Board of Directors and Executive Officers (Biography)

Board of Directors

Director / Chairman and Representative Executive Officer Nomination Committee Member / Compensation Committee Member

Motoya Okada

Date of birth: June 17, 1951

Biography

Mar. 1979
Joined the Company
May 1990
Director of the Company
Feb. 1992
Managing Director of the Company
May 1995
Senior Managing Director of the Company
Jun. 1997
President and Representative Director of the Company
May 2003
Director, President and Representative Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2012
Director, President and Representative Executive Officer, and Group CEO of the Company
Mar. 2020
Chairman and Representative Executive Officer of the Company (current position)

Director / President and Representative Executive Officer  

Akio Yoshida

Date of Birth: May 26, 1960

Biography

Apr. 1983
Joined the Company
Mar. 2011
Director of AEON (CHINA) CO., LTD.
Mar. 2011
General Manager, China Development Management Department, China Division of AEON Mall Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2012
General Manager, China Division of AEON Mall Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2014
General Manager, Sales Division and Chief China Business Officer of AEON Mall Co., Ltd.
May 2014
Managing Director, General Manager, Sales Division and Chief China Business Officer of AEON Mall Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2015
President and Representative Director of AEON Mall Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2015
Chief China Business Officer of AEON Mall Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016
Executive Officer, Shopping Center Development Business of the Company
Mar. 2019
Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2019
Executive Officer, Shopping Center Development Business and Digital Business of the Company
Mar. 2020
President and Representative Executive Officer of the Company
May 2020
Director, President and Representative Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Feb. 2022
Director of CAN DO CO., LTD. (current position)

Director / Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Digital Business

Yuki Habu

Date of birth: December 23, 1967

Biography

Apr. 1991
Joined the Company
Sep. 2004
General Manager, Administrative Department of AEON SOUTH CHINA CO.,LTD.
Nov. 2007
Executive Vice President of BEIJING AEON CO., LTD.
Dec. 2011
Director of AEON (CHINA) CO., LTD.
May 2013
CEO of BEIJING AEON CO., LTD.
Mar. 2014
Executive Officer, CEO of China Business of the Company
Mar. 2014
President and Representative Director of AEON (CHINA) CO., LTD.
Mar. 2017
Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2017
Executive Officer, China Business of the Company
May 2017
Managing Director of AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Limited
Mar. 2020
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2020
Executive Officer, China Business and Digital Business of the Company
Mar. 2021
Executive Officer, Digital Business of the Company (current position)
May 2022
Director of the Company (current position)

Director / Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Merchandizing

Mitsuko Tsuchiya

Date of birth: December 9, 1963

Biography

Apr. 1986
Joined the Company
Mar. 2001
General Manager, Customer Service Dept. of Marketing HQ of the Company
May 2003
Head of Customer Service, and General Manager of CS of the Company
May 2006
Executive Officer of the Company
Sep. 2007
Group Head of Customer and Product Management of the Company
Mar. 2008
Group Environment Manager of the Company
May 2010
President and Representative Director of AEON Fantasy Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013
Senior Executive Officer and Food Product Planning Division Manager of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
May 2013
Director of AEON RETAIL Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2016
President and Representative Director of Bio C’ Bon Japon CO, LTD.
Mar. 2019
Director, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, and Kinki Company Branch President of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2020
Director, Senior Executive Officer, and Kinki Company Branch President of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer, Merchandising of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2022
President and Representative Director of AEON TOPVALU CO., LTD. (current position)
Mar. 2023
Executive Vice President of the Company (current position)
May 2024
Director of the Company (current position)

Outside Directors

Director Chairman of the Nomination Committee/ Chairman of the Compensation Committee/ Audit Committee Member

Takashi Tsukamoto

Date of birth: August 2, 1950

Biography

Apr. 1974
Joined The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd. (now Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
Apr. 2002
Executive Officer of Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (now Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
Mar. 2003
Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Apr. 2004
Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (now Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
Mar. 2006
Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (now Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
Apr. 2007
Deputy President of Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (now Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
Apr. 2008
Deputy President & Executive Officer of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Jun. 2008
Deputy President of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Apr. 2009
President of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Jun. 2011
Chairman of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.; President & CEO of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Jul. 2013
Chairman of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2014
Senior Advisor of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Jun. 2016
Chairman of The Japan-British Society (current position)
Jul. 2016
Outside Director of Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Company (current position)
Apr. 2017
Honorary Advisor of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
May 2017
Outside Director of the Company (current position)
Jun. 2017
Outside Director of Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (current position)
Jun. 2021
Outside Director of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (current position)
Jul. 2023
Senior Advisor of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current position)

