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Kao Corp (4452.T)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michitaka Sawada

60 2012 Executive President, Representative Director

Toshiaki Takeuchi

57 2016 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Executive President of Subsidiaries, Representative Director

Katsuhiko Yoshida

62 2015 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Representative Director

Yoshihiro Hasebe

56 2016 Managing Executive Officer, Director

Hideko Aoki

2015 Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Quality Assurance

Yasushi Aoki

2015 Managing Executive Officer

Motohiro Morimura

2014 Managing Executive Officer, Wakayama Plant Manager, Manager of Technology Center, Chief Director of Environment & Safety Promotion

Masumi Natsusaka

2012 Managing Executive Officer, Manager of Beauty Care Business Unit, Executive President of Subsidiary

Kozo Saito

2015 Managing Executive Officer, Chairman of Subsidiary

Masayuki Abe

2015 Executive Officer

Hitoshi Hosokawa

2015 Executive Officer, Manager of 1st Development & Research Sector in Research & Development Unit

Akemi Ishiwata

2015 Executive Officer, Director of Corporate Communication Unit, Director of Corporate Culture Information

Naoki Komoda

2015 Executive Officer, Manager of Fabric & Home Care Business Unit

Tomoharu Matsuda

2014 Executive Officer, Manager of Skin Care & Hair Care Business Unit

Minoru Nakanishi

2015 Executive Officer, Manager of Sanitary Business Group in Human Health-care Business Unit

Masakazu Negoro

2014 Executive Officer, Manager of Chemical Business Unit, Chairman & President of Subsidiaries

Yoshimichi Saita

2014 Executive Officer

Jun Shida

2014 Executive Officer, Manager of 2nd Research & Development Sector

Takehiko Shinto

2014 Executive Officer

Tadaaki Sugiyama

2012 Executive Officer

Hideki Tanaka

2014 Executive Officer

Satoru Tanaka

2015 Executive Officer, Manager of Human Health-care Business Unit

Shigeru Ueyama

2015 Executive Officer

Yasushi Wada

2014 Executive Officer, Assistant Manager of Beauty Care SCM Center

Hiroyuki Yamashita

2015 Executive Officer, Manager of Human Health-care SCM Center in Production Technology Unit, Tochigi Plant Manager

Kenichi Yamauchi

2017 Executive Officer

Sonosuke Kadonaga

64 2012 Independent Director

Yukio Nagira

2017 Independent Director

Masayuki Oku

72 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michitaka Sawada

Mr. Michitaka Sawada has been serving as Executive President and Representative Director in Kao Corporation since June 28, 2012. He is also In charge of Business Support Unit of the Company since January 2016. He joined the Company in April 1981. His previous titles include Director of Sanitary Research Institute, Executive Officer, Manager of Human Health Care Research Center and Director in the Company. He obtained his Master's degree in Process Engineering from Osaka University in March 1981.

Toshiaki Takeuchi

Mr. Toshiaki Takeuchi has been serving as Senior Managing Executive Officer and Representative Director of Kao Corporation, as well as Executive President and Representative Director of two subsidiaries, since January 2016. He joined the Company in April 1981.

Katsuhiko Yoshida

Mr. Katsuhiko Yoshida has been serving as Senior Managing Executive Officer and Representative Director in Kao Corporation since March 25, 2015. He is also in charge of Consumer Products and Kao Professional Service Co., Ltd. of the Company. He joined the Company in April 1979. His previous titles include Executive Officer and Managing Executive Officer in the Company.

Yoshihiro Hasebe

Mr. Yoshihiro Hasebe has been serving as Managing Executive Officer and Director in Kao Corporation since March 25, 2016. He joined the company in April 1927. He used to serve as Manager of Research and development department, Fabric & Home Care Research Center and first Household Research Institute in the Company.

Hideko Aoki

Yasushi Aoki

Motohiro Morimura

Masumi Natsusaka

Kozo Saito

Masayuki Abe

Hitoshi Hosokawa

Akemi Ishiwata

Naoki Komoda

Tomoharu Matsuda

Minoru Nakanishi

Masakazu Negoro

Yoshimichi Saita

Jun Shida

Takehiko Shinto

Tadaaki Sugiyama

Hideki Tanaka

Satoru Tanaka

Shigeru Ueyama

Yasushi Wada

Hiroyuki Yamashita

Kenichi Yamauchi

Sonosuke Kadonaga

Mr. Sonosuke Kadonaga has been serving as Independent Director of Kao Corporation since June 28, 2012. He is also serving as Representative of Intrinsics. He used to serve for Chiyoda Corporation.

Yukio Nagira

Masayuki Oku

Mr. Masayuki Oku has been serving as Independent Director of Kao Corporation since March 28, 2014. He is also serving as Chairman of the Board in Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. He used to work for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.