Language
English English

Introduction to Directors

Directors

Akira Yokode

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Akira Yokode

Career summary
Apr. 1984
Joined T. Chatani & Co., Ltd.
May 1988
Joined Rohm Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2001
Joined Toyota Tsusho Corporation ("Toyota Tsusho")
Apr. 2006
General Manager of Section 1 Electronics Department, Toyota Tsusho
Jun. 2006
Managing Director, Assistant to Chief Division Officer of Sales Division, Tomen Devices Corporation
Jun. 2008
General Manager of Electronics Device Department, Toyota Tsusho
Apr. 2011
General Manager of Electronics Department, Toyota Tsusho
Apr. 2012
Senior Managing Director, the Company
Jun. 2012
Executive Managing Director, the Company
Apr. 2018
Executive Managing Director, the Company
Jun. 2019
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, the Company (to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Sei Kawafuji

Executive Managing Director Sei Kawafuji

Career summary
Apr. 1991
Joined Sumitomo Bank, Limited (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation)
Aug. 2005
Joined the Company
Apr. 2012
General Manager of Administrative Department, the Company
Apr. 2014
Chief Division Officer of Administrative Division and General Manager of Personnel Department, the Company
Apr. 2016
Managing Director, Chief Division Officer of Administrative Division and General Manager of Personnel Department, the Company
Jul. 2016
Managing Director, Chief Division Officer of Administrative Division, General Manager of Finance & Business Administrative Department and General Manager of Personnel Department, the Company
Apr. 2017
Managing Director, Chief Division Officer of Corporate Division, the Company
Apr. 2018
Senior Managing Director in charge of Overall Personnel Affairs, General Affairs, and Legal Affairs, the Company
Jun. 2018
Executive Managing Director in charge of Overall Personnel Affairs, General Affairs, and Legal Affairs, the Company
Jun. 2020
Executive Managing Director, Corporate & Administration, the Company
April 2024
Executive Managing Director, Corporate & Administration, the Company (to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Koichi Okoshi

Senior Managing Director Koichi Okoshi

Career summary
April 1993
Joined TOMEN Corporation (currently Toyota Tsusho Corporation)
July 2000
Sales Division Director, Shanghai Hong Ri International Electronic Co.,
Ltd (currently, SHANGHAI HUAHONG HONGRI ELECTRONICS
CO.,LTD.)
April 2010
Executive General Manager, Automotive Business Unit, Business
Development Division, TOMEN Electronics Corporation (currently,
NEXTY Electronics Corporation)
April 2017
Executive Officer, Automotive Division Ⅱ, NEXTY Electronics Corporation
April 2018
President & CEO, Regional Management Director of NEXTY Electronics South East and Asia, TOYOTA TSUSHO NEXTY ELECTRONICS (THAILAND)CO., LTD.
April 2021
Senior Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Customer Satisfaction Promotion Division, UMC Electronics Co., Ltd.
April 2024
Senior Managing Director, Sales and Assistant to CEO, the Company
(to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Naohito Tsuji

Executive Managing Director Naohito Tsuji

Career summary
Apr. 1994
Joined Toyota Tsusho Corporation ("Toyota Tsusho")
Apr. 2011
General Manager of Device Solutions Department 4, Toyota Tsusho Electronics Corporation (currently NEXTY Electronics Corporation)
Apr. 2012
Assistant General Manager of Marketing & Development Group I, the Company
Jan. 2013
General Manger, Automotive Group, the Company
Apr. 2016
Managing Director, Toyota Tsusho (H.K.) Corporation Limited
Apr. 2017
Managing Director, Toyota Tsusho (H.K.) Corporation LimitedChairman of East Asia Region, TOYOTA TSUSHO NEXTY ELECTRONICS HONG KONG CO., LIMITED.
Apr. 2021
Managing Director, Sales Division Director, the Company
Jun. 2022
Executive Managing Director, Sales Division Director, the Company (to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Hiroyuki Rikuna

