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Corporate Governance

Management Team

Board of Directors (as of January 1, 2019)

  • Kazuaki Kotani
    Kazuaki Kotani(Sep. 15, 1951)
    Chairman of the Board
    Sep. 2003
    Vice President of P. T. Pamindo Tiga T
    May. 2008
    General Manager, Sales Department, Power Control Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2009
    Executive Officer of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2010
    Director and General Manager, Planning Division of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2011
    Representative Director, President & CEO of Nabtesco Corporation
    Mar. 2017
    Chairman of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Kazuaki Kotani, as the chairperson of the Board of Directors, has worked to create an environment for frank and constructive dialogue and the free exchange of ideas and plays an important role in improving the decision-making functions of the Board of Directors. He has broad experience at the Company and extensive insight concerning global business. Due to these factors, he has been determined to be an appropriate person to realize continued improvement in corporate value, and thus appointed as Director.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 19,000

  • Katsuhiro Teramoto
    Katsuhiro Teramoto(Dec. 13, 1955)
    Representative Director,
    President & CEO
    Jun. 2007
    General Manager, Sales Department No. 1, Precision Equipment Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jul. 2008
    General Manager, Overseas Sales Department, Precision Equipment Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2009
    General Manager, Planning Department, Accessibility Innovations Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2011
    Executive Officer of Nabtesco Corporation
    Oct. 2011
    Vice President and General Manager of Planning Department, Accessibility Innovations Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Feb. 2013
    Deputy General Manager, Corporate Planning Division, and General Manager, Corporate Planning Department of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2015
    Representative Director, Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Division of Nabtesco Corporation
    Mar. 2017
    Representative Director, President & CEO of Nabtesco Corporation
    Mar. 2018
    Representative Director (to present) and President & CEO of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Katsuhiro Teramoto serves as Representative Director and President & CEO and directs and oversees the business management appropriately. Based on his broad experience in business sectors and the corporate planning division, he takes a leading role in debates at the Board of Directors’ meetings from the viewpoint of overall business promotion. He has extensive experience at Nabtesco Corporation and sound global business judgment. Due to these factors, he has been determined to be an appropriate person to realize continued improvement in corporate value, and thus appointed as Director.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 7,600

  • Shinji Juman
    Shinji Juman(Aug. 28, 1957)
    Representative Director,
    Managing Executive Officer
    Component Solution Segment President, Power Control Company,
    and in charge of Production Innovation
    Jan. 2006
    General Manager, Cost Control Department, Tsu Plant, Precision Equipment Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2006
    General Manager, Manufacturing Department, Tsu Plant, Precision Equipment Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2009
    General Manager, Tsu Plant, Precision Equipment Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2011
    Executive Officer of Nabtesco Corporation and President, Nabtesco Automotive Corporation
    Jun. 2014
    President, Precision Equipment Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2015
    Managing Executive Officer (to present)
    Mar. 2017
    Director of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jan. 2018
    Manager of Production Innovation of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Mar. 2018
    Representative Director of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Jan. 2019
    Component Solution Segment President, Power Control Company, and in charge of Production Innovation (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Shinji Juman has broad experience and extensive insight concerning the precision equipment business, and has experience as a corporate manager, including his role as President of Nabtesco Automotive Corporation. Due to these factors, he has been determined to be an appropriate person to realize continued improvement in corporate value, and thus appointed as Director.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 5,900

  • Daisuke Hakoda
    Daisuke Hakoda(Oct. 25, 1957)
    Representative Director,
    President,
    Accessibility Innovations Company
    Jun. 2007
    President of Nabtesco Aerospace Inc.
    Jun. 2009
    General Manager, Accounting & Finance Department of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2010
    General Manager, Corporate Planning Department of Nabtesco Corporation
    May. 2013
    General Manager of Shanghai Nabtesco Hydraulic Co., Ltd.
    Jun. 2013
    Executive Officer of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2015
    Director and General Manager of General Administration & Human Resources Division of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Mar. 2017
    Managing Executive Officer (to present), General Manager of Corporate Planning Division, and General Manager of General Administration & Human Resources Division of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jan. 2018
    Managing Executive Officer, Corporate Planning, Accounting & Finance, Information Systems, Corporate Communication and Human Resources of Nabtesco Corporation
    Mar. 2018
    Representative Director of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Jan. 2019
    President, Accessibility Innovations Company (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Daisuke Hakoda has broad experience as General Manager, includeing his role of Shanghai Nabtesco Hydraulic Co., Ltd., and has extensive insight concerning overall management, supervision and operations. He has been determined to be an appropriate person to realize continued improvement in corporate value and thus appointed as Director.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 15,721

