RIKEN CORPORATION

Company Information

Management Board

Management Board

Directors

  • Chairman
    Noritada Okano

    Date of Birth : Dec. 30, 1948

    Chairman & CEO Noritada Okano

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    Jul. 1973
    Joined Riken Corporation
    Jun. 1998
    General Manager of Overseas Sales and Marketing Division
    Jun. 1999
    Director, General Manager of Overseas Sales and Marketing Division
    Jun. 2003
    Managing Director, General Manager of Sales Head Office
    Jun. 2006
    Senior Managing Director, General Manager of Sales Head Office
    Jun. 2008
    Representative Director, Vice President, General Manager of Sales Head Office
    Jun. 2009
    Representative Director, President
    Jun. 2015
    Representative Director, Chairman & CEO (Current)

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  • President
    Kaoru Itoh

    Date of Birth : Apr. 9, 1953

    President & COO Kaoru Itoh

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    Apr. 1976
    Joined Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd.
    Apr. 2005
    Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
    Mar. 2008
    Representative Director, President of Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.
    May. 2012
    Advisor of Riken Corporation
    Jun. 2012
    Managing Director
    Jun. 2013
    Senior Managing Director, Chairman of the Corporate Strategy Committee
    Jun. 2015
    Representative Director, President & COO  (Current)

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  • Vice President
    Kenichiro Takagi

    Date of Birth : Feb. 16, 1952

    Vice President & CTO Kenichiro Takagi

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    Apr. 1977
    Joined Riken Corporation
    Dec. 1998
    General Manager of Casting Components Division
    Jun. 2002
    Director, General Manager of Precision Components Division
    Jun. 2005
    Managing Director, General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
    Jun. 2011
    Managing Director
    Jun. 2013
    Senior Managing Director
    Jun. 2015
    Representative Director, Vice President & CTO (Current)

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  • Director
    Hitoshi Murayama

    Date of Birth : Dec. 17, 1952

    Managing Director Hitoshi Murayama

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    Apr. 1975
    Joined Riken Corporation
    Jun. 2002
    Director, Vice President of Allied Ring Corporation
    Jun. 2005
    Director, General Manager of Piston Ring Division of Riken Corporation
    Oct. 2009
    Director of Riken Corporation & Director, President of Allied Ring Corporation
    Mar. 2012
    Director, Project Manager of Tsurugi Plant Enhancement Project
    Jun. 2013
    Managing Director, General Manager of Kashiwazaki Plant
    May. 2016
    Director, Managing Executive Officer(Current)

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  • Director
    Kazuyoshi Takaki

    Date of Birth : Apr. 15, 1953

    Managing Director Kazuyoshi Takaki

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    Apr. 1972
    Joined Riken Corporation
    Jan. 2004
    Director, President of Riken Automobile Parts (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.
    Jun. 2009
    Director of Riken Corporation & Director, President of Riken Automobile Parts (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.
    Oct. 2009
    Director, General Manager of Quality Assurance Division
    May. 2011
    Director, General Manager of Casting Components Division
    Jun. 2013
    Managing Director
    May. 2016
    Director, Managing Executive Officer(Current)

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  • Director
    Yasunori Maekawa

    Date of Birth : Feb. 27, 1958

    Managing Director Yasunori Maekawa

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    Mar. 1986
    Joined Riken Corporation
    Feb. 2004
    General Manager of Nagoya Sales Division
    Jun. 2010
    Director, Chairman of Overseas Committee
    May. 2013
    Director
    Jun. 2015
    Managing Director
    May. 2016
    Director, Managing Executive Officer(Current)

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  • Director
    Donald E. McNulty

    Date of Birth : Oct. 11, 1952

    Director Donald E. McNulty

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    Oct. 1983
    Joined Riken Metal Products Corporation
    Oct. 1995
    Director, Vice President of Riken of America Inc.
    Jan. 2003
    Director, President
    Jun. 2011
    Director of Riken Corporation & Director, President of Riken of America Inc.
    May. 2016
    Director, Managing Executive Officer(Current)

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  • Outside Director
    Toshinori Kanemoto

