Officers

Directors, Auditors and Corporate Executive Officers

Masatoshi Ito

Chairman of the Board

Takaaki Nishii

Representative Director, President & CEO

Hiroshi Fukushi

Representative Director, Corporate Executive Deputy President

Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Masaya Tochio

Representative Director, Corporate Senior Vice President

General Manager, Global Corporate Division and Corporate Service Division

Chiaki Nosaka

Member of the Board & Corporate Vice President

In charge of diversity and HR

Etsuhiro Takato

Member of the Board

Yasuo Saito

Outside Director

Takashi Nawa

Outside Director

Kimie Iwata

Outside Director


Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Standing)

  • Yoichiro Togashi
  • Shizuo Tanaka

Audit & Supervisory Board Members (External)

  • Atsushi Toki (Attorney-at-law)
  • Hideki Amano (Certified Public Accountant)
  • Mami Indo

Corporate Senior Vice President

  • Hiroyuki Kojima (Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), General Manager, Global Corporate Division Research & Business Planning Dept. and Global Corporate Division Research & Business Planning Dept. Administration Group )
  • Kaoru Kurashima (General Manager, Food Products Division)

Corporate Vice President

  • Haruo Kurata (Corporate Strategy Dept.)
  • Taro Fujie (Chief Transformation Officer (CXO))
  • Masayoshi Kurosaki (Management of Frozen Foods and General Manager, Ajinomoto Frozen Foods)
  • Hiroshi Motoyama (Deputy General Manager, Food Products Division)
  • Gwin Bompas (General Manager, AminoScience Division)
  • Jiro Sakamoto (General Manager, Food Products Division Institute of Food Sciences and Technologies)
  • Takayuki Koda (In charge of SCM Reform)
  • Narutoshi Fukase (Deputy General Manager, Food Products Division and Manager of Domestic Sales)
  • Yoshiteru Masai (General Manager, AminoScience Division Europe & Africa Division)
  • Tetsuya Nakano (General Manager, Global Corporate Division)
  • Tatsuya Sasaki (General Manager, Food Products Division Latin America Division)
  • Hiroharu Motohashi (General Manager, Food Products Division ASEAN Division)
  • Hiroshi Shiragami (Deputy General Manager, AminoScience Division and General Manager, Research Institute for Bioscience Products & Fine Chemicals)
  • Tatsuya Sato(General Manager, AminoScience Division North America Division)

Corporate Executive Officer

  • Masahiro Tani (General Manager, Corporate Service Division Digital Transformation Dept. and Global Corporate Division Operational Transformation Dept.)
  • Chika Morishima (Advertising Dept. and Olympic & Paralympic Promotional Office and Global Communications Dept.)
  • Koji Tamura (General Manager, AminoScience Division Kyushu Plant and AminoScience Division Kyushu Plant General Affairs Dept.)
  • Tadahiko Yokota (General Manager, AminoScience Division Specialty Chemicals Dept.)
  • Junichiro Kojima (General Manager, Corporate Planning Dept.)
  • Masami Kashiwakura (President, Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Group)
  • Hideaki Kawana (General Manager, Food Products Division Frozen Foods Business Dept.)
  • Takumi Matsuzawa (General Manager, Corporate Service Division Human Resources Dept., Corporate Service Division Human Resources Dept. General Affairs Group and Global Corporate Division Operational Transformation Dept.)
  • Masaki Kashihara (General Manager, Technology Development Center, Institute of Food Sciences and Technologies)
  • David Enloe (General Manager, AminoScience Division Bio-Pharma Services Dept.)
  • Takayuki Tahara (General Manager, Food Products Division Osaka Branch)
  • Tatsuya Okamoto (General Manager, Food Products Division Sauce & Seasoning Dept.)
  • Ichiro Sakakura (General Manager, Ajinomoto Indonesia)
  • Sumio Maeda (President, Ajinomoto Foods North America and Deputy General Manager, AminoScience Division North America Division)
  • Toshiyuki Mochizuki (General Manager, Food Production & Technology Administration Center)
  • Hiroyuki Teramoto (General Manager, Tokyo Branch)
  • Ayumu Kamiya (General Manager, Food Products Division Quick Nourishment Dept.)
  • Shigeo Nakamura (President, Ajinomoto Fine-Techno Co., Inc.)