Outside Director

Name and Date of Birth

February 18, 1959


Chairperson of the Board of Directors
Vice Chairperson, Nomination Committee
Vice Chairperson, Special Committee

Career Highlights

October 1980: Joined Heiwa Audit Corporation
May 1982: Joined New York office of Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. (currently KPMG LLP)
July 1990: Partner, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.
July 1994 - March 2002: Representative Director, KPMG Corporate Finance K.K.
April 2002 - present: Representative, Akihiro Watanabe CPA Office
October 2002 - March 2019: Visiting Professor, Kobe University Graduate School of Business Administration
April 2004 - March 2008: Founder, Representative Director and Partner, GCA Corporation
March 2008 - February 2022: Founder and Representative Director, GCA Savvian Group Corporation (currently GCA Corporation)
May 2013 - March 2019: Outside Director, Qualicaps Co., Ltd.
December 2015 – present: Outside Director, Maruho Co., Ltd.
September 2016 - May 2018: Outside Director, FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd. (currently FamilyMart Co., Ltd.)
February 2022: Chairman, Managing Director, Chairman of Asia Corporate Finance, Houlihan Lokey K.K.
June 2022 - present: Outside Director of the Company

Number of Company's shares owned by the candidate (hundred shares)

0 (as of March 31, 2022)