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Overview

Corporate Name Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
Registered Address 1-23-1 Azumabashi, Sumida-Ku, Tokyo 130-8602
Date Founded September 1, 1949
Representative Atsushi Katsuki, President and Representative Director, CEO
Paid-in Capital ¥ 220,044 million (as of December 31, 2020)
No. of Net Employees 29,850 (as of December 31, 2020)
Net Sales (Consolidated) ¥ 2,027.8 billion (FY 2020)

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Board of Directors

Akiyoshi Koji

Chairman of the Board

Apr. 1975
Joined the Company
Sep. 2001
Executive Officer
Mar. 2003
Managing Director, Senior General Manager of Planning Division of Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2006
Senior Managing Director, Senior General Manager of Planning Division of Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2007
Managing Director,Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Jul. 2011
Director of the Company
President and Representative Director of Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
Mar. 2016
President and Representative Director of the Company, COO
Mar. 2018
President and Representative Director of the Company, CEO
Mar. 2021
Chairman of the Board (to the present) (to the present)

Atsushi Katsuki

President and CEO, Representative Director

Apr. 1984
Entered The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co., Ltd
Sep. 2002
Transferred to the Company
Apr. 2011
Senior Officer, Manager of Corporate Strategy Department, Manager of International Headquarters
Jul. 2011
Senior Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section
Oct. 2011
Managing Director of Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd
Apr. 2014
Director, Group CEO of Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd
Mar. 2016
Executive Officer of the Company
Director, Group CEO of Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd
Mar. 2017
Director and Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2018
Managing Director, Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Mar. 2019
Managing Director, Managing Executive Officer of the Company, CFO
Mar. 2020
Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer of the Company, CFO
Mar. 2021
President and Representative Director of the Company, CEO (to the present)

Ryoichi Kitagawa

Managing Director, Managing Executive Officer of the Company, CFO

May 1987
Joined Hokkaido Asahi Breweries Co., Ltd.
Sep. 1993
Transferred to the Company
Apr. 2013
Senior Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section
May 2013
Senior Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section, General Manager of International Business Section
Sep. 2013
Senior Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section
Mar. 2014
Executive Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section
Mar .2016
Director and Executive Officer
Mar. 2017
Managing Executive Officer
Mar. 2021
Managing Director, Managing Executive Officer of the Company, CFO (to the present) *CFO:Chief Financial Officer

Taemin Park

Director and Executive Officer, CAO

Apr. 1991
Joined Hitachi, Ltd.
Apr. 2003
Joined Renesas Technology Corp. (current Renesas Electronics Corporation)
Jul. 2005
Joined the Company
Apr. 2015
Senior Officer of the Company
Director of Asahi Group Holdings Southeast Asia Pte. Ltd.
Mar. 2016
Senior Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section of the Company
Mar. 2017
Executive Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section
Mar. 2019
Director and Executive Officer
Mar. 2020
Director and Executive Officer, CAO (to the present)
*CAO:Chief Alliance Officer

Keizo Tanimura

Director and Executive Officer, CHRO

Apr. 1989
Joined the Company
Apr. 2016
Senior Officer, General Manager of Human Resources Section
Mar. 2017
Executive Officer, General Manager of Human Resources Section
Sep. 2018
Executive Officer responsible for Global and Local Talent Management
Mar. 2019
Director and Executive Officer
Mar. 2020
Director and Executive Officer, CHRO (to the present)
*CHRO:Chief Human Resources Officer

Outside Directors

Tatsuro Kosaka

Outside Director

Apr. 1976
Joined Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2002
Vice president, General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2004
Senior Vice President, General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2005
Senior Vice President, Deputy Managing Director of Sales & Marketing Group of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2005
Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Marketing Unit of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2008
Senior Vice President, Head of Lifecycle Management & Marketing Unit of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2010
Director, Executive Vice President of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2012
Representative Director, President of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016
Director of the Company (to the present)
Mar. 2020
Representative Director, Chairman of Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (to the present)