Director Nomination Committee Member / Compensation Committee Member

Peter Child

Date of Birth: March 25, 1958

Biography

Sep. 1976
Joined United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Jun. 1980
Joined Michelin Tire Company
Jan. 1984
Joined McKinsey & Co., London
Aug. 1987
Manager of McKinsey & Co., Los Angeles
Aug. 1988
Partner of McKinsey & Co., London
Aug. 1990
Senior Partner of McKinsey & Co., Paris
Apr. 2007
Senior Partner of McKinsey & Co., London
Mar. 2015
Senior Partner of McKinsey & Co., Hong Kong
May 2018
Outside Director of the Company (current position)

Director Audit Committee Member

Carrie Yu

Date of Birth: September 30, 1958

Biography

Jul. 1982
Joined Levy Gee, Chartered Accountants, London
Jan. 1987
Joined Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC)), Hong Kong
Sep. 1991
Manager of PwC Vancouver
Nov. 1996
Partner of PwC Hong Kong
Dec. 1996
Graduate Recruitment Partner of PwC Hong Kong
Jul. 2002
Retail & Consumer Leader of PwC China & Hong Kong
Jul. 2004
“We Care” Program Lead Ambassador of PwC China & Hong Kong
Jan. 2006
Retail & Consumer Leader of PwC Global
Mar. 2008
Board Member of PwC Global Governance Board
Jul. 2009
Retail & Consumer Leader of PwC China & Asia Pacific
Jul. 2019
Senior Advisor of PwC Hong Kong (current position)
May 2020
Outside Director of the Company (current position)

Director Chairman of the Audit Committee

Makoto Hayashi

Date of Birth: July 30, 1957

Biography

Apr. 1983
Public Prosecutor of Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
Jun. 2001
Director of International Affairs Division of the Criminal Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Justice
Apr. 2003
Director of General Affairs Division of the Correction Bureau of Ministry of Justice
Jul. 2006
Director of General Affairs Division of the Criminal Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Justice
Jan. 2008
Director of Personnel Division of the Minister’s Secretariat of Ministry of Justice
Apr. 2011
Public Prosecutor of Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
Apr. 2012
Director-General of the General Affairs Department of Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
Jul. 2013
Chief Prosecutor of Sendai District Public Prosecutors Office
Jan. 2014
Director-General of the Criminal Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Justice
Jan. 2018
Superintending Prosecutor of Nagoya High Public Prosecutors Office
May 2020
Superintending Prosecutor of Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
Jul. 2020
Prosecutor-General
Jun. 2022
Retired as Prosecutor-General
Jun. 2022
Special Counsel of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (current position)
May 2023
Outside Director of the Company (current position)
Jun. 2023
Outside Corporate Auditor of Mitsui & Co. (current position)
Jun. 2023
Outside Corporate Auditor of Central Japan Railway Co. (current position)

Director Audit Committee Member

Richard Collasse

Date of Birth: July 30, 1957

Biography

Oct. 1975
Joined Protocol Division of Ambassade de France au Japon
Aug. 1979
Joined GIVENCHY, Inc.
Apr. 1981
Established GIVENCHY Co., Ltd. (Japan Office). Appointed Representative Director
Sep. 1985
Appointed General Manager of the Perfume and Cosmetics Division of Chanel Co., Ltd.
Aug. 1993
Appointed Managing Director of Chanel Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Aug. 1995
Appointed Representative Director and President of Chanel Co., Ltd. (Japan Office)
Dec. 2018
Appointed Director of Chanel Co., Ltd. (London), Chief Officer of Travel and Retail Business of Chanel Co., Ltd. (Switzerland), and Director and Chairman of Chanel Co., Ltd. (Japan Office)

Executive Officers

(as of May 29, 2024)

Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Human Resources and AEON Living Zone Promotion, Supervisor of Risk Management

Hiroyuki Watanabe

Date of birth: July 17, 1958

Biography

Apr. 1982
Joined Isejin Jusco Co., Ltd. (now, AEON CO., LTD.)
Sep. 2003
General Manager of Kanto Company of Jusco Co., Ltd. (now, AEON CO., LTD.)
May 2006
Representative Director of AEON Financial Project Co., Ltd. (now, AEON BANK, LTD.)
Sep. 2006
Director in charge of Human Resources, General Affairs and Public Relation of AEON Financial Project Co., Ltd. (now, AEON BANK, LTD.)
Apr. 2008
Director and Managing Executive Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs of AEON BANK, LTD.
Jun. 2012
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Business Management Department of AEON BANK, LTD.
Nov. 2012
Director of AEON Credit Service Co., Ltd. (now, AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2013
Director in charge of Human Resources, General Affairs, Legal Affairs and Compliance of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2014
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Sales Department of AEON BANK, LTD.
Apr. 2015
President and Representative Director of AEON BANK, LTD.
Jun. 2016
Director of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2017
Director and Executive Vice President of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd.
Sep. 2018
Executive Officer of the Company
Sep. 2018
Executive Officer, Human Resources and Administration, Supervisor of Risk Management of the Company
Oct. 2018
Director of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd.(current position)
May 2021
Director of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.(current position)
Mar. 2022
Executive Vice President of the Company (current position)
Jun. 2023
Director of Inageya Co., Ltd. (current position)
Mar. 2024
Executive Officer, Human Resources and AEON Living Zone Promotion, Supervisor of Risk Management of the Company (current position)

Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Merchandising

Mitsuko Tsuchiya

Date of birth: December 9, 1963

Biography

Apr. 1986
Joined the Company
Mar. 2001
General Manager, Customer Service Dept. of Marketing HQ of the Company
May 2003
Head of Customer Service, and General Manager of CS of the Company
May 2006
Executive Officer of the Company
Sep. 2007
Group Head of Customer and Product Management of the Company
Mar. 2008
Group Environment Manager of the Company
May 2010
President and Representative Director of AEON Fantasy Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013
Senior Executive Officer and Food Product Planning Division Manager of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
May 2013
Director of AEON RETAIL Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2016
President and Representative Director of Bio C’ Bon Japon CO, LTD.
Mar. 2019
Director, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, and Kinki Company Branch President of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2020
Director, Senior Executive Officer, and Kinki Company Branch President of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer, Merchandising of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2022
President and Representative Director of AEON TOPVALU CO., LTD. (current position)
Mar. 2023
Executive Vice President of the Company (current position)
May 2024
Director of the Company (current position)

Executive Officer GMS Business

Takemi Ide

Date of birth: April 4, 1962

Biography

Mar. 1985
Joined JUSCO Co., Ltd. (now AEON CO., LTD.)
Sep. 2001
General Manager of Fishery Product Development Department, SSM Merchandising Division, JUSCO Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2003
General Manager of Sales Floor Development, Delicatessen Merchandising Division, JUSCO Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2004
General Manager of Fishery Products Department, SSM Merchandising Division, JUSCO Co., Ltd.
Sep. 2008
General Manager of Delicatessen Products Department, Food Merchandising Division, AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
May 2011
Director and Manager of Product Division, MaxValu Tohoku Co., Ltd.(now, AEON TOHOKU Co.,Ltd.)
May 2014
President and Representative Director, Sanyo Marunaka Co., Ltd.(now, FUJI CO., LTD.)
Mar. 2017
Senior Managing Executive Officer and Minamikanto Company Branch President, AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2018
Executive Officer, Director, Vice President and Chief Officer of Sales, AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2019
President and Representative Director, AEON Retail Co., Ltd. (current position)
Mar. 2024
Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2024
Executive Officer and Chief Officer of GMS (current position)

Executive Officer Supermarket Business

Keiji Kamio

Date of birth: July 11, 1957

Biography

Mar. 1980
Joined Yaohan Co., Ltd. (now Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.)
Feb. 1998
General Manager of the Sales Coordinator Department of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2003
Dairy Manager of the Product Control Department of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2004
Division Manager of the Store Management Department of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.
May 2004
Director of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.
May 2008
Executive Director of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.
May 2011
Division Manager of the Product Control Department of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.
May 2013
President and Representative Director of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer, Supermarket Business of the Company (current position)
May 2022
Chairman of Maxvalu Tokai Co., Ltd. (current position)
May 2023
Director of FUJI CO.,LTD. (current position)

Executive Officer Discount Store Business

Manabu Oike

Date of birth: December 15, 1957

Biography

Mar. 1981
Joined the Company
Apr. 2000
GM, Miyagi/Fukushima/Yamagata Regional Merchandising, SSM Merchandise HQ of the Company
May 2001
Deputy GM, Merchandising of MINISTOP CO., LTD.
Feb. 2003
GM, Deli Business of MINISTOP CO., LTD.
Mar. 2004
GM, Merchandise Reform, Delica Merchandising HQ of the Company
Sep. 2006
GM, My Basket Business of the Company
Sep. 2011
Representative Director and President of My Basket CO.,LTD.
Mar. 2013
CEO of Strategic Small Store Business of the Company
Mar. 2014
Senior Executive Officer, CEO of SM/DS/Small Store Business of the Company
Feb. 2015
Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2015
Small Store Business E-commerce Chairperson of the Company
Feb. 2018
Chairman and Representative Director of MINISTOP CO., LTD.
Nov. 2020
Discount Store Business of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2021
Executive Officer, Discount Store Business of the Company (current position)

