About NGK

Directors and Corporate Officers

Board of Directors

  • Taku Oshima

    Chairman

  • Shigeru Kobayashi

    President

    Overall Corporate Management, Executive Committee Chair, Strategy Committee Chair, ESG Management Committee Chair

  • Hiroshi Kanie

    Executive Vice President

  • Chiaki Niwa

    Executive Vice President

    Top Executive R&D, Manufacturing Engineering, Corporate R&D and Manufacturing Engineering Group Executive, Responsible for Digital Transformation and Innovation Dept., Corporate Quality Management Dept., Environment, Safety and Industrial Health Dept., Development and Commercialization Committee Chair, Quality Committee Chair, Environment, Safety and Industrial Health Committee Chair

  • Ryohei Iwasaki

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Responsible for Business Groups, Group Executive, Corporate NV Creation
    Development and Commercialization Vice Committee Chair

  • Hideaki Shindo

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Responsible for ESG Management Dept., Corporate Planning Office, Secretarial Office, Finance Dept. and Purchasing Dept.
    Senior Officer in charge of Group Companies

  • Hiroyuki Kamano

    Outside Director

  • Emiko Hamada

    Outside Director

  • Kazuo Furukawa

    Outside Director

Executive Officers

Shuhei Ishikawa Senior Vice President Group Executive, Energy & Industry Business Group
Atsushi Matsuda Senior Vice President -
Tsutomu Nanataki Senior Vice President Group Executive, Corporate R&D
Jun Mori Senior Vice President Group Executive, Environment Business Group, General Manager, Nagoya Site
Hiroshi Kurachi Senior Vice President General Manager, Sensor Div., Environment Business Group
Hiroto Matsuda Senior Vice President Group Executive, Digital Society Business Group, General Manager, High Performance Ceramics Div.
Tadaaki Yamada Senior Vice President General Manager, Human Resources Dept., Responsible for Auditing Dept., Group Compliance Dept., Legal Dept., Intellectual Property Dept., and General Affairs Dept., Chief Compliance Officer, Compliance Committee Chair, Internal Controls Committee Chair, HR Committee Chair, General Manager, Osaka Branch
Akira Katoh Senior Vice President Assistant to Group Executive, Digital Society Group
Masanobu Inoue Vice President In Charge of Digital Transformation and Innovation Dept., Quality Management Dept., and Environment, Safety and Industrial Health Dept.
Hiroharu Kato Vice President General Manager, Global Sales & Marketing Div., Environment Business Group
Atsushi Miyajima Vice President Group Executive, Corporate Manufacturing Engineering, Facilities Committee Chair
Hiroyuki Shinohara Vice President General Manager, Corporate Planning Office
Iwao Ohwada Vice President In Charge of Global Business Creation, Corporate NV Creation
Tatsumi Ichioka Vice President General Manager, Energy Storage Div., Energy & Industry Business Group, General Manager, Komaki Site
Ryo Ishihara Vice President General Manager, ESG Management Dept., In Charge of Secretarial Office, General Manager, Tokyo Main Office
Mayumi Inagaki Vice President In Charge of Auditing Dept., Group Compliance Dept., Legal Dept., and Intellectual Property Dept., Compliance Vice Committee Chair
Hirofumi Sakamoto Vice President General Manager, Engineering Div., Environment Business Group
Hideki Shimizu Vice President President, NGK ELECTORONICS DEVICES, INC.
Kazushi Tada Vice President Group Executive, Sales & Marketing Div., Energy & Industry Business Group, General Manager, Insulator Div.
Ryugo Takeda Vice President President, NGK EUROPE GMBH
David Miller Vice President President, FM INDUSTRIES, INC.
Takao Onishi Vice President General Manager, Electronic Devices Div., Digital Society Business Group

Audit & Supervisory Board

Nobumitsu Saji Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Takeshi Shimazaki Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Junichi Itoh Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Outside
Masayoshi Sakaguchi Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Outside