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: Jun. 17, 1951

Biography

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

 Director / President and Representative Executive Officer  

Akio Yoshida

Date of Birth: May 26, 1960

Biography

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

Director / Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer Finance and Business Management

Akinori Yamashita

Date of birth: Jan. 1, 1954

Biography

Apr. 1977
Joined the Company
May 2004
Appointed Executive Officer of the Company
May 2005
Appointed Managing Executive Officer of the Company
May 2007
Appointed Managing Director of The Daiei, Inc.
May 2010
Appointed Director and Senior Executive Vice President of The Daiei, Inc.
Sep. 2013
Appointed Executive Officer, Chief Officer of Finance of the Company
Mar. 2014
Appointed Senior Managing Executive Officer, CEO of Financial Services Business and Chief Officer of E-money Business of the Company
Jun. 2014
Appointed President and Representative Director of Aeon Financial Service Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016
Appointed Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, CFO of the Company
Mar. 2016
Appointed Chairman and Representative Director of Aeon Retail Co., Ltd.
May 2016
Appointed Director of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2017
Appointed Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, CFO, Business Management of the Company
Mar. 2017
Appointed Director of Aeon Retail Co., Ltd.
May 2018
Appointed Director of AEON STORES (HONG KONG) CO., LTD. (current position)
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer (current position)
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Officer, Finance and Business Management of the company (current position)

Outside Directors

Director Audit Committee Member / Chairman of the Compensation Committee

Takashi Tsukamoto

Date of birth: Aug. 2, 1950

Biography

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

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

Kotaro Ohno

Date of birth: Apr. 1, 1952

Biography

Apr. 1976
Appointed Public Prosecutor of Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
Dec. 2001
Appointed Deputy Secretary-General of Cabinet’s Task Force on Judicial Reform
Aug. 2005
Appointed Director-General of the General Affairs Department of Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
Jul. 2007
Appointed Director-General of the Criminal Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Justice
Jul. 2009
Appointed Vice-Minister of Justice
Aug. 2011
Appointed Superintending Prosecutor of Sendai High Public Prosecutors Office
Jul. 2012
Appointed Superintending Prosecutor of Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
Jul. 2014
Appointed Prosecutor-General
Nov. 2016
Appointed Special Counsel of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (current position)
May. 2017
Appointed Outside Director of the Company (current position)
Jun. 2017
Appointed President of International Civil and Commercial Law Centre Foundation (current position)
Jun. 2017
Appointed Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Komatsu Ltd. (current position)
Jun. 2017
Appointed Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of ITOCHU Corporation (current position)

Director Nomination Committee Member / Compensation Committee Member

Peter Child

Date of Birth: Mar. 25, 1958

Biography

Sep. 1976
Joined United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Jun. 1980
Joined Michelin Tyre Company
Jan. 1984
Joined McKinsey & Co., London
Aug. 1987
Appointed Manager of McKinsey & Co., Los Angeles
Aug. 1988
Appointed Partner of McKinsey & Co., London
Aug. 1990
Appointed Senior Partner of McKinsey & Co., Paris
Apr. 2007
Appointed Senior Partner of McKinsey & Co., London
Mar. 2015
Appointed Senior Partner of McKinsey & Co., Hong Kong
May 2018
Appointed Outside Director of the Company (current position)
May 2020
Appointed Independent Director and Chairman of the Board of Board Director of Maisons du Monde. (current position)

Director Audit Committee Member

Carrie Yu

Date of Birth: Sep. 30, 1958

Biography

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

Executive Officers

Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer Supermarket Business & Merchandising and Logistics

Motohiro Fujita

Date of birth: July 11, 1955

Biography

Mar. 1978
Joined KASUMI CO., LTD.
May 2000
Appointed Director of KASUMI CO., LTD.
May 2004
Appointed Managing Director of KASUMI CO., LTD.
Mar. 2005
Appointed Senior Executive Officer of KASUMI CO., LTD.
May 2007
Appointed Senior Managing Director of KASUMI CO., LTD.
Mar. 2012
Appointed President and Representative Director of KASUMI CO., LTD.
Mar. 2015
Appointed Executive Vice President of United Super Markets Holdings Inc.
Mar. 2017
Appointed Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2017
Appointed Executive Officer, Supermarket Business of the Company
Mar. 2017
Appointed President and Representative Director of United Super Markets Holdings Inc. (current position)
Mar. 2017
Appointed Director of KASUMI CO., LTD. (current position)
Mar. 2019
Appointed Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer (current position)
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Officer, Supermarket Business & Merchandising and Logistics of the company (current position)

Executive Vice President and Executive Officer China Business and Digital Business

