YKK GROUP

DIRECTORS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(As of June 29, 2023)

Chairman Masayuki Sarumaru
President Hiroaki Otani
Directors Koichi Matsushima
Satoshi Honda
Katsuya Yumoto
Fumio Ikeda
Yoshimine Kobayashi
Hidemitsu Hori
Keinosuke Ono
Erica Okada
Audit & Supervisory Board Members Satoshi Kawai
Kiyotaka Nagata
Naoki Yanagida
Saeko Arai

OPERATING OFFICERS

(As of April 1, 2023)

President Hiroaki Otani
Executive
Vice President
Koichi Matsushima Business Strategy Division
Satoshi Honda Administration Division
Shinichi Asano Kurobe Manufacturing Center
Yoshimine Kobayashi Manufacturing & Engineering Division
Vice President
Katsuya Yumoto Legal & Intellectual Property Department, Administration Division
Kohei Kawakami Business Planning Department,
Business Strategy Division
Takayuki Kato Global Marketing Group,
Business Strategy Division
Toru Shikita Global Sales Headquarters
Takashi Tsukumo Product Strategy Division,
Global Sales Headquarters
Makoto Nishizaki Application Development Division,
Global Sales Headquarters
Yasuhiro Sato Product Development Division,
Global Sales Headquarters
Satoshi Namisashi Production Engineering Division, Manufacturing & Engineering Division
Tomotada Kamisaka Chain Engineering Development Department,
Production Engineering Division, Manufacturing & Engineering Division
Toshihiro Kimoto Slider Engineering Development Department,
Production Engineering Division, Manufacturing & Engineering Division
Hisashi Yoneshima Assembling Engineering Development Department,
Production Engineering Division, Manufacturing & Engineering Division
Isami Matsui Machinery Manufacturing Division, Manufacturing & Engineering Division
Masato Tomita Planning Department, Manufacturing & Engineering Division
Kiyoko Kobayashi General Administration Department, Administration Division
Hajime Terada Human Resources Department, Administration Division
Hiroshi Tachikawa Accounting & Finance Department, Administration Division
Shinichi Muguruma Information Technology Department, Administration Division
Yuji Kitahara Snap & Button Business Division
Toru Yamamoto JAPAN Company President
Yukio Nagata Manufacturing Management Division,
JAPAN Company
Koji Matsumoto Corporate Planning Department
Hiroyuki Aoshima Internal Auditing Department
Kazuhiko Kita Technology Strategy Department, Technology & Innovation Center
Asako Yoshioka Sustainability Department
Takayuki Aoki Procurement & Logistics Department
Masahiko Futakuchi Quality Management & Assurance Department
Minoru Maeda Environment & Safety Management Department
John R. Smith Americas Business Leader and President,
YKK (U.S.A.) INC.
Yuji Furukawa ASEAN Business Leader and President,
YKK VIETNAM CO., LTD.
Hirokazu Tsuboshima China Business Leader and President,
SHANGHAI YKK ZIPPER CO.,LTD.
Koichi Kawaguchi Europe Business Leader
Reisuke Aratani ISAMEA Business Leader and President,
YKK INDIA PVT.LTD.

SPECIALIZED OFFICERS

(As of April 1, 2023)

Executive
Chief Specialist/Engineer
Futoshi Kozato Metal Fastener Technology,
Product Development Division,
Global Sales Headquarters
Yoshikazu Hamada Slider Technology,
Product Development Division,
Global Sales Headquarters
Yasuharu Yoshimura Material Technology,
Technology & Innovation Center
Takuya Koizumi Technology & Innovation Center

GROUP OFFICERS

(As of April 1, 2023)

Vice President
James K. Reed President, YKK CORPORATION OF AMERICA
Takanori Yoshida Managing Director, YKK EUROPE LTD.
Kosuke Miimi President, YKK HOLDING ASIA PTE.LTD.
Kazuto Daimon President, YKK (CHINA)INVESTMENT CO.,LTD.
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