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Corporate Officers

As of October 1, 2021

Directors (* Representative Director)

President & CEO Masayoshi Fujimoto* CEO
Executive Vice President Seiichi Tanaka* CFO
Executive Management of General Accounting, Business Accounting, Finance, IR, Financial Solutions, Controller Office
Executive Vice President Ryutaro Hirai* Advisor to the President
Executive Management of Business Group (Automotive, Aerospace & Transportation Project, Infrastructure & Healthcare, Metals, Mineral Resources & Recycling)
East Asia region
Senior Managing Executive Officer Masao Goto Executive Management of Business Group (Chemicals, Consumer Industry & Agriculture Business, Retail & Consumer Service)
Outside Director Kayoko Naito  
Outside Director Norio Otsuka  
Outside Director Naoko Saiki  
Outside Director Ungyong Shu  
Kayoko Naito, Norio Otsuka, Naoko Saiki and Ungyong Shu satisfy the requirements to be outside directors as stipulated in the Companies Act.

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (full-time) Masaaki Kushibiki
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (full-time) Takehiro Honda
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kazunori Yagi
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Michiko Nagasawa
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kazuhiro Yamamoto
Kazunori Yagi, Michiko Nagasawa and Kazuhiro Yamamoto satisfy the requirements to be outside Audit & Supervisory Board Members as stipulated in the Companies Act.

Skills Matrix

Executive Officers

President

Masayoshi Fujimoto CEO

Executive Vice President

Seiichi Tanaka CFO
Executive Management of General Accounting, Business Accounting, Finance, IR, Financial Solutions, Controller Office
Ryutaro Hirai Advisor to the President
Executive Management of Business Group (Automotive, Aerospace & Transportation Project, Infrastructure & Healthcare, Metals, Mineral Resources & Recycling)
East Asia region

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Shigeru Nishihara President & CEO for the Americas
President, Sojitz Corporation of America
Tsutomu Tanaka President & CEO for China
Chairman, Sojitz (China) Co., Ltd.
Chairman & President, Sojitz (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Chairman, Sojitz (Dalian) Co., Ltd. Sojitz (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., and Sojitz (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Masao Goto Executive Management of Business Group (Chemicals, Consumer Industry & Agriculture Business, Retail & Consumer Service)
Haruo Inoue CISO
Executive Management of Internal Control Administration Department, ERP Transition Office

Managing Executive Officer

Yasushi Nishimura General Manager, Kansai Office
Koichi Yamaguchi COO, Aerospace & Transportation Project Division
Koji Izutani COO, Consumer Industry & Agriculture Business Division
Shigeya Kusano President & CEO for Asia & Oceania
Managing Director, Sojitz Asia Pte. Ltd.
General Manager, Singapore Branch
Masaaki Bito COO, Metals, Mineral Resources & Recycling Division
Satoru Takahama President & CEO for Europe, Russia & NIS
Managing Director, Sojitz Europe plc
Masakazu Hashimoto COO, Infrastructure & Healthcare Division
Yoshiki Manabe COO, General Accounting Department, Business Accounting Department, Finance Department, IR Office

Executive Officer

Takafumi Ogasawara COO, Risk Management Department
Naoki Yokoyama A member of the Board of Management, General Director, CEO, Saigon Paper Corporation
Toshifumi Murata Vice President for the Americas (South America)
Chairman, Sojitz do Brasil S.A.
Kyosuke Sasaki Chairman, solvadis deutschland gmbh
Hiroto Murai COO, Retail & Consumer Service Division
Ikuo Koinuma COO, Portfolio Transformation Office
Masanori Kawakami COO, Internal Control Administration Department, ERP Transition Office
Tatsuya Morita CCO
COO, Legal Department, Public Relations Department
Yasuhisa Nakao COO, Business Innovation Office
Kazuhisa Yumikura COO, Financial Solutions Department, Controller Office
Taro Okamura President & CEO for Southwest Asia
Chairman, Sojitz India Private Ltd.
Toshiaki Kasai COO, Human Resources Department, General Affairs & IT Operation Department
Yumie Endo General Manager, IR Office
Kosuke Uemura COO, Chemicals Division
Tatsuhiko Kanetake COO, Automotive Division
Makoto Shibuya COO, Corporate Planning Department, Corporate Sustainability Office

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