About NGK

Directors and Corporate Officers

Board of Directors

  • Eiji Hamamoto

    Chairman

  • Taku Oshima

    President

  • Yukihisa Takeuchi

    Executive Vice President

    Group Executive, Corporate R&D, Development Committee Chair

  • Susumu Sakabe

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Responsible for the Finance Dept. and Purchasing Dept., General Manager, Tokyo Main Office

  • Hiroshi Kanie

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Responsible for Corporate Planning Office, New Business Planning Office, Secretarial Office, Corporate Communications Dept., Human Resources Dept., and General Affairs Dept., Senior Officer in charge of Group Companies, General Manager, Osaka Site

  • Ryohei Iwasaki

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Group Executive, Process Technology Business Group

  • Hideaki Saito

    Director and Senior Vice President

  • Shuhei Ishikawa

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Group Executive, Electronics Business Group, General Manager, Electronic Components Div., Electronics Business Group

  • Nobumitsu Saji

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Responsible for Auditing Dept., Group Compliance Dept., Legal Dept., and Intellectual Property Dept., CSR Committee Chair, and Internal Controls Committee Chair

  • Chiaki Niwa

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Group Executive, Corporate Manufacturing Engineering, Responsible for Environmental Management Dept. Quality Management Dept. and Safety and Health Management Dept., Facilities Committee Chair, NGK Environmental Protection Committee Chair, Quality Committee Chair, and Safety and Health Committee Chair

  • Hiroyuki Kamano

    Outside Director

  • Toshio Nakamura

    Outside Director

  • Emiko Hamada

    Outside Director

Executive Officers

Hiroshi Kurachi Senior Vice President General Manager, Engineering Div., General Manager, Sensor Div., Ceramic Products Business Group
Takaya Teshima Senior Vice President Group Vice Executive, Process Technology Business Group, General Manager, Chita Site
Atsushi Matsuda Senior Vice President Group Executive, Ceramic Products Business Group, General Manager, Nagoya Site
Hiroto Matsuda Vice President General Manager, Manufacturing Div., Ceramic Products Business Group
Hiroyuki Tsuji Vice President Chief Technical Officer, Electronics Business Group
Tomohiro Yamada Vice President President, NGK Electronics Devices Inc.
Tadaaki Yamada Vice President General Manager, Human Resources Dept.
Akira Katoh Vice President General Manager, New Metals Div., Electronics Business Group
Shigeru Kobayashi Vice President Group Executive, Power Business Group, General Manager, Komaki Site
Tsutomu Nanataki Vice President Group Vice Executive, Corporate R&D, Project Leader, Functional Materials Development Project, Corporate R&D
Masanobu Inoue Vice President General Manager, Industrial Process Div., Process Technology Business Group
Hiroharu Kato Vice President President, NGK EUROPE GmbH, General Manager, Worldwide Sales & Marketing Div., Ceramic Products Business Group,

Audit & Supervisory Board

Takeyuki Mizuno Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Ken Sugiyama Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Setsuo Tanaka Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Outside
Ichiro Terato Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Outside