Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

President and CEO 
Kazuyasu Misu

Kazuyasu Misu
Apr. 1979
Joined Mitsubishi Corporation
Feb. 1992
Seconded to Mitsubishi Corporation (UK) Limited
Aug. 1997
Food Materials Dept. of Mitsubishi Corporation
Apr. 2004
Unit Manager of Processed Foods C Unit, Foods (Products) Div.
Apr. 2006
Deputy General Manager of Living Essentials Group CEO Office
Apr. 2008
General Manager of Living Essentials Group CEO Office
Apr. 2009
Division COO of Foods (Products) Div. and Unit Manager of Dairy Foods Unit
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer and Head of Living Essentials Group for China
Apr. 2014
Executive Officer and Division COO of Global Consumer Business Div.
Mar. 2016
Retired from Mitsubishi Corporation
Mar. 2016
President and CEO of Kanro Inc.
Jan. 2019
President, CEO and Chief Compliance Officer (current position)

Members of the Board 
Hideyuki Hada

Hideyuki Hada
Feb. 1985
Joined the Company
Jan. 2003
General Manager of Information Systems Dept. of Business Administration Div.
Apr. 2011
Division Deputy COO of Business Administration Div. and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept.
Mar. 2012
Director, Division Deputy COO of Business Administration Div. and General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept.
Apr. 2013
Director and Division COO of Development Div.
Mar. 2014
Managing Executive Officer and Division COO of Development Div. (resigned from Director)
Sept. 2014
Managing Executive Officer and Division COO of Production Div.
Jan. 2016
Managing Executive Officer and Corporate Planning Dept. and Quality Management Division Officer
Jan. 2017
Senior Managing Executive Officer and Division COO of Corporate Planning Div.
Mar. 2017
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer and Division COO of Corporate Planning Div.
Jan. 2018
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Division COO of Corporate Planning Div. and Quality Management Division Officer
July 2018
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Division COO of Corporate Planning Div., Quality Management Division Officer and General Manager of Overseas Business Dept. (current position)

Members of the Board 
Toyoshige Mizuta

Toyoshige Mizuta
Apr. 1983
Joined the Company
Apr. 2005
Branch Manager of Hiroshima Branch
Oct. 2007
General Manager of National Account Dept.
Oct. 2009
Branch Manager of Osaka Branch
Apr. 2013
General Manager of Sales Dept. of Sales Div.
Mar. 2014
Executive Officer, Division COO of Sales Div. and General Manager of Sales Dept.
Jan. 2016
Managing Executive Officer and Division COO of Sales Div.
Mar. 2017
Director, Managing Executive Officer and Division COO of Sales Div.
Jan. 2019
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer and Division COO of Sales Div. (current position)

Members of the Board 
Kazuhiro Abe

Kazuhiro Abe
Apr. 1991
Joined Mitsubishi Corporation
May 2001
Seconded to Mitsubishi Corporation (UK) Limited
May 2006
Energy Business Group Controller Office of Mitsubishi Corporation
Dec. 2010
Seconded to Mitsubishi Corporation Financial & Management Services (Japan) Ltd.
June 2013
Director of Mitsubishi Corporation (Guangzhou) Ltd.
June 2016
Audit & Supervisory Board Members’ Office of Mitsubishi Corporation
Jan. 2019
Managing Executive Officer, CFO, Division COO of Finance & Accounting Div. of Kanro Inc.
Mar. 2019
Director, Managing Executive Officer, CFO, Division COO of Finance & Accounting Div. of Kanro Inc. (current position)

Outside Directors 
Tetsuya Murata

Tetsuya Murata
Apr. 1992
Joined Mitsubishi Corporation
July 2011
Seconded to Life Corporation
Mar. 2012
Executive Officer and General Manager of Metropolitan Area Store Support Div.
Sept. 2013
Executive Officer and General Manager of Metropolitan Area Store Div.
Apr. 2015
Senior Executive Officer, Deputy General Manager of Metropolitan Area Sales Div. and General Manager of Metropolitan Area Store Div.
Feb. 2016
Living Essential Resources Div. of Mitsubishi Corporation
Apr. 2016
General Manager of Strategy & Planning Office of Fresh Food
Apr. 2018
General Manager of Food Distribution Dept. of Living Essential Distribution Div. (current position)
Mar. 2019
Director of Kanro Inc.(current position)
General Manager of Food Distribution Dept. of Living Essential Distribution Div. of Mitsubishi Corporation

