Corporate Profile

Overview

Corporate Name
Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
Registered Address
1-23-1 Azumabashi, Sumida-Ku, Tokyo 130-8602
Date Founded
September 1, 1949
Representative
Akiyoshi Koji, President and Representative Director, CEO
Paid-in Capital
¥182,531 million (as of December 31, 2018)
No. of Employees
287(as of December 31, 2018)
Net Sales (Consolidated)
¥ 2,120.3 billion(FY 2018)

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Address: 1-23-1 Azumabashi, Sumida-Ku, Tokyo 130-8602
Tel: +81-3-5608-5112 (Main line)

Board of Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members
and Corporate Officers

Directors

Naoki Izumiya

Chairman of the Board

Apr. 1972
Joined the Company
Mar. 2000
Corporate Officer, Senior General Manager of Group Management Strategy Headquarters
Oct. 2000
Corporate Officer, Senior General Manager of Strategy Planning Headquarters
Sep. 2001
Corporate Officer, Deputy General Manager of Tokyo Metropolitan Headquarters, General Manager of Tokyo Brunch
Mar. 2003
Director
Mar. 2004
Managing Director
Mar. 2006
Managing Director, Managing Corporate Officer, Senior General Manager of Sales & Marketing Headquarters for Alcoholic Beverages
Mar. 2009
Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Corporate Officer
Mar. 2010
President and Representative Director
Mar. 2014
President and Representative Director, CEO
Mar. 2016
Chairman and Representative Director, CEO
Mar. 2018
Chairman and Representative Director
Mar. 2019
Chairman of the Board (to the present)

Akiyoshi Koji

President and Representative Director, CEO

Apr. 1975
Joined the Company
Sep. 2001
Corporate 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 Corporate 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 (to the present)

Atsushi Katsuki

Managing Director, Managing Corporate Officer, CFO

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
Corporate Officer of the Company
Director, Group CEO of Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd
Mar. 2017
Director and Corporate Officer of the Company
Mar. 2018
Managing Director, Managing Corporate Officer of the Company
Mar. 2019
Managing Director, Managing Corporate Officer of the Company, CFO (to the present)

Yutaka Hemmi

Director and Corporate Officer

Apr. 1987
Joined the Company
Apr. 2015
Senior Officer of the Company
President of Asahi Group Engineering Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016
Senior Officer, General Manager of Production Section of the Company
Mar. 2017
Corporate Officer, General Manager of Production Section
Sep. 2018
Corporate Officer responsible for Supply Chain Optimization
Mar. 2019
Director and Corporate Officer (to the present)

Taemin Park

Director and Corporate Officer

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
Corporate Officer, General Manager of Business Development Section
Mar. 2019
Director and Corporate Officer (to the present)

Keizo Tanimura

Director and Corporate Officer

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

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. (to the present)
Mar. 2016
Director of the Company (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. 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
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
Corporate Officer, General Manager of Finance Department
Mar. 2011
Corporate 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
Corporate Officer, General Manager of Finance Section of the Company
Senior Managing Director of Asahi Management Services Co., Ltd.
Sep. 2012
Corporate Officer responsible for promoting efficiency (administrative sections overall) of the Company
Senior Managing Director of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013
Director,Corporate Officer of the Company
President and Representative Director of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2015
Managing Director, Managing Corporate Officer of the Company
President and Representative Director of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar .2017
Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Corporate Officer of the Company
Mar .2019
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (to the present)

Tetsuo Tsunoda

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Apr. 1980
Joined the Company
Apr. 2007
Senior Officer, General Manager of Kobe Branch
Sep. 2007
Senior Officer ,General Manager of Wine Business Department
Sep. 2009
Senior Officer, General Manager of General & Legal Affairs Management Department
Jan. 2010
Senior Officer, General Manager of General & Legal Affairs Management Department
Director of Asahi Management Service Co., Ltd. (current Asahi Professional Management
Mar. 2011
Corporate Officer, General Manager of General & Legal Affairs Management Department
Director of Asahi Management Service Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2011
Corporate Officer, General Manager of General & Legal Affairs Management Section
Senior Managing Director of Asahi Management Services Co., Ltd.
Sep. 2012
Director of Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013
Managing Director of Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2014
Executive Vice President and Director of Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (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 Corporate Officers

  • Ryoichi Kitagawa

Corporate Officers

  • Yukitaka Fukuda

  • Tomomasa Kanda

  • Manabu Sami

  • Tatsuhito Chiku

  • Naoko Nishinaka

  • Kazuma Kohno

  • Kaoru Sakita

  • Akira Tanaka

  • Satoshi Akiba

  • Kazutomo Tamesada

  • Kazuhiko Nomura

  • Shunjiro Sakano

  • Osamu Ishizaka

  • Wayne Angus