Executive Managing Director Hiroyuki Rikuna

Career summary
Apr. 1996
Joined the Company
Apr. 2019
Sales Division Director, General Manager of Marketing & Development Department and Marketing & Development Group I, the Company
Apr. 2020
Sales Division Director, and General Manager of Marketing & Development Department, the Company
Apr. 2021
Managing Director, Sales Division Director, and General Manager of Marketing & Development Department, the Company
Apr. 2023
Senior Managing Director, Sales Division Director, and General Manager of Marketing & Development Department, the Company
Jun. 2023
Executive Managing Director, Sales Division Director, and General Manager of Marketing & Development Department, the Company (to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Yosuke Komatsu

Director Yosuke Komatsu

Career summary
Apr. 1998
Joined Toyota Tsusho Corporation ("Toyota Tsusho")
Apr. 2012
General Manager of Sales Division I, Toyota Tsusho Electronics Corporation (currently NEXTY Electronics Corporation)
Apr. 2013
Assistant General Manager, Sales Department, Toyota Tsusho Electronics Corporation (currently NEXTY Electronics Corporation)
Apr. 2014
Divisional Director of Semiconductor Sales Department, Toyota Tsusho Electronics Corporation (currently NEXTY Electronics Corporation)
Apr. 2017
Executive Officer, Toyota Tsusho Electronics Corporation (currently NEXTY Electronics Corporation)
Apr. 2018
General Manager of Electronic Department, Chemical & Electronics Division, Toyota Tsusho (to the present)
Jun. 2021
Member of the Board, the Company (to the present)
April 2024
General Manager of Digital Solutions Planning Department, Digital Solutions Division, Toyota Tsusho
(to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Tatsumi Maeda

Director Tatsumi Maeda

Career summary
Mar. 1975
Joined Kyoto Ceramic Co., Ltd. (currently Kyocera Corporation) ("Kyocera")
Jun. 2001
Director, Kyocera
Jun. 2003
Managing Executive Officer, Kyocera
Apr. 2007
Senior Managing Executive Officer, Kyocera
Jun. 2008
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Kyocera
Apr. 2009
Vice President and Representative Director, and Vice President and Executive Officer, Kyocera
Apr. 2013
Vice Chairman and Representative Director, Kyocera
Jun. 2017
Advisor, Kyocera
Mar. 2018
Retired from Advisor, Kyocera
Jun. 2019
External Member of the Board, the Company (to the present)
Jun. 2021
External Director, Tomen Devices Corporation (to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Yoshiaki Yatsu

Director Yoshiaki Yatsu

Career summary
Oct. 1990
Joined Tohmatsu & Co. (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
Jun. 2005
Partner, Tohmatsu & Co.
Oct. 2018
Retired from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Nov. 2018
Established Yatsu Certified Public Accountant Office (to the present)
Mar. 2019
Outside Auditor, Shizuoka Gas Co., Ltd. (to the present)
Jun. 2020
External Member of the Board, the Company (to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Mie Fujimoto

Director Mie Fujimoto

Career summary
April 1993
Registered as an attorney-at-law
(member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association) (to the present)

Joined New Tokyo Sogoh Law Office
June 2009
Outside Auditor, Kuraray Co., Ltd.
April 2015
Joined TMI Associates (to the present)
June 2015
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SEIKAGAKU CORPORATION
June 2016
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Tokyo Broadcasting
System Holdings, Inc. (currently, TBS HOLDINGS, INC.) (to the present)
March 2019
Outside Director, Kuraray Co., Ltd.
March 2020
Independent Director, EBARA CORPORATION (to the present)

*Term of office: One year from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 26, 2024.

Auditors

Yoshihito Noguchi

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-Time) Yoshihito Noguchi

Career summary
Apr. 1984
Joined the Company
Apr. 2014
General Manager of General Affairs & Legal Affairs Department, the Company
Apr. 2017
General Manager of Human Resources & General Affairs Department, the Company
Apr. 2022
Assistant General Manager of Human Resources & General Affairs Department, the Company
Jun. 2022
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-Time), the Company (to the present)

*Term of office: Four years from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 21, 2022.

