Senior Management

(as of November 1, 2021)

Members of the Board of Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Title

Name

Director, Chairman of the Board

Kazuhiro Tsuga

Representative Director

Yuki Kusumi [profile]

Representative Director

Mototsugu Sato

Representative Director

Yasuyuki Higuchi

Representative Director

Tetsuro Homma

Director

Yoshinobu Tsutsui

Director

Hiroko Ota

Director

Kazuhiko Toyama

Director

Kunio Noji

Director

Michitaka Sawada

Director

Shinobu Matsui

Director

Hirokazu Umeda

Director

Laurence W.Bates

Senior Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Toshihide Tominaga

Senior Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Eiji Fujii

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Yoshio Sato

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Toshio Kinoshita

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Setsuko Yufu

Toshihide Tominaga, Senior Audit & Supervisory Board Member will be in charge of Chairman of the Meeting of Panasonic Group Audit & Supervisory Board Members.

Executive Officers, and their Responsibilities

Title

Name

Responsibility

President

Yuki Kusumi [profile]

Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO), Group Chief Strategy Officer (Group CSO)

Executive Vice President

Mototsugu Sato

Group Chief Risk Management Officer (Group CRO),
In charge of Procurement and Logistics
Occupational Safety and Health Director
President, Operational Excellence Company

Executive Vice President

Tetsuro Homma

Regional Head for China & Northeast Asia
President, Panasonic Operational
Excellence China and Northeast Asia,
Operational Excellence Company
Chairman, Panasonic Corporation of China

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Yoshiyuki Miyabe

Representative in Tokyo,
In charge of Government and External Relations, and Solution Partners

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Masahisa Shibata

In charge of Automotive Sales

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Yasuyuki Higuchi

President, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Shinji Sakamoto

President, Industry Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Hirokazu Umeda

Group Chief Financial Officer (Group CFO),
In charge of Group Cost Busters
Project and Facility Management
CEO, Panasonic Holding (Netherlands) B.V.
President, Panasonic Equity
Management Japan G.K.
In charge of Prime Life Technologies Corporation

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Masahiro Shinada

President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Customer Experience Officer (CCXO)
In charge of FF Customer Support & Management

Managing Executive Officer

Laurence W.Bates

Group General Counsel (Group GC)

Managing Executive Officer

Masaharu Michiura

In charge of Construction Safety
Regulations Administration
Vice President, Lifestyle Updates
Business Division
In charge of Construction Safety
Regulations Administration
President, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Marketing Director, Global Marketing Division

Managing Executive Officer

Eiichi Katayama

In charge of Sports Management
Business
Vice President, Lifestyle Updates
Business Division
President, Cold Chain Solutions
Company

Managing Executive Officer

Yoky Matsuoka

Director, Life Solutions Business Division

Managing Executive Officer

Masashi Nagayasu

In charge of Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, Inc.
President, Automotive Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
In charge of DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Promotion

Executive Officer

Manish Sharma

Chairman and President, Panasonic
India Pvt. Ltd.
President, Panasonic Operational
Excellence India, Operational
Excellence Company
President, Panasonic India
Appliances Company, Lifestyle
Updates Business Division

Executive Officer

Shigeki Mishima

Group Chief Human Resources Officer (Group CHRO)
In charge of General Affairs and Social Relations, CSR and Corporate Citizenship Activities, and DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Promotion
Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Human Resources, General Affairs, CSR and Corporate Citizenship Activities

Executive Officer

Tatsuo Ogawa

Group Chief Technology Officer (Group CTO)
In charge of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Corporate Innovation & Venture Strategy

Executive Officer

Yoshihiro Morii

In charge of Brand Strategy
Managing Officer, Operational
Excellence Company
In charge of Brand

Executive Officer

Shigeo Usui

In charge of Design
Director, Lifestyle Updates Business
Division
In charge of Customer Experience
Director, Design Division

Executive Officer

Hajime Tamaoki

Group Chief Information Officer (Group CIO)

Company Management

Lifestyle Updates Business Division

Management Structure

Name

Responsibility

Masahiro Shinada

President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Customer Experience Officer (CCXO)
In charge of FF Customer Support & Management

Shigeru Dohno

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
In charge of Living Appliances and Solutions Business
President, China & Northeast Asia Company

Daizo Ito

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
In charge of Overseas Business
Vice President, Electric Works Company
In charge of Global Marketing
Director, Global Business Division

Eiichi Katayama

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
President, Cold Chain Solutions Company

Akira Kono

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Director, Consumer Marketing Division (Japan)

Masaharu Michiura

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
In charge of Construction Safety Regulations Administration
President, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Marketing
Director, Global Marketing Division

Yoshinori Nakashima

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Kiyoshi Otaki

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
President, Electric Works Company

