Board of Directors and Executives

Director

Representative Director
Chairperson and Senior Officer
Takeshi Miida
Career Summary
Apr. 1978
Joined Meidensha
Apr. 2008
Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Corporate Policy Planning Group and the Corporate Policy Planning Division
Apr. 2011
Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Corporate Policy Planning Group and the Corporate Policy Planning Division
Apr. 2012
Senior Managing Executive Officer General Manager in charge of the Corporate Policy Planning Group
June 2012
Director (to present)
Apr. 2015
Representative Director and Executive Vice President
June 2018
Representative Director and President
June 2022
Representative Director & President & Executive Officer
June 2023
Representative Director
Chairperson and Senior Officer (to present)
Reason for Selection

Takeshi Miida has been involved in sales, managing overall sales, and corporate policy planning for many years, and has extensive experience and achievements, overseeing all aspects of management of Meiden Group and the Medium-term Management Plan 2024 since 2018, when he became Representative Director and President (Representative Director & President & Executive Officer since 2022).
Meidensha requests his election because he can be expected to further enhance the corporate governance of the entire Meiden Group by leveraging the aforementioned experience and achievements, steering the direction of Meiden Group s management, and further revitalizing discussions of the Board of Directors.

Representative Director
President and Executive Officer
Akio Inoue
Career Summary
Apr. 1987
Joined Meidensha
Apr. 2014
General Manager in charge of the Corporate Policy Planning Group
Apr. 2015
Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Corporate Policy Planning Division
Apr. 2018
Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Accounting and Financing Group
Apr. 2020
Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Accounting and Financing Group
Apr. 2022
Senior Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Accounting and Financing Group
June 2023
Representative Director
President and Executive Officer (to present)
Reason for Selection

Akio Inoue has been involved in the business group s planning management and corporate planning for many years, and has extensive experience and achievements, formulating and promoting the development of the previous Medium-term Management Plan, in addition to currently serving as Senior Managing Executive Officer in charge of accounting and financing.
Meidensha requests his election because he can be expected to promote Medium-term Management Plan 2024 and enhance the supervisory function of the Board of Directors through his involvement in management as an overseer of Medium-term Management Plan 2024, leveraging the aforementioned experience and achievements.

Representative Director
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Norio Takekawa
Career Summary
Apr. 1981
Joined Meidensha
Apr. 2015
Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Plant Construction & Engineering Business Group
Apr. 2017
Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Production Engineering and Management Group
Apr. 2018
Senior Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Production Engineering and Management Group
June 2018
Director (to present)
Apr. 2020
Senior Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Plant Construction & Engineering Business Group
Apr. 2021
Senior Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2022
Representative Director and Executive Vice President
June 2022
Representative Director
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer (to present)
Reason for Selection

Norio Takekawa committed to improving the production and quality control system under the previous Medium-term Management Plan. This fiscal year, he is in charge of managing promotion of DX and overall engineering and production.
Meidensha requests his election because he can be expected to promote Medium-term Management Plan 2024 and enhance the supervisory function of the Board of Directors through his involvement in management, leveraging the aforementioned experience and achievements.

Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Masayuki Iwao
Career Summary
Apr. 1985
Joined Meidensha
Apr. 2015
Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Financing Division
Apr. 2016
Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Accounting and Financing Group
Apr. 2018
Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2020
Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Internal Control Promotion Group
Apr. 2021
Senior Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the Internal Control Promotion Group and the HR and General Affairs Group
June 2021
Director (to present)
Apr. 2022
Senior Managing Executive Officer
General Manager in charge of the HR Management Group (to present)
Reason for Selection

Masayuki Iwao is originally from the Accounting and Finance Business Unit, and he committed to enhancing the internal control and risk management systems under the previous Medium-term Management Plan. This fiscal year, he is in charge of overall human resources as well as overall corporate governance.
Meidensha requests his election because he can be expected to promote Medium-term Management Plan 2024 and enhance the supervisory function of the Board of Directors through his involvement in management, leveraging the aforementioned experience and achievements.

