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Management team

The Board of Directors

Ryutaro KotakiRepresentative Director
President and CEO
SATO Holdings Corporation

Yoichi AbeRepresentative Director
Vice President
Oversees global business
Regional Operations Officer for North and Central Americas

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Hiroyuki Konuma Director
Vice President
Oversees Japan business
President, SATO Corporation
Tatsuo Narumi Director
Chair of the Senior Executive Management Meeting
Yuko Tanaka Director (External)
Chair of the Nomination Advisory Committee
Professor Emeritus, Hosei University
Project Professor, Hosei University Research Center for Edo-Tokyo Studies
Chairperson, Tokyo’s Council for Gender Equality
Director, Suntory Foundation for Arts
Director, Japan Massive Open Online Education Promotion Council
Ryoji Itoh Director (External) Representative Director, Planet Plan. Co., Ltd.
External Director, H.U. Group Holdings, Inc.
Senior Researcher, Keio Research Institute at SFC
Hideo Yamada Director (External)
Chair of the Board
President, Yamada & Ozaki Law Office
Chairperson, Akiko Tachibana Memorial Foundation
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Taiyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
External Director, Hulic Co., Ltd.
External Director, Mikuni Corporation
Sadayoshi Fujishige Director (External)
Chair of the Remuneration Advisory Committee
Advisor, Lion Corporation
Chairperson, Advertising Council Japan
Chairperson, Japan Marketing Association
External Director, Showa Nishikawa Co., Ltd.
External Director, Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd.
External Director, TV Asahi Holdings Corporation
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, TV Asahi Corporation
Yoshiko Nonogaki Director (External) External Director, Nifco Inc.
External Director, GS Yuasa Corporation

Audit and Supervisory Board

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Junichi Nagakura Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Kiyohiko Yoshii Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Noriko Yao Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External) Partner, TMI Associates
External Director, Meiko Network Japan Co., Ltd.
External Director, Asahi Net, Inc.
External Director, JGC Holdings Corporation
Naoki Kubo Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External) President, Kubo Accounting Office
Auditor, Japan Federation of Land and House Investigators' Associations
Auditor, The Japan-Korea Cultural Foundation

Executive Officers

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Yoshinori Sasahara Vice President

Chief Wellness Officer (CWO)

Director and Vice President, SATO Corporation

General Manager of Production and RFID Business

Kenji Ushiki Executive Officer

Director, SATO Corporation
General Manager of Value Creation (R&D)

Maria Olcese Executive Officer

Head of South America

General Manager, Achernar S.A.

Hironori Onishi Executive Officer

Director, SATO Corporation

General Manager of Sales

Goro Yumiba Executive Officer

Global Operations Officer

Regional Operations Officer for Oceania, Argox and India

Fusaaki Matsumoto Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)

Hayato Shindo Executive Officer

Regional Operations Officer for Europe

Hirotaka Wada Executive Officer

Regional Operations Officer for Asia, South America and global primary labels business

Hideyuki Hashimoto Executive Officer

President, SATO Healthcare Co., Ltd.

Miki Takei Executive Officer

Global Marketing Officer

Naomi Maze Executive Officer

Global Human Resources Officer

(As of October 2022)


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