Officers

Directors, Auditors and Corporate Executive Officers

Masatoshi Ito

Chairman of the Board

Takaaki Nishii

Representative Director, President & CEO

Hiroshi Fukushi

Representative Director, Member of the Board & Corporate Executive Deputy President

Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Masaya Tochio

Representative Director, Corporate Senior Vice President

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
  • Kaoru Kurashima (General Manager, Global Corporate Division and Corporate Service Division)

Corporate Vice President

  • Haruo Kurata
  • Taro Fujie (General Manager, Food Products Division)
  • Masayoshi Kurosaki (Ajinomoto Frozen Foods)
  • Hiroshi Motoyama (Deputy General Manager, Food Products Division)
  • Gwinnett Bompas (General Manager, AminoScience Division)
  • Jiro Sakamoto (General Manager, AminoScience Division North America Division & Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America)
  • Takayuki Koda (Chief Transformation Officer (CXO))
  • Narutoshi Fukase (Deputy General Manager, Food Products Division)
  • Yoshiteru Masai (General Manager, AminoScience Division Europe & Africa Division)
  • Tetsuya Nakano (Global Corporate Division)
  • Tatsuya Sasaki (General Manager, Food Products Division Latin America Division)
  • Hiroharu Motohashi (Ajinomoto Digital Business Partner)
  • Hiroshi Shiragami (Chief Innovation Officer (CIO))
  • Tatsuya Sato (J-Oil Mills)

Corporate Executive Officer

  • Masahiro Tani (General Manager, Corporate Service Division Digital Transformation Dept. and Global Corporate Division Operational Transformation Dept.)
  • Chika Morishima (Advertising Dept., Sustainability Promotion 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, Food Products Division Institute of Food Sciences and Technologies)
  • 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 Internal Auditing Dept. and Operational Transformation Dept.)
  • Masaki Kashihara (General Manager, Global Corporate Division Research and Business Planning Department and Global Corporate Division Research and Business Planning Department. Administration Group )
  • Takayuki Tahara (General Manager, Food Products Division Osaka Branch)
  • Tatsuya Okamoto (General Manager, Food Products Division Sauce & Seasoning Dept.)
  • Ichiro Sakakura (General Manager, Food Products Division ASEAN Division)
  • 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. and Food Products Division Generation Z Business Creation Department)
  • Shigeo Nakamura (Ajinomoto Fine-Techno Co., Inc.)