Directors and Executive Officers

As of September. 1, 2021

Representative Director, Chairman of the Board
Junji Tsuda
Career Summary
March 1976 Joined the Company
June 2005 Director; General Manager, Drives Div.,
Motion Control Div.
June 2009 Managing Director; General Manager, Robotics Div.
March 2010 President (Representative Director)
March 2013 Representative Director, Chairman of the Board; President
March 2016 Representative Director, Chairman of the Board (to present)
April 2017 Chairman, board of directors, the University of Kitakyushu (to present)
June 2018 Outside Director, TOTO LTD.(to present)
June 2021 Outside Director, Kyushu Electric Power Company, Incorporated (to present)
Representative Director,
President

Hiroshi Ogasawara
Career Summary
March 1979 Joined the Company
June 2006 Director
March 2007 Director; General Manager, Drives Div.
March 2011 Director; General Manager, Motion Control Div.
June 2012 Corporate Vice President; General Manager, Motion Control Div.
June 2013 Director; Managing Executive Officer
March 2014 Director; Managing Executive Officer;
General Manager, Technology & Development Div.
March 2015 Representative Director; Senior Managing Executive Officer;
General Manager, Technology & Development Div.
March 2016 Representative Director, President;
General Manager, Technology & Development Div.
March 2017 Representative Director, President; In charge of
Human Resources Development; Manager, Diversity Management Div.
March 2018 Representative Director, President; In charge of
Human Resources Development; Manager, ICT Strategy Div.
July 2020 Representative Director, President; In charge of Human Resources Development;
Regional Manager, China; Manager, ICT Strategy Div.(to present)
Representative Director,
Senior Managing Executive Officer

Shuji Murakami
Career Summary
March 1982 Joined the Company
June 2008 Director; Manager, Corporate Planning Div.
June 2012 Director; Corporate Vice President
March 2014 Director; Managing Executive Officer
March 2016 Representative Director; Senior Managing Executive Officer
March 2017 Representative Director; Senior Managing Executive Officer;
In charge of CSR & Compliance; In charge of Administration; General Manager, Corporate Planning & Finance Div.
March 2020 Representative Director; Senior Managing Executive Officer;
In charge of CSR; In charge of Administration; General Manager, Corporate Planning & Finance Div. (to present)
Director, Managing Executive Officer
Yoshikatsu Minami
Career Summary
December 1983 Joined the Company
June 2008 Director
June 2012 Corporate Vice President; General Manager,
Robotics Div.
June 2015 Director; Managing Executive Officer
March 2017 Director; Managing Executive Officer;
In charge of ICT strategy; General Manager, Production Management & Operations Div.; General Manager, Export Administration Div.
March 2018 Director; Managing Executive Officer;
General Manager, Production Management & Operations Div.; General Manager, Export Administration Div.
March 2020 Director; Managing Executive Officer;
General Manager, Production Management & Operations Div.;
General Manager, Export & Import Administration Div.(to present)
Director, Managing Executive Officer
Masahiro Ogawa
Career Summary
March 1987 Joined the Company
December 2010 Chairman, YASKAWA AMERICA, Inc.
June 2012 Corporate Vice President
March 2016 Corporate Vice President; General Manager,
Robotics Div.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, YASKAWA
SHOUGANG ROBOT CO., LTD. (to present)
March 2019 Corporate Vice President; General Manager,
Robotics Div.; General Manager, Control
Technology Div., Robotics Div.
May 2019 Director
March 2020 Director, Managing Executive Officer; General
Manager, Robotics Div.; General Manager, Control
Technology Div., Robotics Div.
March 2021 Director; Managing Executive Officer; General Manager, Robotics Div.(to present)
Director, Senior Executive Officer
Yasuhiko Morikawa
Career Summary
April 1985 Joined The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Limited(currently Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
April 2008 Corporate Officer, Corporate Planning Group, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
(currently Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
April 2010 General Manager, Gotanda Branch, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
April 2012 General Manager, Financial Institutions Banking Division No.1, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
(currently Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
April 2013 Executive Officer, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
May 2015 Joined the Company, Trustee
March 2016 Corporate Vice President; General Manager, Tokyo Office, Corporate Marketing Div.;
In charge of Corporate Marketing, Corporate Marketing Div.
March 2017 Corporate Vice President; General Manager in Finance, Corporate Planning & Finance Div.;
In charge of Finance & Liaison, Corporate Planning & Finance Div.
March 2020 Corporate Vice President; In charge of Compliance; Deputy General Manager, Corporate
Planning & Finance Div.; General Manager in Finance, Corporate Planning & Finance Div.
March 2021 Senior Executive Officer; In charge of Compliance; Deputy General Manager, Corporate
Planning & Finance Div.; General Manager in Finance, Corporate Planning & Finance Div.
May 2021 Director, Senior Executive Officer; In charge of Compliance; Deputy General Manager,
Corporate Planning & Finance Div.; General Manager in Finance, Corporate Planning & Finance Div.
September 2021 Director, Senior Executive Officer; In charge of Compliance;
General Manager, General Affairs & Risk Management Div;
In charge of Finance & Liaison, Corporate Planning & Finance Div.(to present)
Outside Director
Yuichiro Kato
Career Summary
April 1992 Joined Nichirei Corporation
April 1995 Joined DAIKO ADVERTISING INC.
April 2003 Associate professor of industrial strategy
engineering, Graduate School of Engineering,
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Visiting researcher, Business Knowledge Bureau,
DAIKO ADVERTISING INC.
January 2015 Member, The Deming Prize Examination
Committee, Union of Japanese Scientists and
Engineers (to present)
October 2015 Representative Partner, Brand Design LLC
(currently Brand Design Co., Ltd.)
Specially-appointed professor,
Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration
Center, Nagoya Institute of Technology
April 2018 Professor, Vocational Ability Development Institute,
Polytechnic University administrated by the
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Member, The Japan Quality Recognition Prize
Examination Committee, Union of Japanese
Scientists and Engineers (to present)
November 2018 Representative Director, Brand Design Co., Ltd. (to present)
June 2019 Professor, Project for Organization for Co-Creation
Research and Social Contribution, Nagoya Institute
of Technology (to present)
May 2020 Outside Director; Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee of the Company
May 2021 Outside Director (to present)
Director and Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee (full-time)