Yasushi Shingai

Outside Director

Apr. 1980
Joined Japan Tobacco and Salt Public Corporation (current Japan Tobacco Inc.)
Jul. 2001
Vice President of Financial Planning Division of Japan Tobacco Inc.
Jun. 2004
Senior Vice President, Head of Finance Group of Japan Tobacco Inc.
Jul. 2004
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Japan Tobacco Inc.
Jun. 2005
Member of the Board, Senior Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer of Japan Tobacco Inc.
Jun. 2006
Member of the Board of Japan Tobacco Inc.,
Executive Vice President of JT International S.A.
Jun. 2011
Executive Deputy President and Representative Director of Japan Tobacco Inc.
Jan. 2016
Executive Deputy President, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Japan Tobacco Inc.
Jan. 2018
Member of the Board of Japan Tobacco Inc.
Mar. 2018
Director of the Company (to the present)

Christina L. Ahmadjian

Outside Director

Jan. 1995
Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School
Oct. 2001
Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
Jan. 2004
Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
Apr. 2010
Dean of Graduate School, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
Apr. 2012
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
Apr. 2018
Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University (to the present )
Mar. 2019
Director of the Company (to the present)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Yoshihide Okuda

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Apr. 1978
Joined Konishiroku Photo Industry Co., Ltd. (current Konica Minolta, Inc.)
Sep. 1988
Joined the Company
Mar. 2010
Executive Officer, General Manager of Finance Department
Mar. 2011
Executive Officer, General Manager of Finance Department of the Company
Senior Managing Director of Asahi Management Services Co., Ltd. (current Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.)
Jul. 2011
Executive Officer, General Manager of Finance Section of the Company
Senior Managing Director of Asahi Management Services Co., Ltd.
Sep. 2012
Executive Officer responsible for promoting efficiency (administrative sections overall) of the Company
Senior Managing Director of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013
Director,Executive Officer of the Company
President and Representative Director of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2015
Managing Director, Managing Executive Officer of the Company
President and Representative Director of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar .2017
Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Mar .2019
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to the present)

Naoko Nishinaka

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Apr. 1988
Joined the Company
Apr. 2016
Senior Officer of the Company
General Manager of Quality Assurance Department of Asahi Group Foods, Ltd.
Apr. 2017
Senior Officer, General Manager of Quality Assurance Section of the Company
General Manager of Quality Assurance Department of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2018
Executive Officer, General Manager of Quality Assurance Section of the Company
General Manager of Quality Assurance Department of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2020
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to the present)

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Katsutoshi Saito

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Apr. 1967
Joined The Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company (current The Dai-ichi Life Holdings,inc.)
Jul. 1994
Director
Apr. 1997
Managing Director
Apr. 2001
Senior Managing Director
Apr. 2003
Representative Senior Managing Director
Jul. 2004
President and Representative Director
Apr. 2010
Deputy Chairman and Representative Director
Jun. 2011
Chairman and Representative Director
Mar. 2014
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (to the present)
Apr. 2017
Adviser to The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (to the present)

Yumiko Waseda

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Apr. 1985
Completed courses at the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court
Registered as an Attorney at Law
Joined Matsuda Masayuki Law & Patent Office (current Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)
Apr. 2013
Joined Tokyo Roppongi Law & Patent Offices
Jan. 2014
Partner of Tokyo Roppongi Law & Patent Offices (to the present)
Mar. 2015
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (to the present)

Yutaka Kawakami

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Feb. 1976
Entered Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. (current Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
Mar. 1980
Registered as certified public accountant
Jun. 1990
Partner of Tohmatsu & Co.
Jun. 2007
Member of Management Council, General Manager of Human Resources Department of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Sep. 2016
Retired from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Mar. 2017
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (to the present)

Managing Executive Officers

Noboru
Kagami
Kazuo
Matsuyama
Yutaka
Hemmi

Executive Officers

Yukitaka
Fukuda
Tomomasa
Kanda
Manabu
Sami
Tatsuhito
Chiku
Kazuma
Kohno
Kaoru
Sakita
Akira
Tanaka
Satoshi
Akiba
Kazutomo
Tamesada
Kazuhiko
Nomura
Shunjiro
Sakano
Osamu
Ishizaka
Wayne
Angus
Yoshinori
Ito
Atsushi
Kagaya
Tatsushi
Akita
Yoshio
Chikayasu
Masatoshi
Ampo
Tomoyuki
Negoro
Satoshi
Mori
Hikaru
Sato