Member of the Board and Corporate Officer

Corporate Governance

Profile, Reason for Designation,
and Activity of Board of Directors

Member of the Board and Corporate Officer

as of June 26th, 2020

Name Position Profile Reason for Designation
Isao Matsumoto President (Representative),
CEO
Apr. 1985 Joined the Company
Jun. 2013 Member of the Board, Director of LSI Production Headquarters
Jun. 2016 Member of the Board, Director of LSI Production Headquarters and LSI Product Development Headquarters
Sep. 2017 Member of the Board, in charge of LSI
Sep. 2018 Member of the Board, in charge of Wafer Process
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Director of WP Production Headquarters
Sep. 2019 Member of the Board, Managing Executive Officer, in charge of Quality, Safety and Production
May. 2020 President (Representative), Chief Executive Officer
Jun. 2020 President (Representative), CEO (Current Position)
Isao Matsumoto has attanined an abundant of knowledge and experience through operations in the production department centered on LSI.And he has an superior ability for quality improvement and production technology,has a global perspective through management at overseas factories,and contributes to improve corporate value of whole group by strong leadership.
Katsumi Azuma Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer, COO and Senior Director of Sales Apr. 1989 Joined the Company
Jun. 2013 Member of the Board, Director of Discrete Production Headquarters
Feb. 2014 Member of the Board, Director of Discrete Module Production Headquarters
Jan. 2017 Managing Director, Member of the Board, Director of Discrete Production Headquarters and in charge of Module Production Headquarters
Mar. 2017 Managing Director, Member of the Board, Director of Discrete Production Headquarters and in charge of Optical Module Production Headquarters
Jul. 2017 Senior Managing Director, Member of the Board, in charge of Discrete and Optical Module
Sep. 2018 Senior Managing Director, Member of the Board, in charge of Manufacturing
Feb. 2019 Senior Managing Director, Member of the Board, in charge of Development, Production and Corporate Marketing Strategy
Jun. 2019 Senior Managing Director, Member of the Board, in charge of Business and Strategy
Sep. 2019 Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer, in charge of Business and Strategy
Jan. 2020 Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer, LSI Business Management (Current Position)
Jun. 2020 Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer, COO and Senior Director of Sales (Current Position)
Katsumi Azuma has attained an abundant knowledge and experience in quality improvement and production engineering primarily through the duties in production sections of semiconductors or electronic components, and he has superior ability in controlling and promoting business strategically.
Masahiko Yamazaki Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of Administrative Headquarters and in charge of CSR Mar. 1982 Joined the Company
Jun. 2010 Member of the Board, Director of Administrative Headquarters
Aug. 2016 Member of the Board, Director of Administrative Headquarters and CSR Headquarters
Jul. 2017 Member of the Board, Director of Administrative Headquarters, Accounting & Finance Headquarters and CSR Headquarters
Jun. 2018 Member of the Board, in charge of General Affairs, Environment and CSR
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Director of Administrative Headquarters and CSR Headquarters
Sep. 2019 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of Administrative Headquarters and CSR Headquarters
Apr. 2020 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of Administrative Headquarters and in charge of CSR (Current Position)
Masahiko Yamazaki has attained an abundant knowledge and experience through the duties in the administration sections such as general affairs, human affairs and legal affairs, and he has superior ability in managing administration sections of the ROHM group.
Kunio Uehara Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of Accounting & Finance Headquarters Mar. 1983 Joined the Company
Jun. 2018 Member of the Board, Director of Accounting & Finance Headquarters and in charge of Finance
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Director of Accounting & Finance Headquarters
Sep. 2019 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of Accounting & Finance Headquarters (Current Position)
Kunio Uehara has attained an abundant knowledge and experience through the duties of the accounting and financial, and he has superior ability in carrying out the strategic financial operations of the ROHM Group.
Tetsuo Tateishi Member of the Board, CTO and Senior Director of LSI Business Jul. 2014 Joined the Company
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Director of LSI Development Headquarters
Sep. 2019 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of LSI Development Headquarters
Jan. 2020 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of LSI Business Unit
Jun. 2020 Member of the Board, CTO and Senior Director of LSI Business (Current Position)
Tetsuo Tateishi has attained highly specialized expertise and abundant experience as an LSI developer, and he is familiar with a broad range of LSI technologies and he has superior ability in carrying out the business strategically.
