About NGK

Directors and Corporate Officers

Board of Directors

  • Taku Oshima

    President

  • Yukihisa Takeuchi

    Executive Vice President

    Group Executive, Corporate R&D, Development Committee Chair

  • Hiroshi Kanie

    Executive Vice President

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

  • Susumu Sakabe

    Director and Senior Vice President

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

  • Ryohei Iwasaki

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Group Executive, Process Technology Business Group

  • 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

  • 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

  • Atsushi Matsuda

    Director and Senior Vice President

    Group Executive, Ceramic Products Business Group, General Manager, Nagoya Site

  • Hiroyuki Kamano

    Outside Director

  • Toshio Nakamura

    Outside Director

  • Emiko Hamada

    Outside Director

Executive Officers

Shigeru Kobayashi Senior Vice President Group Executive, Power Business Group, General Manager, Komaki Site
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
Hiroto Matsuda Senior 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. In Charge of General Affairs Dept.
Akira Katoh Vice President General Manager, New Metals Div., Electronics Business Group
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,
Atsushi Miyajima Vice President General Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Div., Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Group
Hideaki Shindo Vice President General Manager, Finance Dept.

Audit & Supervisory Board

Takeyuki Mizuno Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Ken Sugiyama Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Setsuo Tanaka Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Outside
Junichi Itoh Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Outside