As of April 1, 2024

Directors

Toshihiko Kai

President & CEO
Toshihiko Kai

Brief bio
March 2000 Joined the Company
April 2001 Executive Officer
April 2002 President, Medical Equipment Unit (currently Medical Division)
June 2003 Director (present position)
December 2004 President & CEO (present position)
Masaru Yamamura

Director, Managing Executive Officer
Masaru Yamamura

General Manager, Medical Division

Brief bio
November 1990 Joined the Company
October 2009 General Manager of Business Promotion Department, Medical Division
July 2012 General Manager of Osaka Branch
April 2017 General Manager of Industrial Division
January 2018 Executive Officer
March 2019 Director (present position)
October 2021 CEO, Managing Director, LEWA GmbH (the Company's consolidated subsidiary in Germany)
July 2022 General Manager of Medical Division (present position)
February 2024 Managing Executive Officer (present position)
Koichi Kato

Director, Managing Executive Officer
Koichi Kato

General Manager, Industrial Division

Brief bio
April 1995 Joined the Company
July 2013 General Manager of Business Transformation Promotion Office, Industrial Division
April 2014 Deputy General Manager of Industrial Division
July 2022 Executive Officer,
General Manager of Industrial Division (present position)
March 2023 Director (present position)
February 2024 Managing Executive Officer (present position)
Yoshihiko Kinoshita

Director, Executive Officer
Yoshihiko Kinoshita

General Manager, Nikkiso Institute of Research and Technology
Quality Assurance

Brief bio
April 1989 Joined the Company
January 2016 General Manager of Medical Division
January 2017 Executive Officer (present position)
March 2017 Director (present position)
October 2017 CEO and Managing Director of Nikkiso Europe GmbH (in Germany)
July 2022 Quality Assurance (present position)
January 2023 General Manager of Nikkiso Institute of Research and Technology(present position)
Kenji Saito

Director, Executive Officer
Kenji Saito

General Manager, Aerospace Division

Brief bio
April 2013 General Manager, Paris Branch, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
July 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Mizuho Bank Europe N.V.
November 2020 Joined the Company
January 2022 Executive Officer, General Manager of Aerospace Division (present position)
March 2022 Director (present position),
Chairman, Nikkiso Vietnam, Inc. (the Company’s consolidated subsidiary in Vietnam) (present position)
Peter Wagner

Director
Peter Wagner

CEO and Director, Cryogenic Industries, Inc.(the Company's consolidated subsidiary in America)

Brief bio
April 2003 Vice President, Business Development, Gas and Process Division, Atlas Copco Energas GmbH (in Germany)
August 2007 General Manager, Atlas Copco Comptec LLC (America)
January 2011 Divisional President and General Manager of Gas and Process Division, Atlas Copco Energas GmbH (Germany)
January 2016 CEO, Managing Director, LEWA GmbH (in Germany)
June 2018 CEO and Director, Cryogenic Industries, Inc. (present position)
March 2022 Director (present position)
July 2023 Outside Director, Proton Green, LLC (America) (present position)
Haruko Hirose

Outside Director
Haruko Hirose

Brief bio
December 1968 Appointed to the National Personnel Authority of Japan
January 1992 Director, Bureau of Human Resources Management of Headquarters, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
September 2002 Deputy to the Director General and Managing Director of Programme Coordination and Field Operations Division, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
November 2006 Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Kingdom of Morocco
May 2014 President, Japan Morocco Association (present position)
June 2016 Outside Director, S&B Foods Inc.
March 2018 Outside Director (present position)
June 2020 Outside Director, MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC. (present position)
Mitsuaki Nakakubo

Outside Director
Mitsuaki Nakakubo

Brief bio
April 1995 Registered as an attorney of Japan (affiliated with the Daini Tokyo Bar Association) (to present)
January 2001 Partner, Asahi Law Offices (present position)
June 2015 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
June 2017 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Nippon Kodo Holdings Co., Ltd. (present position)
June 2019 Outside Director, FANCL CORPORATION (present position)
March 2021 Outside Director (present position)
Junko Fukuda

Outside Director
Junko Fukuda

Brief bio
April 1968 Joined Japan CIOS Association
September 1970 Joined Distribution Industry Research Institute, The Seibu Department Stores, Ltd.
April 1994 Associate Professor, Josai International University
April 1998 Professor, Josai International University
March 2001 Director, Japan Center for Area Development Research
July 2009 Director, Japan Industrial Association
June 2014 Director, The Defense of Green Earth Foundation (present position)
March 2021 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
April 2022 Advisor, Nonprofit Organization Harmony (present position)
March 2023 Outside Director (present position)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Hisanao Amino

Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Hisanao Amino

Brief bio
May 2010 General Manager of Americas Comprehensive Risk Management Department, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (currently MUFG Bank, Ltd.)
November 2014 Joined the Company
January 2016 CFO, Managing Director, LEWA GmbH (in Germany)
June 2018 Director, Executive Vice President, Cryogenic Industries, Inc. (the Company’s consolidated subsidiary in America)
January 2020 Deputy General Manager of Medical Division
September 2021 CEO, Director, Nikkiso Medical America, Inc. (the Company’s consolidated subsidiary in America)
March 2023 Audit & Supervisory Board Member (present position)
Motohiro Takeuchi

Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Motohiro Takeuchi

Brief bio
March 2011 General Manager of Quality Control Department, Philips Electronics Japan, Ltd. (currently Philips Japan, Ltd.)
January 2014 General Manager of Service & Repair Department, Medicon Inc.
January 2018 Joined the Company
January 2019 General Manager of Biomedical Engineering Center, Medical Division
January 2020 Executive Officer , General Manager of Research & Engineering Institute
March 2021 Quality Assurance
March 2022 Audit & Supervisory Board Member (present position)
Naoshi Ogasawara

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Naoshi Ogasawara

Brief bio
December 1991 Joined Taiyo Audit Corporation (currently Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC)
August 1992 Registered as certified public accountant (to present)
April 2007 Senior Partner, Grant Thornton Taiyo ASG (currently Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC)
October 2008 President, Avantia GP (General Partnership) (present position)
April 2010 Auditor, Center for National University Finance and Management (currently National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education) (present position)
June 2016 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, TSUZUKI DENKI CO., LTD.
Outside Director, Topre Corporation (present position)
March 2022 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (present position)
June 2022 Outside Director, TSUZUKI DENKI CO., LTD. (present position)
Eiichiro Nakatani

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Eiichiro Nakatani

Brief bio
April 1984 Registered as an attorney of Japan (Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association) (to present)
October 1991 Joined Allen & Overy LLP (U.K.)
January 2002 Partner, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune LPC (present position)
April 2007 Part-time lecturer at Waseda University School of Law (International Tax Law)
April 2015 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Computer Engineering & Consulting Ltd.
April 2016 Member of the Japanese Law Translation Council, Ministry of Justice (present position)
April 2022 Outside Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member), Computer Engineering & Consulting Ltd. (present position)
March 2023 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (present position)

Executive Officers

Kazuo Nakatsuru Head of Administration Division
Head of Shizuoka office
Masaharu Murakami Head of Corporate Planning Division
Kyosuke Watanabe Responsible for Healthcare Business / UV-LED Business
Kenji Tomura Sales Head of Nishinihon Branch
Naoki Yokota Deputy Head of Aerospace Division