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Executives

  1. Yasukiyo Kobayashi
    Honorary Chairmann
  2. Kazutoshi Kobayashi
    President & CEO
  3. Takao Kobayashi
    Senior Executive Director
  4. Atsuo Kumada
    Senior Executive Director
  5. Masanori Kobayashi
    Executive Director
  6. Koichi Shibusawa
    Executive Director
  7. Yusuke Kobayashi
    Director
  8. Michihito Yanai
    Director
  9. Yukino Kikuma
    Director (External)
  10. Norika Yuasa
    Director (External)
  11. Yuko Maeda
    Director (External)
  12. Noboru Matsumoto
    Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
  13. Shinji Tanabe
    Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
  14. Toru Miyama
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member(External)
  15. Kumi Kobayashi
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member(External)

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Honorary Chairman

As of June 29, 2020

  • Honorary Chairman
    Yasukiyo Kobayashi

Board of Directors

As of June 29, 2020

Directors

  • President & CEO
    Kazutoshi Kobayashi Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Director of ALBION CO., LTD.
  • Senior Executive Director
    Takao Kobayashi Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company President & CEO of KOSÉ Cosmeport Corp.
  • Senior Executive Director
    Atsuo Kumada Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company President & CEO of KOSÉ SALES CO., LTD.
  • Executive Director
    Masanori Kobayashi Responsibilities Marketing Headquarters
  • Executive Director
    Koichi Shibusawa Responsibilities President Office, Corporate Strategy Dept., General Administration Dept., Legal Dept., IT Management Dept., Domestic Consolidated Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company, and Risk Management Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Audit & Supervisory Board Member of KOSÉ SALES CO., LTD. Audit & Supervisory Board Member of KOSÉ Cosmeport Corp. Director of ALBION CO., LTD.
  • Director
    Yusuke Kobayashi Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Executive Director of ALBION CO., LTD. General Manager of Global Business Div. and Administrative Div. of ALBION CO., LTD.
  • Director
    Michihito Yanai Responsibilities Director and General Manager of Europe and America Business Div. Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Director(Chairman) of Tarte, Inc. Director (Chairman & Secretary) of KOSÉ AMERICA, INC.
  • Director (External)
    Yukino Kikuma Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Attorney, Matsuo & Kosugi Director and Audit & Supervisory Committee Member, Takihyo Co., Ltd. Outside Director, ALCONIX CORPORATION Outside Director, KITZ CORPORATION
  • Director (External)
    Norika Yuasa Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Partner, Miura & Partners
  • Director (External)
    Yuko Maeda Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Auditor of Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Director of CellBank Corp.

Corporate Auditors

  • Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    Noboru Matsumoto
  • Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    Shinji Tabe
  • Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External)
    Toru Miyama Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Attorney of Miyama Law Office
  • Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External)
    Kumi Kobayashi Significant Concurrent Positions Outside the Company Partner, Sakurai & Co. Representative Director of Tokyo Athletes Office, Inc. Director of SPOKACHI, Inc.

Chief Officers

As of March 21, 2021

TitleNameResponsibilities and Management
Senior Executive Officer Shinichi Mochizuki General Manager of Accounting and Finance Dept.
Management of Tarte, Inc. and KOSÉ SALES CO., LTD.
Senior Executive Officer Isao Fujiwara President & CEO of KOSÉ SALES CO., LTD.
Executive Officer Noriyuki Arai Senior Executive Director, General Manager of Strategic Business Sales Operation Dept., KOSÉ SALES CO., LTD.
Management of Department Stores Dept.
Executive Officer Yoshinori Haratani General Manager of Corporate Planning Department
Executive Officer Masahiro Horita General Manager of Product Development Dept.
Management of Beauty Development Dept., Advertising Dept., Product Designing Dept., Quality Assurance Dept.
Executive Officer Atsuko Ogura Director of R&D Laboratories
Executive Officer Akira Matsubara General Manager of Marketing Strategy Div.
Management of Europe and America Business Div.
Executive Officer Yasuhiro Miyata Asia Division Manager / Management of Asia area affiliates.
Executive Officer Hideyo Sasaki Director, Deputy General Manager of Marketing Headquarters, General Manager of Global Business Strategy Dept., General Manager of Product Development Dept. KOSÉ Cosmeport Corp.
Executive Officer Kazuhiro Ishida General Manager of Manufacturing Dept., Representative Director of KOSÉ INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
Executive Officer Osamu Miyagawa General Manager of Purchasing Dept.
Management of Supply Chain Management Dept.
Executive Officer Nobuhiko Makishima General Manager of Selective Brands Div.
Executive Officer Masato Kamada General Manager of Consumer Brands Div.
Executive Officer Chie Komiya General Manager of Beauty Development Dept.

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