About Fuji ElectricBiography

Director

President and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Michihiro Kitazawa

Born on Feb. 10, 1952

Apr. 1974
Joined the Company
Apr. 1998
President and Director, U.S. FUJI ELECTRIC INC.
Jun. 2001
President and Representative Director, Fuji Electric Imaging Device Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2003
Director, Fuji Electric Device Technology Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2004
Managing Director, Fuji Electric Device Technology Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2006
Senior Managing Director, Fuji Electric Device Technology Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008
Senior Executive Officer of the Company
Jun. 2008
Executive Vice President and Representative Director, of the Company
Apr. 2010
President and Representative Director, of the Company (up to the present)
Apr. 2011
President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company (up to the present)

Executive Vice President and Elected Corporate Director

Kenzo Sugai

Born on Feb. 17, 1955

Apr. 1979
Joined the Company
Jul. 1997
General Manager, Solutions Technology Department, System Integration Group Ⅰ,Systems Headquarters, Fuji Facom Corp.
Jun. 2002
Director, FFC Co., Ltd.
General Manager,of Corporate Planning Office, FFC Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2006
Director and Managing Executive Officer, FFC Co., Ltd.
General Manager, Social Infrastructure Business Headquarters, FFC Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2008
Director, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2008
Deputy Corporate General Manager, Automation Business Headquarters , Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer of the Company
Corporate General Manager, Social Systems Business Headquarters of the Company
Apr. 2012
Corporate General Manager, Sales Group of the Company
Apr. 2014
Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Jun. 2014
Director of the Company
Apr. 2015
Senior Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Apr. 2016
Executive Vice President of the Company (up to the present)
Jun. 2016
Representative Director of the Company (up to the present)

Outside Director

Toshihito Tamba

Born on Mar. 13, 1950

Apr. 1972
Joined Itochu Corporation
Jun. 2001
Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Forest Products & General Merchandise Division, Itochu Corporation
Jun. 2003
Managing Representative Director, President, Chemicals, Forest Products & General Merchandise Company, Itochu Corporation
Apr. 2005
Senior Managing Representative Director, Chief Corporate Planning Officer, Itochu Corporation
Apr. 2008
Representative Executive Vice President, Executive Advisory Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Overseas Operations, Itochu Corporation
Apr. 2010
Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Executive Advisory Officer, Itochu Corporation
Jun. 2011
Advisor, Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (now Tokyo Century Corporation)
Jun. 2011
Chairman & Co-CEO, Representative Director, Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation
Jun. 2016
Outside Director of the Company (up to the present)
Apr. 2020
Director,Tokyo Century Corporation (up to the present)

Outside Director

Naoomi Tachikawa

Born on Jan. 27, 1951

Apr. 1975
Joined Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2005
Executive Officer, General Manager of Human Resources and Administration Department, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2007
Corporate Senior Vice President, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2008
Director, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2010
Director and President, TOTOKU ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Jun. 2016
Chairman of the Board, TOTOKU ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Jun. 2016
Outside Director of the Company (up to the present)
Jun. 2017
Senior Advisor, TOTOKU ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Jun. 2018
Advisor, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

Outside Director

Yoshitsugu Hayashi

Born on Jan. 2, 1951

Apr. 1992
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Apr. 2001
Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Apr. 2003
Advisor to President, Nagoya University
Apr. 2006
Dean, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Jul. 2013
President, World Conference on Transport Research Society
Jul. 2015
Full Member, The Club of Rome
Mar. 2016
Retired from Nagoya University
Apr. 2016
Professor, Institute of Science and Technology Research, Chubu University
Jun. 2017
Outside Director of the Company (up to the present)
Mar. 2019
Full Member, The Club of Rome, and President, The Japanese Association of The Club of Rome
Apr. 2019
Professor and Director, Center for Sustainable Development and Global Smart City, Chubu University
Apr. 2019
Co-Director and Visiting Professor, World Transport Research Center, Tongji University, China (up to the present)
Jun. 2019
Board Member, World Conference on Transport Research Society (up to the present)
Jun. 2019
Invited Distinguished Professor, Tsinghua University, China (up to the present)
Oct. 2020
Full Member, Executive Committee of The Club of Rome, and President, The Japanese Association of The Club of Rome (up to the present)
Apr. 2021
Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Sustainable Development and Global Smart City, Chubu University (up to the present)