Outside Directors 
Hiromichi Mitsuda

Hiromichi Mitsuda
Apr. 1974
Joined Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
Apr. 1989
General Manager of Development Div. of Food Research Laboratory
July 1996
Head of Drink Research Laboratory of Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2000
General Manager of Akashi Brewery
Sept. 2001
Corporate Officer and Head of Research Laboratory
Mar. 2006
Director and General Manager of Research & Development Headquarters
Mar. 2009
Senior Managing Director and Senior General Manager of Research & Development Headquarters
Mar. 2012
Advisor
Mar. 2013
Retired from Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013
Founded Mitsuda Professional Engineer Office (current position)
Mar. 2016
Director of Kanro Inc. (current position)

Outside Directors 
Takanobu Yoshida

Takanobu Yoshida
Apr. 1979
Joined The Procter & Gamble Company of Japan Limited
Served as District Manager of Tokyo, RBDM, and other positions
July 1998
Sales Director, TAG Heuer Japan K.K., Group of LVMH
Jan. 2001
Vice President, Sales, Johnson & Johnson K.K.
Jan. 2007
Vice President, Sales, Hill’s-Colgate (Japan)Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2012
Vice President, Sales, Danone Japan Co., Ltd.
June 2015
Representative Director, Yoshida C&M K.K. (current position)
Mar. 2016
Director of Kanro Inc. (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Standing) 
Kazuyuki Nishimura

Kazuyuki Nishimura
Apr. 1978
Joined the Company
Jan. 1999
General Manager of General Affairs Dept. of Management Group
Mar. 2008
Director and Plant Manager of Hikari Plant
July 2010
Director and Division Deputy COO of Sales Div.
Jan. 2011
Director and Division COO of Marketing Div.
Mar. 2011
Managing Director and Division COO of Marketing Div.
Apr. 2013
Managing Director and Division COO of Sales Div.
Mar. 2014
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer and Officer in charge of Development, Sales and New Business
Jan. 2016
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer and Officer in charge of Research, Development and Sales
Jan. 2017
Director of the Company (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Standing) 
Kazuo Takahashi

Kazuo Takahashi
Apr. 1984
Joined Mitsubishi Corporation
June 2002
Assistant to Chief Representative for China (worked in Beijing)
Apr. 2004
General Manager, CFO & CIO Office of Mitsubishi Corporation (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (Beijing Branch)
Feb. 2008
BPR and Internal Control Dept. and IT Strategy & Management Dept. of Mitsubishi Corporation
Apr. 2010
Deputy General Manager, Internal Audit Dept. and General Manager, Internal Control Office
Dec. 2012
General Manager, Internal Audit & Internal Control Dept. of Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)(worked in New York City)
Feb. 2018
General Manager, Risk Control & Internal Control Office of Mitsubishi Corporation
Mar. 2019
Auditor of the Company (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members (External) 
Nobuko Hanano

Nobuko Hanano
Apr. 1991
Management Research & Consulting Section Researcher of Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
Apr. 1999
Joined The Legal Training and Research Institute of The Supreme of Japan
Oct. 2000
Registered as an attorney at law at Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Oct. 2000
Joined Kohwa Sohgoh Law Offices
Oct. 2004
Partner (current position)
Mar. 2019
Auditor of the Company (current position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members (External) 
Hirotaka Nishiyama

Hirotaka Nishiyama
Apr. 1995
Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
May 2002
MBA, University of Virginia (Darden School of Business)
Aug. 2002
Finance Division of NTT Communications Corporation
Oct. 2006
Equity Research Division of Morgan Stanley Co., Ltd.
July 2007
Management Consulting Office of AIG Holdings K.K.
May 2009
Risk Management Dept. of Mitsubishi Corporation
May 2016
Living Essentials Group Administration Dept.
May 2018
Investment Team Leader of Living Essentials Group Administration Dept.
Mar. 2019
Auditor of the Company (current position)
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