    Date of Birth : Aug. 24, 1945

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    Apr. 1968
    Joined National Police Agency
    Aug. 1995
    Director-General of International Affairs Department of National Police Agency
    Oct. 1996
    President of ICPO-INTERPOL
    Apr. 2001
    Director of Cabinet Intelligence, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan
    Jan. 2007
    Registered as Attorney-at-Law
    Feb. 2007
    Of-Counsel of City-Yuwa Partners (Current)
    Jun. 2015
    Outside Director of Riken Corporation(Current)
    Concurrent Post
    • Of-Counsel of City-Yuwa Partners
    • Outside Director of Nomura Holdings, Inc.
    • Outside Corporate Auditor of JX Holdings, Inc.
    • Outside Corporate Auditor of Nippon Television Holdings, Inc.

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  • Outside Director
    Eiji Hirano

    Date of Birth : Sep. 15, 1950

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    Apr. 1973
    Joined Bank of Japan
    May. 1999
    Director-General of International Department of Bank of Japan
    Jun. 2002
    Executive Director of Bank of Japan
    Jun. 2006
    Director, Vice President of Toyota Financial Services Corporation
    Jun. 2014
    Executive Advisor of Toyota Financial Services Corporation (Current)
    Sep. 2014
    Director, Vice Chairman of MetLife, Inc.
    May. 2015
    Director, Representative Statutory Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of MetLife, Inc. (Current)
    Jun. 2015
    Outside Director of Riken Corporation (Current)
    Concurrent Post
    • Executive Advisor of Toyota Financial Services Corporation
    • Director, Representative Statutory Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of MetLife, Inc.
    • Outside Director of NTT DATA Corporation

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Corporate Auditors

  • Corporate Auditor
    Noboru Nakatani

    Date of Birth : May. 9, 1952

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    Apr. 1976
    Joined Riken Corporation
    Jun. 2007
    General Manager of Piping Components Sales Division
    Mar. 2009
    General Manager of Overseas Operations Division
    Jun. 2012
    Corporate Auditor (Current)

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  • Outside Corporate Auditor
    Nobuhisa Kobayashi

    Date of Birth : August. 2, 1953

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    Apr. 1977
    Joined Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd.
    May. 2006
    Director, Administrative Manager of Japan Magement Systems, Inc.
    May. 2008
    Managing Director of Japan Magement Systems, Inc.
    May. 2009
    Director , Vice President of Japan Magement Systems, Inc.
    May. 2013
    Director , President of Japan Magement Systems, Inc.
    June.2016
    Outside Corporate Auditor of Riken Corporation (Current)

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  • Outside Corporate Auditor
    Shuji Iwamura

    Date of Birth : Sep. 16, 1949

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    Apr. 1976
    Public Prosecuter
    Jun. 2010
    Superintending Prosecutor, Sendai High Public Prosecutors Office
    Aug. 2011
    Superintending Prosecutor, Nagoya High Public Prosecutors Office
    Jul. 2012
    Retired Superintending Prosecutor of the Nagoya High Public Prosecutor
    Oct. 2012
    Registered as Attorney-at-Law
    Jun. 2013
    Outside Corporate Auditor of Riken Corporation (Current)
    Concurrent Post
    • Advisor of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
    • Outside Corporate Auditor of FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
    • Outside Corporate Auditor of CANON ELECTRONICS INC.
    • Outside Corporate Auditor of Hokkaido Bank, Ltd.

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Executive officers

  • CEO
    Noritada Okano
  • COO
    Kaoru Itoh
  • CTO
    Kenichiro Takagi
  • Managing Executive Officer
    Hitoshi Murayama
  • Managing Executive Officer
    Kazuyoshi Takaki
  • Managing Executive Officer
    Yasunori Maekawa
  • Managing Executive Officer
    Shigemasa Hayasaka
  • Managing Executive Officer
    Donald E. McNulty
  • Executive Officer
    Akira Kunimoto
  • Executive Officer
    Masahiro Sekimoto
  • Executive Officer
    Yutaka Sato
  • Executive Officer
    Takashi Fujii
  • Executive Officer
    Hiroyuki Oya
  • Executive Officer
    Hidehiro Sakaba
  • Executive Officer
    Masaaki Yamaguchi