Corporate Profile

Company Name Yamaha Corporation
Headquarters 10-1, Nakazawa-cho, Naka-ku,Hamamatsu Shizuoka 430-8650, Japan
Year of Foundation 1887
Date of Incorporation October 12, 1897
Paid-in Capital 28,534 million yen
Annual Sales 366,941 million yen (April 2012 - March 2013)
Board of Directors Takuya Nakata : President and Representative Director
Hiroo Okabe : Director
Motoki Takahashi : Director
Haruo Kitamura : Outside Director, Certified Public Accountant
Hiroyuki Yanagi : Outside Director, President and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Yoshikatsu Ota: Director and Chairman of the Board of Konica Minolta, Inc.

(as of June 26, 2013)

Corporate Auditors Hisashi Yabe : Full-Time Auditor
Fumio Umeda : Full-Time Auditor
Takashi Miyazawa : Outside Auditor
Hirohiko Ikeda : Outside Auditor
Executive Officers Hiroo Okabe : Managing Executive Officer
Motoki Takahashi : Managing Executive Officer
Masao Kondo : Senior Executive Officer
Masato Oike : Senior Executive Officer
Masahito Hosoi : Senior Executive Officer
Yutaka Hasegawa : Senior Executive Officer
Wataru Miki : Executive Officer
Akira Iizuka : Executive Officer
Hirofumi Osawa : Executive Officer
Hiroshi Sasaki : Executive Officer
Kazunori Kobayashi : Executive Officer
Satoshi Yamahata : Executive Officer
Shigeki Fujii : Executive Officer
Seiichi Yamaguchi : Executive Officer

(as of August 1, 2013)

Primary Businesses
  • ·Musical instruments (Pianos, Digital musical instruments, Wind instruments, String instruments, Percussion instruments, Educational musical instruments, Professional audio equipment, Soundproof rooms, Music schools, English-language schools, Music entertainment software, and Piano tuning)
  • ·AV/IT (Audio products and IT equipment)
  • ·Electronic devices (Semiconductors)
  • ·Others (Golf products, Automobile interior wood components, FA equipment, Accommodation facilities, and Sports facilities)
Number of Employees (Consolidated) 19,688 (Excluding average number of temporary employees: 8,198)

(as of March 31, 2013)

Number of Subsidiary Companies 78 (of which 72 are consolidated companies)

(as of March 31, 2013)

Number of affiliated companies 7

(as of March 31, 2013)

Number of pianos produced since 1900 6.34 million

(as of August, 2012)

Number of patents and utility models held 5,700 domestic
5,100 international

(as of March 31, 2012)

Number of students enrolled in Yamaha Music Schools 686,000 students in more than 40 countries and regions

(as of August, 2012)

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