Outside Director
Hiroyuki Takenaka
Career Summary
June 2001
Director of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
June 2003
Executive Officer
June 2004
Managing Director
June 2007
Senior Managing Director in charge of the Electrical Cable, Materials, and Energy Business Headquarters and the Production Technology Headquarters
June 2008
Senior Managing Director in charge of the Electrical Cable, Materials, and Energy Business Headquarters
May 2010
Senior Managing Director
June 2010
Executive Vice President
June 2013
Outside Director of Meidensha (to present)
Reason for Selection

Hiroyuki Takenaka uses his extensive management experience spanning many years and broad knowledge to tirelessly work to enhance Meiden Group s corporate governance. At present, he is serving as head of the voluntary Nomination and Compensation Committee, contributing to improved transparency of management.
Meidensha requests his election because he can be expected to fill roles of offering guidance and advice on further enhancement of the supervisory function of the Board of Directors and appropriate risk-taking, by continuing to leverage the aforementioned experience and knowledge at meetings of the Board of Directors.

Outside Director
Hiroji Adachi
Career Summary
Apr. 2008
Executive Officer of Nippon Oil Corporation
June 2012
Senior Vice President of JX Holdings, Inc. (current ENEOS Holdings, Inc.)
June 2014
Outside Director of TOHO TITANIUM CO., LTD.
June 2015
Director and Senior Vice President of JX Holdings, Inc.
Outside Director of INPEX CORPORATION
Outside Director of Maruwn Corporation
Apr. 2020
Director, Senior Vice President, and Chief Digital Officer of ENEOS Holdings, Inc.
June 2020
Director, Executive Vice President, and Chief Digital Officer of ENEOS Holdings, Inc.
Director, Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, and Assistant to President of ENEOS Corporation
June 2021
Advisor of ENEOS Holdings, Inc.
June 2022
Outside Director of Meidensha (to present)
Reason for Selection

Mr. Hiroji Adachi has management experience spanning many years and broad knowledge, as well as a broad view and insight gained through initiatives for promotion of DX. Meidensha requests his election because he can be expected to fill roles of offering guidance and advice on further enhancement of the supervisory function of the Board of Directors and appropriate risk-taking, by leveraging the aforementioned experience, knowledge, etc. at meetings of the Board of Directors.

Outside Director
Manabu Kinoshita
Career Summary
Apr. 2006
Executive General Manager, Distribution/Service Solutions Operations Unit of Enterprise Solutions Business Unit, of NEC Corporation
Apr. 2008
Associate Senior Vice President
Apr. 2010
Senior Vice President
June 2010
Member of the Board
Apr. 2016
Senior Executive Vice President
Apr. 2018
Senior Officer
June 2020
Outside Director of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (to present)
Outside Director of Alfresa Holdings Corporation (to present)
June 2023
Outside Director of Meidensha (to present)
Reason for Selection

Manabu Kinoshita has management experience spanning many years and broad knowledge, as well as a broad view and insight gained through marketing and digital business transformation, etc. Meidensha requests his election because he can be expected to fill roles of offering guidance and advice on further enhancement of the supervisory function of the Board of Directors and appropriate DX and business transformation, by leveraging the aforementioned experience, knowledge, etc. at meetings of the Board of Directors.

Director and Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Michihiko Kato
Career Summary
Apr. 1982
Joined Meidensha
Apr. 2014
Executive officer in charge of the Water and Environment Division and Sales Division
Apr. 2016
Managing executive officer in charge of the Water and Environment Division
Apr. 2017
Managing executive officer
Apr. 2020
Managing executive officer in charge of the Sales Planning and Coordination Group
Apr. 2021
Senior trustee
June 2021
Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) (to present)
Reason for Selection

Michihiko Kato mainly has sales experience in the social infrastructure business. He has worked hard to enhance sales capabilities in his role overseeing all sales under the previous medium-term management plan. He not only has sales experience; he also has supervision experience in the Construction Business Unit. He possesses extensive experience and knowledge.
He has been selected as he is expected to further enhance audit and supervisory functions by showcasing the aforementioned extensive experience in Meidensha’s audits and at meetings of the Board of Directors.