Yuki Habu

Date of birth: Dec. 23, 1967

Biography

Apr. 1991
Joined the Company
Sep. 2004
Appointed General Manager of Administrative Department, Headquarters of Aeon China (currently Aeon South China)
Apr. 2006
Appointed Representative in Beijing, General Manager of General Affairs Department
Nov. 2007
Appointed Executive Vice President of Beijing Aeon
May 2009
Appointed CEO, Representative in Beijing, Strategy Development for China
Dec. 2011
Appointed Director of Aeon Group China, Headquarters
May 2013
Appointed CEO of Beijing China
Mar. 2014
Appointed Executive Officer, CEO of China Business
Mar. 2014
Appointed President and Representative Director of Aeon Group China, Headquarters (current position)
Mar. 2017
Appointed Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2017
Appointed Executive Officer, China Business of the Company
May 2017
Appointed Managing Director of AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Vice President and Executive Officer (current position)
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Officer, China Business and Digital Business of the company (current position)

Executive Officer Asean Business

Soichi Okazaki

Date of birth: Oct. 10, 1958

Biography

Mar. 1981
Joined the Company
Jul. 1995
Appointed Director of Guangdong Jusco Teem Stores Co., Ltd. (now Guangdong Aeon Teem Co., Ltd.)
Jun. 2001
Appointed Director and President of Jaya Jusco Stores Sdn. Bhd. (now Aeon Co. (M) Bhd.)
May 2005
Appointed Executive Officer of the Company
Jul. 2005
Appointed General Manager, Supercenter Business Division of the Company
Nov. 2005
Appointed Representative Director and President of Aeon Supercenter Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2009
Appointed General Manager, Corporate Marketing of the Company; Director and General Manager, Sales Planning Division of Aeon Retail Co., Ltd.
May 2011
Appointed President and CEO of Aeon Mall Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2012
Appointed Executive Officer and CEO, Shopping Center Development Business of the Company
Mar. 2013
Appointed Senior Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2014
Appointed CEO of General Merchandize Store Business and Shopping Center Development Business, and Chief, Asia Shift of the Company
Feb. 2015
Appointed Executive Officer, Chief General Merchandise Store Business Reform of the Company
Feb. 2015
Appointed President and CEO of Aeon Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016
Appointed Executive Officer, GMS Business of the Company
Mar. 2019
Appointed Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer
Mar. 2019
Appointed Executive Officer, GMS Business and International Business of the Company
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Officer (current position)
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Officer, Asean Business of the company (current position)

Executive Officer Logistics

Eiji Shibata

Date of birth: Jun. 3, 1955

Biography

Mar. 1979
Joined the Company
Sep. 1997
Appointed General Manager, Merchandising Department, Maxvalu Division of the Company
Feb. 2002
Appointed Director General, Maxvalu Division of the Company
Feb. 2004
Appointed Director General, Merchandising Strategy and Topvalu Division
Mar. 2006
Appointed Director and President of Aeon (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
May 2010
Appointed Representative Director and President of Maxvalu Kyushu Co., Ltd.
May 2012
Appointed Director of Aeon Global Merchandising Co., Ltd. (now Aeon Retail Co., Ltd.)
Mar. 2014
Appointed Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2014
Appointed CEO of Merchandising and Chief, Senior Shift of the Company
May 2014
Appointed Representative Director and President of Aeon Global Merchandising Co., Ltd. (now Aeon Retail Co., Ltd.)
Feb. 2015
Appointed Chief Merchandising Officer of the Company
Sep. 2015
Appointed President of Aeon Topvalu Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2017
Appointed Representative Director, Executive Officer, and Vice President of Aeon Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2019
Appointed Executive Officer, Merchandising and Logistics of the Company
Mar. 2020
Appointed Executive Officer, Logistics of the company (current position)

Executive Officer CSR & Communication

Kahori Miyake

Date of birth: Jul. 19, 1968

Biography

Jul. 1991
Joined the Company
Mar. 2006
Appointed Leader of Group Vision Planning Project 2020 of the Company
May 2007
Appointed General Manager of Branding Department of the Company
May 2008
Appointed Representative Director of Claire's Nippon Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013
Appointed General Manager of Group Customer Service Department of the Company
Mar. 2013
Appointed General Manager of Customer Service Department of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2014
Appointed Executive Officer of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2015
Appointed General Manager of Public Relations Department and General Manager of Customer Service Department of AEON Retail Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2017
Appointed Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
Mar. 2017
Appointed Executive Officer, CSR & Communication of the Company (current position)

Executive Officer Human Resources and Administration / Administration & Risk Management

Hiroyuki Watanabe

Date of birth: July 17, 1958

Biography

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

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