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Reasons for nomination and Attendance at meeting of Outside Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members (for fiscal year ended March 31, 2018)

Outside Director

Name Designation as Independent Director Reasons of Appointment Attendance at meeting of the Board of Directors or the meetings of the Audit & Supervisory Board (KANSAYAKU-KAI) in fiscal year ended March, 31 of 2017 Important Concurrent Positions
Takeshi Kunibe   NEC has appointed him as an Outside Director considering that he has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, he would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and he has extensive experience and deep insight as management of a bank. Attendance at meeting of the Board of Directors:
11 out of 13 meetings
(Attendance rate: 85%)
Director President and Group Chief Executive Officer, SMFG
Motoyuki Oka NEC has appointed him as an Outside Director considering that he has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, he would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and he has extensive experience and deep insight as management of a general trading company including the management of overseas firms.
He is qualified as an Independent Director as required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that is unlikely to have conflicts of interest with shareholders.
Attendance at meeting of the Board of Directors:
13 out of 13 meetings
(Attendance rate: 100%)
Honorary Adviser, Sumitomo Corporation
Kunio Noji NEC has appointed him as an Outside Director considering that he has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, he would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and he has extensive experience and deep insight as management of a manufacturing company.
He is qualified as an Independent Director as required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that is unlikely to have conflicts of interest with shareholders.
Attendance at meeting of the Board of Directors:
12 out of 13 meetings
(Attendance rate: 92%)
Chairman of the Board, Komatsu Ltd.
Outside Director, Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Kaoru Seto NEC has appointed him as an Outside Director considering that he has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, he would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and he has extensive experience and deep insight as management of a logistics service company.
He is qualified as an Independent Director as required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that is unlikely to have conflicts of interest with shareholders.
  Special Adviser, Yamato Holdings, Co., Ltd.
Outside Director, RICOH LEASING COMPANY, LTD.
Noriko Iki NEC has appointed her as an Outside Director considering that she has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, she would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and she has extensive experience and deep insight relating to administrative and diplomatic area.
She is qualified as an Independent Director as required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that is unlikely to have conflicts of interest with shareholders.
  President, Japan Institute for Women's Empowerment & Diversity Management

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (KANSAYAKU) ("A&SBMs")

Name Designation as Independent A&SBMs Reasons of Appointment Attendance at meeting of the Board of Directors or the meetings of the Audit & Supervisory Board (KANSAYAKU-KAI) in fiscal year ended March, 31 of 2017 Important Concurrent Positions
Takeshi Kikuchi NEC has appointed him as an Outside A&SBM considering that he has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, he would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and he has a lot of experience and deep insight as an attorney at law in the fields of IT and others.
He is qualified as an Independent A&SBM as required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that is unlikely to have conflicts of interest with shareholders.

Attendance at meeting of the Board of Directors:
13 out of 13 meetings
(Attendance rate: 100%)

Attendance at meeting of the Audit & Supervisory Board (KANSAYAKU-KAI):
16 out of 16 meetings
(Attendance rate: 100%)

Attorney at Law
Kazuyasu Yamada NEC has appointed him as an Outside A&SBM considering that he has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, he would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and he has a lot of auditing experience as a Certified Public Accountant and professional insight in finance and accounting.
He is qualified as an Independent A&SBM as required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that is unlikely to have conflicts of interest with shareholders.

Attendance at meeting of the Board of Directors:
13 out of 13 meetings
(Attendance rate: 100%)

Attendance at meeting of the Audit & Supervisory Board (KANSAYAKU-KAI):
16 out of 16 meetings
(Attendance rate: 100%)

Certified Public Accountant
Taeko Ishii NEC has appointed her as an Outside A&SBM considering that she has superior character, discernment and high ethical standards. In addition, she would sympathize with the NEC Group Corporate Philosophy and act with strong will to realize the Philosophy, and she has a lot of experience and deep insight as an attorney at law in the fields of personnel affairs, labor and others.
She is qualified as an Independent A&SBM as required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange that is unlikely to have conflicts of interest with shareholders.
  Attorney at Law