Directors and Officers

(As of June 25, 2021)

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
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)
April 2020 Executive General Manager of Human Resources and General Administration Unit (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.
January 2009 Managing Partner of Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices (to the present)
June 2017 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
June 2021 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of METAWATER Co., Ltd. (to the present)
[ Photo ] Yoshihiro Hidaka

Yoshihiro Hidaka

Outside Director

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 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
[ Photo ] Mikio Fujitsuka

Mikio Fujitsuka

Outside Director

April 1977 Entered Komatsu Ltd.
June 2001 General Manager, Corporate Controlling Department
April 2005 Executive Officer
April 2008 President of Global Retail Finance Business Division
February 2009 General Manager, Corporate Planning Division and President of Global Retail Finance Business Division
April 2010 Senior Executive Officer
April 2011 CFO
June 2011 Director and Senior Executive Officer
April 2013 Director and Senior Executive Officer (Senmu)
April 2016 Executive Vice President and Representative Director
April 2019 Director
June 2019 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
June 2019 Outside Corporate Auditor of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (to the present)
[ Photo ] Paul Candland

Paul Candland

Outside Director

June 1985 Entered Owens Corning
April 1987 Entered PepsiCo, Inc.
November 1994 President of Okinawa Pepsi-Cola, Inc.
April 1998 Representative of Japan Branch, PepsiCo International Ltd.
November 1998 Representative Director and General Manager of The Disney Store Japan, Inc.
April 2002 Managing Director, Walt Disney Television International Japan of The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd.
June 2007 Representative Director and President
July 2014 President of The Walt Disney Company, Asia
September 2018 Managing Director of PMC Partners Co., Ltd. (to the present)
June 2019 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
September 2019 CEO, Age of Learning, Inc. (to the present)
[ Photo ] Hiromichi Shinohara

Hiromichi Shinohara

Outside Director

April 1978 Entered Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation
June 2003 Head of Access Service System Laboratory of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NTT)
June 2007 Head of the Information Sharing Laboratory Group of NTT
June 2009 Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Development Planning, Member of the Board of NTT
June 2012 Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development Planning, Member of the Board of NTT
June 2014 Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development Planning, Member of the Board of NTT
June 2018 Chairman of the Board of NTT (to the present)
June 2021 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
[ Photo ] Naoko Yoshizawa

Naoko Yoshizawa

Outside Director

August 1988 Entered Fujitsu Limited
September 2009 Vice President of Mobile Phones Unit of Fujitsu Limited
October 2011 Head of Global Research & Development Center of Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
April 2016 Deputy Head of Advanced System Research & Development Unit and Head of AI Promotion Office of Fujitsu Limited
April 2017 Corporate Executive Officer and Head of AI Platform Business Unit of Fujitsu Limited
April 2018 Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and Vice Head of Digital Services Business of Fujitsu Limited
September 2018 Corporate Executive Officer, EVP of Fujitsu Limited, CEO of FUJITSU Intelligence Technology Ltd.
November 2019 Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and Evangelist of Digital Software & Solutions Business Group of Fujitsu Limited
October 2020 Director of knowledge piece Inc. (to the present)
May 2021 Outside Director of Nitori Holdings Co., Ltd. (to the present)
June 2021 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (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 ] Seiichi Yamaguchi

Seiichi Yamaguchi

Executive Officer

Operating Officers

Shinichi Takenaga

Deputy Executive General Manager of Audio Products Business Unit

Masato Oshiki

President of Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd.

Thomas Sumner

President of Yamaha Corporation of America

Naoya Tetsumura

Deputy Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Production Unit

Taro Tokuhiro

Executive General Manager of Operations Unit

Hiroko Ohmura

Executive General Manager of Brand Development Unit

Yutaka Matsuki

Senior General Manager of Piano Division, Musical Instruments Business Unit

Hirofumi Yamashita

Senior General Manager of Corporate Planning Division of Corporate Management Unit

Atsushi Yamaura

Senior General Manager of Digital Musical Instruments Division, Musical Instruments Business Unit

Audit Officers

Hirofumi Mukaino

Senior General Manager of Internal Auditing Division

Yasushi Nishiyama

Senior General Manager of Audit Committee’s Office