Executive Officer Strategy

Motoyuki Shikata

Date of birth: November 20, 1973

Biography

Apr. 1996
Joined AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
Sep. 2006
General Manager of the Strategy Department of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
Jan. 2009
General Manager of the International Business Department, and General Manager of the Steering Committee Management Department of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
May 2009
Chairman of AEON DELIGHT (CHINA) CO., LTD.
Sep. 2010
Division Manager of the International Division of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
May 2012
Executive Officer, China Division Chief Officer of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
May 2016
Director and Executive Officer of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
Oct. 2018
Group Chief Strategy Officer and Division Manager of the Group Strategy Division of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
Jul. 2019
Director, Senior Executive Officer, Group Strategy and Digital Solutions Management and Manager of the Group Strategy Division of AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD.
Mar. 2020
Chief Strategy Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer, Strategy of the Company (current position)

Executive Officer Business Development and Branding

Tsukasa Ojima

Date of birth: August 24, 1963

Biography

Apr. 1986
Joined Sanwa Bank, Limited (now MUFG Bank, Ltd.)
Jan. 2005
General Manager of the Financial Corporation Group, Investment Banking Headquarters of Lehman Brothers Japan Inc.
Oct. 2008
Managing Director of the Investment Banking Department of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2012
Executive Officer in charge of Investment Banking and Merchant Banking of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2014
Executive Officer in charge of Wealth Management of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2018
Director, Vice President and Executive Officer of Wealth Management, Inc.
Jun. 2021
Joined the Company
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer, Business Development and Branding of the Company (current position)

Executive Officer Finance and Business Management

Hiroaki Egawa

Date of birth: May 3, 1966

Biography

Apr. 1989
Joined The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd. (now Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
Jul. 2013
Deputy General Manager of the Americas Business Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2014
General Manager of the Yokohama Sales Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2015
Manager of the Yokohama Bank of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2017
General Manager of the Twelfth Sales Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2019
General Manager of the Americas First Sales Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Jun. 2021
Joined the Company
Sep. 2021
Chief Affiliate Companies Officer of the Company
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer, Finance and Business Management of the Company (current position)

Executive Officer Logistics

Daisuke Tezuka

Date of birth: September 19, 1975

Biography

Sep. 2002
Joined AEON CREDIT SERVICE CO., LTD.(now AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd.)
Jun. 2006
AEON Financial Project Co., Ltd. (now AEON BANK, LTD.)
Nov. 2007
General Manager of the Planning Department of AEON BANK, LTD.
Jul. 2011
Strategy Department of the Company
Mar. 2014
General Manager of the Strategy Department of the Company
May 2016
Representative Director of United Super Markets Holdings Inc.
Mar. 2017
President and Representative Director of Maxvalu Kanto Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2019
Representative Director and Executive Vice President of United Super Markets Holdings Inc.
Mar. 2021
Chief Logistics Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2022
Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2022
President and Representative Director of AEON GLOBAL SCM CO.,LTD. (current position)

Executive Officer China Business

Toshiya Goto

Date of birth: July 7, 1960

Biography

Mar. 1984
Joined the Company
Mar. 2008
General Manager of Niigata Business Division of the Company
Nov. 2010
General Manager of Sales Division of BEIJING AEON CO., LTD.
May 2011
President of BEIJING AEON CO., LTD.
May 2013
President of Qingdao AEON Dongtai Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2015
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, and Kinki & Hokuriku Company Branch President of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2018
Senior Managing Executive Officer and Kinki Company Branch President of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2019
Director and Vice President, Executive Officer, Chief Merchandising Officer and Chief Officer of Inner Casual Business of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2020
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Merchandising Officer of AEON Retail Co., Ltd. (current position)
Mar. 2023
Executive Officer, China Business of the Company (current position)
Apr. 2023
Representative Director of AEON (CHINA) CO., LTD.
Mar. 2024
Representative Director, CEO of AEON (CHINA) CO., LTD. (current position)

Executive Officer Vietnam Business

Yasuyuki Furusawa

Date of birth: October 21, 1972

Biography

Apr. 1995
Joined the Company
Mar. 2011
General Manager of Strategy Department of the Company
May 2014
President of BEIJING AEON CO., LTD.
Feb. 2018
President and Representative Director of My Basket CO., LTD.
Mar. 2021
Director and President of AEON VIETNAM Co., LTD. (current position)
Mar. 2023
Executive Officer, Vietnam Business of the Company (current position)

Executive Officer Malaysia Business

Naoya Okada

Date of birth: August 18, 1983

Biography

Jan. 2015
Joined AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Nov. 2015
Organic Business Project Team, AEON Co., Ltd.
Nov. 2016
Division Manager, Bio c' Bon Japon Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2019
Representative Director and President, Bio c' Bon Japon Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2020
President and Representative Director, AEON SIGNA Sports United Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2022
Director and Vice President, AEON Malaysia
Mar. 2024
Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2024
Executive Officer and Chief Officer of Malaysia Business (current position)

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