News of 2021

News Release
March 31, 2021

Prospective members of the Board and Election of Executive Officers

 METAWATER Co., Ltd. hereby announces that at a meeting of the Board of Directors held on March 26, 2021, it was resolved to make the following prospective members of the Board. The Company also adopted a resolution on the election of Executive Officers.
 The prospective members of the Board will be officially appointed following approval at the regular general shareholders' meeting to be held on June 22, 2021 and at the ensuing Board of Directors' Meeting.

 

Prospective Members of the Board
1. Prospective Members of the Board

Yasushi Nakamura (Reappointment) (Currently President and Representative Director)
Akira Kato (Reappointment) (Currently Director)
Noboru Okuda (Reappointment) (Currently Director)
Kenji Yamaguchi (Reappointment) (Currently Director)
Kaoru Aizawa *1*2
(Reappointment) (Currently Outside Director)
Fumiko Kosao *1*2
(Reappointment) (Currently Outside Director)
Tsuneo Tanai *1*2 (Newly elected )

*1 Candidate for Outside Director
*2 Independent Director

2. Prospective New Members of the Board

Name Business Career

Tsuneo Tanai
(Born on January 24, 1957)

April 1981 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
June 2004 Managing Director, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
April 2006 Vice President and Director, Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
June 2006 Managing Officer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
April 2008 President and Director, Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
April 2009 Chief Officer, Automobile Operations, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
June 2009 Director
April 2011 Managing Officer and Director
June 2011 President & CEO and Representative Director, Keihin Corporation
June 2016 Fellow, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (current)
June 2019 Outside Director, IWASAKI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (current) 

To present

 

3. Directors Scheduled to Retire

Susumu Sakabe Outside Director
Motofumi Matsumura Outside Director
Keiichiro Sue Outside Director

 

4. Prospective New Member of Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Name Business Career

Taku Fukui
(Born on August 24, 1961)

April 1987 Registered as attorney (Daini Tokyo Bar Association)
April 1987 Joined Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices
April 2004 Professor, Keio University Law School (Graduate School of Law)(current)
June 2005 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (current)
January 2009 Managing Partner, Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices (current)
June 2017 Outside Director, Yamaha Corporation (current)

To present

 

Election of Executive Officers
1. Election of Executive Officers (effective April 1, 2021)

Name New Title Current Title
Yasushi Nakamura (Reappointment) President & Chief Executive Officer
Akira Kato (Reappointment) Vice President and Executive Officer
Noboru Okuda (Reappointment) Senior Executive Officer
Makoto Shimizu (Reappointment) Senior Executive Officer
Masashi Sakai (Reappointment) Senior Executive Officer
Eiji Nakamura (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Kenji Yamaguchi (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Michio Fujii (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Masahiro Takagi (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Masayuki Nakagawa (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Yoshito Ezure (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Tsugio Kusano (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Susumu Kadowaki (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Koichi Yamaguchi (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Ken Akikawa (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Tatsuo Kato (Reappointment) Executive Officer
Hiroyuki Nakano (Newly elected) Executive Officer Deputy Executive General Manager, Service Solution Division
Hajime Ito (Newly elected) Executive Officer Deputy Executive General Manager, Plant Engineering Division

 

2. Changes of Duties (Effective April 1, 2021) * Underline indicates changes.

Name New Duties Current Duties
Yasushi Nakamura Responsible for Business Execution Responsible for Business Execution
Akira Kato

Assistant to Person Responsible for Business Execution
Executive General Manager, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Responsible for Corporate Administration Department, Affiliates Coordination Department, and Legal Department, Corporate Strategy Planning Division

Assistant to Person Responsible for Business Execution
Executive General Manager, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Responsible for Corporate Administration Department, Affiliates Coordination Department, and Legal Department, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Noboru Okuda

Executive General Manager, Plant Engineering Division
Responsible for Product Center
Responsible for Quality Assurance Office

Executive General Manager, Plant Engineering Division
Responsible for Product Center
Responsible for Quality Assurance Office

Makoto Shimizu

President and Representative Director,
METAWATER TECH Co., Ltd.

Executive General Manager, Service Solution Division
President and Representative Director,
METAWATER TECH Co., Ltd.

Masashi Sakai Executive General Manager, PPP Division Executive General Manager, PPP Division
Eiji Nakamura

METAWATER SERVICE Co., Ltd.
President and Representative Director

METAWATER SERVICE Co., Ltd.
President and Representative Director

Kenji Yamaguchi

Executive General Manager, Business Strategy Division
Responsible for WBC Center

Executive General Manager, Business Strategy Division
Responsible for WBC Center

Michio Fujii

Deputy Executive General Manager, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Executive General Manager, HR & General Affairs Planning Office, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Responsible for CSR Promotion Office, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Executive General Manager, Export Control Office
Responsible for Risk Management

Deputy Executive General Manager, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Executive General Manager, HR & General Affairs Planning Office, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Responsible for CSR Promotion Office, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Executive General Manager, Export Control Office
Responsible for Risk Management
Masahiro Takagi Executive General Manager, Sales & Marketing Division Executive General Manager, Sales & Marketing Division
Masayuki Nakagawa

Executive General Manager, Financial Planning Office, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Responsible for Information Technology Planning Department, Corporate Strategy Planning Division

Executive General Manager, Financial Planning Office, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Responsible for Information Technology Planning Department, Corporate Strategy Planning Division
Yoshito Ezure Deputy Executive General Manager, International Business Division Deputy Executive General Manager, International Business Division
Tsugio Kusano

Executive General Manager, Plant Construction Division
Responsible for Safety and Health Management Office

Executive General Manager, Plant Construction Center
Responsible for Safety and Health Management Office

Susumu Kadowaki Deputy Executive General Manager, Sales & Marketing Division Deputy Executive General Manager, Sales & Marketing Division
Koichi Yamaguchi

Deputy Executive General Manager, Plant Construction Division
Responsible for Cost Engineering Center

Executive General Manager, Cost Engineering Center
Ken Akikawa Executive General Manager, International Business Division Executive General Manager, International Business Division
Tatsuo Kato Deputy Executive General Manager, Plant Engineering Division Deputy Executive General Manager, Plant Engineering Division
Hiroyuki Nakano Executive General Manager, Service Solution Division -
Hajime Ito Deputy Executive General Manager, Plant Engineering Division -

* Concurrent positions held by officers at Group companies in Japan and overseas have been omitted.