Outside Director

Name and Date of Birth

Ayako Hirota WEISSMAN
May 9, 1957


Chairperson, Compensation Committee
Member, Special Committee

Career Highlights

January 1984: Vice President, Equitable Capital Management
January 1987: Managing Director, Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. Inc. (now Citigroup)
October 1999: Partner, Feirstein Capital Management LLC
January 2002: Portfolio Manager, Kingdon Capital Management LLC
June 2006: Founder and Chief Executive Officer, AS Hirota Capital Management LLC
November 2010 - present: Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager and Director in charge of Asia Strategy, Horizon Asset Management, Inc. (now Horizon Kinetics LLC)
June 2015 - June 2019: Outside Director, SBI Holdings, Inc.
June 2019 - present: Outside Director of the Company
Feburary 2020 - present: Non-Executive Director, Nippon Active Value Fund plc

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

20 (as of March 31, 2022)