Mitsubishi Chemical HoldingsTHE KAITEKI COMPANY

Directors Profile

As of June 27, 2017

Yoshimitsu Kobayashi
Director of the Board, Chairperson
Dec. 1974
Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Ltd.
Jun. 2003
Executive Officer of MCC
Apr. 2005
Managing Executive Officer of MCC
Jun. 2006
Director of the Board of MCHC
Feb. 2007
Director of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of MCC
Apr. 2007
Director of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of MCHC
Director of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of MCC
Apr. 2009
Director of the Board, President and
Chief Executive Officer of The KAITEKI Institute, Inc. (TKI)
Apr. 2012
Director of the Board, Chairperson of MCC (until Mar. 2017)
Feb. 2015
Director of the Board, Chairperson of TKI (current)
Apr. 2015
Director of the Board, Chairperson of MCHC (current)
Hitoshi Ochi
Director of the Board, Representative Corporate
Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer
Apr. 1977
Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Ltd.
Jun. 2007
Executive Officer of MCHC
Executive Officer of MCC (until Mar. 2010)
Apr. 2009
Director of the Board of MPI (until Mar. 2011)
Jun. 2009
Director of the Board, Executive Officer of MCHC (until Jun. 2011)
Jun. 2010
Director of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of MCHC
Director of the Board of MRC (until Jun. 2011)
Apr. 2011
Director of the Board of MCHC (until Jun. 2011)
Director of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of MCC (until Mar. 2012)
Apr. 2012
Director of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of MRC (present-day MCC)(current)
Director of the Board of TKI (current)
Jun. 2012
Member of the Board of MCHC
Apr. 2015
Director of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of MCHC(current)
Jun. 2015
Representative Corporate Executive Officer(current)
Noriyoshi Ohira
Director of the Board,
Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
Deputy CEO,
Chief Compliance Officer
Apr. 1975
Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Ltd.
Jun. 2006
Executive Officer of MCHC
Executive Officer of MCC
Jun. 2009
Director of the Board, Executive Officer of MCC
Jun. 2010
Managing Executive Officer of MCHC
Director of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of MCC
Apr. 2014
Senior Managing Executive Officer of MCHC
Director of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer of MCC (until Mar.2015)
Director of the Board of LSII (current)
Jun. 2015
Senior Management Corporate Executive Officer of MCHC
Apr. 2017
Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Deputy CEO of MCHC (current)
Jun. 2017
Director of the Board (current)
Kenkichi Kosakai
Director of the Board,
Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
Deputy CEO,
Chief Financial Officer
Apr. 1976
Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Ltd.
Jun. 2008
Executive Officer of MTPC
Jun. 2010
Director of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of MTPC
Apr. 2014
Managing Executive Officer of MCHC
Director of the Board of MTPC (until Jun.2015)
Apr. 2015
Senior Managing Executive Officer of MCHC
Director of the Board of MRC (until Mar. 2017)
Jun. 2015
Senior Management Corporate Executive Officer of MCHC
Jun. 2016
Director of the Board of MPI (until Mar.2017)
Apr. 2017
Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Deputy CEO of MCHC (current)
Jun. 2017
Director of the Board (current)
Shushichi Yoshimura
Director of the Board,
Senior Management Corporate Executive Officer
Apr. 1979
Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Ltd.
Jun. 2008
Executive Officer of MCC
Apr. 2012
Managing Executive Officer of MCC
Apr. 2013
Director of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of MCC (until Jun. 2016)
Jun. 2016
Managing Corporate Executive Officer of MCHC
Apr. 2017
Senior Management Corporate Executive Officer of MCHC (current)
Jun. 2017
Director of the Board (current)
Glenn H. Fredrickson
Director of the Board
Jan. 1990
Associate Professor, Departments of Chemical Engineering and
Materials, University of California,Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Jul. 1991
Professor, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Materials, UCSB (current)
May 1998
Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, UCSB (until Jul. 2001)
Mar. 2001
Director, Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials, UCSB (current)
Apr. 2009
Executive Director of TKI (until Mar. 2014)
Apr. 2014
Managing Executive Officer of MCHC
Jun. 2014
Director of the Board, Mnaging Executive Officer of MCHC
Jun. 2015
Director of the Board, Managing Corporate Executive Officer of MCHC
Apr. 2017
Director of the Board of MCHC
Yoshihiro Umeha
Director of the Board
Apr. 1977
Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Ltd.
Mar. 2007
General Manager, Petrochemicals Planning and Coordination Division of MCC
Jun. 2008
Executive Officer of MCC
Apr. 2012
Director of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of MCC (until Mar. 2015)
Jun. 2015
Director of the Board of MCHC (current)
Corporate Auditor of MCC (until Mar. 2017)
Corporate Auditor of MRC (present-day MCC)(current)
Corporate Auditor of TKI (current)
Jun. 2016
Corporate Auditor of LSII (until Mar. 2017)
Hisao Urata
Director of the Board
Jan. 1991
Joined Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation
Jun. 2011
Executive Officer of MCC (until Mar. 2014)
Executive Officer of MCHC
Apr. 2015
Managing Executive Officer of MCHC
Jun. 2015
Managing Corporate Executive Officer of MCHC (until Mar. 2016)
Jun. 2016
Director of the Board of MCHC (current)
Takeo Kikkawa
Outside Director of the Board
Apr. 1987
Associate Professor, School of Business,Aoyama Gakuin University
Oct. 1993
Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science,The University of Tokyo
Apr. 1996
Professor, Institute of Social Science,The University of Tokyo
Apr. 2007
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and
Management, Hitotsubashi University
Jun. 2013
Outside Director of the Board of MCHC(current)
Apr. 2015
Professor, Graduate School of Innovation Studies, Tokyo University of Science (current)
Taigi Ito
Outside Director of the Board
Jan. 1970
Joined Tsuji Audit Corporation
May 1973
Registered as a Certified Public Accountant
Feb. 1989
Representative Partner of MISUZU Audit Corporation
Jul. 2004
Deputy Chairperson of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA) (until Jun. 2007)
May 2006
Executive Board Member of MISUZU Audit Corporation (until Jul. 2007)
Apr. 2009
Professor, Graduate School of Accounting,Waseda University (until Mar. 2013)
Jan. 2012
Chairperson of Disciplinary Committee of JICPA (until Aug. 2016)
Jun. 2014
Corporate Auditor of MCC (until Mar. 2017)
Outside Corporate Auditor of MCHC (until Jun. 2015)
Jun. 2015
Outside Director of the Board of MCHC(current)
Kazuhiro Watanabe
Outside Director of the Board
Apr. 1974
Appointed as a Prosecutor
Jul. 1998
Assistant Vice-Minister of Justice,Ministry of Justice
Apr. 2001
Prosecutor of the Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
Jan. 2002
Chief Prosecutor of the Nara District Public Prosecutors Office
Sep. 2004
Chief Prosecutor of the Maebashi District Public Prosecutors Office
Sep. 2005
Chief Prosecutor of the Nagoya District Public Prosecutors Office
Jun. 2007
Chief Prosecutor of the Yokohama District Public Prosecutors Office
Jul. 2008
Superintending Prosecutor of the Sapporo
High Public Prosecutors Office (Retired in Jul. 2009)
Sep. 2009
Registered as a lawyer
Professor, Law School, Tokai University (until Mar. 2017)
Jun. 2010
Corporate Auditor of MPI (until Mar. 2017)
Jan. 2011
Counselor, Higashimachi LPC (current)
Jun. 2014
Outside Corporate Auditor of MCHC
Jun. 2015
Outside Director of the Board of MCHC(current)
Hideko Kunii
Outside Director of the Board
May 1982
Joined Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Jun. 2005
Corporate Senior Vice President of Ricoh Company, Ltd. (until Mar. 2008)
Apr. 2008
Chairperson of Ricoh Software Co., Ltd.(now Ricoh IT Solutions Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2009
Associate Director of Ricoh Company, Ltd.(until Mar. 2013)
Jul. 2009
Chairperson of Ricoh IT Solutions Co., Ltd.(until Mar. 2013)
Apr. 2012
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Management,
Shibaura Institute of Technology (current)
Apr. 2013
Deputy President, Shibaura Institute of Technology (current)
Oct. 2013
Director, Center for Promotion of Educational Innovation Gender Equality Promotion Office, Shibaura Institute of Technology(current)
Jun. 2015
Outside Director of the Board of MCHC(current)
Takayuki Hashimoto
Outside Director of the Board
Apr. 1978
Joined IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr. 2000
Member of the Board of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr. 2003
Managing Executive Officer of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jan. 2007
Senior Managing Executive Officer of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr. 2008
Member of the Board, Senior Managing Officer of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jan. 2009
Member of the Board, President of IBM Japan, Ltd.
May 2012
Member of the Board, Chairman of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr. 2014
Chairperson of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jan. 2015
Vice Chairperson of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jun. 2016
Outside Director of the Board of MCHC(cuurent)
May. 2017
Honorary Executive Advisor of IBM Japan, Ltd.