Directors & Senior Management

Board of Directors(As of June 21, 2019)

Positions Name Responsibilities and significant concurrent positions
Chairman of board of directors Misao Fudaba Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
President Yoshimi Ogawa Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
and Chairman of the Management Advisory Committee
Director Kotaro Sugimoto Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
and the Management Advisory Committee
Director Hisanori Imanaka Member of the Management Advisory Committee
Director Akihisa Takabe Member of the Management Advisory Committee
External Director Masafumi Nogimori Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
External Director of Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
External Director of Linical Co., Ltd.
External Director Kunie Okamoto Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
Consultant of Nippon Life Insurance Company
Chairman of East Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd. (External Director)
External Director of TOKYU CORPORATION
External Director of Kintetsu Group Holdings Co., Ltd.
External Director Teisuke Kitayama Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
Honorary Advisor of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation External Audit & Supervisory Board Member of TOKYO BROADCASTING SYSTEM HOLDINGS, INC.
External Director Sonoko Hacchoji Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
External Director of NIPPON STEEL NISSHIN CO., LTD. External Director of Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
External Director Toshio Asano Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
Standing Advisor of Asahi Kasei Corp.
External Director of MEDIPAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Executive Officers(As of January 1, 2020)

Positions Name Responsibilities and positions
President and CEO Yoshimi Ogawa
Senior Managing Executive Officer Yasuhiro Sakaki Head of Strategic Planning Headquarters
Responsible for Aerospace & Defense Systems / Safety Systems Company
Chairman of Daicel Safety Systems Americas, Inc.
Managing Executive Officer Kotaro Sugimoto Head of Corporate Support Headquarters
Responsible for Corporate Compliance Program and Business Process Innovation
Managing Executive Officer Hisanori Imanaka Responsible for Corporate Sustainability and Raw Material Purchasing Center
Managing Executive Officer Dieter Heckmann President of CPI Company
Chairman & President of Chiral Technologies Europe S.A.S.
Chairman of Chiral Technologies, Inc.
Chairperson of Daicel Chiral Technologies(China) Co., Ltd.
Chairman of Daicel Chiral Technologies(India) Pvt. Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Hidekage Kojima Responsible for Cellulose Company
Managing Executive Officer Takashi Ueno Head of Production Management Headquarters and General Manager of Ohtake Plant
Managing Executive Officer Naohide Hakushi General Manager of Himeji Production Sector and Aboshi Plant, President of Kyodo Sakusan Co., Ltd.
Responsible for MAC-C plant and 1,3BG plant construction projects
Executive Officer Akihisa Takabe Head of Innovation and Business Development Headquarters, Responsible for Intellectual Property Center and Quality Management Division
Executive Officer Satoshi Sakamoto Assistant to Innovation and Business Development Headquarters and Assigned to Osaka University
Executive Officer Yukio Yoshino President of Daicel Value Coating Ltd.
Executive Officer Yasuo Tsuji General Manager of Arai Plant and President of Daicel Arai Chemical Ltd.
Executive Officer Mikio Yagi Vice President of Aerospace & Defense Systems / Safety Systems Company
Executive Officer Naotaka Kawaguchi President of Aerospace & Defense Systems / Safety Systems Company
Chairperson of Daicel Safety Systems (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.
Chairperson of Daicel Safety Technologies (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Kouichi Maruyama President of Daicel Polymer Ltd.
Chairperson of Shanghai Daicel Polymer Ltd.
Executive Officer Hitoshi Hayashi President of Organic Chemical Products Company and General Manager of Marketing
Chairperson of Daicel Nanning Food Ingredients Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Ikuo Takahashi General Manager of Innovation Park
Deputy Head of Innovation and Business Development Headquarters and Head of Corporate Research Center
Executive Officer Masaaki Fujio General Manager of Kanzaki Plant
Executive Officer Takashi Iiyama Responsible for Digital Strategy Division, Responsible Care and Engineering Center, Deputy Head of Production Management Headquarters, Assistant to Head of Innovation and Business Development Headquarters
Executive Officer Akio Kojima President of Cellulose Company
Executive Officer Haruyoshi Tashika Vice President of Organic Chemical Products Company,General Manager of Production Management,Head of Ohtake Production and Leader of Production

Audit & Supervisory Board Member(As of June 21, 2019)

Positions Name Responsibilities and significant concurrent positions
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Yuji Iguchi
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Shinji Fujita
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Toshio Takano Attorney at Law, Takano Law Office
External Corporate Auditor of FANCL CORPORATION
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Ryo Ichida Certified Public Accountant, Tax Accountant of Ryo Ichida Certified Public Accountant Office
External Director of Tanabe Management Consulting Co., Ltd.
External Corporate Auditor of Keifuku Electric Railroad Co., Ltd.
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Junichi Mizuo President of MIZUO Compliance & Governance Research Office,
Honorary Professor of Surugadai University
Vice Chairman and Director of Japan Society of Business Ethic