Management Team

Management Team

(As of January 4, 2017)

Board of Directors

Representative Director,Chairman of the Board Hideo Ichikawa Hideo Ichikawa
Representative Director,President Kohei Morikawa Kohei Morikawa
Kyohei Takahashi Kyohei Takahashi Masaru Amano
Saburo Muto Taichi Nagai Taichi Nagai Taichi Nagai
Tomofumi Akiyama(Outside Director) Tomofumi Akiyama(Outside Director) Akiyoshi Morita(Outside Director) Akiyoshi Morita(Outside Director)
Masaharu Oshima(Outside Director) Masaharu Oshima(Outside Director)   

Audit & Supervisory Board

Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Ichiro Nomura Akira Koinuma Hiroyuki Tezuka (Outside Member)
Yukio Obara (Outside Member) Kiyomi Saito (Outside Member)  

Corporate Officers and Senior Corporate Fellows

Chief Executive Officer Kohei Morikawa
Senior Managing Corporate Officer
Jiro Ishikawa General Manager, HD Division;
Officer in charge of Electronics Materials and Advanced Battery Materials divisions in addition
Managing Corporate Officers
Tatsuharu Arai

General Manager, Petrochemicals Division;
Officer in charge of Oita Complex

Jun Tanaka Chief Technical Officer (CTO); 
Officer in charge of Electronic Chemicals Division, Functional Chemicals Division, Business Development Center, Isesaki and Tatsuno plants, and Corporate R&D Department
Hidehito Takahashi Officer in charge of Ceramics Division, Carbon Division, Omachi Plant, and Corporate Strategy Department
Corporate Officers
Robert C.Whitten Supervisor of the Carbons Business Integration Promotion Team in the capacity of Assistant to President in charge of special assignments
Keiichi Kamiguchi

Chief Risk Management Officer;
Officer in charge of Internal Audit, Legal & Intellectual Property, General Affairs & Human Resources, and Purchasing & SCM departments;
Chairman, Security Export Control Committee

Kanji Takasaki Officer in charge of Aluminum Rolled Products, Aluminum Specialty Components, and Aluminum Can divisions, Oyama and Kitakata plants
Youichi Takeuchi

Oita Complex Representative

Takayuki Sato General Manager, Electronics Materials Division
Officer in charge of Chichibu Plant
Motohiro Takeuchi General Manager, Corporate Strategy Department
Taichi Nagai Officer in charge of Production Technology, Energy & Electricity and CSR departments, and Chairman of Safety Measures Committee
Koichi Nishimura

General Manager, Industrial Gas Division;
Officer in charge of Basic Chemicals divisions, Kawasaki and Higashinagahara plants 
President, Showa Denko Gas Products Co., Ltd.

Toshiharu Kato

Chief Financial Officer;
General Manager, Finance & Accounting Department
Officer in charge of Information Systems department

Masamichi Yagishita General Manager, Electronic Chemicals Division;
Officer in charge of Tokuyama Plant
Masunori Kaiho General Manager, Kawasaki Plant
Hiroshi Daio

General Manager,Ceramics Division;
Officer in charge of Yokohama and Shiojiri plants

Takuji Yamamoto

General Manager, Production Technology
Officer in charge of SPS Innovation Department

Masao Shibuya General Manager, Advanced Battery Materials Division
Akihiro Jinbo General Manager, Basic Chemicals divisions
Tetsuo Wada General Manager, Business Development Center and Institute for Integrated Product Development
Senior Corporate Fellows
Hiroshi Sakai General Manager, Technology Development Control Department, HD Division
Yoshiyuki Nishimura Assistant to President in charge of market development for electronics and battery materials
Tetsu Moriki General Manager, Legal & Intellectual Property Department