Takaaki Nishii


Outside Director

Takaaki Nishii


Apr. 1982 Joined Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Jun. 2013 Member of the Board & Corporate Vice President, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Aug. 2013 President, Ajinomoto do Brasil Indústria e Comércio de Alimentos Ltda.
Jun. 2015 Representative Director, President & Chief Executive Officer, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Jun. 2021 Director, Representative Executive Officer, President & CEO, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Apr. 2022 Director, Executive Officer, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Jun. 2022 Senior Corporate Advisor, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (current)
Mar. 2023 Director, Kao Corporation (current)

Other material position(s)

Senior Corporate Advisor, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Outside Director, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Reasons for the appointment

Mr. Nishii has been involved in corporate management for many years at a food manufacturer with global business operations, and has displayed strong leadership in transforming the company’s corporate culture and continuously enhancing corporate value. He has also held important positions in the human resources department and overseas subsidiaries, and has extensive knowledge of human capital strategies and business outside Japan. The Company expects Mr. Nishii to supervise the management of the Kao Group as an Independent Outside Director by leveraging his wealth of experience and high level of insight, and for this reason appoints him as a nominee for an Outside Director.

Page Top