  • Koji Kaminaka
    Koji Kaminaka(Mar. 17, 1956)
    Director
    Oct. 2004
    General Manager, Engineering Department of Nabco Company (now Accessibility Innovations Company) of Nabtesco Corporation
    Apr. 2008
    Plant Manager, Konan Plant of Nabco Company (now Accessibility Innovations Company) of Nabtesco Corporation
    Sep. 2011
    General Manager, Product Planning Department, Accessibility Innovations Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2013
    Executive Officer of Nabtesco Corporation
    Oct. 2013
    Vice President, Accessibility Innovations Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Mar. 2016
    Managing Executive Officer and President, Accessibility Innovations Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Mar. 2018
    Director of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Koji Kaminaka has broad experience and extensive knowledge of the automatic door systems business. Because of this, he is considered to be an appropriate person to realize continued improvement in corporate value and has been appointed as Director.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 7,360

  • Goro Hashimoto
    Goro Hashimoto (Feb. 7, 1957)
    Director,
    Managing Executive Officer,
    General Administration, Human Resources and Legal & Compliance
    Jan. 2009
    General Manager, Legal Department of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2015
    Director, Executive Officer and General Manager of Compliance Division of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Jan. 2018
    Executive Officer, General Administration, Legal & Compliance of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Jan. 2019
    Managing Executive Officer (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Goro Hashimoto has broad experience and extensive insight concerning legal matters, compliance and risk management. He has therefore been determined to be an appropriate person to realize continued improvement in corporate value and appointed as Director.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 1,600

  • Toshiaki Akita
    Toshiaki Akita(Jun. 6, 1957)
    Director,
    General Manager, Technology and R&D Division
    Jul. 2008
    General Manager, Engineering Management Department, Railroad Products Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Oct. 2010
    General Manager, Engineering Promotion Department, Railroad Products Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jul. 2012
    General Manager, Planning Department, and General Manager, Engineering Promotion Department, Railroad Products Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2014
    Deputy General Manager (Engineering), Technology and R&D Division of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2015
    Executive Officer of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Mar. 2016
    President of Nabtec Co., Ltd.
    Jan. 2018
    General Manager, Technology and R&D Division of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Mar. 2018
    Director of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Jan. 2019
    Managing Executive Officer (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Toshiaki Akita has broad experience and extensive knowledge of the railroad vehicle business and technology in general. Because of this, he is considered to be an appropriate person to realize continued improvement in corporate value and has been appointed as Director.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 2,193

  • Yutaka Fujiwara
    Yutaka Fujiwara(Apr. 20, 1951)
    Outside Director
    Apr. 1974
    Joined MODEC, Inc.
    Nov. 1987
    Joined The Yasuda Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (current Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
    Aug. 1994
    Deputy General Manager, New York Branch of Yasuda Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
    Jun. 1996
    General Manager, Chicago Branch of Yasuda Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
    Jul. 1998
    Retired from Yasuda Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
    Aug. 1998
    Joined OMRON Corporation
    Jul. 2001
    General Manager, Corporate Planning Department, Corporate Strategic Planning Group, Kyoto Head Office of OMRON Corporation
    Oct. 2002
    General Manager, Corporate IR Department, Corporate Planning Division of OMRON Corporation
    Jun. 2005
    Executive Officer and General Manager, Financial IR Department of OMRON Corporation
    Mar. 2007
    Executive Officer and General Manager, Group Strategy Department of OMRON Corporation
    Jun. 2008
    Managing Officer and General Manager, Group Strategy Department of OMRON Corporation
    Dec. 2008
    Managing Officer and General Manager, IR & Corporate Information Department of OMRON Corporation
    Jun. 2011
    Retired from OMRON Corporation
    Aug. 2011
    President & CEO of Cross-Border Bridge Corporation (to present)
    Jun. 2013
    Director of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Jun. 2017
    Outside Director of KITZ Corporation (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Yutaka Fujiwara has worked overseas for a number of years and has a broad range of experience and extensive knowledge and insight regarding global business. He has expertise in advanced corporate strategies and financial affairs, having been in charge of the financial affairs and investor relations sections of a listed company. The Company, having high regard for his experience and insight, has appointed Mr. Yutaka Fujiwara as Outside Director so that he may utilize his knowledge to provide supervision and advice.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 0

