Governance

Members of the Board of Directors

Masahiko Matsuo
President and Representative Director
Profile
Apr. 1969
Joined Meiji Seika
Jul. 1999
General Manager, Pharmaceutical International Division, Meiji Seika
Jun. 2001
Executive Officer, Meiji Seika
Jun. 2002
Director, Meiji Seika
Jun. 2003
Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Seika
Jun. 2007
Senior Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Seika
Apr. 2009
Member of the Board, Meiji Holdings
Apr. 2011
President and Representative Director, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2014
President and Representative Director, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, Meiji (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Member of the Board, Meiji
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma
Takashi Hirahara
Member of the Board and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Profile
Apr. 1974
Joined Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2007
General Manager, Administration Department, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2007
Director, Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2009
Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings
Apr. 2009
General Manager, Financial & Accounting Department, Meiji Holdings
Jun. 2009
Executive Officer, Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings
Jun. 2011
Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings
Jun. 2015
Member of the Board and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Koichiro Shiozaki
Member of the Board and Executive Officer
Profile
Apr. 1978
Joined Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2015
Member of the Board and Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Jun. 2015
General Manager, Financial & Accounting Department, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Shuichi Iwashita
Member of the Board and Executive Officer
Profile
Apr. 1977
Joined Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
General Manager, General Affairs & Legal Department, Meiji
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board and Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
General Manager, HR & General Affairs Department, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Yoko Sanuki
Member of the Board (Outside)
Profile
Apr. 1981
Registered as Attorney at Law
Nov. 2001
Opened NS Law Office
Jun. 2003
Alternate Auditor, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2007
Auditor, Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2009
Member of the Board, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Attorney at Law
Outside Director, Resona Holdings, Inc.
Tohru Murayama
Member of the Board (Outside)
Profile
Apr. 1980
Joined Andersen Consulting (currnently Accenture Japan Ltd)
Apr. 2003
Representative Director and President, Accenture Japan Ltd
Apr. 2006
Director and Vice Chairman, Accenture Japan Ltd
Sep. 2007
Director and Chairman, Accenture Japan Ltd
< Significant concurrent position >
External Director,
FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.
Michiro Saza
Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer
Profile
Jun. 1978
Joined Meiji Seika
Jun. 2007
General Manager, Corporate Strategy Department, Meiji Seika
Jun. 2008
Executive Officer, Meiji Seika
Apr. 2009
Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings
Apr. 2009
General Manager, Corporate Development Department, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Jun. 2012
Member of the Board and Executive Officer
Jun. 2013
Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer (incumbent)
Jun. 2016
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
Jun Furuta
Member of the Board and Executive Officer
Profile
Apr. 1981
Joined Meiji Seika
Jun. 2012
General Manager, Public Relations Department, Meiji
Jun. 2013
Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board and Executive Officer, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
General Manager, PR & IR Department, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Kazuo Kawamura
Member of the Board
Profile
Apr. 1976
Joined Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2007
General Manager, Nutritionals Consolidated Marketing Division, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2007
Director, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2009
Executive Officer, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2010
Director and Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
Member of the Board and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2012
President and Representative Director, Meiji (incumbent)
Jun. 2012
Member of the Board, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
President and Representative Director, Meiji
Chairman, Japan Dairy Industry Association
Chairman, All Nippon Kashi Association
Daikichiro Kobayashi
Member of the Board
Profile
Apr. 1979
Joined Meiji Seika
Jun. 2010
Executive Officer, Meiji Seika
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2013
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2013
Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2014
President and Representative Director, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
President and Representative Director, Meiji Seika Pharma
Tomochika Iwashita
Member of the Board (Outside)
Profile
Jul. 1969
Joined The Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 1998
Director, The Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2000
Managing Director, The Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Sep. 2000
Senior Managing Executive Officer, The Nippon Credit Bank, Ltd.
Dec. 2000
Senior Managing Director, The Nippon Credit Bank, Ltd.
Jun. 2002
Managing Director, The Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2003
Senior Managing Director, The Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2004
Senior Managing Director, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2005
Executive Vice President, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2006
President, Tokio Marine & Nichido Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2011
Outside Corporate Auditor, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
< Significant concurrent position >
Director(External),DCM Holdings Co., Ltd.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Hideaki Sato
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Profile
Apr. 1976
Joined Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2009
Executive Officer, Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2013
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Kenichi Yamaguchi
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)
Profile
Apr. 1982
Registered as Attorney at Law
Apr. 1991
Opened Yamaguchi Law Office
Jun. 2007
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Meiji Seika
Apr. 2009
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Attorney at Law
Hiroshi Tago
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Profile
Apr. 1975
Joined Meiji Seika
Jun. 2009
Executive Officer, Meiji Seika
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2013
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
Hajime Watanabe
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)
Profile
Apr. 1987
Registered as Attorney at Law
Apr. 1987
Joined Mori Sogo Law Office
Sep. 1994
Became Registered Foreign Lawyer in Illinois, the United States
May. 1995
Registered as Attorney at Law in New York, the United States
Apr. 2007
Opened Sueyoshi Sogo Law Office (current STW & PARTNERS Law Office)
Jun. 2010
Alternate Auditor, Meiji Holdings
Apr. 2013
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Meiji Holdings (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Attorney at Law
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SEIKO PMC CORPORATION