Sadaharu Ukon

Vice President, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Vice President, Electric Works Company
Director, Marketing Division
In charge of Customer Communication

Naohiro Kato

Director, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Michimasa Matsumoto

Director, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Chief Legal Officer (CLO)

Michikazu Matsushita

Director, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
President, Living Appliances and Solutions Company

Atsuki Tsutsumi

Director, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Chief Productivity Officer (CPO)

Shigeo Usui

Director, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
In charge of Customer Experience
Director, Design Division

Hirokazu Yoshida

Director, Lifestyle Updates Business Division
Director, Consumer Marketing Division
Managing Director, Panasonic Appliances Europe

China and Northeast Asia Company, Lifestyle Updates Business Division

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Shigeru Dohno

President, China and Northeast Asia Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Hideshi Fuchiue

Vice President, China and Northeast Asia Company
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Wu Liang

Vice President, China and Northeast Asia Company
Director, Smart Life Appliances Business Division

Sadaaki Yokoo

Vice President, China and Northeast Asia Company
Director, Cold Chain (China) Business Division

Ayumu Kinoshita

Managing Officer, China and Northeast Asia Company
Director, Building and Housing Solutions Business Division

Lin Yuan-Chuan

Managing Officer, China and Northeast Asia Company
Director, Taiwan Business Division

Masaharu Nakayama

Managing Officer, China and Northeast Asia Company
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

Nobuhiko Nishi

Managing Officer, China and Northeast Asia Company
Director, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Devices Business Division

Takayuki Nishi

Managing Officer, China and Northeast Asia Company
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Shigeyuki Nishimoto

Managing Officer, China and Northeast Asia Company
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Zhao Bingdi

Managing Officer, China and Northeast Asia Company
In charge of Business Development, Legal and Compliance, and Government
and External Relations

Living Appliances and Solutions Company, Lifestyle Updates Business Division

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Michikazu Matsushita

President, Living Appliances and Solutions Company

Shinichi Hayashi

Vice President, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
Director, Beauty and Personal Care Business Division

Mitsuhiro Miyashita

Vice President, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
In charge of Technology
Director, Living Products Innovation Division

Masaru Fujimoto

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
Director, Laundry Systems and Vacuum Cleaner Business Division

Kayo Imamura

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
Director, DX - Customer Engagement Promotion Division

Hiroshi Komoto

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
Executive, In charge of Housing Appliances Business

Akio Ota

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
Director, Kitchen Appliances Business Division
Director, Refrigerator and Dishwasher Business Unit

Masayuki Sasage

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
Director, Cooking Business Unit, Kitchen Appliances Business Division

Koki Takata

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
In charge of Manufacturing
Director, Business Process Innovation Division

Yasuo Tonooka

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
In charge of Human Resources

Shinichi Watabe

Managing Officer, Living Appliances and Solutions Company
In charge of Corporate Planning, Accounting and Legal Affairs

Heating & Ventilation A/C Company, Lifestyle Updates Business Division

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Masaharu Michiura

President, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Marketing
Director, Global Marketing Division

Takashi Ogasawara

Vice President, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
President, Panasonic Ecology Systems Co., Ltd.
Director, Environmental Systems & Engineering Business Unit

Yoshiaki Sawada

Vice President, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
Director, Heating and Cooling Solutions Business Division

Tetsuaki Inatsugu

Managing Officer, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Engineering
President, Panasonic Commercial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.

Yuichi Inokawa

Managing Officer, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of IT

Tsutomu Ishihara

Managing Officer, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Corporate Planning
Director, Planning Division

Masahiro Murata

Managing Officer, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Accounting

Hideyuki Oka

Managing Officer, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Technology

Kazuhiko Ueda

Managing Officer, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company
In charge of Human Resources and Legal Affairs

Cold Chain Solutions Company, Lifestyle Updates Business Division

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Eiichi Katayama

President, Cold Chain Solutions Company

Tim Figge

Vice President, Cold Chain Solutions Company
CEO, Hussmann Corporation

Tetsuaki Inatsugu

Vice President, Cold Chain Solutions Company
Main responsibilities:
Managing Officer, Heating & Ventilation A/C Company, In charge of Engineering
President, Panasonic Commercial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.

