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)
  • Hiroshi Murakami
  • Hideki Amano (Certified Public Accountant)

Corporate Senior Vice President

  • Hiroyuki Kojima (Management of R&D and General Manager, R&D Planning Dept. and Quality Assurance Dept. and Intellectual Property Dept.)
  • Kaoru Kurashima (General Manager, Food Products Division)

Corporate Vice President

  • Kazuya Onomichi (Secretarial Dept. and General Affairs & Risk Management Dept.)
  • Haruo Kurata (Corporate Strategy Dept.)
  • Taro Fujie (Smart Corporate Promotion Han and General Manager, Global Corporate Division Smart Corporate Promotion Han)
  • Masayoshi Kurosaki (Management of Frozen Foods and General Manager, Ajinomoto Frozen Foods)
  • Hiroshi Motoyama (Deputy General Manager, Food Products Division)
  • Gwinnett 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 Paris Office and President, Ajinomoto Foods Europe)
  • Tetsuya Nakano (General Manager, Global Corporate Division Global Finance Dept.)
  • Tatsuya Sasaki (General Manager, Latin America Division, Food Products Division and General Manager, Sao Paulo Office and President, Ajinomoto do Brasil)
  • Hiroharu Motohashi (General Manager, ASEAN Division, Food Products Division and General Manager, Bangkok Office and President, Ajinomoto Co. (Thailand))
  • 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 and Chicago Office and President, Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America)

Corporate Executive Officer

  • Masahiro Tani (General Manager, Corporate Service Division Information System Planning Dept. and Group Procurement Center)
  • Chika Morishima (Advertising Dept. and Olympic & Paralympic Promotional Office and Global Communications Dept. and Public Communications Dept.)
  • Koji Tamura (General Manager, AminoScience Division Kyushu Plant)
  • 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, Global Frozen Foods Strategy Dept.)
  • Takumi Matsuzawa (General Manager, Human Resources Dept. and Global Human Resources Dept.)
  • Masaki Kashihara (General Manager, Technology Development Center, Institute of Food Sciences and Technologies)
  • David Enloe (General Manager, AminoScience Division Pharmaceutical Custom Manufacturing Dept. and President, Ajinomoto Althea, Inc.)
  • Takayuki Tahara (General Manager, Food Products Division Osaka Branch)
  • Tatsuya Okamoto (General Manager, Consumer Foods & Seasonings Dept.)
  • Ichiro Sakakura (General Manager, ASEAN Division Jakarta Office and President, Ajinomoto Indonesia)
  • Sumio Maeda (President, Ajinomoto Foods North America)
  • Toshiyuki Mochizuki (General Manager, Food Production & Technology Administration Center)
  • Hiroyuki Teramoto (General Manager, Tokyo Branch)
  • Ayumu Kamiya (General Manager, Overseas Foods & Seasonings Dept.)
  • Shigeo Nakamura (President, Ajinomoto Fine-Techno Co., Inc.)