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Governance

Directors (As of June 29, 2022)

Directors (Internal)

Responsibilities as a Director of the Company

Nomination Committee Member/Compensation Committee Member

Responsibilities as an Executive Officer of the Company

CEO

Yoshinori Yamashita

(August 22, 1957)


Meeting attendance during FY2021
Board of Directors meetings:
12/12 (100%)
Nomination Committee meetings:
8/8 (100%)
Compensation Committee meetings:
6/6 (100%)
Brief personal profile
Mar 1980
Joined the Company
Apr 2008
President of Ricoh Electronics, Inc.
Apr 2010
Group Executive Officer, Corporate Vice President
Apr 2011
Corporate Senior Vice President
General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
Jun 2012
Director
Corporate Executive Vice President
Apr 2013
In charge of Internal Management and Control
Apr 2014
General Manager of Business Solutions Group
Apr 2015
In charge of core business
Jun 2016
Deputy President
Apr 2017
Representative Director (Current)
President (Current)
CEO (Current)
Apr 2020
Chief Human Resource Officer

Responsibilities as an Executive Officer of the Company

CTO (Chief Technology Officer)

Seiji Sakata

(September 12, 1958)


Meeting attendance during FY2021
Board of Directors meetings:
12/12 (100%)
Brief personal profile
Apr 1981
Joined the Company
Apr 2006
General Manager of 1st Design Center, MFP Business Group
Apr 2008
Deputy General Manager of MFP Business Group
Apr 2009
General Manager of Controller Development Division and Deputy General Manager of MFP Business Group
Apr 2010
Corporate Vice President
Apr 2011
General Manager of Human Resources Division
Apr 2012
Corporate Senior Vice President
Apr 2014
General Manager of Japan Management Division
Feb 2015
General Manager of Japan Management Division and General Manager of Imaging Systems Development Division
Apr 2017
General Manager of Office Printing Development Division, Deputy General Manager of Office Printing Business Group
Apr 2018
Corporate Executive Vice President
General Manager of Office Printing Business Group
Jun 2018
Director (Current)
Apr 2019
CTO (Current)
Apr 2021
Executive Corporate Officer (Current)
General Manager of Advanced Technology R&D Division

Responsibilities as an Executive Officer of the Company

President of Ricoh Digital Services Business Unit

Akira Oyama

(January 6, 1961)


Meeting attendance during FY2021
Board of Directors meetings:
10/10 (100%)

[Attendance after appointment at general meeting of shareholders]

Brief personal profile
Jul 1986
Joined the Company
Apr 2011
President of Ricoh Europe Plc
Aug 2012
Group Executive Officer
General Manager of Europe Marketing Group
Chairperson of Ricoh Europe B.V.
Apr 2014
Corporate Senior Vice President
General Manager of Corporate Division
Apr 2015
President of Ricoh Americas Holdings, Inc.
Jun 2015
Director
Jun 2016
Corporate Executive Vice President
Apr 2017
CFO
General Manager of CEO Office
Apr 2018
General Manager of Sales and Marketing Group
Apr 2019
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Apr 2020
General Manager of Workplace Solutions Business Group
Apr 2021
Executive Corporate Officer (Current)
President of Ricoh Digital Services Business Unit (Current)
Jun 2021
Director (Current)
Apr 2022
Director and Chairperson of Ricoh Japan Corporation (Current)

Directors (Outside)

Responsibilities as a Director of the Company

Lead Independent Director/Chairperson of the Nomination Committee/Compensation Committee Member

Significant concurrent positions

Counsellor of MITSUI & CO., LTD./Outside Director of SoftBank Group Corp./Counsellor of Bank of Japan/Director of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd./Outside Director, Chairperson of the Board meeting of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Masami Iijima

(September 23, 1950)


Major activities

He has accumulated outstanding achievements and extensive experience as an executive of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., which operates on a global scale. He can therefore advise in such areas as global governance and risk management.

Meeting attendance during FY2021
Board of Directors meetings:
12/12 (100%)
Nomination Committee meetings:
8/8 (100%)
Compensation Committee meetings:
6/6 (100%)
Brief personal profile
Apr 1974
Joined MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Jun 2000
General Manager of Ferrous Raw Materials Division, Iron & Steel Raw Materials Business Unit of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Apr 2004
General Manager of Metals Administrative Division of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Apr 2005
General Manager of Metals & Energy Administrative Division of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Apr 2006
Managing Officer, Chief Operating Officer of Iron & Steel Raw Materials and Non-Ferrous Metals Business Unit of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Apr 2007
Managing Officer, Chief Operating Officer of Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Apr 2008
Executive Managing Officer of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Jun 2008
Representative Director, Executive Managing Officer of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Oct 2008
Representative Director, Senior Executive Managing Officer of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Apr 2009
Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Apr 2015
Representative Director, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Jun 2016
Outside Director (Current)
Jun 2018
Outside Director of SoftBank Group Corp. (Current)
Jun 2019
Counsellor of Bank of Japan (Current)
Jun 2019
Director of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (Current)
Apr 2021
Director of MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Jun 2021
Counsellor of MITSUI & CO., LTD. (Current)
Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee member of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Jun 2022
Lead Independent Director (Current)
Outside Director, Chair of the Boad meeting of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Current)

Responsibilities as a Director of the Company

Chairperson of the Board/Nomination Committee Member/Compensation Committee Member

Significant concurrent positions

Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, National University Corporation Tokyo Institute of Technology/Senior Aide to the President of National University Corporation Tokyo Institute of Technology/Member of Science Council of Japan /Executive Member of Council for Science, Technology and Innovation

Mutsuko Hatano

(October 1, 1960)


Major activities

She has amassed a wealth of attainments and experience as a professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering of Tokyo Institute of Technology, and as a committee member of many administrative bodies. She can thus offer multifaceted and extensive advice in such areas as technology, education, and policy.

