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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 and Corporate Planning

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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
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, Japan Table Tennis Association
Chairperson, Advertising Council Japan
Chairperson, Japan Marketing Association
External Director, Showa Nishikawa Co., Ltd.
External Director, Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd.
Yoshiko Nonogaki Director (External) External Director, Nifco Inc.
External Director, GS Yuasa Corporation

Audit and Supervisory Board

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Nobuhiro Yokoi Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Junichi Nagakura Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Noriko Yao Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External) Partner, TMI Associates
External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development
External Director, Meiko Network Japan Co., Ltd.
External Director, Asahi Net, Inc.
Naoki Kubo Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External) President, Kubo Accounting Office
Executive, Tokyo Chapter of JICPA (Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
External Director, Beauty Sharing Technologies Co., Ltd.
Auditor, Japan Federation of Land and House Investigators' Associations

Executive Officers

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Yoshinori Sasahara Vice President

Chief Wellness Officer (CWO)

Director and Vice President, SATO Corporation

General Manager of Production

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

Head of Japan sales

Noriyasu Yamada Executive Officer

Chief Alliance Officer (CAO)

Director, SATO Corporation

General Manager of RFID Business

Goro Yumiba Executive Officer

Global Operations Officer

Regional Operations Officer for Oceania and Argox

Fusaaki Matsumoto Executive Officer

CFO and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)

(As of June 2021)


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