Board of Directors, Corporate Auditors and Executive Officers

Board of Directors

[image]Takuya Nakata

Takuya Nakata

President and Representative Director

2013 President and Representative Director (to the present)
Deputy Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Sales & Marketing Unit of Yamaha Corporation
2010 Senior Executive Officer of Yamaha Corporation
President of Yamaha Corporation of America
2009 Director and Executive Officer
2006 Executive Officer
2005 General Manager of Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instruments Division
1981 Joined Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.*
[image]Masato Oike

Masato Oike

Director

2016 Director and Managing Executive Officer (to the present)
2014 Director and Senior Executive Officer
2013 Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Sales & Marketing Unit (to the present)
2011 Senior Executive Officer
2009 Executive Officer
2008 President of Yamaha Music Europe GmbH
2006 President of Yamaha Music Holding Europe GmbH
1982 Joined Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.*
[image]Satoshi Yamahata

Satoshi Yamahata

Director

2016 Executive General Manager of Corporate Mangement Unit (to the present)
2015 Director, Senior Executive Officer and Executive General Manager of Operations Unit (to the present)
2013 Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
2009 General Manager of Accounting and Finance Division
1988 Joined Yamaha Corporation
[image]Hiroyuki Yanagi

Hiroyuki Yanagi

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

2011 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
2010 President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (to the present)
2009 Senior Executive Officer of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
2007 Executive Officer of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
1978 Joined Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
[image]Shigeru Nosaka

Shigeru Nosaka

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

2015 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
2011 Director and Executive Vice President of Oracle Corporation Japan (to the present)
2008 Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation Japan
2007 Senior Managing Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation Japan
2005 Retired
2002 Director and Managing Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation Japan
1996 Senior Executive Officer of Japan Communications Inc.
1989 Joined Apple Computer KK
1976 Joined Marubeni Corporation
[image]Masatoshi Ito

Masatoshi Ito

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

2016 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
2015 Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (to the present)
2009 Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ajinomoto Co., Inc
2006 Representative Director and Corporate Senior Vice President, and President of Food Products Company of Ajinomoto Co., Inc
2003 Member of the Board of Ajinomoto Co., Ltd. and President of Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co., Inc.
1999 Member of the Board and General Manager of Food Products Business Unit of Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
1971 Joined Ajinomoto Co., Ltd.

Corporate Auditors

[image]Masahito Hosoi

Masahito Hosoi

Full-Time Corporate Auditor

2014 Full-Time Corporate Auditor (to the present)
2013 Senior Executive Officer and Senior General Manager of Corporate Administration Group
2011 General Manager of Staff Business Reform Division
2009 Executive Officer
2005 General Manager of Human Resources Division
1978 Joined Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.*
[image]Takashi Dairokuno

Takashi Dairokuno

Full-Time Corporate Auditor

2015 Full-Time Corporate Auditor (to the present)
2014 General Manager of Internal Audit Control Division
2012 General Manager of Human Resources and General Affairs Division
2011 General Manager of Human Resources Division
2002 Director and President of Yamaha Electronique Alsace S.A.
1982 Joined Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.*
[image]Hirohiko Ikeda

Hirohiko Ikeda

Outside Corporate Auditor (Attorney)

2011 Outside Corporate Auditor of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
1993 Partner in Oh-Ebashi Law Offices (currently Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners) (to the present)
1992 Admitted to the New York State Bar Association (U.S.A.)
1991 Worked for Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (U.S.A.)
1987 Admitted to the Japan Federation of Bar Associations
joined Oh-Ebashi Law Offices (currently Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners)
[image]Junya Hakoda

Junya Hakoda

Outside Corporate Auditor (Certified Public Accountant)

2015 Outside Corporate Auditor of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
2012 Representative of Junya Hakoda & Co. (to the present)
2006 Representative of Arata Audit Corporation
1984 Registerd as a Certified Public Accountant
1983 Joined Aoyama Audit Corporation
1980 Joined Pricewaterhouse CPA Office
1974 Joined Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

Executive Officers

Managing Executive Officers

Masato Oike
Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Sales & Marketing Unit
Shinobu Kawase
Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Production Unit

Senior Executive Officers

Yutaka Hasegawa
Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Development Unit
Satoshi Yamahata
Executive General Manager of Corporate Management Unit and Operations Unit
Shigeki Fujii
Executive General Manager of IMC Business Unit
Akira Iizuka
Executive General Manager of Technology Unit
Seiichi Yamaguchi
Executive General Manager of Service Business Unit

Executive Officers

Hirofumi Osawa
Senior General Manager of Commercial Audio Business Division, Musical Instruments & Audio Products Sales & Marketing Unit
Kazunori Kobayashi
President of Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd.
Hitoshi Fukutome
President of Yamaha Corporation of America
Teruhiko Tsurumi
President of Yamaha Music & Electronics (China) Co., Ltd.
Kimiyasu Ito
Senior General Manager of Musical Instruments Development Division, Musical Instruments & Audio Products Development Unit
Masato Takai
Executive General Manager of Human Resources and General Administration Unit
Shinichi Takenaga
Senior General Manager of Corporate Planning Division, Corporate Management Unit
Masato Oshiki
Senior General Manager of Consumer Products Sales Division, Musical Instruments & Audio Products Sales & Marketing Unit
Thomas Schöpe
President of Yamaha Music Europe GmbH

*Currently Yamaha Corporation

(As of June 22, 2016)