Hiroshi Mizukami

Audit & Supervisory Board Member Hiroshi Mizukami

Career summary
Apr. 1995
Registered as attorney-at-law (member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association)
Jun. 2002
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company (to the present)
Jun. 2015
Outside Director, Sanyei Corporation (to the present)
Mar. 2016
External Director, GMO CLOUD K.K. (currently GMO GlobalSign Holdings K.K.) (to the present)
Mar. 2020
External Director, NAKANO REFRIGERATORS CO., LTD. (to the present)

*Term of office: Four years from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 22, 2021.

Hiroshi Ito

Audit & Supervisory Board Member Hiroshi Ito

Career summary
Apr. 1983
Joined Tomen Corporation (currently Toyota Tsusho Corporation ("Toyota Tsusho"))
Apr. 2007
General Manager of Financial Planning Department, Toyota Tsusho
Apr. 2011
General Manager of Enterprise Risk Management Department, Toyota Tsusho
Oct. 2013
General Manager, Administration Division, Toyota Tsusho Foods Corporation
Mar. 2018
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, First Baking Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2019
Managing Director, Administration Division, Toyota Tsusho Foods Corporation
Jul. 2021
General Manager of Enterprise Risk Management & Legal Department, NEXTY Electronics Corporation
Jun. 2022
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company (to the present), Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-Time), NEXTY Electronics Corporation (to the present)

*Term of office: Four years from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 21, 2022.

Toshio Ohshima

Audit & Supervisory Board Member Toshio Ohshima

Career summary
Apr. 1976
Joined Toray Industries, Inc.
Jan. 2001
General Manager of Films Trading Department, Toray Industries, Inc.
April 2005
General Manager of Information Materials Department, Toray Industries, Inc.
March 2007
Director of Dow Corning Toray Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2009
President and Representative Director of Dow Corning Toray Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2013
President of Toray Medical Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2016
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-Time) of Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd.
Jun. 2022
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company (to the present)

*Term of office: Four years from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 21, 2022.

Skill Matrix

As an organization that performs a more appropriate and high-level supervisory function for management and business execution in the Group and strives to continuously improve corporate value, Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members with extensive experience, as well as high levels of insight and expertise are appointed as members of the Board of Directors and members of the Audit & Supervisory Board. We have set six areas of knowledge and experience that are considered important to the Group, and talents with various perspectives, different insights, and diverse and advanced skills are selected.

Attribute Name Corporate management Experience in sales and marketing in the business operations of the Company and in the industry Global Sustainability
(Environment, society, and governance)

Finance/

accounting

Legal affairs/risk management
Executive Directors Akira Yokode    
Sei Kawafuji    
Koichi Okoshi      
Naohito Tsuji      
Hiroyuki Rikuna        
Non-executive Directors Yosuke Komatsu        
Tatsumi Maeda*      
Yoshiaki Yatsu*        
Emi Fujimoto*        
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Yoshihito Noguchi        
Hiroshi Mizukami*        
Hiroshi Ito    
Toshio Ohshima*    

*Indicates an External Member of the Board or an External Audit & Supervisory Board Member.

The above description is based on the composition of the Board of Directors after the close of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders.

Executive Officers

Senior Managing Director,
Sales Division Director
Tsutomu Kishishita

Managing Director,
Director of Corporate Division
Masahiro Fukami

Managing Director,
Sales Division Director
Koichi Ishibashi

Managing Director, Sales Division Director,
General Manager of the Overseas Dept.,
Head of ASEAN Operations
Takefumi Mizukoshi

Managing Director,
Sales Division Director
Hitoshi Arai

Managing Director,
Sales Division Director,
Deputy Head of ASEAN Operations
Takanori Obata

Home Corporate Information Introduction to Directors