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Hikari Tsushin Inc (9435.T)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yasumitsu Shigeta

54 2003 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director

Takeshi Tamamura

48 2003 President, Chief Operating Officer, Representative Director

Masato Takahashi

41 2018 Executive Officer, Chief Director of Finance, Director

Hideaki Wada

45 2017 Vice President, Director

Ko Gido

55 2012 Managing Director, Chief Director of Administration

Shigetaro Toyoda

82 2009 Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Sales Planning

Koji Yamamoto

47 2009 Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Corporate Business

Seiya Ohwada

45 2018 Senior Executive Officer, Chief Director of Content Business, Director

Hirokazu Mashita

50 2009 Senior Executive Officer, Chief Director of Internet Business, Manager of Business Strategy Planning Office

Norihide Miyamoto

2007 Senior Executive Officer, Chief Director of Financial Business

Tatsuya Nakamura

63 2009 Senior Executive Officer, Director of Corporate Survey

Masataka Watanabe

50 2017 Director

Ken Niimura

56 2017 Independent Director

Ichiro Takano

63 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Yasumitsu Shigeta

Mr. Yasumitsu Shigeta has been serving as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 2003. He is also serving as President and Director in another company. He established the Company in February 1988. He previously served as President in the Company. He used to serve as Chairman and Representative Director in three subsidiaries.

Takeshi Tamamura

Mr. Takeshi Tamamura has been serving as President, Chief Operating Officer and Representative Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 2003. He joined the Company in April 1991. His previous titles include Managing Director, Chief Director of Corporate Business and Vice President in the Company. He used to serve as President and Representative Director in four subsidiaries and two other companies.

Masato Takahashi

Mr. Masato Takahashi has been serving as Executive Officer, Chief Director of Finance and Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 22, 2018. He is also serving as Director in NEWTON FINANCIAL CONSULTING, Inc. He joined the Company in April 2000.

Hideaki Wada

Mr. Hideaki Wada has been serving Vice President and Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 2017. He is also serving Director in a subsidiary, Premium Water Holdings. He joined the Company in April 1997. His previous titles in the Company include Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of NW Business, Chief Director of Net Work Business, Chief Director of TM Business and Chief Director of SHOP Business of the Company, Chief Director of NW Business, Chief Director of Net Work Business, Chief Director of TM Business and Chief Director of SHOP Business in the Company.

Ko Gido

Mr. Ko Gido has been serving as Managing Director and Chief Director of Administration in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 22, 2012. He joined the Company in April 1992. His previous titles include Director of Human Resources, Chief Director of General Affairs and Managing Director in the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he used to work for another Japan-based company. He used to serve as Director of two subsidiaries.

Shigetaro Toyoda

Mr. Shigetaro Toyoda has been serving as Managing Executive Officer and Chief Director of Sales Planning in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 24, 2009. He is also serving as President and Representative Director in two other companies. He joined the Company in September 2001. His previous titles include Managing Director, Chief Director of Mobile Business and Vice President in the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he used to work for Mitsubishi Corporation, JAPAN TELECOM CO., LTD., Space Communication Corporation, a company that is under the new name SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp., as well as another company.

Koji Yamamoto

Mr. Koji Yamamoto has been serving as Managing Executive Officer and Chief Director of Corporate Business in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 24, 2009. He is also serving as Representative Director in another company. He joined the Company in April 1995. His previous titles include Managing Director, Chief Director of Carrier Sales Business and Chief Director of OA Equipment Business in the Company. He used to serve as Director in two subsidiaries and another company.

Seiya Ohwada

Mr. Seiya Ohwada has been serving as Senior Executive Officer, Chief Director of Content Business and Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 22, 2018. He joined the Company in April 1996.

Hirokazu Mashita

Mr. Hirokazu Mashita has been serving as Senior Executive Officer, Chief Director of Internet Business and Manager of Business Strategy Planning Office of HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 24, 2009. He joined the Company in October 1999. His previous titles include Chief Director of Business Development, Chief Director of Business Administration and Chief Financial Officer in the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for NOMURA SECURITIES CO., LTD. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

Norihide Miyamoto

Tatsuya Nakamura

Mr. Tatsuya Nakamura has been serving as Senior Executive Officer and Director of Corporate Survey in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 24, 2009. He joined the Company in December 2000. His previous titles include Director, Director of Asset Management, Director of Finance and Manager of Investment Survey Office of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he used to work for Toyo Trading Ltd., NOMURA SECURITIES CO., LTD. and a bank.

Masataka Watanabe

Mr. Masataka Watanabe has been serving as Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 2017. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. He joined the Company in October 1995. His previous titles include Manager of President's Office and Director of Accounting in the Company.

Ken Niimura

Mr. Ken Niimura has been serving as Independent Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 2017. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He is also serving as Representative Director in TOPAZ CAPITAL, INC.

Ichiro Takano

Mr. Ichiro Takano has been serving as Independent Director in HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. since June 2017. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He is also serving as Independent Director in DYNAM JAPAN HOLDINGS Co.,Ltd. and working for a Law Firm.