Yoshikazu Kawano

Vice President, Cold Chain Solutions Company
In charge of Corporate Planning, Accounting, Legal Affairs and IT

Hiroyuki Tominaga

Vice President, Cold Chain Solutions Company
Director, Cold Chain Business Division

Sadaaki Yokoo

Vice President, Cold Chain Solutions Company
Main responsibilities:
Vice President, China and Northeast Asia Company
Director, Cold Chain (China) Business Division

Masuya Okabe

Managing Officer, Cold Chain Solutions Company
In charge of Human Resources

Junya Ando

In charge of Corporate Planning, Cold Chain Solutions Company

Masaaki Kaso

In charge of IT, Cold Chain Solutions Company

Electric Works Company, Lifestyle Updates Business Division

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Kiyoshi Otaki

President, Electric Works Company

Daizo Ito

Vice President, Electric Works Company
In charge of Global Marketing
Director, Global Business Division

Eiji Maruyama

Vice President, Electric Works Company
In charge of Manufacturing, Quality and Environmental Promotion, and Supply Chain Management

Mitsutoshi Shigeta

Vice President, Electric Works Company
Director, Energy Systems Business Division
Director, Smart Energy System Business Division

Sadaharu Ukon

Vice President, Electric Works Company
Director, Marketing Division
In charge of Customer Communication

Satoshi Fujitani

Managing Officer, Electric Works Company
In charge of Accounting and Legal Affairs

Yuichi Inokawa

Managing Officer, Electric Works Company
In charge of Digital Platform and IT

Masaaki Isoda

Managing Officer, Electric Works Company
In charge of Technology
Director, Solution Development Division
In charge of Design and Intellectual Property

Toru Kanno

Managing Officer, Electric Works Company
In charge of Human Resources and Facility

Tatsuya Kato

Managing Officer, Electric Works Company
In charge of Planning and Intelligence & Liaison

Kuniyasu Shimaoka

Managing Officer, Electric Works Company
Director, Lighting Business Division

Automotive Company

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Masashi Nagayasu

President, Automotive Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
In charge of DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Promotion

Kenji Tamura

Senior Vice President, Automotive Company
Director, Infotainment Systems Business Division

Masao Hinoguchi

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Motoshi Hisada

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
Director, HMI Systems Business Division
In charge of Cabin/Interior Innovation

Scott Kirchner

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
President, Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America

Masanori Minamio

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
In charge of Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement and Quality

Masashige Mizuyama

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Director, R&D Division
In charge of Intellectual Property

Tomoka Ohashi

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
In charge of General Affairs

Ayako Shotoku

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
General Counsel (GC), Chief Risk Management Officer (CRO)

Kazuyo Sumida

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Yoshinori Tokuda

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
Director, Automotive Systems Business Division

Tomoaki Yamaguchi

Managing Officer, Automotive Company
Director, Global Marketing & Sales Division

Entertainment & Communication Business Division

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Akira Toyoshima

President, Entertainment & Communication Business Division

Yasunari Anan

Vice President, Entertainment & Communication Business Division
Director, Visual and Sound Business Unit

Toru Sakata

Vice President, Entertainment & Communication Business Division
Director, Smart Communication Business Unit

Yosuke Yamane

Vice President, Entertainment & Communication Business Division
Director, Imaging Business Unit

Itsuro Chuma

Director, Entertainment & Communication Business Division
In charge of Corporate Planning

Toshiaki Ihara

Director, Entertainment & Communication Business Division
In charge of Accounting

Kazuhiro Ogasawara

Director, Entertainment & Communication Business Division
In charge of Human Resources

Makoto Sakamoto

Director, Entertainment & Communication Business Division
In charge of Legal Affairs

Housing Systems Business Division

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Masashi Yamada

President, Housing Systems Business Division
Director, Innovation Division

Masunori Kobayakawa

Vice President, Housing Systems Business Division
In charge of Manufacturing Innovation

Tadashi Nishio

Vice President, Housing Systems Business Division
In charge of Sales
Director, Sales Division

Shinji Adachi

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Associate Director, Innovation Division

Shigeyuki Ito

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
General Manager, Metropolitan Area Sales Division

Jiro Kawachi

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
In charge of Legal Affairs

Masami Maezawa

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Manufacturing Officer (CMO)

Takeshi Matsukawa

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

Yoshiro Matsushita

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
Director, Kitchen Furniture, Bathroom & Sanitary Fittings Business Unit

Tomohide Suzuki

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Joji Tatsumi

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
Director, Architecture Systems Business Unit

Eiichi Tsuruhara

Director, Housing Systems Business Division
General Manager, Kinki Area Sales Division

Connected Solutions Company

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Yasuyuki Higuchi

President, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Hideaki Harada

Senior Vice President, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
In charge of Storage Business, Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd.

Tatsuo Katakura

Senior Vice President, Connected Solutions Company
In charge of Global Solution Business
Director, Gemba Process Business Division
President, Panasonic System Solutions Japan Co., Ltd.
In charge of the collaboration with Blue Yonder Japan, Construction Safety Regulations Administration Department

Toshinori Kishi

Vice President, Connected Solutions Company
Director, Media Entertainment Business Division
In charge of China Hualu Panasonic AVC Networks Co., Ltd. and Business Communication Business

Hiroaki Sakamoto

Vice President, Connected Solutions Company
Director, Mobile Solutions Business Division
In charge of Panasonic Mobile Communications Co., Ltd. and Zetes Industries S.A.

