Directors and Officers

Directors

[ Photo ]Takuya Nakata

Takuya Nakata

Director

1981 Joined Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.*
2005 General Manager of Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instruments Division
2006 Executive Officer
2009 Director and Executive Officer
2010 President of Yamaha Corporation of America
2010 Senior Executive Officer of Yamaha Corporation
2013 President and Representative Director
2017 Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Business Unit (to the present)
2017 Director, President and Representative Executive Officer (to the present)
[ Photo ] Satoshi Yamahata

Satoshi Yamahata

Director

1988 Joined Yamaha Corporation
2009 General Manager of Accounting and Finance Division
2013 Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
2015 Director, Senior Executive Officer and Executive General Manager of Operations Unit (to the present)
2016 Executive General Manager of Corporate Mangement Unit (to the present)
2017 Director and Managing Executive Officer (to the present)
[ Photo ] Masahito Hosoi

Masahito Hosoi

Director

1978 Joined Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.*
2005 General Manager of Human Rsources Division
2009 Executive Officer
2013 Senior Executive Officer
2013 Senior General Manager of Corporate Administration Group
2014 Standing Corporate Auditor
2017 Director (to the present)
[ Photo ] Hiroyuki Yanagi

Hiroyuki Yanagi

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

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

Shigeru Nosaka

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

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

Masatoshi Ito

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

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

Junya Hakoda

Outside Director

1974 Entered Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
1980 Entered Pricewaterhouse CPA Office
1983 Entered Aoyama Audit Corporation
1984 Registered as a Certified Public Accountment
2006 Representative of Arata Audit Corporation
2014 Corporate Auditor (Part-Time) of Schroder Investment Management (Japan) Limited (to the present)
2017 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
[ Photo ] Yoshimi Nakajima

Yoshimi Nakajima

Outside Director

1980 Entered The Yasuda Trust and Banking Co.,Ltd. (currently Mizuho Trust & Banking Co.,Ltd)
1997 Entered Citi Bank N.A. as Vice President of Consumer Banking Headquarters
2000 Entered Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited as Senior General Manager
2002 Entered American Express International, Inc. as Vice President and Head of Global Travelers Cheques and Prepaid Services, Japan
2003 Vice President, Head of Marjeting, International Consumer and Small Business Service Division, Japan
2011 Country Manager, Singapore (President)
2014 Senior Vice President, Head of Acquisition Marketing, International Consumer and Small Business Services Division, Japan
2014 Concurrently serving as President and Representative Director of American Express Japan Co.,Ltd.
2016 Resigned from American Express International, Inc.
Retired as President and Representative Director of American Express Japan Co.,Ltd.
2017 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
[ Photo ] Taku Fukui

Taku Fukui

Outside Director

1974 Registered as an attorney Entered Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices
2004 Professor of Keio University Law School (to the present)
2005 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Menber of Shin0Etsu Chemical Co.,Ltd. (to the present)
2009 Managing Partner of Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices (to the present)
2011 Supervisory Director of HEIWA REAL ESTATE REIT, Inc. (to the present)
2017 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 ] 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, Musical Instruments & Audio Products Business Unit

Kazunori Kobayashi

President of Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd.

Hitoshi Fukutome

President of Yamaha Corporation of America

Teruhiko Tsurumi

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

Kimiyasu Ito

Senior General Manager of Musical Instruments Business Division and Musical Instruments Development Division, Musical Instruments & Audio Products 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

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

Thomas Schöpe

President of Yamaha Music Europe GmbH

Takashi Haga

Corporate Managing Director of Yamaha Music India Pvt.Ltd

*Currently Yamaha Corporation

(As of June 22, 2017)