Director and Audit & Supervisory Committee Member (Outside Director)
Keiko Hayashi
Career Summary
Apr. 1986
Joined the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau
Oct. 1990
Joined Tohmatsu & Co. (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
Mar. 1994
Registered as a certified public accountant
July 2006
Partner of Tohmatsu Audit Corporation
July 2016
Managing director of The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Nov. 2018
Representative director of Tohmatsu Challenged Co., Ltd.
June 2019
Deloitte Tohmatsu Group D&I committee advisor
Oct. 2019
Chair of The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants Audit and Discipline Investigation Committee
June 2020
Outside director of Lifenet Insurance Company
June 2020
Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) of Meidensha (to present)
July 2020
Principal of Keiko Hayashi Accounting Office (to present)
Feb. 2021
Outside auditor of Nippon Filcon Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2021
Supervising officer of Nippon Building Fund Inc. (to present)
June 2021
Outside director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) of Lifenet Insurance Company (to present)
Apr. 2023
Professor, Graduate School of Accountancy, Waseda University (to present)
Reason for Selection

Keiko Hayashi has a high-level of expertise and extensive experience as an accountant spanning many years. She has gained wide-ranging views and knowledge through organizational diversity promotion initiatives. She has been selected as she is expected to further enhance audit and supervisory functions by reflecting the aforementioned expertise, experience, views, and knowledge in Meidensha’s audits and meetings of the Board of Directors.

Director and Audit & Supervisory Committee Member (Outside Director)
Takashi Kuroda
Career Summary
Apr. 2009
Executive officer and general manager of the Chubu Headquarters of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2011
Managing executive officer and general manager of the Tokyo Corporate Headquarters of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2014
Senior managing executive officer and general manager in charge of the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Division of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2015
Director, senior managing executive officer, and general manager in charge loss support of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2018
Director and executive vice president of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.
Director and executive officer of MS & AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.
Apr. 2020
Director of MS & AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.
Representative director and president of Mitsui Sumitomo Agency Service Co., Ltd.
June 2021
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board member of Mitsui Sumitomo Aioi Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
June 2022
Outside director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) of Meidensha (to present)
Reason for Selection

Takashi Kuroda has extensive management experience and broad insight spanning many years, and has gained wide-ranging views and knowledge through marketing. He has been selected as he is expected to further enhance audit and supervisory functions by reflecting the aforementioned experience and knowledge in Meidensha’s audits and meetings of the Board of Directors.

Director and Audit & Supervisory Committee Member (Outside Director)
Hideki Hiraki
Career Summary
June 2009
Executive officer and general manager of the integrated risk division of The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited)
Apr. 2011
Executive Managing Officer of The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2015
Senior managing executive officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
Apr. 2017
Director and president of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2018
Director and chairman of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2020
Audit & Supervisory Board member of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Guarantee Co., Ltd.
June 2022
Outside director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) of Meidensha (to present)
Dec. 2022
Outside director of Mynavi Corporation (to present)
Reason for Selection

Reason for Selection and Expected Role
Hideki Hiraki has extensive management experience and broad insight spanning many years, and has gained wide-ranging views and knowledge through CSR and ESG. He has been selected as he is expected to further enhance audit and supervisory functions by reflecting the aforementioned experience and knowledge in Meidensha’s audits and meetings of the Board of Directors.

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Nobuaki Tamaki
Tatsuki Mochizuki
Masahiko Suzuki
Satoshi Momenya
Koji Niikura

Managing Executive Officer

Hiroshi Toke
Hideki Miyazawa
Akio Ikemori
Katsuyuki Watanabe
Hiroshi Takahata
Hitoshi Miyake

Executive Officer

Chairperson and Senior OfficerTakeshi Miida
President and Executive OfficerAkio Inoue
Executive Vice President and Executive OfficerNorio Takekawa
Senior Managing Executive OfficerMasayuki Iwao
Nobuaki Tamaki
Tatsuki Mochizuki
Masahiko Suzuki
Satoshi Momenya
Koji Niikura
Managing Executive OfficerHiroshi Toke
Hideki Miyazawa
Akio Ikemori
Katsuyuki Watanabe
Hiroshi Takahata
Hitoshi Miyake
Executive OfficerNoritaka Matsushita
Hisahiro Murashima
Takeo Suzuki
Katsunori Suzuki
Munekazu Shiratori
Kuniteru Yamaoka
Seiji Kato
Kazuhiro Yamada
Nobuya Ono
Katsumi Shimamura
Takehisa Koganezawa
Ko Yamamoto
Yasuhiro Yoshino
Masami Ogawa
Hirokazu Fukudome
Shinichiro Kon

See the Notice of Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders posted in the website’s shareholder and investor information section for brief career histories of our officers and the posts they hold concurrently.

See the page below for information about the composition and meeting schedule of the Board of Directors, the Board member appointment process, executive compensation and related areas.