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Corporate Profile

Location Knowledge Plaza, 1-7-1 Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0064, Japan
Established 1940
Incorporated May 16, 1951
Representative Ryutaro Kotaki, President and CEO
Paid-in capital ¥ 8,468 million (March 31, 2018)
Employees Consolidated 5,076 (March 31,2018)
Sales (Fiscal year ended March 31, 2018)
Consolidated ¥ 113,383 million
Business Group management strategy development and business administration (Pure holding company)

SATO Holdings Management Team

President and CEO
President - SATO Corporation
Ryutaro Kotaki

Kazuo Matsuyama Director
Koichi Nishida Director
Ikuo Dobashi Director
Tatsuo Narumi Director
Ken Suzuki Director (External) Chairman - Vital Ksk Holdings,Inc.
Chairman - Vital-Net,Inc.
Yuko Tanaka Director (External) President - Hosei University
Professor - Department of Media and Communication Studies Faculty of Social Sciences, Hosei University
Professor - International Japan - Studies Institute (Graduate School), Hosei University
Ryoji Itoh Director (External) Project Professor - Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
Representative Director - Planet Plan. Co., Ltd.
Mitsuaki Shimaguchi Director (External) Professor Emeritus - Keio University
President - Japan Marketing Association
Hideo Yamada Director (External) President - Partner of Yamada & Ozaki Law Office
Chairman - Akiko Tachibana Memorial Foundation
Chieko Matsuda Director (External) Professor - Graduate School of Social Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Professor - Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts, Tokyo Metropolitan University

Nobuhiro Yokoi
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Junichi Nagakura
Audit & Supervisory Board Member  
Takao Yamaguchi Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External) Certified Public Accountant in Japan - Yamaguchi C.P.A. Office
Noriko Yao Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External) Partner - TMI Associates

Yoichi Abe* Vice President Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Yoshinori Sasahara Vice President Director and Vice President of SATO Corporation
Akihiro Kushida Vice President Director of SATO Corporation and General Manager of Production
Kenji Ushiki
Vice President Director of SATO Corporation and General Manager of R&D
Keisuke Yamada Executive Officer Chairman and President of Argox Information Co., Ltd.;
Managing Director of SATO Auto-ID India Pvt. Ltd.
Daphne Tay Executive Officer Chief Communications Officer (CCO)
Managing Director of SATO Global Business Services Pte. Ltd.
Maria Olcese Executive Officer Head of South America
General Manager - ACHERNAR S.A.
Hiroyuki Konuma Executive Officer Chief Wellness Officer (CWO)
Head of PJM business
President of SATO Healthcare Co., Ltd.
Hironori Onishi  Executive Officer Director of SATO Corporation and General Manager of Sales
Shigeki Egami  Executive Officer Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Head of Kitakami Operations
Noriyasu Yamada Executive Officer Chief Product Planning Officer (CPO)
Goro Yumiba Executive Officer  Head of North America
Chairman & CEO - SATO America, LLC.
Chairman & CEO - SATO Global Solutions, Inc. 
Hayato Shindo Executive Officer President of SATO International Co., Ltd.
Head of Europe
Atsushi Suzuki Chief Technology & Innovation Officer (CTIO)

*Yoichi Abe was named candidate for Director to be proposed at the General Meeting of Shareholders on June 25, 2018.

(As of April 1st 2018)