Directors and Officers

(As of June 25, 2018)

Directors

[ Photo ]Takuya Nakata

Takuya Nakata

Director

April 1981 Entered the Company
October 2005 General Manager of Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instruments Division
June 2006 Executive Officer
June 2009 Director and Executive Officer
April 2010 President of Yamaha Corporation of America
June 2010 Senior Executive Officer of the Company
June 2013 President and Representative Director
March 2014 Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Outside Director) (to the present)
June 2015 President of Yamaha Music Foundation (to the present)
June 2017 Director, President and Representative Executive Officer (to the present)
[ Photo ] Satoshi Yamahata

Satoshi Yamahata

Director

January 1988 Entered the Company
August 2009 General Manager of Accounting and Finance Division
June 2013 Executive Officer
June 2013 General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
April 2015 Executive General Manager of Operations Unit (to the present)
June 2015 Director and Senior Executive Officer
May 2016 Executive General Manager of Corporate Management Unit (to the present)
June 2017 Director and Managing Executive Officer (to the present)
[ Photo ] Masahito Hosoi

Masahito Hosoi

Director

April 1978 Entered the Company
August 2005 General Manager of Human Resources Division
June 2009 Executive Officer
June 2013 Senior Executive Officer
June 2013 Executive General Manager of Corporate Administration Unit
June 2014 Full-Time Corporate Auditor
June 2017 Director (to the present)
[ Photo ] Shigeru Nosaka

Shigeru Nosaka

Outside Director (Director, Executive Vice President & CFO of Oracle Corporation Japan)

April 1976 Entered Marubeni Corporation
December 1989 Entered Apple Computer KK
March 1996 Entered Allergan, Inc.
November 1996 Entered Japan Communications Inc. as Senior Executive Officer
April 2002 Entered Oracle Corporation Japan
August 2002 Director and Managing Executive Officer
June 2004 Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
November 2005 Retired
October 2007 Entered Oracle Corporation Japan as Senior Managing Executive Officer
August 2008 Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
June 2011 Director and Executive Vice President (to the present)
June 2015 Director of Yamaha Corporation (Outside Director) (to the present)
[ Photo ] Masatoshi Ito

Masatoshi Ito

Outside Director (Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of Ajinomoto Co., Inc.)

April 1971 Entered Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
June 1999 Member of the Board and General Manager, Food Products Business Unit
April 2003 Member of the Board and President of Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co., Inc.
August 2006 Representative Director & Corporate Senior Vice President and President of Food Products Company, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
June 2009 Representative Director, President & Chief Executive Officer, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
June 2015 Representative Director and Chairman of the Board (to the present)
June 2016 Director of Yamaha Corporation (Outside Director) (to the present)
June 2016 Outside Director of Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (to the present)
[ Photo ] Junya Hakoda

Junya Hakoda

Outside Director

April 1974 Entered MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD.
November 1980 Entered Pricewaterhouse CPA Office
June 1983 Entered Aoyama Audit Corporation
April 1984 Registered as a Certified Public Accountant
September 2006 Representative of Arata Audit Corporation
December 2014 Corporate Auditor (Part-Time) of Schroder Investment Management (Japan) Limited (to the present)
June 2015 Outside Corporate Auditor of Yamaha Corporation
June 2015 Outside Director of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd. (to the present)
June 2017 Director of Yamaha Corporation (Outside Director) (to the present)
[ Photo ] Yoshimi Nakajima

Yoshimi Nakajima

Outside Director

April 1980 Entered The Yasuda Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. (currently Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.)
February 1982 Entered AVON PRODUCTS Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan
May 1997 Entered Citibank N.A. as Vice President of Consumer Banking Headquarters
June 2000 Entered Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited as Senior General Manager
April 2002 Entered American Express International, Inc. as Vice President and Head of Global Travelers Cheques and Prepaid Services, Japan
August 2011 Country Manager, Singapore (President)
April 2014 Concurrently serving as President and Representative Director of American Express Japan Co., Ltd.
December 2016 Resigned from American Express International, Inc.
Retired as President and Representative Director of American Express Japan Co., Ltd.
June 2017 Director of Yamaha Corporation (Outside Director) (to the present)
June 2017 Outside Director of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd. (to the present)
June 2018 Outside Director of Japan Freight Railway Company (to the present)
[ Photo ] Taku Fukui

Taku Fukui

Outside Director

April 1987 Registered as an attorney, entered Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices
April 2004 Professor of Keio University Law School (to the present)
June 2005 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (to the present)
January 2009 Managing Partner of Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices (to the present)
June 2017 Director of Yamaha Corporation (Outside Director) (to the present)
[ Photo ] Yoshihiro Hidaka

Yoshihiro Hidaka

Outside Director (President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.)

April 1978 Entered Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
July 2010 Vice President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
January 2013 Executive General Manager of 3rd Business Unit, MC Business Operations of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
March 2014 Executive Officer
January 2015 Executive General Manager of 2nd Business Unit, MC Business Operations
January 2016 Executive General Manager of 1st Business Unit, MC Business Operations, and General Manager of Southeast & East Asia Sales Division, 1st Business Unit, MC Business Operations
January 2017 Executive General Manager of Corporate Planning & Finance Center
March 2017 Senior Executive Officer and Director
January 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director (to the present)
June 2018 Director of Yamaha Corporation (Outside Director) (to the present)

Executive Officers

[ Photo ] Takuya Nakata

Takuya Nakata

President and Representative Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Shinobu Kawase

Shinobu Kawase

Managing Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Satoshi Yamahata

Satoshi Yamahata

Managing Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Shigeki Fujii

Shigeki Fujii

Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Akira Iizuka

Akira Iizuka

Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Seiichi Yamaguchi

Seiichi Yamaguchi

Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Takashi Dairokuno

Takashi Dairokuno

Executive Officer

Operating Officers

Hirofumi Osawa

Senior General Manager of Audio Products Business Division, Audio Products Business Unit

Hitoshi Fukutome

Senior General Manager of Asia-Pacific Sales Division, Musical Instruments & Audio Products Sales Unit

Teruhiko Tsurumi

Chairman and President of Yamaha Music & Electronics (China) Co., Ltd.

Kimiyasu Ito

Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments Business Unit and Senior General Manager of Business Unit

Masato Takai

Executive General Manager of Human Resources and General Administration Unit

Shinichi Takenaga

President and Director of PT. Yamaha Musik Indonesia (Distributor)

Masato Oshiki

President of Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd.

Thomas Schöpe

President of Yamaha Music Europe GmbH

Takashi Haga

Corporate Managing Director of Yamaha Music India Pvt.Ltd

Koichi Morita

Senior General Manager of Research and Development Division, Technology Unit