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Directors and Senior Management

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

  • 1.

    Chairman of the Board

    Masatoshi Kimata

  • 2.

    President and Representative Director

    Yuichi Kitao

  • 3.

    Executive Vice President and Representative Director

    Masato Yoshikawa

  • 4.

    Director

    Toshihiko Kurosawa

  • 5.

    Director and Executive Vice President

    Dai Watanabe

  • 6.

    Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer

    Hiroto Kimura

  • 7.

    Outside Director

    Yuzuru Matsuda

  • 8.

    Outside Director

    Koichi Ina

  • 9.

    Outside Director

    Yutaro Shintaku

  • 10.

    Outside Director

    Kumi Arakane

  • 11.

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Toshikazu Fukuyama

  • 12.

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Yasuhiko Hiyama

  • 13.

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Masashi Tsunematsu

  • 14.

    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Yuichi Yamada

  • 15.

    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Yuri Furusawa

  • 16.

    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Keijiro Kimura

Executive Officers

  • Senior Managing Executive Officer

    Yuji Tomiyama

  • Senior Managing Executive Officer

    Kazuhiro Kimura

  • Senior Managing Executive Officer

    Eiji Yoshioka

  • Senior Managing Executive Officer

    Nikhil Nanda

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Yasuo Nakata

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Takao Shomura

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Kazunari Shimokawa

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Mutsuo Uchida

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Nobuyuki Ishii

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Kazuhiro Shinabe

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Ryuichi Minami

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Yoshimitsu Ishibashi

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Yasukazu Kamada

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Katsuhiko Yukawa

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Ryoji Kuroda

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Muneji Okamoto

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Koichi Yamamoto

  • Managing Executive Officer

    Shingo Hanada

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Koichiro Kan

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Hirohiko Arai

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Tomohiro Iitsuka

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Kazushi Ito

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Mampei Yamamoto

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Nobushige Ichikawa

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Shinichi Fukuhara

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Hideki Mori

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Junji Ota

  • Senior Executive Officer

    Takanobu Azuma

Board Skills Matrix

Kubota Corporation Board of Directors member composition is from the perspective of maintaining an appropriate level for conducting effective discussion at Meetings of the Board of Directors, fulfilling the Board of Directors function, and ensuring diversity, and maintaining transparency and sound experience. It is important that based upon their diverse values, members of the Board of Directors utilize and compliment one another's knowledge, experience, and abilities. The following table shows the relationship between each member's expertise and experience, and the skills required for promoting Kubota's mid- and long-term strategies.

  • 1. Experience in corporate management among the items of the list above refers to experience as president at a company listed on the first section of a stock market.
  • 2. The attendance of the Meetings of the Board of Directors and the Audit & Supervisory Board held during fiscal 2021.
  • 3. Ms. Kumi Arakane resigned from her position as Audit & Supervisory Board Member and assumed office as Director on March 19, 2021. She attended all 13 meetings of the Board of Directors as Director or Audit & Supervisory Board Member and all three Audit & Supervisory Board Meetings held during fiscal 2021 until her resignation as Audit & Supervisory Board Member.
  • 4. Ms. Yuri Furusawa attended all 11 meetings of the Board of Directors and all 11 Audit & Supervisory Board Meetings held after her appointment on March 19, 2021.
  • 5. Executive Officers in charge of the relevant fields attend the meetings of the Board of Directors, depending on the agenda, to provide explanations on those agendas in order to improve the effectiveness of the Board.