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Toshiaki Takeuchi

As of March 25, 2022

Director

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Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer

Toshiaki Takeuchi

Profile

Apr. 1981 Joined Kao Corporation
Mar. 2006 Vice President, Kyushu Office, Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2009 Vice President, Corporate Planning, Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd.
May 2011 Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd.
May 2012 Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer,
Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2012 Executive Officer
Apr. 2013 Representative Director, Executive Vice President,
Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2014 Representative Director, Managing Executive Officer;
Representative Director, President, Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2016 Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer (current);
Representative Director, President, Kao Group Customer Marketing Co., Ltd. (current)

Reasons for the appointment

Over many years, Mr. Takeuchi has been involved in sales operations for delivering to consumers the products produced based on the "Yoki-Monozukuri"* philosophy, and is therefore well acquainted with the actual sites of sales, including distribution and retail businesses operating on a global basis. Based on his considerable expertise in relation to both domestic and overseas sales business, he takes charge of management as Representative Director and President of Kao Group Customer Marketing Co., Ltd. which controls the sales and other related matters, while responding to changes in the distribution environment such as the emergence of e-commerce. He is familiar with the global competitive environment, changes of consumers and business partners, the expectations from stakeholders surrounding the Kao Group, and the strengths of and tasks facing the Kao Group concerning the same, and has been actively giving opinions and making proposals in deliberations of the Board of Directors concerning material matters in the management of the Kao Group, based on his considerable experience and expertise. The Company has determined that Mr. Takeuchi will be able to contribute to further enhancing the corporate value of the Kao Group by using his experience and expertise in the planning and deliberation of management strategies, etc. at the Board of Directors and supervision of execution, and for this reason appoints him as a Director.

  • * In Japanese, "yoki" means good or excellent, and "monozukuri" means making or craftsmanship. For us, Yoki-Monozukuri means an excellent creation process that is good for everyone involved and enriches the lives of consumers and customers.
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