Management Team

Management Team

As of April, 2020

Directors

Directors, Chairman

Toshitaka Takayama

April 25, 1939

Personal History
August 1963 Joined the Company
April 1972 Director
April 1974 General Manager of Construction Material Div.
April 1974 Managing Director
January 1977 Head of Construction Material Dept.
April 1980 Director, Vice President
May 1981 Representative Director, President
August 1985 Representative Director, President, SHOWAFRONT Sales Co. (currently SHOWAFRONT Co., Ltd.)
June 2000 Executive Officer, President
October 2007 Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, Sanwa Shutter Corp.
April 2012 CEO & COO
June 2012 Representative Director, Chairman
April 2020 Director, Chairman
(Important concurrent positions)
Director, Sanwa Shutter Corp.
Director, Sanwa USA Inc.
Director, Overhead Door Corp.
Director, Novoferm Germany GmbH.

Representative Director, President

Yasushi Takayama

February 3, 1971

Personal History
October 2006 Joined the Company
April 2008 General Manager of TCR Div.
April 2009 General Manager of Structural Reform Div.
April 2010 Director, Senior Executive Officer of Sanwa Shutter Corp.
April 2010 Responsible for Group Function of Sanwa Shutter Corp.
April 2011 Senior Executive Officer
April 2011 Assistant Director of Overseas Business
April 2012 Senior Managing Executive Officer
April 2012 Responsible for Corporate Planning
June 2012 Director
April 2016 Executive Officer, Vice President
April 2016 Deputy President
April 2017 Representative Director, President (present post)
April 2017 COO
April 2019 Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, Sanwa Shutter Corp.
(Important concurrent positions)
Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, Sanwa Shutter Corp.
Director, Sanwa USA Inc.
Director, Overhead Door Corp.
Director, Novoferm Germany GmbH.

Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer
Global Business Unit

Hiroatsu Fujisawa

March 4, 1953

Personal History
April 2003 President and CEO, Marubeni-Itochu Steel America Inc.
April 2009 Representative Director and President, DRESSER JAPAN, LTD.
November 2012 Joined the Company
April 2013 Senior Executive Officer
April 2013 Responsible for Strategic Re-Engineering Unit
June 2014 Director (present post)
April 2015 Responsible for Europe Business Unit
April 2016 Responsible for Europe and Americas Business Unit
April 2017 Senior Managing Executive Officer (present post)
April 2017 Responsible for Global Business Unit (present post)
April 2019 Head of Europe Business
February 2020 Head of Asia Business(present post)
(Important concurrent positions)
Director, Overhead Door Corp.
Director, Novoferm Germany GmbH.

Director

Masahiro Fukuda

June 14, 1955

Personal History
October 2003 General Manager of Gotanda Corporate Sales Div. 2, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
September 2005 Joined the Company
September 2005 General Manager
January 2006 Executive Adviser, Sanwa USA Inc.
October 2007 Executive Officer
October 2007 Responsible for Overhead Door Corporation
April 2008 Senior Executive Officer
April 2011 Responsible for Americas Business
April 2012 Assistant Director of Overseas Business
June 2012 Director (present post)
April 2014 Director of Americas Business Unit
April 2016 Subleader of Corporate Planning Unit General Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility Promotion Dept.
April 2017 Responsible for Corporate Planning Unit

Director(Part-time)

Meiji Takayama

August 27, 1973

Personal History
October 2006 Joined the Company
April 2009 General Manager, Sales Promotion Dept., Building Business Div. of Sanwa Shutter Corp.
April 2010 Executive Officer of Sanwa Shutter Corp. General Manager, Corporate Sales Dept., Building Materials Div.
April 2011 Director of Sanwa Shutter Corp.
April 2011 Senior Executive Officer
Head of Building Materials Div.
April 2012 Senior Managing Executive Officer
Head of Building Materials Div.
April 2013 Senior Managing Executive Officer
Head of Sales Development Div.
April 2014 Senior Managing Executive Officer
Head of Business Strategy Div.
April 2016 Representative Director of Sanwa Shutter Corp.
April 2016 Executive Officer, Vice President and Deputy President
April 2017 Representative Director
President (present post)
April 2017 Chief Executive Officer (present post)
June 2017 Director, the Company (present post)
(Important concurrent positions)
Representative Director, President and Chief
Executive Officer, Sanwa Shutter Corp.

