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Yakult Honsha Co Ltd (2267.T)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Takashige Negishi

68 2017 President, Executive President, Representative Director

Norito Maeda

54 2015 President of Subsidiary, Director

Yoshihiro Kawabata

68 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Director of International Business, Director

Fumiyasu Ishikawa

65 2016 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Research & Development, Director of Central Research Institute, Director

Hiroshi Narita

65 2015 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Business Support, Director

Hiroshi Wakabayashi

65 2016 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Administration, Director

Akifumi Doi

63 2017 Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Production, Director

Tetsuya Hayashida

62 2017 Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Food Business, Director

Masanori Ito

63 2014 Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Medicines Business, Director

Masaki Tanaka

63 2016 Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Cosmetics Business, Director

Koichi Hirano

2016 Managing Executive Officer

Susumu Hirano

2015 Managing Executive Officer

Masao Imada

2015 Managing Executive Officer

Masanobu Minamino

2016 Managing Executive Officer, Deputy Director of Central Research Institute

Richard Hall

49 2012 Executive Officer, Director

Takao Goto

Executive Officer

Yoshihiro Goto

Executive Officer

Hideaki Hoshiko

2015 Executive Officer

Hiroyuki Kawabata

2015 Executive Officer

Akira Kishimoto

Executive Officer

Masatoshi Nagira

2015 Executive Officer

Masahiko Satomi

Executive Officer

Junichi Shimada

Executive Officer

Yasuyuki Suzuki

Executive Officer

Shuichi Watanabe

Executive Officer

Bertrand Austruy

43 2011 Independent Director

Masayuki Fukuoka

71 2011 Independent Director

Filip Kegels

53 2016 Independent Director

Ryuji Yasuda

71 2009 Independent Director

Satoshi Deguchi

2017 Director of Accounting

Biographies

Name Description

Takashige Negishi

Mr. Takashige Negishi has been serving as President, Executive President and Representative Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2017. He is also serving as Owner and Representative Director in a subsidiary, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, and working for Japanese Association of Fermented Milks and Fermented Milk Drinks and Japan Business Federation. He joined the Company in April 1971. His previous titles include Chief Director of Administration, Director of Affairs in Central Research Institute, Managing Director and Senior Managing Director in the Company. He obtained his LLB from Nihon University in March 1967.

Norito Maeda

Mr. Norito Maeda has been serving as Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., as well as President and Representative Director of a subsidiary, since June 2015. He used to work for MANAS TRADING INC. and other three subsidiaries.

Yoshihiro Kawabata

Mr. Yoshihiro Kawabata has been serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Director of International Business and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2011. He joined the Company in April 1971. His previous titles include Chief Director of Business Support, Director of International, Managing Director and Senior Managing Director in the Company.

Fumiyasu Ishikawa

Mr. Fumiyasu Ishikawa has been serving as Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Research & Development, Director of Central Research Institute and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2016. He joined the Company in June 1984. His previous titles include Executive Officer, Managing Executive Officer, Director of 1st Applied Research in Central Research Institute and Director of Test and Research in Central Research Institute in the Company.

Hiroshi Narita

Mr. Hiroshi Narita has been serving as Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Business Support and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2015. He joined the Company in April 1974. His previous titles include Managing Executive Officer, Director of International and Managing Director in the Company.

Hiroshi Wakabayashi

Mr. Hiroshi Wakabayashi has been serving as Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Administration and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2016. He joined the Company in April 1977. His previous titles include Executive Officer, Managing Executive Officer and Director of General Affairs in the Company.

Akifumi Doi

Mr. Akifumi Doi has been serving as Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Production and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2017. He joined the Company in April 1978. His previous titles include Executive Officer, Kyoto Plant Manager and Director of Production Management in the Company.

Tetsuya Hayashida

Mr. Tetsuya Hayashida has been serving as Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Food Business and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2017. He joined the Company in April 1978. His previous titles include Executive Officer, Manager of Western Japan Office and Manager of Tokyo Office in the Company.

Masanori Ito

Mr. Masanori Ito has been serving as Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Medicines Business and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2014. He joined the Company in June 2000. He previously served as Executive Officer in the Company. He used to work for MSD K.K., NIHON SERVIER CO. LTD. and Sanofi K.K.

Masaki Tanaka

Mr. Masaki Tanaka has been serving as Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Cosmetics Business and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2016. He joined the Company in April 1977. His previous titles include Executive Officer and Director of Operation in the Company.

Koichi Hirano

Susumu Hirano

Masao Imada

Masanobu Minamino

Richard Hall

Mr. Richard Hall has been serving as Executive Officer and Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2012. He is also working for Danone. He used to work for Kirin MC Danone Waters Co., Ltd.

Takao Goto

Yoshihiro Goto

Hideaki Hoshiko

Hiroyuki Kawabata

Akira Kishimoto

Masatoshi Nagira

Masahiko Satomi

Junichi Shimada

Yasuyuki Suzuki

Shuichi Watanabe

Bertrand Austruy

Mr. Bertrand Austruy has been serving as Independent Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2011. He is also working for Danone SA. He used to work for a law firm.

Masayuki Fukuoka

Mr. Masayuki Fukuoka has been serving as Independent Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2011. He is also an Honorary Professor of Hakuoh University, a Guest Professor of Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University and Prefectural University of Hiroshima, as well as a Professor of Tohoku Fukushi University. He used to work for Meiji Gakuin University and Komazawa University.

Filip Kegels

Mr. Filip Kegels has been serving as Independent Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2016. He is also serving as Director in China Mengniu Dairy Industry Co., Ltd., and working for Danone S.A.

Ryuji Yasuda

Mr. Ryuji Yasuda has been serving as Independent Director in Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. since June 2009. He is also Independent Director in ORIX Corporation and Benesse Holdings, Inc., and working for The Asahi Shimbun Company. He is also a Professor of Hitotsubashi University. He used to work for Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Fukuoka Financial Group, Inc. and Sony Corporation.

Satoshi Deguchi