development and steady monetization, leveraging his breadth of experience and insights related to decision making and business execution of the Board of Directors.
 
 
 
 
 
Number of Company's shares held

17,495

 
 
 
Masako Egawa
 
Date of birth: September 7, 1956
 
Education: Graduated from The University of Tokyo
(College of Arts and Science) in March 1980
 
Professional career:
 
April 1980 Planning Division, Corporate Banking Division, Tokyo Branch, Citibank
June 1986 Graduated from Harvard Business School
September 1986 Investment Banking Division, New York Headquarters, Salomon Brothers Inc.
June 1988 Investment Banking Division, Tokyo Branch, Salomon Brothers Asia Securities
(Now, Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc.)
December 1993 Corporate Finance Division, Tokyo Branch, S.G. Warburg
(Now, UBS Securities Japan Co. Ltd.)
November 2001 Executive Director, Japan Research Center, Harvard Business School
March 2006 Doctor of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University
April 2009 Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo
September 2015 Professor, Graduate School of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University
April 2018 Professor, Hitotsubashi University Business School (renamed as written)
 
Current positions:
 
March 2014 External Director, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (renamed as AGC Inc. in July 2018)
June 2015 External Director, Tokio Marine Holdings
June 2015 External Director, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
July 2019 Vice Chairperson, Japan Securities Dealers Association
Chairperson, Self-regulation Board
 
Reason for appointment: Ms. Masako Egawa has been selected as a candidate for the Board of Directors to capitalize on her excellent judgment encompassing financing and corporate management acquired through experience at international financial organizations and by her research in corporate governance. She demonstrated her organizational management capabilities as the Executive Vice President of The University of Tokyo and a member of the Japan Advisory Board of Harvard Business School. Her broad range of public contributions includes the activities at the Japan-United States Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange and councils of the Ministry of Finance. Although Ms. Egawa has not been directly involved in corporate management, the company holds high expectations with respect to her providing advice and supervision over the company's activities.
 
 
 
 
Number of Company's shares held:

0

 
Reasons for Appointment / Candidates for Directors (Reelected)
 
Candidates for Directors (Reelected)
 
