Executives(As of June 22, 2018)

Board of Directors

Positions Name Responsibilities and significant concurrent positions, etc.
President Misao Fudaba
Director Masumi Fukuda
Director Yoshimi Ogawa
Director Hisao Nishimura
External Director Tadao Kondo Honorary Advisor of Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
External Director Masafumi Nogimori Former Chairman of the Board and Representative Director of Astellas Pharma Inc.
External Director Kunie Okamoto Director and Executive Advisor to the Board of Nippon Life Insurance Company
External Director Teisuke Kitayama Advisor of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Executive Officers

Positions Name Responsibilities and significant concurrent positions, etc.
President and CEO Misao Fudaba
Senior Managing Executive Officer Masumi Fukuda Head of Corporate Support Center, Responsible for Corporate Compliance Program
Senior Managing Executive Officer Yoshimi Ogawa Responsible for Quality Management Division,
Responsible Care, Organic Chemical Products Company and Aerospace & Defense Systems / Safety Systems Company
Managing Executive Officer Hisao Nishimura General Manager of R&D Headquarters, Responsible for New Business Development and Intellectual Property 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 General Manager of Ohtake Plant
Managing Executive Officer Hisanori Imanaka Responsible for Corporate Planning
Managing Executive Officer Kotaro Sugimoto Head of Raw Material Purchasing Center, Responsible for Business Process Innovation
Managing Executive Officer Yasuhiro Sakaki President of Aerospace & Defense Systems / Safety Systems Company
President & CEO of Daicel Safety Systems America Holdings, Inc.
President & CEO of Daicel Safety Systems America Arizona, Inc.
Chairperson of Daicel Safety Systems (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.
Chairperson of Daicel Safety Technologies (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.
President & CEO of Special Devices, Inc.
Managing Executive Officer Naohide Hakushi General Manager of Himeji Production Sector and General Manager of Aboshi Plant, President of Kyodo Sakusan Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Satoshi Sakamoto Assistant to General Manager R&D 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 Akihisa Takabe Deputy General Manager of R&D Headquarters
Executive Officer Mikio Yagi Vice President of Aerospace & Defense Systems / Safety Systems Company and General Manager of Aerospace & Defense Systems Division
Executive Officer Naotaka Kawaguchi Vice President of Aerospace & Defense Systems / Safety Systems Company, General Manager of Harima Plant and General Manager of Global Operation Management
Executive Officer Shinji Fujita Deputy Head of Corporate Support Center
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 and Head of Reserch Center
Executive Officer Masaaki Fujio General Manager of Kanzaki Plant
Executive Officer Takashi Iiyama General Manager of Production Technology Headquarters
Executive Officer Akio Kojima President of Cellulose Company
Executive Officer Haruyoshi Tashika Vice President of Organic Chemical Products Company and General Manager of Production Management

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Positions Name Responsibilities and significant concurrent positions, etc.
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Yuji Iguchi
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Hiroyasu Masuda
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Toshio Takano Lawyer
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Ryo Ichida Certified Public Accountant
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Junichi Mizuo President of MIZUO Compliance & Governance Research Office