Director

Michio Abe

Born on Jun. 7, 1953

Apr. 1972
Joined the Company
Apr. 2000
General Manager, Thermal Power Design Department, Power Plant Equipment Factory, Energy & Electric Systems Company of the Company
Jul. 2009
Executive Officer of the Company
General Manager, Monotsukuri Strategy Division of the Company
Apr. 2010
Senior Executive Officer of the Company
Jun. 2010
Director of the Company (up to the present)
Apr. 2011
Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Oct. 2011
Corporate General Manager, Production & Procurement Group of the Company
Apr. 2012
Senior Managing Executive Officer of the Company (up to the present)
Mar. 2019
Retired from Corporate General Manager,
Production & Procurement Group of the Company
Apr. 2020
Corporate General Manager, Production & Procurement Group of the Company (up to the present)

Director

Masatsugu Tomotaka

Born on Dec. 27, 1958

Apr. 1982
Joined the Company
Apr. 2002
General Manager, Fine Tech Devices Department, Tokyo Systems Factory, Energy & Electric Systems Company of the Company
Jul. 2004
Deputy General Manager, Tokyo Factory, Devices Headquarters, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008
General Manager, Tokyo Factory, Production Headquarters, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2010
Executive Officer, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
General Manager, Solution Factory, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2011
Operating Officer of the Company
General Manager, Smart Community Division, Social Systems Business Headquarters of the Company
Oct. 2013
Executive Officer of the Company
Corporate General Manager, Power Electronics Business Group of the Company
Apr. 2016
Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Jun. 2016
Director of the Company (up to the present)
Apr. 2017
Corporate General Manager, Power Electronics Systems Business Group of the Company
Apr. 2018
Senior Managing Executive Officer of the Company (up to the present)

Director

Junichi Arai

Born on Oct. 12, 1957

Apr. 1982
Joined the Company
Jul. 1989
Seconded to U.S. FUJI ELECTRIC INC.
Feb. 2002
General Manager, Corporate Planning Department, Business Division, Electronics Company Business Group of the Company
Oct. 2003
Senior Manager, Corporate Planning Department, Corporate Management Planning Headquarters, Fuji Electric Device Technology Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2007
Deputy General Manager, Business Planning Division, Semiconductor Business Group, Fuji Electric Device Technology Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008
General Manager, Business Planning Division, Semiconductor Business Group, Fuji Electric Device Technology Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2008
General Manager, Business Strategy Office, Technology and Business Strategy Group in charge of Business Planning of the Company
Jun. 2009
Executive Officer of the Company
Jul. 2009
General Manager, Corporate Planning Office of the Company
Apr. 2010
Assistant to President, METAWATER Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2010
Director, METAWATER Co., Ltd.
General Manager, Administration Division, METAWATER Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2012
Operating Officer of the Company
General Manager, Corporate Planning Office, Corporate Management Planning Headquarters of the Company
Apr. 2013
Executive Officer of the Company
Apr. 2016
Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Corporate General Manager, Corporate Management Planning Headquarters of the Company (up to the present)
Jun. 2016
Director of the Company (up to the present)
Apr. 2020
Senior Managing Executive Officer of the Company (up to the present)

