Epson Announces Changes of Representative Director and Executive Personnel
- TOKYO, Japan, February 21, 2023 -
Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") today announced that a meeting of its board of directors had approved executive officer changes effective April 1, 2023, and provisionally approved changes to its board of directors that are subject to final approval at the company's annual general meeting scheduled to be held on June 27, 2023.
1. Reasons for changes
As we seek to achieve our Epson 25 Renewed Corporate Vision, we have implemented these changes with the aims of further strengthening our corporate governance, and of accelerating our efforts to create a strong organization capable of generating ongoing improvements in corporate value and growth.
2. Executive officer changes as of March 31
|Name||New position||Current position|
|Retirement||Hideki Shimada||-||Managing Executive Officer
In charge of specific projects in the Production Planning Division
|Yoshiyuki Moriyama||-||Executive Officer
Chairman and President, Epson Engineering (Shenzhen) Ltd.
|Tsuyoshi Kitahara||-||Executive Officer
In charge of exploration for new technology development, Technology Development Division
3. Changes of Representative Director and Executive Personnel as of April 1
|Name||New position||Current position||Continuing as|
|Change of responsibility||Tatsuaki Seki||Representative Director,
Senior Managing Executive Officer
|Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer||General Administrative Manager,
Corporate Strategy and Management Control Division, and General Administrative Manager, Sustainability Promotion Office
|Koichi Kubota||Director||Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer||-|
|Appointment||Masashi Hayashi||Executive Officer||Chief Operating Officer, Wearable Products Operations Division|
|Masaharu Mizukami||Executive Officer||Deputy General Administrative Manager, Corporate Strategy and Management Control Division|
|Toshihiko Kobayashi||Executive Officer||General Administrative Manager, Intellectual Property Division|
|Siew Jin Kiat||Executive Officer||Regional Managing Director, Epson Singapore Pte Ltd.|
4. Executive officer changes as of June 27
|Name||New position||Current position||Note|
|Appointment||Tadashi Shimamotoi||Outside Director||-|
|Masaki Yamauchi||Outside Director||-|
|Retirement||Hideaki Omiya||-||Outside Director||Retirement due to expiry of term|
|Koichi Kubota||-||Director (from April 1)||Retirement due to expiry of term|
Epson is a global technology leader whose philosophy of efficient, compact and precise innovation enriches lives and helps create a better world. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson's goal is to become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion.