Governance

Members of the Board of Directors

Masahiko Matsuo
Chairman and Representative Director
Profile
Apr. 1969
Joined 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, the Company (incumbent)
Apr. 2011
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
Apr. 2011
Representative Director, Meiji Seika Pharma
Apr. 2011
President, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, Meiji
Jun. 2014
Representative Director, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
President, the Company
Jun. 2018
Chairman, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
Chairman, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
Jul. 2018
Member of the Board, KM Biologics (incumbent)
Jul. 2018
Representative Director, KM Biologics (incumbent)
Jul. 2018
Chaireman, KM Biologics (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Chairman and Representative Director, KM Biologics
Chairman and Director, Meiji Seika Pharma
Chairman, Japan Foods & Biotechnology
Intellectual Property Rights Center
Michiro Saza
Member of the Board and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Profile
Jun. 1978
Joined Meiji Seika
Jun. 2008
Executive Officer, Meiji Seika
Apr. 2009
Executive Officer, the Company
Apr. 2009
General Manager, Corporate Development Dept., the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2012
Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2013
Managing Executive Officer, the Company
Jun. 2016
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2016
Managing Executive Officer (Corporate Development Dept.), the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2017
Senior Managing Executive Officer, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2017
Senior Managing Executive Officer, (HR & General Affairs Dept.), the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
Member of the Board, Meiji (incumbent)
Jul. 2018
Member of the Board, KM Biologics (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Member of the Board, Meiji
Member of the Board, KM Biologics
Jun Furuta
Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer
Profile
Apr. 1981
Joined Meiji Seika
Jun. 2013
Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
Executive Officer, the Company
Jun. 2014
General Manager, PR & IR Dept., the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
Managing Executive Officer, the Company (incumbent)
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 (incumbent)
Jun. 2013
Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2014
Representative Director, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
President, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, the Company (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.
Jun. 2016
Outside Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Director(External), DCM Holdings Co., Ltd.
Mariko Matsumura
Member of the Board (Outside)
Profile
Apr. 1988
Admitted to the bar in Japan as Attorney at Law (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
Apr. 1988
Joined Braun Moriya Hoashi & Kubota
Feb. 1994
Joined Ryudo Sogo Law Offices
Jan. 2006
Joined Shinwa Sogo Law Offices (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
Outside Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Attorney at Law
Kazuo Kawamura
President and Representative Director
Profile
Apr. 1976
Joined Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2007
Director, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2009
Executive Officer, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2010
Director, Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2010
Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
Member of the Board, Meiji (incumbent)
Apr. 2011
Senior Managing Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2012
Representative Director, Meiji
Jun. 2012
President, Meiji
Jun. 2012
Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
Representative Director, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
President, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Member of the Board, Meiji
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma
Chairman, All Nippon Kashi Association
Chairman, Japan Milk Fair Trade Conference
Koichiro Shiozaki
Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer
Profile
Apr. 1978
Joined Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2015
Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2015
Executive Officer, the Company
Jun. 2015
General Manager, Financial & Accounting Dept., the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2017
Managing Executive Officer, the Company (incumbent)
Shuichi Iwashita
Member of the Board and Executive Officer
Profile
Apr. 1977
Joined Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
Executive Officer, the Company (incumbent)
Jun. 2014
General Manager, HR & General Affairs Dept., the Company (incumbent)
Katsunari Matsuda
Member of the Board
Profile
Apr. 1980
Joined Meiji Dairies
Jun. 2012
Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2015
Managing Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2017
Member of the Board, Meiji (incumbent)
Jun. 2017
Senior Managing Executive Officer, Meiji
Jun. 2018
Representative Director, Meiji (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
President, Meiji (incumbent)
Jun. 2018
Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
President and Representative Director, Meiji
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
Apr. 2015
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University (incumbent)
Sep. 2016
Outside Member of the Board, the Company (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
External Director, FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Mineo Matsuzumi
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Profile
Apr. 1978
Joined Meiji Seika
Jun. 2014
Member of the Board, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2014
Executive Officer, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2016
Managing Executive Officer, Meiji Seika Pharma
Jun. 2017
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company (incumbent)
Jul. 2018
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, KM Biologics (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, KM Biologics
Hajime Watanabe
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)
Profile
Apr. 1987
Admitted to the bar in Japan as Attorney at Law (Daini Tokyo Bar Association)
Apr. 1987
Joined Mori Sogo Law Offices
Sep. 1994
Admitted to the bar in the state of Illinois, the United States, as Foreign Legal Consultant
May. 1995
Admitted to the bar in the state of New York, the United States, as Attorney at Law
Apr. 2007
Opened STW & Partners (incumbent)
Jun. 2010
Substitute Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company
Jun. 2013
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the company (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Attorney at Law
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SEIKO PMC CORPORATION
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, FURYU Corporation
Hiroyuki Tanaka
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Profile
Apr. 1977
Joined Meiji Dairies
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer, Meiji
Apr. 2015
Executive Officer, Information Systems Dept., (Administration Div.), Meiji
Apr. 2017
Assistant to the President, Meiji
Jun. 2017
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company (incumbent)
Makoto Ando
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)
Profile
Oct. 1984
Joined Sanwa Tokyo Marunouchi Office Audit Corporation (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
Dec. 1988
Joined KPMG Peat Marwick New York Office
Apr. 1991
Joined Sakurai Accounting Office
Apr. 1994
Joined Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department
Apr. 2002
Joined Ando Tax & Accounting Office (currently Hibiki Tax Corporation) (incumbent)
Apr. 2002
Joined Ando Certified Public Accountant Joint Office (incumbent)
Jun. 2017
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company (incumbent)
< Significant concurrent position >
Certified Public Accountant
Unaffiliated Auditor, Nippon Concrete Industries Co., Ltd.