List of Directors

Yokichi Osato

Representative Director, Chairman
Yokichi
Osato
Born Aug. 22, 1946

Apr. 1969 Joined WATANABE PRODUCTIONS CO., LTD
Oct. 1978 Established the Company, Representative Director and President
Nov. 1981 Representative Director and Chairman, the Company
Jun. 2008 Advisor and Honorary Chairman, the Company
Jun. 2009 Top Advisor, the Company
Jun. 2011 Representative Director and Chairman, the Company (present)
May 2013 Representative Director and Chairman, LIVE VIEWING JAPAN Inc.
Jul. 2014 Representative Director and Chairman, Amusequest Inc.
May 2016 Representative Director and Senior Advisor,LIVE VIEWING JAPAN Inc.
May 2016 Representative Director and Chairman and President, Amusequest Inc.
Apr. 2017 Representative Director and Chairman, Amusequest Inc. (present)
Oct. 2019 Representative Director and Chairman, AMUSE QUEST, inc. (present)
Masaki Nakanishi

Representative Director, President
Masaki
Nakanishi
Born Nov. 9, 1973

Apr. 1998 Joined the Company
May 2008 Representative Director and President, TAISHITA Label Music Co., Ltd. (present)
Apr. 2012 General Manager of Artist Management Department 1, the Company
Apr. 2016 Executive Producer in charge of Southern All Stars Project and Artist Management Department 1, General Manager of Southern All Stars Project, and General Manager of Artist Management Department 1, the Company
Jul. 2017 Executive Officer in charge of Southern All Stars Project and Artist Management Department 1, General Manager of Southern All Stars Project, and General Manager of Artist Management Department 1, the Company
Jun. 2019 Representative Director, President, the Company (present)

Director, Vice President
Rumiko Ichige
Born Jun. 7, 1958

Nov. 1978 Joined the Company
Apr. 2003 Executive Officer, General Manager of
Production Planning Department, the Company
Jul. 2007 Senior Executive Officer, General Manager of
Artist Management Department 3, and in charge of
WILL Department, and General Manager of Artist Management Department 3, the Company
Jun. 2008 Director overseeing Artist Management Department 2, 3, 4, 5, TV Program Department, New Artists Development Department, FC Department and MD Department, and General Manager of Artist Management Department 2,
the Company
Oct. 2012 Executive Director overseeing Artist Management Department 5, 6, 7, TV Program Department,
Information Management Department and
Film Production Department, the Company
Apr. 2016 Executive Director overseeing Southern All Stars Project,
Artist Management Department 6, 7, 8, Theatrical Production Department,
Information Management Department,
and Group General Affairs Department & Human Resources Department, the Company
Jun. 2017 Senior Managing Executive Officer, the Company
Jun. 2018 Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, the Company
Jun. 2019 Executive Producer, the Company
Jun. 2020 Director, Vice President, the Company (present)

Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer
Hiroyuki Araki
Born Sep. 15, 1970

Apr. 1994 Joined the Company
Jul. 2008 General Manager of Artist Management Department 3,
the Company
Apr. 2009 General Manager of Artist Management Department 2,
the Company
Apr. 2012 General Manager of Artist Management Department 5,
the Company
Jul. 2013 Executive Officer in charge of 
Artist Management Department 5, 6,
and General Manager of
Artist Management Department 5, the Company
Apr. 2016 Executive Officer in charge of
Artist Management Department 1, 2, 3
and Sports & Cultural Department, and General Manager of
Artist Management Department 2, the Company
Jul. 2017 Executive Officer in charge of
Artist Management Department 2, 3, 4
and Sports & Cultural Department,
and General Manager of Artist Management Department 4, the Company
Jun. 2019 Director, Managing Executive Officer,the Company
Jun. 2020 Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, the Company (present)

