Member of the Board and Corporate Officer

Corporate Governance

Directors

Member of the Board and Corporate Officer

as of June 25th, 2021

Name Position Profile Reason for Designation
Isao Matsumoto President, CEO (Representative) 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, CEO (Representative) (Current Position)
Isao Matsumoto has attained an abundant knowledge and experience through the duties in Business Unit, as well as the global perspective through the experience overseas, contributes to improve corporate value of the whole group by strong leadership as the President.
Katsumi Azuma Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer, COO 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
Jan. 2021 Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer, COO, Senior Director of Production・Quality・Sales
Jun. 2021 Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer, COO (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.
Kazuhide Ino Member of the Board, Managing Executive Officer, CSO and Director of Accounting & Finance Headquarters 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
Jan. 2021 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, CSO
Jun. 2021 Member of the Board, Managing Executive Officer, CSO and Director of Accounting & Finance Headquarters (Current Position)
Kazuhide Ino has attained an abundant knowledge and experience through the duties in technology development sections of Power device and electronic components and he has superior ability in carrying out ROHM Group’s business strategically as CSO (Chief Strategy Officer).
Tetsuo Tateishi Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, CTO 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
Jan. 2021 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, CTO (Current Position)
Tetsuo Tateishi has attained highly specialized expertise and abundant experience as a developer, and he is familiar with a broad range of LSI technologies and he has superior ability in carrying out ROHM Group’s business strategically as CTO (Chief Technology Officer).
Koji Yamamoto Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of Supply Chain Management Headquarters, Director of Administrative Headquarters and in charge of Sustainability Apr. 1985 Joined the Company
Sep. 2019 Corporate Officer, Director of LSI Production Headquarters and in charge of Development of ATP Rationalization
Jun. 2020 Corporate Officer, Director of Supply Chain Management Headquarters
Jun. 2021 Member of the Board, Senior Corporate Officer, Director of Supply Chain Management Headquarters, Director of Administrative Headquarters and in charge of Sustainability (Current Position)
Koji Yamamoto has superior ability in carrying out about Supply Chain Management (SCM), Risk Management and Environmental Conservation based on an abundant knowledge and experience through the duties in development and production sections.
Tadanobu Nagumo Member of the Board (Outside) Apr. 1969 Joined The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Jun. 1999 Director of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2004 President and Representative Director of The Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.
Jun. 2011 Chairman and CEO and Representative Director of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2011 Outside Company Auditor of The Zeon Corporation
Jun. 2015 Outside Director of The Zeon Corporation (Current Position)
Mar. 2016 Chainman and Representative Director of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2019 Senior Advisor of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (Current Position)
Jun. 2021 Member of the Board (Outside) (Current Position)
Tadanobu Nagumo has attained an abundant knowledge and experience acquired as a top executive of a listed company that operates globally and he has a proven track record of aggressively promoting global strategies. Additionally, as an engineer he has a high level of insight in the field of manufacturing. He is expected to contribute to further strengthening oversight of ROHM’s execution of business from an independent standpoint, and to provide advice on the management of ROHM’s business on a wide range of issues from an international and practical perspective.
Masahiko Yamazaki Member of the Board, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Full Time) (Current Position) 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
Jun. 2021 Member of the Board, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Full Time) (Current Position)
Masahiko Yamazaki has attained an abundant knowledge and experience through the duties in the administration sections such as general affairs, human resources and legal affairs and he has a proven track record of overall management of ROHM Group's Administration sections for many years. The Company requests election for a Director who is an Audit and Supervisory Committee Member to strengthen audit and supervisory functions of management.
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. 1990 Registered as CPA
Jun. 2007 Partner of KPMG AZSA LLC
Aug. 2016 Founded 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)
Jun. 2019 Managing Partner of Midosuji 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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    Tadanobu Nagumo, 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.

Board Composition After Being Appointed and Skill Matrix

If Proposal 2 and Proposal 3 are approved, the Board of Directors of the Company will consist of six Internal Directors and five Outside Directors (of whom one will be female) and the share of Outside Directors in the Board of Directors is 45.5%.
Based on ROHM’s Company Mission, which we have embraced since its foundation, we have identified the skill sets (such as knowledge, experience, and ability) that the Board of Directors needs to achieve sustainable growth of the ROHM Group and enhance the Group's corporate value over the medium to long term.
The following skill sets are especially expected of the candidates for the Directors.

Corporate Officer

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
Masayuki Yagi Corporate Officer, in charge of System Solutions Engineering Headquarters and Japan・International Sales Headquarters
Tetsuo Aoki Corporate Officer, Director of Sales Innovation Headquarters
Hiroshi Kanegae Corporate Officer, Director of AP Production Headquarters
Syoji Higashida Corporate Officer, Group General Manager of WP Production Headquarters
Akio Fujikawa Corporate Officer, Group General Manager of LSI Business Unit
Takashi Miki Corporate Officer, Group General Manager of Corporate Quality Headquarter