Leadership Team

(As of June 27, 2018)

Board of Directors

Minoru Usui
Name
Minoru Usui
Current position
President
Work history
November
1979
Joined Shinshu Seiki Co., Ltd. (now Seiko Epson Corporation)
April
2002
Appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer,
Imaging & Information Products Operations Division
June
2002
Appointed Director
October
2007
Appointed Managing Director
June
2008
Appointed President (current position)

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Shigeki Inoue
Name
Shigeki Inoue
Current position
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer
Work history
April
1979
Joined Suwa Seikosha Co., Ltd. (now Seiko Epson Corporation)
October
2008
Appointed Deputy General Administrative Manager,
Corporate Strategy Division
June
2011
Appointed Executive Officer
June
2012
Appointed Director
June
2013
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Business Infrastructure Development Division
June
2014
Appointed Managing Director
December
2015
Chief Operating Officer,
Wearable Products Operations Division
April
2016
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Corporate Planning Division (current position)
June
2016
Appointed Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer (current position)
April
2017
Appointed Chief Operating Officer, Wearable Products & Industrial Solutions Operations Segment
Koichi Kubota
Name
Koichi Kubota
Current position
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer
Work history
April
1983
Joined Epson Corporation (now Seiko Epson Corporation)
July
2008
Appointed Chief Operating Officer,
Visual Instruments Operations Division
June
2010
Appointed Executive Officer
October
2011
Appointed Chief Operating Officer,
Visual Products Operations Division
June
2012
Appointed Director
June
2013
Appointed Chief Operating Officer,
Printer Operations Division
June
2015
Appointed Managing Director
April
2016
Appointed Deputy General Administrative Manager,
Corporate Planning Division
June
2016
Appointed Director,
Managing Executive Officer
April
2017
Appointed Chief Operating Officer,
Printing Solutions Operations Division (current position)
June
2017
Appointed Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer
(current position)
Masayuki Kawana
Name
Masayuki Kawana
Current position
Director, Executive Officer
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
June
2014
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Human Resources Division (current position)
June
2015
Appointed President,
Orient Watch Co., Ltd.
June
2016
Appointed Director, Executive Officer (current position)
October
2016
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
CSR Management Office (current position)
June
2018
Appointed Chairman,
Epson Sales Japan Corporation(current position)
Tatsuaki Seki
Name
Tatsuaki Seki
Current position
Director, Executive Officer
Work history
April
1983
Joined Epson Corporation (now Seiko Epson Corporation)
October
2015
Appointed Deputy General Administrative Manager,
Management Control Division
June
2016
Appointed Director, Executive Officer (current position)
June
2016
Appointed General Administrative Manager,
Management Control Division (current position)
Yasunori Ogawa
Name
Yasunori Ogawa
Current position
Director, Executive Officer
Work history
April
1988
Joined Seiko Epson Corporation
April
2017
Appointed Chief Operating Officer,
Visual Products Operations Division(current position)
June
2017
Appointed Executive Officer
June
2018
Appointed Director,
Executive Officer (current position)
Hideaki Omiya
Name
Hideaki Omiya
Current position
Outside Director
Work history
April
2007
Appointed Director and Senior Executive Vice President,
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
April
2008
Appointed President,
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
April
2013
Appointed Chairman,
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (current position)
June
2014
Appointed Outside Director,
Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director,
Mitsubishi Corporation (current position)
June
2018
Appointed Outside Director,
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (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. (current position)
June
2012
Appointed Independent Director,
Terumo Corporation
June
2014
Appointed External Director,
ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (current position)
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director,
Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
Taro Shigemoto
Name
Taro Shigemoto
Current position
Director,
Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Work history
April
1985
Joined Suwa Seikosha Co., Ltd.
(now Seiko Epson Corporation)
February
2014
Appointed Chairman and President,
Epson Engineering (Shenzhen) Ltd.,
June
2016
Appointed Special Audit & Supervisory Officer,
General Administrative Manager,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Office
June
2018
Appointed Director, Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Committee Member (current position)
Michihiro Nara
Name
Michihiro Nara
Current position
Outside Director,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Work history
April
1974
Registered as an attorney-at-law
April
2006
Appointed Vice President,
Japan Federation of Bar Associations
April
2006
Appointed Chairman,
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
March
2011
Member of Legislative Council of the Ministry of Justice
June
2013
Appointed Audit & Supervisory Board Member,
Seiko Epson Corporation
June
2014
Appointed Outside Director of the Board,
Oji Holdings Corporation (current position)
June
2015
Appointed Independent Auditor,
CHORI CO., LTD.
June
2015
Appointed Outside Director,
NIHON TOKUSHU TORYO CO., LTD. (current position)
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director, Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
Seiko Epson Corporation (current position)
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director, Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
CHORI CO., LTD.
Chikami Tsubaki
Name
Chikami Tsubaki
Current position
Outside Director,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member
Work history
April
1970
Joined EBARA-Infilco Co., Ltd. (now EBARA CORPORATION)
May
1975
Joined Asahi & Co. (now KPMG AZSA LLC)
March
1979
Registered as Certified Public Accountant
July
1999
Appointed Managing Director,
Asahi & Co.
(now KPMG AZSA LLC)
July
2004
Appointed Chief Executive,
The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
June
2013
Appointed Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member,
NKSJ Holdings, Inc. (now Sompo Holdings, Inc.)
June
2014
Appointed Statutory Auditor,
HEIWA REAL ESTATE CO., LTD. (current position)
June
2016
Appointed Outside Director, Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
Seiko Epson Corporation (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.
June
2013
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.
June
2017
Appointed Outside Director,
Audit & Supervisory Committee Member,
Fujikura Ltd.(current position)

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