Outside Director1

Makoto Yasuda

November 7, 1937

Personal History
May 1977 Director and Executive Vice President of Private Investment Company for Asia (PICA) S.A.
May 1987 Representative Chairman of Elders and Yasuda
May 2001 Director, Li & Fung Ltd.
June 2006 Director, Azbil Corporation
June 2007 Director, Kanematsu Textile Corporation
September 2008 President, Yasuda Makoto & Co., Ltd. (present post)
June 2014 Outside Director, the Company (present post)
June 2015 Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member, SECOM CO., LTD. (present post)
(Important concurrent positions)
President, Yasuda Makoto & Co., Ltd.
Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member,SECOM CO., LTD.

Note: 1. Director Makoto Yasuda is an Outside Director as stipulated in Item 15 of Article 2 of the Companies Act.

Director
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member

Teiko Zaima

May 14, 1952

Personal History
March 1975 Joined the Company
April 2004 General Manager of Accounting Div.
October 2007 General Manager of Accounting Div. of Sanwa Shutter Corporation
April 2010 Executive Officer
April 2012 Senior Executive Officer
April 2015 Standing Advisor of the Company
June 2015 Corporate Auditor
June 2016 Director serving as Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (present post)
(Representation of Other Organizations)
Part-time Corporate Auditor of Sanwa Shutter Corporation
Part-time Corporate Auditor of SHOWAFRONT Co., Ltd.

Director
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member1

Tsunekatsu Yonezawa

August 4, 1948

Personal History
April 1971 Joined ITOCHU Corporation
April 1996 General Manager of Thin Plate Department I
April 1999 General Manager of Oceania (Stationed in Sydney)
(concurrent) President of ITOCHU Australia Ltd.
June 2001 Executive Officer
October 2001 Member of the Board, Iron & Steel Div.-I of Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc.
April 2004 Vice President, Member of the Board
April 2005 President and CEO, Member of the Board
April 2009 Chairman, Member of the Board
April 2012 Advisory Board Member
April 2013 Director (Assistant to President) of ITOCHU Corporation
June 2015 Outside Corporate Auditor, the Company
June 2016 Outside Director serving as Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (present post)

Note: 1. Director Tsunekatsu Yonezawa is an Outside Directors as stipulated in Item 15 of Article 2 of the Companies Act.

Director
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member1

Akira Gokita

September 20, 1947

Personal History
April 1978 Assumed the office of Public Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office (Criminal Affairs Division and Trial Division)
March 1979 Mito District Public Prosecutors Office
March 1982 Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office (Criminal Affairs Division and Special Investigation Division)
March 1985 Osaka District Public Prosecutors Office (Special Investigation Division)
March 1987 Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office (Special Investigation Division)
March 1988 Retired from Public Prosecutor
April 1988 Registered as an Attorney
May 1994 Representative of Gokita and Mitsuura Law Office (present post)
June 2010 Outside Director of Ichiyoshi Securities Co., Ltd. (present post)
June 2016 Outside Director serving as Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, the Company (present post)
(Representation of Other Organizations)
Representative of Gokita and Mitsuura Law Office
Outside Director of Ichiyoshi Securities Co., Ltd.

Note: 1. Director Akira Gokita is an Outside Directors as stipulated in Item 15 of Article 2 of the Companies Act.

Senior Executive Officers and Executive Officers

Senior Executive Officer Hiroyuki Yamazaki Responsible for Corporate Planning Unit
Senior Executive Officer Toshiaki Doba Head of Europe and Americas Business, Global Business unit
Senior Executive Officer Kenichiro Motomachi Subleader, Corporate Planning Unit
Executive Officer Takenobu Hoizumi Subleader, Global Business Unit
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