Board of Directors
Audit & Supervisory Board
Hideki KoboriChairman & Director
Convener and Chair of Board of Directors Meetings
|April 1978||Joined Asahi Kasei|
|April 2008||Director and Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei EMD Corp. General Manager, Electronics Devices Marketing & Sales Center, Asahi Kasei EMD Corp.|
|April 2009||Director and Primary Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corp.|
|April 2010||President & Representative Director, Presidential Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corp.|
|April 2012||Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|June 2012||Director and Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|April 2014||Representative Director, Primary Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|April 2016||President & Representative Director, Presidential Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|April 2022||Chairman & Representative Director|
|April 2023||Chairman & Director|
Koshiro KudoPresident & Representative Director, Presidential Executive Officer
Convener and Chair of General Meetings of Shareholders, Management Council Meetings
Executive Officer for Material Business Sector
Oversight: Sustainability Strategy Planning
|April 1982||Joined Asahi Kasei|
|May 2008||General Manager, Roica Division, Asahi Kasei Fibers Corp.|
|April 2013||Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Fibers Corp.
General Manager, Planning & Control Division, Asahi Kasei Fibers Corp.
|April 2016||Lead Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.
Senior General Manager, Planning & Coordination, Fibers & Textiles SBU, Asahi Kasei Corp.
|April 2017||Lead Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.
President, Fibers & Textiles SBU, Asahi Kasei Corp.
Senior General Manager, Osaka Office, Asahi Kasei Corp.
|April 2019||Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.
President, Performance Products SBU, Asahi Kasei Corp.
|April 2021||Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|June 2021||Director and Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|April 2022||President & Representative Director, Presidential Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
Toshiyasu HorieRepresentative Director, Senior Executive Officer
Executive Officer for Strategy, Accounting & Finance, IR, Internal Control
Deputy Oversight: Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH
Oversight: Asahi Kasei America, Inc., Asahi Kasei (China) Co., Ltd.
|April 1985||Joined Asahi Kasei|
|April 2008||General Manager, Acrylonitrile Global Marketing Dept., Intermediate Products Division 1, Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp.|
|April 2015||General Manager, Corporate Planning & Coordination, Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp.|
|April 2019||Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|April 2020||Lead Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|April 2022||Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|June 2022||Director, Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|April 2023||Representative Director, Senior Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corp.|
|Presidential Executive Officer||Koshiro Kudo||Executive Officer for Material Business Sector|
|Vice-Presidential Executive Officer||Fumitoshi Kawabata||Executive Officer for Homes Business Sector|
|Primary Executive Officer||Kazushi Kuse||Senior General Manager, Digital Value Co-Creation|
|Richard A. Packer||Executive Officer for Health Care Business Sector|
|Hideyuki Yamagishi||President, Life Innovation SBU|
|Yoshihiro Ono||President, Environmental Solutions SBU|
|Senior Executive Officer||Toshiyasu Horie||Executive Officer for Strategy, Accounting & Finance, IR, Internal Control|
|John W. Moyer||Deputy Oversight: Material Business Sector (Executive Officer for North America)
CEO, Polypore International, LP
|Jonathan A. Rennert||CEO, ZOLL Medical Corporation|
|Minoru Suetsugu||Senior General Manager, Nobeoka Office|
|Hiroki Ideguchi||Executive Officer for General Affairs, Legal, Communications, Risk Management & Compliance|
|Hiroyoshi Matsuyama||Deputy Oversight: Environmental Solutions SBU (Polypore)|
|Masatsugu Kawase||Executive Officer for Health & Productivity Management, Energy Policy & Carbon Neutrality|
|Lead Executive Officer||Yukifumi Kuwaba||President, Mobility & Industrial SBU|
|Masami Takenaka||Senior General Manager, Corporate Research & Development|
|Dirk R. Pieper||Deputy Oversight: Mobility & Industrial SBU|
|Akira Nishizawa||President, Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH|
|Satoshi Nishikawa||Executive Officer for HR|
|Tatsuya Koike||Senior General Manager, Corporate Strategy|
|Shinichiro Haga||Deputy Oversight: Life Innovation SBU (Comfort Life Domain)|
|Shinichi Okada||Senior General Manager, Corporate Production Technology|
|Noriaki Harada||Senior General Manager, Digital Strategy Initiative|
|Nobuko Uetake||Senior General Manager, Green Solution Project|
|Kazuya Noda||Senior General Manager, Technology Policy Center, Corporate Research & Development|
|Executive Officer||Yoshihito Itani||Deputy Oversight: Environmental Solutions SBU (Technology)|
|Masanori Yagami||President & Representative Director, Asahi Kasei Advance Corp.|
|Motomichi Kishino||Senior General Manager, Corporate Accounting & Finance|
|Shuji Kondoh||General Representative for China
Chairman, Asahi Kasei (China) Co., Ltd.
|Kazumitsu Sakurai||Senior General Manager, Production Infrastructure Center, Life Innovation SBU|
|Hiromi Nakafutami||Senior General Manager, Corporate Quality Ensurance|
|Kazunori Nakajima||Executive Officer for Manufacturing, ESH, Regional Offices
Senior General Manager, Production Center
|Elijah A. White||President, ZOLL Resuscitation|
|Jason T. Whiting||President, ZOLL Cardiac Management Solutions|
|Kiyoshi Sawae||Executive Officer for Procurement & Logistics|
|Ippei Araya||Deputy Oversight: Environmental Solutions SBU|
|Akio Terada||Senior General Manager, Corporate IT Management, Digital Value Co-Creation|
|Tatsuhiko Tokunaga||Senior General Manager, Sustainability Strategy Planning Dept.|
|Naoki Koyama||Deputy Oversight: Environmental Solutions SBU (Basic Chemicals Business)|
|Ryu Taniguchi||Deputy Oversight: Environmental Solutions SBU (Battery Materials)|
|Mark E. Hensley||CEO, Veloxis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
(as of April 1, 2023)