Director Profiles

(As of April 1, 2024)

Board of Directors

Minoru Usui
Name
Minoru Usui
Current position
Chairman and Director
Work history
November
1979
Joined Shinshu Seiki Co., Ltd. (now Seiko Epson Corporation)
April
1997
Appointed General Manager,
IJ Development & Design Department,
Imaging & Information Products Operations Division
April
2002
Appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer,
Imaging & Information Products Operations Division
June
2002
Appointed Director
November
2004
Appointed Deputy General Administrative Manager,
Corporate Research & Development Division
November
2005
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Production Engineering & Development Division
July
2007
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Corporate Research & Development Division
October
2007
Appointed Managing Director
June
2008
Appointed President and Representative Director
Appointed Chief Executive Officer
April
2020
Appointed Chairman and Director (current position)
Yasunori Ogawa
Name
Yasunori Ogawa
Current position
President and Representative Director
Work history
April
1988
Joined Seiko Epson Corporation
April
2008
Appointed General Manager,
VI Business Management Department
October
2008
Appointed General Manager,
VI Planning & Design Department
April
2017
Appointed Chief Operating Officer,
Visual Products Operations Division
June
2017
Appointed Executive Officer
June
2018
Appointed Director, Executive Officer
October
2018
Appointed Chief Technology Officer
Appointed General Administrative Manager, Technology Development Division
June
2019
Appointed Director, Managing Executive Officer
Appointed Chief Operating Officer, Wearable Products & Industrial Solutions Operations Segment
April
2020
Appointed President and Representative Director (current position)
Appointed Chief Executive Officer (current position)
Tatsuaki Seki
Name
Tatsuaki Seki
Current position
Director
Work history
April
1983
Joined Epson Corporation (now Seiko Epson Corporation)
November
2005
Appointed General Manager,
BS Business Management Support Department
October
2014
Appointed General Manager,
Financial & General Accounting Department
October
2015
Appointed Deputy General Administrative Manager,
Management Control Division
June
2016
Appointed Director, Executive Officer
Appointed Chief Financial Officer
Appointed Chief Compliance Officer
Appointed Chief Corporate Communications Officer
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Management Control Division
June
2019
Appointed Director, Managing Executive Officer
October
2020
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Corporate Strategy and Management Control Division
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Sustainability Promotion Office
April
2021
Appointed Chief Sustainability Officer
April
2022
Appointed Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer
April
2023
Appointed Representative Director,
Senior Managing Executive Officer
October
2023
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Business Management Division
April
2024
Appointed Director (current position)
Mari Matsunaga
Name
Mari Matsunaga
Current position
Outside Director
Work history
April
1977
Joined Japan Recruit Center Co., Ltd. (now Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
July
1986
Appointed Editor in chief of Shushoku Journal,
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
July
1988
Appointed Editor in chief of Travaille,
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
July
1997
Joined NTT Mobile Communications Network, Inc. (now NTT DoCoMo, Inc.)
Appointed Head of Planning Office for Gateway Business Dept.
April
2000
Appointed Representative,
Mari Matsunaga Office
June
2012
Appointed Outside Director,
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.
Appointed Independent Director,
Terumo Corporation
June
2014
Appointed External Director,
ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director,
Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
March
2023
Appointed Outside Director, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. (current position)
Tadashi Shimamoto
Name
Tadashi Shimamoto
Current position
Outside Director
Work history
April
2002
Appointed Senior Managing Director, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
June
2008
Appointed Senior Executive Managing Director,
Member of the Board and Representative Director,
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
April
2010
Appointed President & CEO, Representative Director,
Member of the Board, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
April
2015
Appointed Chairman and President & CEO, Representative Director,
Member of the Board, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
April
2016
Appointed Chairman, Member of the Board,
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
June
2019
Appointed Member of the Board, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
June
2021
Appointed Special Advisor, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (current position)
June
2021
Appointed Director, Reading Skill Test, Inc. (current position)
March
2022
Appointed Outside Director, Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd. (current position)
July
2022
Appointed Member of the Public Interest Body,
PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC (current position)
June
2023
Appointed Outside Director, Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
Masaki Yamauchi
Name
Masaki Yamauchi
Current position
Outside Director
Work history
April
2005
Appointed Executive Officer, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
(now Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.)
April
2008
Appointed Representative Director, President and Executive Officer, Yamato Logistics Co., Ltd. (now Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.)
April
2011
Appointed Representative Director, President and Executive Officer, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
June
2011
Appointed Director and Executive Officer, Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
April
2015
Appointed Representative Director, Executive Officer and President,
Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
April
2019
Appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors,
Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
June
2020
Appointed Independent Director, Persol Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
June
2022
Appointed Special Advisor, Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
Appointed Outside Director, Resona Holdings, Inc. (current position)
June
2023
Appointed Adviser, Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
Appointed Outside Director, Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
Masayuki Kawana
Name
Masayuki Kawana
Current position
Director, Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Work history
April
1988
Joined Seiko Epson Cooperative Union
March
1999
Joined Seiko Epson Corporation
October
2008
Appointed General Manager, Human Resources Department
June
2014
Appointed Director
Appointed Chief Human Resources Officer
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Human Resources Division
June
2015
Appointed President, Orient Watch Co., Ltd.
June
2016
Appointed Director, Executive Officer
October
2016
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
CSR Management Office
June
2018
Appointed Chairman,
Epson Sales Japan Corporation
April
2020
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Health Management Office
June
2021
Appointed Director, Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Committee Member (current position)
Yoshio Shirai
Name
Yoshio Shirai
Current position
Outside Director,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Work history
June
2001
Appointed Member of the Board of Directors,
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
June
2003
Appointed Managing Officer,
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
June
2005
Appointed Senior Executive Member of the Board of Directors,
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
June
2007
Appointed Executive Vice President, Member of the Board,
Hino Motors, Ltd.
June
2008
Appointed President, Member of the Board,
Hino Motors, Ltd.
June
2013
Appointed Councilor,
Hino Motors, Ltd.
Appointed Vice Chairman,
Toyota Tsusho Corporation
June
2015
Appointed Advisor,
Toyota Tsusho Corporation
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director, Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
June
2017
Appointed Advisor,
Hino Motors, Ltd.
Appointed Outside Director,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
Fujikura Ltd.
Susumu Murakoshi
Name
Susumu Murakoshi
Current position
Outside Director,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Work history
April
1976
Registered as an attorney-at-law
April
1984
Attorney-at-law of Susumu Murakoshi Law Office
March
1988
Attorney-at-law of Shin-Chiyoda Sogo Law Office (to present)
May
2001
Appointed Chairman, Human Rights Protection Committee of Japan Federation of Bar Associations
April
2008
Appointed Vice President,
Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Appointed Chairman,
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
April
2014
Appointed President,
Japan Federation of Bar Associations
May
2017
Appointed President of Japan Attorneys Political Association
April
2019
Member (Chief investigator) of Compliance Team of the
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology (current position)
June
2020
Appointed Outside Director, Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
Michiko Ohtsuka
Name
Michiko Ohtsuka
Current position
Outside Director,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Work history
April
1981
Joined SUMITOMO CORPORATION
October
1986
Joined Asahi Shinwa Audit & Accounting Office (now KPMG AZSA LLC)
August
1990
Registered as Certified Public Accountant
May
2013
Certified Public Accountant of Ohtsuka Certified Public
Accountant Office (to present)
April
2014
Appointed Auditor (part-time) of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency
April
2015
Appointed Auditor (part-time) of Japan National Tourism Organization
June
2015
Appointed Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of FUJI KOSAN COMPANY, LTD.
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director and Audit & Supervisory Committee
Member of FUJI KOSAN COMPANY, LTD.
June
2020
Appointed Outside Director, Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)

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