Directors and Officers

(As of June 15, 2021)

Director and Chairman

Mitsuharu Terayama
Mitsuharu Terayama
  • Apr 1964 :Joined KURARAY Co., Ltd.
  • Jul 1973 :Joined Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • May 1981 :Appointed as Representative Director and President of Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • Apr 2009 :Appointed as Representative Director and President of Asahi Holdings, Inc.
  • Apr 2011 :Appointed as Chairman and Director of Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • Jun 2014 :Appointed as President & CEO of Asahi Holdings, Inc.
  • Apr 2018 :Appointed as Chairman & CEO of Asahi Holdings, Inc.
  • Jun 2020 :Appointed as Director and Chairman of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (to present)

Representative Director, President & CEO

Tomoya Higashiura
Tomoya Higashiura
  • Apr 1984 :Joined NEC Corporation
  • Feb 2001 :Joined Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • Jun 2006 :Appointed as Director of Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • Apr 2011 :Appointed as Director of Asahi Holdings, Inc.
  • Jun 2014 :Appointed as Representative Director and President of Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • Apr 2017 :Appointed as Representative Director and President of Asahi Americas Holdings, Inc.
  • Apr 2018 :Appointed as Representative Director and President of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (to present)
  • Apr 2018 :Appointed as Director of Asahi Pretec Corp. (to present)
  • Jun 2020 :Appointed as CEO of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (to present)

The Audit and Supervisory Committee Members

Yuji Kimura
Yuji Kimura
  • Apr 1979 :Joined the Environment Agency
  • Jul 2006 :Appointed as General Manager of Industrial Waste Management Division, Waste Management and Recycling Department of the Ministry of the Environment
  • Aug 2010 :Appointed as Director-General of Kyoto Mechanism Business Promotion Department of New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization
  • Jul 2012 :Appointed as Director-General of Hakodate Customs, Ministry of Finance Japan
  • Oct 2014 :Appointed as Executive Director and General Manager of Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (to present)
  • Jun 2017 :Appointed as Independent Outside Director of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
  • Jun 2021 :Appointed as Head of Independent Outside Director of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Head of Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) / (to present)
Kyoko Kanazawa
Kyoko Kanazawa
  • Apr 1989 :Joined FUJI RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION
  • Apr 2000 :Registered as lawyer/ Joined Hata & Co. Law Offices (to present)
  • Jun 2017 :Appointed as Independent Outside Director of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) / (to present)
  • Jun 2018 :Appointed as Outside Director of Tokushu Tokai Paper Co., Ltd (to present)
Yoshinori Hara
Yoshinori Hara
  • Apr 1983 :Joined NEC Corporation
  • Aug 1990 :Became a visiting Researcher, Stanford University
  • Jul 2004 :Supervised NEC's Kansai Research Laboratories
  • Apr 2006 :Professor of Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University (to present)
  • Apr 2018 :Dean of Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University
  • Jun 2019 :Appointed as Independent Outside Director of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) / (to present)
Miyoko Kimura
Miyoko Kimura
  • Apr 1988 :Joined PLUS Corporation
  • May 1999 :Joined ASKUL Corporation
  • Feb 2010 :Appointed as Representative Director and President of ASMARU Corporation
  • May 2017 :Appointed as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Executive Officer, Executive Officer of Life Creation Unit and Value Creation Center Unit, B-to-C Company of ASKUL Corporation
  • Mar 2020 :Appointed as Director, Supervisor of Merchandising Unit, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Executive Officer of ASKUL Corporation
  • May 2021 :Appointed as Director in charge of branding, designing and supplier relations of ASKUL Corporation (to present)
  • Jun 2021 :Appointed as Independent Outside Director of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) / (to present)
Mitsutoshi Kagimoto
Mitsutoshi Kagimoto
  • Apr 1984 :Joined Teijin Limited
  • Feb 2006 :Joined Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • Mar 2009 :Appointed as Assistant General Manager of Kitakanto Office of Asahi Pretec Corp.
  • Dec 2009 :Appointed as Representative Director and President of JW Glass Recycling Co., Ltd.
  • Apr 2013 :Appointed as General Manager of Purchase Division of INTER CENTRAL, INC.
  • Oct 2015 :Appointed as General Manager of Audit and Supervisory Committee Secretariat of Asahi Holdings, Inc.
  • Jun 2021 :Appointed as Director of Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) / (to present)

Corporate Officers

Corporate Officer, CFO
General Manager of Financial Planning Office
Amane Kojima
Corporate Officer
Representative Director & President of Asahi Pretec Corp.
Hiroyuki Nakanishi
Corporate Officer
Director & Corporate Officer of Asahi Pretec Corp.
Nobuo Tajima
Corporate Officer
Senior Vice President of North American Business Unit
Shohei Yasuda