Meeting attendance during FY2021
Board of Directors meetings:
12/12 (100%)
Nomination Committee meetings:
8/8 (100%)
Compensation Committee meetings:
6/6 (100%)
Brief personal profile
Apr 1983
Joined Hitachi, Ltd.
Sep 1997
Visiting Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley
Apr 2005
Chief Researcher of Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
Jul 2010
Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Current)
Oct 2014
Council Member of Science Council of Japan
Jun 2016
Outside Director (Current)
Oct 2020
Member of Science Council of Japan (Current)
Mar 2022
Senior Aide to the President of National University Corporation Tokyo Institute of Technology (Current)
Executive Member of Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (Current)
Jun 2022
Chairperson of the Board (Current)

Responsibilities as a Director of the Company

Chairperson of Compensation Committee/Nomination Committee Member

Significant concurrent positions

President and CEO of Japan Investment Corporation/Outside Director of The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited/ Chairperson of Sonar Advisers Inc./Outside Director of Takashimaya Company, Limited

Keisuke Yokoo

(November 26, 1951)


Major activities

With his extensive experience and broad knowledge and insight as a management executive, as well as his views and long-term perspective cultivated over many years in financial and capital markets, he has provided a wide range of useful advice and recommendations.

Meeting attendance during FY2021
Board of Directors meetings:
12/12 (100%)
Nomination Committee meetings:
8/8 (100%)
Compensation Committee meetings:
6/6 (100%)
Brief personal profile
Apr 1974
Joined The Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Current Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
May 2000
General Manager of Nagoya Branch of The Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd.
Jun 2001
Managing Director, Head of Planning Group of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr 2007
President of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (Shinko Securities Co., Ltd. and Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. merged in May 2009 to form Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.)
Jun 2011
Chairperson of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Jun 2012
Advisor of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr 2015
Vice Chairperson & President of Japan Association of Corporate Executives (KEIZAI DOYUKAI)
Oct 2016
Outside Director of The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (Current)
Jun 2017
Outside Director of Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.
May 2019
Chairperson of Sonar Advisers Inc. (Current)
Dec 2019
President, Member of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of Japan Investment Corporation (Current)
May 2020
Outside Director of Takashimaya Company, Limited (Current)
Jun 2020
Outside Director (Current)

Responsibilities as a Director of the Company

Compensation Committee Member

Significant concurrent positions

Executive Director and Editor in Chief of Nippon.com/ Advisor of Jiji Research Institute, Ltd.

Sadafumi Tani

(September 15, 1954)


Major activities

He has provided proactive comments and advice from the perspective of investors and shareholders, based on his extensive experience over many years as an economic reporter together with his broad-ranging knowledge and insights regarding global economy and social issues, as well as excellent communication skills.

Meeting attendance during FY2021
Board of Directors meetings:
10/10 (100%)
Compensation Committee meetings:
5/5 (100%)

[Attendance after appointment at general meeting of shareholders]

Brief personal profile
Apr 1977
Joined Jiji Press, Ltd.
Apr 1988
Staff Correspondent of Washington D.C. Bureau of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Dec 2001
Editor in Chief of Economic News of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Jun 2004
Director of Kobe Bureau of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Jun 2006
Managing Editor of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Jun 2009
Director of General Administration Division of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Jan 2010
General Manager of President’s Office of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Jun 2010
Director of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Jul 2010
Director and Managing Editor of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Jun 2013
Executive Director of Jiji Press, Ltd.
Mar 2016
Director / Editor in Chief of Nippon.Com
May 2016
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Quants Research Inc.
Jun 2016
Executive Director/ Editor in Chief of Nippon.com (Current)
Jun 2021
Outside Director (Current)
May 2022
Advisor of Jiji research Institute, Ltd. (Current)

New Responsibilities as a Director of the Company

Nomination Committee Member

Significant concurrent positions

President, CEO of National Institute of Advance Industrial Science and Technology/Outside Director of Nomura Holdings, Inc.,/Vice Chairperson of Japan Association of Corporate Executives (KEIZAI DOYUKAI)

Kazuhiko Ishimura

(September 18, 1954)


Brief personal profile
Apr 1979
Joined Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (Current AGC Inc.)
Jan 2006
Executive Officer and GM of Kansai Plant of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Jan 2007
Senior Executive Officer and GM of Electronics & Energy General Division of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Mar 2008
Representative Director, President and COO of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Jan 2010
Representative Director, President and CEO of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Jan 2015
Representative Director and Chairperson of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Jun 2015
Outside Director of TDK Corporation
Jun 2017
Outside Director of IHI Corporation
Jan 2018
Director and Chairperson of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Apr 2018
Vice Chairperson of Japan Association of Corporate Executives (KEIZAI DOYUKAI) (Current)
Jun 2018
Outside Director of Nomura Holdings, Inc. (Current)
Mar 2020
Director of AGC Inc.
Apr 2020
President of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Apr 2021
President and CEO of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Current)
Jun 2022
Outside Director (Current)