Yuji Nakayama
Career Summary
March 1983 Joined the Company
June 2010 Director; General Manager, Accounting Div.
June 2012 Corporate Vice President
June 2013 Director; Corporate Vice President
March 2017 Director; Corporate Vice President; General Manager,
Human Resources & General Affairs Div.
March 2019 Director; Corporate Vice President; In charge of
Human Resources & General Affairs Div. and audit
May 2019 Director; Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee (full-time; to present)
Director and Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee (full-time)

Koichi Tsukahata
Career Summary
March 1985 Joined the Company
March 2009 Motion Control Div.; General Manager, Yahata Factory
June 2010 Deputy General Manager, Motion Control Div.
March 2013 Trustee; Director, President,
YASKAWA ELECTRIC (SHENYANG) CO., LTD.
March 2018 Trustee; In charge of audit
May 2018 Director; Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee (full-time; to present)
Outside Director, Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee

Yoshiki Akita
Career Summary
October 1978 Joined Japan Office, Arthur Andersen & Company
September 1984 Registered as a Certified Public Accountant
August 1986 In charge of Japan Business; Chicago Office, Arthur Andersen LLP
January 1994 International Partner, Arthur Andersen LLP
June 1995 Representative Member, Asahi Audit Corp.(currently KPMG AZSA LLC)
Representative Director, Asahi Arthur Andersen, Ltd.(currently PwC Consulting LLC)
January 2002 Representative Director, President and CEO, Asahi Arthur Andersen, Ltd.
June 2002 Representative Director and President,
KPMG Consulting Co.,Ltd.(currently PwC Consulting LLC)
March 2006 Outside Director, Bell-Park Co., Ltd. (to present)
September 2007 Representative Director and Chairman
and Executive Director, Layers Consulting Co., Ltd. (to present)
June 2012 Outside Director of the Company
June 2015 Outside Director; Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee (to present)
Outside Director, Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee

Junko Sasaki
Career Summary
April 1983 Joined IBM Japan Ltd
January 2007 Executive Officer, APAC & Japan Technical Sales Support, IBM Japan Ltd
January 2011 Joined Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd.
Executive; General Manager, Customer Service & Support
February 2015 Joined WEIC Corporation
April 2015 Director, Vice President, WEIC Corporation
January 2016 Joined FireEye, Inc., Vice President
December 2016 Joined Sartorius Japan K.K. President & CEO
May 2018 Outside Director; Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee of the Company (to present)
June 2019 External Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
June 2020 Outside Director, HANWA Co.,Ltd. (to present)
September 2020 External Director, Gemini Strategy Group Inc. (to present)
June 2021 External Director; Member of Audit and Supervisory Committee, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited (to present)
Outside Director, Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee

Hideo Tsukamoto
Career Summary
April 2003 Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute, Supreme Court of Japan
October 2004 Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute,
Supreme Court of Japan(57th Term);
Registered as an Attorney (member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association);
Joined Anderson Mori Law Office (currently Anderson Mori & Tomotsune LPC)
November 2010 Worked at Civil Affairs Bureau, the Ministry of Justice
(in charge of planning and formulation of Revised Companies Act)
January 2013 Partner, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune LPC (to present)
April 2014 Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo
January 2016 Expert Member, Case Study Committee,
The Japan Audit & Supervisory Board Members Association (to present)
December 2017 Member (2nd term), Corporate Governance System (CGS) Workshop,
the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
June 2018 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member,
JA MITSUI LEASING, LTD. (to present)
May 2019 Outside Director; Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee of the Company (to present)
August 2019 Member, the Study Group on the Process of the General Meeting of Shareholders
in the New Era, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Outside Director, Member of the Audit
and Supervisory Committee

Toshikazu Koike
Career Summary
April 1979 Joined BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
August 1982 Seconded to Brother International Corporation(U.S.A)
October 1992 Director, Brother International Corporation(U.S.A)
January 2000 Director & President, Brother International Corporation(U.S.A)
June 2004 Director, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
January 2005 Director & Chairman, Brother International Corporation(U.S.A)
April 2005 Director & Managing Executive Officer, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
April 2006 Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
June 2006 Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
June 2007 Representative Director & President, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
June 2018 Representative Director & Chairman, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.(to present)
June 2020 Outside Director, Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.(to present)
May 2021 Outside Director; Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee of the Company
(to present)
Managing Executive Officer Akira Kumagae
Senior Executive Officer Michael Stephen Knapek
Junichi Nakano
Nobuaki Jinnouchi
Kenji Ueyama
Bruno Schnekenburger
Akinori Urakawa
Tatsuya Yamada
Executive Officer Toshihiro Kose
Masahiko Okura
Tatsuya Fukunaga
Takenori Otsuka
Yukio Tsutsui
Ayumi Hayashida
Michiaki Higuchi
Ryuta Matsutani
Hiroshi Takata
Shunrin Mizutani
Yasushi Ichiki
Manabu Okahisa

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