  • Norio Uchida
    Norio Uchida(Oct. 22, 1950)
    Outside Director
    Apr. 1973
    Joined Tokyo Optical Co., Ltd. (current TOPCON CORPORATION)
    Jun. 1980
    General Manager of Topcon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Feb. 1989
    President of Topcon Australia Pty Ltd.
    Oct. 1994
    Senior Vice President of Topcon Laser Systems, Inc. (current Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.)
    Jun. 2003
    Executive Officer of TOPCON CORPORATION
    Jul. 2003
    President and Director of Topcon Sales Co., Ltd.
    Jun. 2005
    Director and Executive Officer of TOPCON CORPORATION
    Jun. 2007
    Director, Managing Executive Officer, Supervising Sales Promotion Group, and Chief of Positioning Business Unit of TOPCON CORPORATION
    Jun. 2010
    Director, Senior Managing Executive Director and Supervising Corporate Planning Group of TOPCON CORPORATION
    Jun. 2011
    President & Representative Director of TOPCON CORPORATION
    Jun. 2013
    Advisor of TOPCON CORPORATION
    Jun. 2015
    Director of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Sep. 2015
    External Director of ULVAC, Inc. (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Mr. Norio Uchida has served as Representative Director of Topcon Corporation and has broad experience and extensive knowledge and insight as a corporate executive. The Company, having high regard for his experience and insight, has appointed Mr. Norio Uchida as Outside Director so that we may benefit from his supervision and advice on technical development and global business overall.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 0

  • Naoko Yamazaki
    Naoko Yamazaki(Dec. 27, 1970)
    Outside Director
    Apr. 1996
    Joined the National Space Development Agency of Japan (currently Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
    Sep. 2001
    Certified as International Space Station (ISS) onboard astronaut
    May. 2004
    Acquired certification for Flight Engineer, Soyuz Spacecraft
    Feb. 2006
    Acquired certification for Mission Specialist, Space Shuttle
    Apr. 2010
    Crew Member of Space Shuttle Discovery as Mission Specialist, participated in Construction and Supply for ISS
    Aug. 2011
    Retired from JAXA
    Sep. 2011
    Honorary Chairperson of the National Soroban Education Association (to present)
    Apr. 2012
    Visiting Professor of Ritsumeikan University (to present)
    Jul. 2012
    Member of Committee on National Space Policy, Cabinet Office (to present)
    May. 2013
    Visiting Professor of Joshibi University of Art and Design (to present)
    Jul. 2015
    President of Japanese Rocket Society (to present) and Chairperson of Sorajo Committee (to present)
    Dec. 2015
    Advisory Board Member of International Robot Competition Executive Committee (to present)
    Jan. 2016
    Specialist Member of Council on Science Technology and Academics (Marine Resource Development Subcommittee) (to present)
    Mar. 2016
    Director of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
    Jul. 2016
    Member of the Long-term Global Warming Countermeasures Platform, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (to present)
    Nov. 2016
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan , Women’s Initiative in Developing STEM Career (WINDS) ambassador
    Sep. 2017
    External Director of Optorun Co., Ltd. (to present)

    Reasons for appointment Ms. Naoko Yamazaki has broad insight as an engineer regarding the latest developments in aerospace engineering and the field of manned space machinery systems including robotic arms. As an astronaut, she has experience in conducting crisis management in the harsh, resource-limited environment of spacecraft, etc., and has broad skills in risk management. The Company, having high regard for her experience and insight, has appointed Ms. Yamazaki as Outside Director so that we may benefit from her supervision and advice on decisions based on an objective and fair viewpoint.

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 0

  • * Mr. Yutaka Fujiwara, Mr. Norio Uchida, and Ms. Naoko Yamazaki are Outside Directors.
  • * The average term of office of the above Directors is 3.4year as of December 31, 2018.
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Audit & Supervisory Board Members (as of March 28, 2017)

  • Takayuki Onish
    Takayuki Onishi(Nov. 25, 1954)
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    Jul. 2007
    General Manager, Accounting & Finance Department of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2009
    General Manager, Business Auditing Department of Nabtesco Corporation
    Apr. 2013
    General Manager, Railway Products Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2015
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 2,000

  • Kensuke Ioku
    Kensuke Ioku Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    (Jan 30, 1954)
    Mar. 2006
    General Manager, Product Development Department, Power Control Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Nov. 2007
    General Manager, Technology Department, Power Control Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2010
    General Manager, Manufacturing Department, Tarui Plant, Power Control Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2012
    General Manager, Production Management Department and General Manager, Tarui Plant, Power Control Company of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2013
    Executive Officer of Nabtesco Corporation
    Jun. 2014
    General Manager, Production Innovation Division and General Manager, Purchasing Planning Department of Nabtesco Corporation
    Mar. 2016
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 9,600

  • Hisao Katayama
    Hisao Katayama Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent)
    (Jul 19, 1948)
    May. 1972
    Joined Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (current Toyota Motor Corporation) Jun. 1999 General Manager, Machinery Department No. 2, Kamigo Plant of Toyota Motor Corporation
    Jan. 2002
    General Manager, Production Engineering Department, Kamigo Plant of Toyota Motor Corporation
    Jun. 2007
    President of ART METAL MFG. CO., LTD.
    Jun. 2014
    Special Advisor of ART METAL MFG. CO., LTD. (to present)
    Jun. 2014
    Outside Director of YUSHIRO CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (to present)
    Jun. 2015
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 0

