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Shareholders Meeting

The 112th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Start: 10:00
Finish: 12:12
Place: The Prince Park Tower Tokyo, Ballroom, B2 (8-1 Shiba Koen 4-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan)
Total number of shareholders in attendance: 2,027 (At the beginning : 1,385)
The number of Directors in attendance: 7
The number of Audit and Supervisory Board Members in attendance: 5
The number of Executive Officers in attendance (including ones holding the post of Directors concurrently): 27

Main questions raised by shareholders:
(ESG: Environment, Society and Governance)
-Policy for appointing candidates of Members of the Board
-Difference between Kao and another company from the perspective of an outside director
-Actual measures which the Audit & Supervisory Board Members took as part of its preventive audit
-Specific actions to be taken for ESG management
-Measures for dealing with the environmental impact associated with the disposal of used diapers
(Risk Management)
-Identified corporate risks and countermeasures thereto
-Assumed currency exchange rates and exchange rate fluctuation risk
(Human Resource)
-Work arrangements based on roles in the company
-Current situation regarding female managers and company's policy for female promotion
(Business Strategy)
-Marketing promotion for hair care products
-Business strategy for cosmetics
-Profit-making strategy by segment
-Direction for dealing with private-label products
-Sales promotion and activation measures for disposable diapers for adults

Convocation Notice of the 112th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

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