Kazuhide Ino Member of the Board,
CSO and Senior Director of Power Device Business
Apr. 1999 Joined the Company
Sep. 2019 Corporate Officer, Director of Power Device Production Headquarters
Jan. 2020 Corporate Officer, Director of Power Device Business Unit
Jun. 2020 Member of the Board, CSO and Senior Director of Power Device Business
Kazuhide Ino has attained an abundant knowledge and experience through the duties in technology developmentsections of LSI or Power Device, and he has superior ability in promoting Power Device business, which the ROHM Group has strength.
Koichi Nishioka Member of the Board (Outside) Apr. 1971 Reporter working at the Editorial Office of Nikkei, Inc.
Mar. 1991 Editorial Writer & Member of Nikkei, Inc.
Apr. 2003 Columnist of Nikkei, Inc.
Apr. 2008 Professor of Senshu Universityand Visiting Columnist of Nikkei, Inc.
Jun. 2011 Member of the Board (Current Position)
Koichi Nishioka has given advices and suggestions to the Company in terms of management and other issues by sharing broad-based insight and rich experience as a longtime economic press reporter, and he will be expected to be able to perform his duties properly as an independent Members of the Board (Outside).
Hiroyuki Nii Member of the Board (Outside), Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Full-time) Apr. 1981 Joined The Daiwa Bank (The Resona Bank)Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2006 Group Leader of Real Estate Division of Resona Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2011 Senior Managing Director of The Resona Foundation for Asia and Oceania
Jun. 2016 Company Auditor of the Company (Full Time)
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Full Time) (Current Position)
Hiroyuki Nii will be expected to be able to utilize knowledge and insight through long-time experience at a financial institution and abundant experience as the full-time Company Auditor of the Company to coordination with the Internal Audit Department and to strengthen audit and supervisory functions of the Board of Directors from an independent perspective.
Hidero Chimori Member of the Board (Outside), Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Apr. 1983 Attorney at law (Member of Osaka Bar Association) Joined Miyake & Partners
May. 2002 Managing Partner of Miyake & Partners
Jun. 2016 Outside Director of Kobe Steel, Ltd. and Company Auditor of the Company
May. 2019 Partner of Miyake & Partners (Current Position)
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Current Position)
Hidero Chimori will be expected to be able to utilize professional knowledge and experience, wide insight as an attorney-at-law to ensuring the proper decision-making of the Board of Directors and to strengthen audit and supervisory functions of the Board of Directors from an independent perspective.
Toshiro Miyabayashi Member of the Board (Outside), Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Jul. 1985 Joined Eiwa Audit Corporation(Currently KPMG AZSA LLC)
Sep. 1990Registered as CPA
Jun. 2007Partner of KPMG AZSA LLC
Aug. 2016Founded Miyabayashi Accounting Office
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Current Position)
Toshiro Miyabayashi will be expected to be able to utilize professional knowledge and experience, wide insight as a certified public accountant to strengthen decision-making functions and audit and supervisory functions of the Board of Directors from an independent perspective.
Kumiko Tanaka Member of the Board (Outside), Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Jan. 1994 Joined KPMG Century Audit Corporation (Currently KPMG AZSA LLC)
Apr. 1997 Registered as CPA
May. 2008 Partner of KPMG AZSA LLC
Sep. 2017 Joined Midosuji Audit Corporation
Feb. 2018 Partner of Midosuji Audit Corporation
Jun. 2019 Member of the Board, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Current Position)
Jul. 2019 Managing Partner ofMidosuji Audit Corporation (Current Position)
Kumiko Tanaka will be expected to be able to utilize professional knowledge and experience as a certified public accountant as well as a global perspective nurtured through overseas assignments to strengthen decision-making functions and audit and supervisory functions of the Board of Directors from an independent perspective.
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    Koichi Nishioka, Hiroyuki Nii, Hidero Chimori, Toshiro Miyabayashi and Kumiko Tanaka are Members of the Board (Outside), and the Company has designated them as Independent Directors pursuant to the rules of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

In order to complement functions of the Board of Directors and establish a more flexible management structure which can appropriately and swiftly respond to the rapidly, ROHM have introduced corporate officer system since Sep 2019.
Corporate Officers not holding “Member of the Board” are listed below.

Name Position
Tetsuo Aoki Corporate Officer, Director of Sales Innovation Headquarters
Koji Yamamoto Corporate Officer, Director of Supply Chain Management Headquarters
Hiroshi Kanegae Corporate Officer, Director of AP Production Headquarters
Syoji Higashida Corporate Officer, Group General Manager of WP Production Headquarters
Masayuki Yagi Corporate Officer, Marketing and Sales