Director, Managing Executive Officer
Nobuhiro Chiba
Born Jan. 30, 1973

Apr. 1995 Joined the Company
Jul. 2007 General Manager of Artist Management Department 5,
the Company
Jul. 2008 Executive Officer in charge of
Artist Management Department 5
and New Artists Development Department,
and General Manager of Artist Management Department 5,
the Company
Apr. 2009 Executive Officer in charge of
Artist Management Department 4,
and General Manager of Artist Management Department 4,
the Company
Apr. 2012 Executive Officer in charge of
Artist Management Department 7,
and General Manager of Artist Management Department 7,
the Company
Jul. 2013 Executive Officer in charge of
Artist Management Department 9, 10, and
General Manager of Artist Management Department 10,
the Company
Apr. 2016 Executive Officer in charge of
Artist Management Department 6,7
and Theatrical Production Department, the Company
Jun. 2017 Managing Executive Officer, the Company
Jun. 2019 Director, Managing Executive Officer,
the Company (present)

Director, Executive Officer
Takahiro Ono
Born Jan. 3, 1973

Apr. 1995 Joined the Company
Apr. 2012 General Manager of Digital Business Department, the Company
Apr. 2016 Executive Officer in charge of Digital Contents Department, FC Department, Consumer Service Promotion Department, MD Department and Rights Management Department, and General Manager of Digital Contents Department, the Company
Jul. 2017 Executive Officer in charge of Digital Contents Department, MD Department, Rights Management Department and New Business Development Department, the Company
Apr. 2019 Executive Officer in charge of Rights Management Department, the Company
Nov. 2019 Executive Officer in charge of Rights Management Department, FC Department and Consumer Service Promotion Department, the Company
Jun. 2020 Director, Executive Officer, the Company (present)

Director (External)
Muneaki Masuda
Born Jan. 20, 1951

Sep. 1985 Established Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd., Representative Director and President
Jun. 2005 External Director, NIPPON SHUPPAN HANBAI INC. (present)
Jun. 2008 Representative Director President and CEO, Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. (present)
Jun. 2010 External Director, the Company (present)
Jun. 2010 External Director, Multi-Package Distribution Co., Ltd. (present)
Mar. 2011 External Director, amana holdings, Inc.
(currently amana Inc.) (present)
Apr. 2016 Representative Director, Chairman and CEO,
Tpoint Japan Co., Ltd. (present)
Apr. 2020 Representative Director, President and CEO, TSUTAYA BOOKS Co., Ltd. (present)

Director (External)
Takaharu Ando
Born Aug. 31, 1949

Apr. 1972 Joined National Police Agency
Sep. 1994 Chief, Gunma Prefectural Police Headquarters
Aug. 1999 Director of Public Security Department,
Metropolitan Police Department
Aug. 2004 Director-General, National Police Agency
Aug. 2007 Deputy Commissioner General, National Police Agency
Jun. 2009 Commissioner General, National Police Agency
Oct. 2011 Retired from National Police Agency
May 2013 External Director, Nitori Holdings Co., Ltd. (present)
Jun. 2016 External Director, the Company (present)
Jun. 2017 External Director, Zensho Holdings Co., Ltd. (present)
Jun. 2018 External Director, TOBU RAILWAY CO., LTD. (present)

Director (External)
Yoichi Aso
Born Apr. 6, 1983

Apr. 2006 Joined Recruit Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013 Representative Director and CEO, NIJIBOX CO., LTD
Feb. 2018 Founded Alphadrive Co., Ltd., Representative Director and CEO (present)
Apr. 2018 Founded Genome Clinic Co., Ltd., Representative Director and Co-CEO (present)
Jun. 2018 UB Ventures, Inc, Venture Partner (present)
Jul. 2018 Director, Dream Driven Company Association. (present)
Jul. 2018 Joined NewsPicks, Inc.
Sep. 2018 Executive Officer, NewsPicks, Inc. (present)
Mar. 2019 External Director, ASIRO Inc. (present)
Jan. 2020 Auditor, neomura, NPO. (present)
Apr. 2020 External Director, DentaLight Inc. (present)
Jun. 2020 External Director, the Company (present)

Jun. 29, 2020

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