Candidates Reasons for Appointment
Masami Iijima Mr. Iijima served as COO of Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit, etc. and then spent six (6) years from April 2009 to March 2015 as President of the Company. During this time, he showed outstanding managerial skills and made a significant contribution to the Company’s growth. Since his appointment as Chairman of the Board of Directors in April 2015, he has focused his efforts on external activities and on supervision of management, and has contributed to the operation of a highly effective Board of Directors. We have selected Mr. Iijima as a candidate for another term as Director so that he may utilize his wide-ranging management experience and deep knowledge of corporate governance to strengthen the Company’s governance.
Mr. Iijima’s role as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company chiefly involves carrying out supervision of management. He does not concurrently serve as an executive officer and he is not involved in the execution of day-to-day business operations.
Tatsuo Yasunaga Mr. Yasunaga has superior expertise and an excellent track record in the Machinery & Infrastructure area and also possesses a character suitable for a management executive of the Company. Mr. Yasunaga was appointed CEO in April 2015 to exercise his excellent managerial skills accumulated through his experience in roles including secondment to the World Bank, etc., General Manager of Corporate Planning & Strategy Division, and COO of Integrated Transportation Systems Business Unit. In June of the same year, he was appointed Director of the Company, and since then he has adequately fulfilled his roles in both decision-making and supervision of business execution as CEO and Director. We consider it optimal for Mr. Yasunaga to continue to demonstrate solid leadership for the implementation of Medium-term Management Plan 2023 as the Representative Director and CEO. We have therefore selected him as a candidate for another term as Director.
Yukio Takebe Mr. Takebe has superior expertise and an excellent track record in the Mineral & Metal Resources area and Energy area and also possesses a character suitable for being a part of the Company’s management. Mr. Takebe was appointed Director in June 2018 to exercise his accumulated excellent managerial skills through his experience in roles including COO of Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit, President & Chief Executive Officer of P.T. Mitsui Indonesia, and Chairman & CEO of Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd. Currently, Mr. Takebe is supervising Iron & Steel Products Business Unit, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit, Energy Business Unit I and Energy Business Unit II, and showing outstanding managerial skills based on his advanced expertise in the Company’s businesses. We have selected Mr. Takebe as a candidate for another term as Director so that he may utilize this experience and expertise in decision-making and supervision of business execution by the Board of Directors.
Takakazu Uchida Mr. Uchida has superior specialist knowledge and an excellent track record in accounting and finance-related operations and also possesses a character suitable for being a part of the Company’s management. Mr. Uchida was appointed Director in June 2018 to exercise his accumulated excellent managerial skills through his experience in roles including General Manager of Market Risk Management Division, General Manager of Finance Division. Currently, Mr. Uchida is supervising finance related Corporate Staff Unit as CFO, and showing outstanding managerial skills based on his advanced expertise in the Company’s businesses. We have selected Mr. Uchida as a candidate for another term as Director so that he may utilize this experience and expertise in decision-making and supervision of business execution by the Board of Directors.
Kenichi Hori Mr. Hori has superior expertise and an excellent track record in the Chemicals and Innovation & Corporate Development areas and also possesses a character suitable for being a part of the Company’s management. Mr. Hori was appointed Director in June 2018 to exercise his accumulated excellent managerial skills through his experience in roles including General Manager of Investor Relations Division, General Manager of Corporate Planning & Strategy Division, and COO of Nutrition & Agriculture Business Unit. Currently, Mr. Hori is supervising Basic Materials Business Unit, Performance Materials Business Unit, Nutrition & Agriculture Business Unit, Food Business Unit and Retail Business Unit, and showing outstanding managerial skills based on his advanced expertise in the Company’s businesses. We have selected Mr. Hori as a candidate for another term as Director so that he may utilize this experience and expertise in decision-making and supervision of business execution by the Board of Directors.
Hirotatsu Fujiwara Mr. Fujiwara has superior expertise and an excellent track record in the Energy area and also possesses a character suitable for being a part of the Company’s management. Mr. Fujiwara was appointed Director in June 2019 to exercise his accumulated excellent managerial skills through his experience in roles including General Manager of Planning and Administrative Division (Energy) and Energy Business Unit II. Currently, Mr. Fujiwara is supervising human resources & general affairs, legal, and logistics, etc. related Corporate Staff Unit, and showing outstanding managerial skills based on his advanced expertise in the Company’s businesses. We have selected Mr. Fujiwara as a candidate for another term as Director so that he may utilize this experience and expertise in decision-making and supervision of business execution by the Board of Directors.
Yoshio Kometani Mr. Kometani has superior expertise and an excellent track record in the Machinery & Infrastructure area and also possesses a character suitable for being a part of the Company’s management. Mr. Kometani was appointed Director in June 2019 to exercise his accumulated excellent managerial skills through his experience in roles including General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division (Infrastructure Projects Business Unit), Deputy COO of Asia Pacific Business Unit and COO of Infrastructure Projects Business Unit. Currently, Mr. Kometani is supervising Infrastructure Projects Business Unit, Mobility Business Unit I and Mobility Business Unit II, etc., and showing outstanding managerial skills based on his advanced expertise in the Company’s businesses. We have selected Mr. Kometani as a candidate for another term as Director so that he may utilize this experience and expertise in decision-making and supervision of business execution by the Board of Directors.
Izumi Kobayashi Ms. Kobayashi has deep insight in organizational management and risk management for generating innovation, which she has accumulated through her experience working as the representative of private sector financial institutions and a multilateral development bank. She speaks out actively from diverse perspectives at the Board of Directors meetings, making a significant contribution to deepening the discussion. In the year ended March 31, 2020, she served as a member of the Remuneration Committee, and contributed to the discussions related to the design of a remuneration system for Officers and evaluation of Officers. In addition, as chair of the Nomination Committee, she exercised strong leadership in enhancing the transparency of the procedures for the appointment of executives, including the CEO. In view of these points we have selected Ms. Kobayashi as a candidate for another term as External Director so that she may continue to advise and supervise the Company’s management.
Jenifer Rogers Ms. Rogers has a global perspective and deep insight in risk management cultivated through her experience working for international financial institutions and her experience in legal work as an in-house counsel. She makes many useful comments concerning risk control at the Board of Directors meetings, making a significant contribution to enhancing the supervision function of the Board of Directors. In the year ended March 31, 2020, she served as a member of the Governance Committee, actively provided her opinions with the aim of creating a highly transparent governance system. In view of these points we have selected Ms. Rogers as a candidate for another term as External Director so that she may continue to advise and supervise the Company’s management.
Samuel Walsh Mr. Walsh has global expertise and excellent management skills cultivated through his long years working in upper management within the automobile industry and as chief executive officer of an international natural resources company. At the Board of Directors meetings, he makes many proposals and suggestions from a broad-minded standpoint based on his abundant business management experience, and makes significant contributions to active discussions at the meetings of the Board of Directors, and to improving the effectiveness of said meetings. In the year ended March 31, 2020, he served as a member of the Governance Committee, actively provided his opinions with the aim of creating a highly transparent governance system. He has diverse perspectives based on global corporate management experience and expertise and knowledge related to capital policy and business investment. We have selected Mr. Walsh as a candidate for another term as External Director so that he may continue to advise and supervise the Company’s management.
Takeshi Uchiyamada Mr. Uchiyamada has long been involved in research on environmental and safety technologies at Toyota Motor Corporation that could realize a smart mobility society called for by today’s society, as well as in the development of products demanded by consumers, and has been exercising his excellent managerial skills as an executive officer of Toyota Motor Corporation. At the Board of Directors meetings, he makes many proposals and suggestions from a broad-minded standpoint based on his management experience at a global company and his in-depth knowledge of society in general, and makes significant contributions to active discussions at the meetings of the Board of Directors, and to improving the effectiveness of said meetings. In the year ended March 31, 2020, he served as a member of the Nomination Committee, and contributed to the discussions with the aim of enhancing the transparency of the procedures for the appointment of executives, including the CEO. In view of these points we have selected Mr. Uchiyamada as a candidate for another term as External Director so that he may continue to advise and supervise the Company’s management.

 

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