Akihiro Akiyama

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Director, Process Automation Business Division
President, Panasonic Smart Factory Solutions Co., Ltd.

Takeshi Nishikawa

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Director, Accounting Center
In charge of DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Promotion

Hiroyuki Nishiuma

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
In charge of CNS Solutions Business for Europe
Managing Director, Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH

Akira Sakakibara

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Director, Innovation Center
In charge of Intellectual Property

Hiroshi Sakakibara

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Chief Information Officer (CIO)
In charge of Special Task

Keita Sasaki

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
General Counsel (GC)
Director, Legal & Compliance Center
In charge of Risk Management

Nobuhiro Shinya

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Director, Human Resources Center
In charge of General Affairs

Yukiko Yamaguchi

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
Director, Enterprise Marketing Division
In charge of Design and DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Promotion

Masae Yamanaka

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Associate Director, Gemba Process Business Division
Executive Vice President, Member of the Board, Panasonic System Solutions Japan Co., Ltd.

Osamu Yuki

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
In charge of Manufacturing, Procurement, Logistics, Quality Assurance,
Environment Affairs and CS
Director, Manufacturing Innovation Center
In charge of Agribusiness Project Office

Industry Company

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Shinji Sakamoto

President, Industry Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Shigeo Okuda

Vice President, Industry Company
In charge of Quality Management, Manufacturing, and Procurement

Atsushi Sato

Vice President, Industry Company
In charge of Business Strategy

Yoshitaka Teraoka

Vice President, Industry Company
In charge of Marketing & Sales
Director, Global Marketing & Sales Division

Eiji Hoashi

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Takeaki Ikeda

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Director, Industrial Device Business Division

Ryo Kitaori

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
In charge of Logistics

Hiroko Kitatani

Managing Officer, Industry Company
In charge of Legal Affairs and Risk Management

Yasutaka Miyata

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Director, Electronic Materials Business Division

Satoshi Nakaya

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Director, Engineering Division
In charge of Intellectual Property

Yasuo Nishiura

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Director, Device Solutions Business Division

Masato Ozawa

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Director, Electromechanical Control Business Division

Koji Sato

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Toshiya Umemura

Managing Officer, Industry Company
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
In charge of General Affairs

Yin Zhiming

Managing Officer, Industry Company
In charge of Panasonic Industry (China) Co., Ltd.

Energy Company

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Kazuo Tadanobu

President, Energy Company
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Yasuaki Takamoto

Vice President, Energy Company
Director, Mobility Energy Business Division, SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.

Shoichiro Watanabe

Vice President, Energy Company
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
In charge of Intellectual Property, Manufacturing, Quality and Procurement

Kazutaka Fukutome

Managing Officer, Energy Company
In charge of Marketing & Sales
Director, Global Marketing & Sales Division

Masaru Miki

Managing Officer, Energy Company
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
In charge of General Affairs

Masaaki Mizoguchi

Managing Officer, Energy Company
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Osamu Nagano

Managing Officer, Energy Company
Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Toshiaki Okabe

Managing Officer, Energy Company
Director, Legal Center

Hideyuki Okunaga

Managing Officer, Energy Company
Director, Energy Device Business Division

Kunio Tanaka

Managing Officer, Energy Company
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
In charge of Logistics, Legal Affairs and Risk Management

Isamu Yamagiwa

Managing Officer, Energy Company
Director, Energy Solutions Business Division, SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.

Operational Excellence Company

Management Committee Members

Name

Responsibility

Mototsugu Sato

President, Operational Excellence Company

Tomohiko Sasano

Vice President, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Corporate Strategy
Director, Corporate Strategy Division

Katsumi Abe

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Accounting
Director, Financial & Accounting Center

Kentaro Ando

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Logistics
Director, Logistics Division

Tetsuya Fujiwara

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Government and External Relations
Director, Government and External Relations Division

Tomoyuki Kato

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Facility
General Manager, Real Estate Coordination Department

Shigeki Mishima

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Human Resources, General Affairs, CSR and Corporate Citizenship Activities

Mitsuru Miyoshi

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Procurement
Director, Global Procurement Division

Yoshihiro Morii

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Brand

Terumitsu Morimoto

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Corporate Management and Overseas Operations

Takahiro Nakagawa

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Information Systems
Director, Information Systems Division

Hideo Ohara

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Technology and Manufacturing

Hideyasu Sasaki

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Legal Affairs

Yoshiaki Tokuda

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Intellectual Property

Hirotoshi Uehara

Managing Officer, Operational Excellence Company
In charge of Quality & Environment
Director, Quality & Environment Division