  • Zenzo Sasaki
    Zenzo Sasaki Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent)
    (Nov 1, 1952)
    Apr. 1979
    Appointed Public Prosecutor
    Apr. 2000
    Deputy General Manager, Special Investigation Department of Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office
    Sep. 2002
    Manager, Facilities Division, Minister’s Secretariat of Ministry of Justice
    Jan. 2004
    General Manager, Public Safety Department and General Manager, Transportation Department of Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office
    Aug. 2006
    Chief Public Prosecutor of Wakayama District Public Prosecutor’s Office
    Jan. 2008
    Public Prosecutor of Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office
    Oct. 2008
    Chief Public Prosecutor of Mito District Public Prosecutor’s Office
    Jul. 2010
    Chief Public Prosecutor of Sendai District Public Prosecutor’s Office
    Aug. 2011
    Chief Public Prosecutor of Kyoto District Public Prosecutor’s Office
    Nov. 2012
    Retired as Public Prosecutor Feb. 2013 Registered with Tokyo Bar Association, Joined Harumi-kyowa Law Offices (to present)
    Mar. 2016
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) of Nabtesco Corporation (to present)

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 0

  • Takemi Nagasaka
    Takemi Nagasaka Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent)
    (Jan 24, 1956)
    Oct. 1978
    Joined Musashi Audit Corporation (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
    Aug. 1981
    Joined Sony Corporation
    Sep. 1986
    Sony Corporation of America / Director, Tax Department
    Apr. 2004
    Statutory Auditor of Sony Financial Holdings Inc.
    Jun. 2004
    General Manager, Accounting Department of Sony Corporation.
    Jun. 2004
    Statutory Auditor of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (currently Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.)
    Jun. 2006
    Auditor of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
    Apr. 2007
    Senior General Manager, Accounting Division of Sony Corporation
    Jun. 2010
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Executive, Senior General Manager, Accounting Division of Sony Corporation
    Jun. 2013
    Director of Sony Financial Holdings Inc.
    Jun. 2015
    Senior Advisor of Sony Corporation (to present)
    Mar. 2016
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) of Nabtesco Corporation (to present) Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Solize Corporation (to present)
    Jun. 2016
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member of DAIO Paper Corporation (to present)

    Number of shares held in Nabtesco Corporation: 0

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Executive Officers (as of January 1, 2019)

President Katsuhiro Teramoto Chief Executive Officer
Managing Executive Officer Shinji Juman Managing Executive Officer,
Component Solution Segment President,
Power Control Company, and in charge of Production Innovation
Managing Executive Officer Daisuke Hakoda President,
Accessibility Innovations Company
Managing Executive Officer Yukihiro Imuta General Manager,
Business Transformation Division
Managing Executive Officer Shigeru Naoki President,
Railroad Products Company
Managing Executive Officer Goro Hashimoto Managing Executive Officer,
General Administration, Human Resources and Legal & Compliance
Managing Executive Officer Toshiaki Akita Senior General Manager,
Technology and R&D Division
Executive Officer Kiyoshi Ando Deputy Senior General Manager,
Technology and R&D Division, and in charge of Business Innovation
Executive Officer Norimasa Takagi President,
Aerospace Company
Executive Officer Shoji Ijuin Vice President,
Railroad Products Company,
sales management
Executive Officer Akiyoshi Kitamura President of Toyo Jidoki Co., Ltd
Executive Officer Atsushi
Habe
President,
Precision Equipment Company
Executive Officer Kazuyoshi Kimura Executive Officer,
Corporate Planning, Accounting & Finance,
Information Systems and Corporate Communication
Executive Officer Tadashige Eto President,
Marine Control Systems Company
Executive Officer Isao Shimizu General Manager,
Production Innovation Division
Executive Officer Koji Nakano President,
Shanghai Nabtesco Hydraulic Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Ataru Inoue President,
Nabtesco Automotive Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Yukihiro Mizutani Responsible for Domestic Businesses and General Manager of Product Management Department,
Accessibility Innovations Company
Executive Officer Seiji Takahashi General Manager,
Human Resources Department, Business Transformation Division and President, Nabtesco Link Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Toshiya Fujiwara Plant Manager, Tsu Plant and General Manager,
General Administration Department,
Precision Equipment Company
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Board of Directors (as of January 1, 2019)

Kazuaki Kotani(Sep. 15, 1951) Chairman of the Board ...

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Audit & Supervisory Board Members (as of March 28, 2017)

Takayuki Onishi(Nov. 25, 1954) Audit & Supervisory Board M...

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Executive Officers (as of January 1, 2019)

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