Director

Shiro Kondo

Born on Oct. 4, 1960

Apr. 1984
Joined the Company
Apr. 2005
General Manager, Information and Communications Controls Department, Fuji Electric Advanced Technology Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2007
General Manager, Information and Communications Controls Development Center, Fuji Electric Advanced Technology Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2007
Director, Fuji Electric Advanced Technology Co.,Ltd.
Jul. 2008
General Manager, Technology Strategy Office,Technology and Business Strategy Headquarters of the Company
Sep. 2010
Deputy General Manager (Director), Fuji Electric Holdings (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2012
General Manager (Chairman), Fuji Electric (China) Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013
General Manager, Instrumentation and Control Systems Division, Industrial Infrastructure Business Group of the Company
Jul. 2014
General Manager, Industrial Plant Division, Industrial Infrastructure Business Group of the Company
Apr. 2015
General Manager, Industrial and Instrumentation Equipment Division, Industrial Infrastructure Business Group of the Company
Apr. 2016
Deputy Corporate General Manager, Corporate R&D Headquarters of the Company
Apr. 2017
Executive Officer of the Company
Corporate General Manager, Corporate R&D Headquarters of the Company (up to the present)
Apr. 2020
Managing Executive Officer of the Company (up to the present)
Jun. 2021
Director of the Company (up to the present)

Auditors

Standing Auditor

Yoshio Okuno

Born on Mar. 30, 1955

Apr. 1978
Joined the Company
Aug. 2001
General Manager, Overseas Thermal Power Division, Electric Power System Department, Energy & Electric Systems Company of the Company
Apr. 2008
Director, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2009
Managing Director, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
General Manager, Drive System Business Department, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2010
Director and Executive Vice President, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
General Manager, Sales Department, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2011
Managing Executive Officer of the Company
Jun. 2011
Director of the Company
Apr. 2012
Executive Vice President of the Company
Jun. 2012
Representative Director of the Company
Jun. 2016
Standing Auditor of the Company (up to the present)

Standing Auditor

Junichi Matsumoto

Born on Mar. 26, 1960

Apr. 1982
Joined the Company
Apr. 2002
General Manager, Corporate Finance Department, Corporate & Group Finance Office of the Company
Jul. 2009
Executive Officer of the Company
General Manager, Corporate Finance Office of the Company
Jun. 2010
Director of the Company
Apr. 2011
Executive Officer of the Company
Apr. 2012
General Manager, Corporate Finance Office, Corporate Management Planning Headquarters of the Company
Jun. 2012
Retired from office of Director of the Company
Jun. 2013
Director of the Company
Jun. 2017
Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (up to the present)

Outside Auditor

Tetsuo Hiramatsu

Born on Aug. 28, 1955

Apr. 1978
Joined The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Limited
Apr. 2005
Executive Officer, General Manager, Human Resources Division, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (currently Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
Apr. 2007
Managing Director, Chief Strategy Officer, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2011
Deputy President, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2013
Advisor, Nisshin-Tatemono Co., Ltd.
May 2013
Vice President and Executive Officer, Nisshin-Tatemono Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2014
Representative Director and President, Nisshin-Tatemono Co., Ltd.
Nov. 2014
President & Representative Director, NIPPON TOCHI-TATEMONO Co., Ltd.(currently Chuo-Nittochi Co.,Ltd.) (up to the present)
Jun. 2016
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (up to the present)
Apr. 2020
President & Representative Director, Chuo-Nittochi Group Co., Ltd. (up to the present)

Outside Auditor

Hirohiko Takaoka

Born on Aug. 10, 1952

Apr. 1976
Joined The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2008
Corporate Officer, General Manager of Sports Business Div., The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2011
Managing Corporate Officer, in charge of Sports Business Div., The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Representative Director and President, Acty Corporation
Apr. 2012
President, Chairman of the Board, Yokohama Tire Japan CO., LTD.
Mar. 2015
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (Retired in March 2019)
Aug. 2020
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (up to the present)

Outside Auditor

Yuko Katsuta

Born on Feb. 18, 1966

Apr. 1997
Registered as an attorney-at-law (Tokyo Bar Association)
Apr. 1997
Associate, Araki Law Office
Feb. 1999
Suzuye Patent Law Offices (currently SUZUYE & SUZUYE)
Feb. 2002
Partner, SUZUYE & SUZUYE
Jan. 2004
Counsel, Legal & Intellectual Property Department, IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jan. 2013
Chief Privacy Officer, IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jun. 2016
Partner, Natori Law Office (currently ITN Partners) (up to the present)
Aug. 2020
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (up to the present)