Management Team

Members of the Board

Akihiro Nikkaku

President and Representative Member of the Board

Akihiro Nikkaku

Profile

1973 Joined the Company
2001 General Manager, Engineering Division; General Manager, Second Engineering Dept.
2002 Vice President (Member of the Board)
2004   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board)
2006  Senior Vice President (Member of the Board & Member of the Executive Committee)
2007   Executive Vice President and Representative Member of the Board
2010  President and Representative Member of the Board
2020   President and Representative Member of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer (incumbent)
Mitsuo Ohya

Representative Member of the Board

Mitsuo Ohya

Profile

1980  Joined the Company
2009   General Manager, Industrial & Textile Fibers Division
2012   Vice President (Member of the Board)
2014  Retired from Vice President (Member of the Board) President and Representative Member of the Board, Toray International, Inc.
2016   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board & Member of the Executive Committee)
2020   Executive Vice President (Representative Member of the Board) (incumbent)
Satoru Hagiwara

Representative

Satoru Hagiwara

Profile

1981  Joined the Company
2012  General Manager, Industrial Films Division; Chairman, Toray Films Europe S.A.S.; Chairman, Toray Plastics Europe S.A.
2012   Vice President (Member of the Board)
2014  Senior Vice President (Member of the Board)
2017   President and Representative Member of the Board, Toray Advanced Film Co., Ltd.
2020   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board) (incumbent)
2022  Executive Vice President (Representative Member of the Board) (incumbent)
Kazuyuki Adachi

Member of the Board

Kazuyuki Adachi

Profile

1980   Joined the Company
2017  Director, Toray Industries (Thailand) Co., Ltd.; President, Luckytex (Thailand) Public Company Limited; Chairman, Thai Toray Textile Mills Public Company Limited
2018   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board)
2020   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board) (incumbent)
Minoru Yoshinaga

Member of the Board

Minoru Yoshinaga

Profile

1979   Joined the Company
2008  General Manager, Manufacturing Division (Torayca & Prepreg Manufacturing, ACM Technology Dept.)
2011   Vice President (Member of the Board)
2015   Chief Executive Representative for the Americas; Chief Representative for the Americas; Chairman, Toray Holding (U.S.A.), Inc.; President, Toray Industries (America), Inc.; General Manager, Torayca & Advanced Technology and Manufacturing for the Americas
2019   General Manager, Torayca & Advanced Composites Division (Carbon Fiber Business Strategy)
2020   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board) (incumbent)
Yasuo Suga

Member of the Board

Yasuo Suga

Profile

1980   Joined the Company
2013   Chairman and Representative Director, Toray Carbon Magic Co., Ltd.
2013  Vice President (Member of the Board)
2016   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board)
2019   Retired from Senior Vice President (Member of the Board) Chief Representative for Europe; President, Toray Industries Europe GmbH
2020   Senior Vice President
2021   Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Planning Division (incumbent)
Kazuhiko Shuto

Member of the Board

Kazuhiko Shuto

Profile

1980   Joined the Company
1998   Vice President (Member of the Board), Penfabric Sdn. Berhad
2005   General Manager on Special Assignment, International Fibers & Textiles Operations Dept.
2005   Chairman, Toray Jifa (Qingdao) Textile Co., Ltd.
2008   General Manager, Sports Wear & Clothing Materials Fabrics Dept.; General Manager on Special Assignment, Fibers & Textiles Recycling Department
2010   General Manager, Textiles Division
2013   General Manager, Advanced Textiles & Apparel Division; General Manager, Fibers & Textiles Division (Apparel Business Marketing Department); General Manager, Uniform & Advanced Textiles Dept.; General Manager on Special Assignment, Fibers & Textiles Green Innovation Business Planning Department
2014   General Manager, Textiles Division
2014   Vice President (Member of the Board)
2016   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board)
2018   Retired from Senior Vice President (Member of the Board) Chief Representative for China; Chairman & President, Toray Industries (China) Co., Ltd.; Chairman, Toray Sakai Weaving & Dyeing (Nantong) Co., Ltd.(incumbent)
2020   Senior Vice President
2022   Senior Vice President (Member of the Board) (incumbent)
Masahiko Okamoto

Member of the Board

Masahiko Okamoto

Profile

1986  Joined the Company
2009  Vice President (Member of the Board), Toray Industries (Malaysia) Sdn. Berhad; Vice President (Member of the Board), Penfabric Sdn. Berhad; General Manager on Special Assignment, Finance & Controller’s Division (Finance & Controller’s Chief for Malaysia)
2011  General Manager on Special Assignment, International Division
2013   General Manager, Finance Dept.
2017   General Manager, Controller’s Dept.
2020   Corporate Vice President (Member of the Board) (incumbent)
Kunio Ito

Member of the Board (Outside)

Kunio Ito

Profile

2002  Dean, Graduate School of Commerce and Management and Faculty of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
2004  Executive Vice President and Board Member, Hitotsubashi University
2013  Director, Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (incumbent)
2014  Director, Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (incumbent) Vice President (Member of the Board) of the Company
2018  Research Professor, Department of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University Business School (incumbent)
2020  Member of the Board of the Company (incumbent)
Ryoji Noyori

Member of the Board (Outside)

Ryoji Noyori

Profile

1997  Dean, Graduate School of Science and School of Science, Nagoya University
2001  Director, TAKASAGO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (incumbent)
2003  President, RIKEN
2004  Special Professor, Nagoya University (incumbent)
2015  Director-General, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency (incumbent) Vice President (Member of the Board) of the Company
2020  Member of the Board of the Company (incumbent)
Susumu Kaminaga

Member of the Board (Outside)

Susumu Kaminaga

Profile

1969  Joined Sumitomo Precision Products CO., LTD.
1995  Representative Director, Surface Technology Systems Ltd.
2000  Director, Sumitomo Precision Products CO., LTD.
2002  Managing Director, Sumitomo Precision Products CO., LTD.
2004  President, Sumitomo Precision Products CO., LTD.
2012  Senior Advisor, Sumitomo Precision Products CO., LTD.; Representative Director, SK Global Advisers Co., Ltd. (incumbent)
2012  Director, DEFTA Capital (incumbent)
2016  Outside Director, Olympus Corporation
2020  Member of the Board of the Company (incumbent)
Kazuo Futagawa

Member of the Board (Outside)

Kazuo Futagawa

Profile

1980  Joined the Ministry of Health and Welfare
2012  Director-General of Minister’s Secretariat, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2014  Director-General, Health Policy Bureau, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2015  Vice-Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
2017  Retired from Vice-Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
2018  Special Advisor on Policy, Social Security Reform Office, Cabinet Secretariat
2020  Member of the Board of the Company (incumbent)

Corporate Auditors

Toru Fukasawa

Corporate Auditor

Toru Fukasawa

Profile

1978  Joined the Company
2003  Executive Officer, Chori Co., Ltd.
2005  General Manager on Special Assignment, Corporate Strategic Planning Division; General Manager on Special Assignment, Investor Relations Dept.
2006  General Manager, Controller’s Dept.
2010  Chief Executive Representative for America; Chief Representative for America; Chairman, Toray Holding (U.S.A.), Inc.; President, Toray Industries (America), Inc.
2012  Vice President (Member of the Board)
2015  Senior Vice President (Member of the Board)
2018  Senior Vice President (Member of the Board and Member of the Executive Committee)
2020  Corporate Auditor (incumbent)
Yoshiyuki Tanaka

Corporate Auditor

Yoshiyuki Tanaka

Profile

1984  Joined the Company
2006  Executive Vice President, Toray Fluorofibers (America), Inc.
2014  General Manager, Okazaki Plant
2015  Vice President (Member of the Board)
2018  General Manager, Manufacturing Division (Fibers & Textiles Technology and Manufacturing)
2020  President and Representative Member of the Board, Toray Opelontex Co., Ltd.
2021  Corporate Auditor (incumbent)
Toshio Nagai

Corporate Auditor (Outside)

Toshio Nagai

Profile

2008  Chief Research Officer, Supreme Court
2012  President, Hiroshima High Court
2013  President, Osaka High Court
2014  Mandatorily retired Registered as a lawyer (The Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association) Takusyou Sogo Law Office (incumbent)
2015  Outside Corporate Auditor of the Company (incumbent)
2016  Outside Corporate Auditor, SUMITOMO CORPORATION (incumbent)
Kazuya Jono

Corporate Auditor (Outside)

Kazuya Jono

Profile

1977  Joined Mitsui Bank, Limited
2005  Executive Officer, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
2007  Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
2010  Senior Managing Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
2012  Retired Representative Director, President & CEO, Citibank Japan Ltd.
2014  Retired
2015  Outside Corporate Auditor of the Company (incumbent)
2019  Outside Corporate Auditor, Brother Industries (incumbent)
Hiroyuki Kumasaka

Corporate Auditor (Outside)

Hiroyuki Kumasaka

Profile

1973  Joined FUSO Audit Corporation (later MISUZU Audit Corporation)
2007  Chairs of the Board of Council; Head, Tokyo Office, the Audit Corporation Representative Liquidator, the Audit Corporation
2008  Outside Corporate Auditor, MATSUDA SANGYO CO., LTD.
2011  External Corporate Auditor of the Board, Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
2015  Outside Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, MATSUDA SANGYO CO., LTD.
2019  Outside Corporate Auditor of the Company (incumbent)