Board of Directors

Directors

President & CEOShiro Ajisaka
April 1978Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 1990President, TAMRON Europe GmbH.
January 2005Executive Officer, General Manager, Overseas Sales & Marketing Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2008Senior Executive Officer, General Manager, Overseas Imaging Products Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2010Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2013Managing Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2014Senior Managing Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2015Corporate Vice President, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2016President & CEO, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
Corporate Vice PresidentShogo Sakuraba
April 1981Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2005Executive Officer, General Manager, Optical Design & Engineering R & D Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2008Senior Executive Officer, General Manager, Optical Design & Engineering R & D Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2014Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2016Corporate Vice President, Tamron Co., Ltd.(current post)
Corporate Vice PresidenMasayuki Abo
March 1971 Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
August 1999 Managing Director, TAMRON OPTICAL (FOSHAN) CO., LTD.
January 2005Executive Officer, Assistant General Manager, Production Management & Administration Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2007Executive Officer, General Manager, Industrial Optics Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2008Senior Executive Officer, General Manager, Industrial Optics Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2011Senior Executive Officer, General Manager, Process Technology & Engineering Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2014 Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2016Senior Managing Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2018 Corporate Vice President, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
Managing DirectorKoji Masunari
April 1978Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2012Executive Officer, General Manager, Industrial Optics Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2014Senior Executive Officer, General Manager, Industrial Optics Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2015Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2016Managing Director, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
Managing DirectorYasuki Kitazume
November 2003Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2007Executive Officer, General Manager, Accounting & Financial Management Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2010Senior Executive Officer, General Manager,Accounting & Financial Management Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2016Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2018Managing Director, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
Managing DirectorHiroshi Otsuka
June 2006Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2010 Executive Officer, General Manager, Technology Development Strategic Planning Board, General Manager, Legal & IP Management Board, Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2015Executive Officer, General Manager, Corporate Business Planning & Administration Board, Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2015 Senior Executive Officer, General Manager, Corporate Business Planning & Administration Board, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2016 Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2020Managing Director, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
Managing DirectorShenghai Zhang
January 1997Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2010Executive Officer, Tamron Co., Ltd., Managing Director, TAMRON OPTICAL (FOSHAN) CO., LTD.
April 2014Senior Executive Officer, Tamron Co., Ltd., Managing Director, TAMRON OPTICAL (FOSHAN) CO., LTD.
March 2016Director, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2020Managing Director, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
DirectorMakoto Otani
April 1984Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2012 Executive Officer, General Manager, OEM Component Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2015Executive Officer, General Manager, Industrial Optics Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2016 Senior Executive Officer, General Manager, Industrial Optics Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
March 2018Director, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
DirectorTomohide Okayasu
December 2000Joined Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2012Executive Officer, General Manager, Product Development Management & Administration Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
January 2014Executive Officer, General Manager, Imaging Products Business Unit, Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2016 Senior Executive Officer, Tamron Co., Ltd.
April 2017Senior Executive Officer, Tamron Co., Ltd. Vice Chairman, TAMRON USA, INC.
March 2018 Director, Tamron Co., Ltd. (current post)
Director (Outside)Yuichi Sato
April 1978Joined Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd. (now Toshiba Corporation)
January 1980Assistant, School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
April 1983Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University
April 1994 Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University
April 2010Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University
April 2013 Dean, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University
April 2014Executive Director, Vice President, Saitama University National University Corporation
March 2018 Outside Director, the Company (current post)
Director (Outside)Harumi Katagiri
November 1993Joined Asahi & Co. (now KPMG AZSA LLC)
April 1998Registered as a certified public accountant in Japan
March 2000 Joined Century Audit Corporation (now Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
July 2009Member of Ernst & Young Shin Nihon LLC
July 2017Opened the Harumi Katagiri certified public accountants’ office (current post)
March 2018 Outside Director, the Company (current post)
June 2019 Supervisory Director, Mori Trust Sogo Reit, Inc. (current post)
June 2019 Outside Director, Japan Asia Investment Company, Limited (current post)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Audit & Supervisory Board MemberTsutomu Tezuka
April 1981 Joined the Company
January 2008General Manager of Internal Audit & Supervision Board of the Company
March 2014General Manager of Human Resources & General Affairs Management Unit of the Company
April 2014Executive Officer, General Manager of Human Resources & General Affairs Management Unit of the Company
January 2018Executive Officer, General Manager of Legal & IP Management Board of the Company
January 2019Executive Officer, Assistant to the President of the Company
March 2019Corporate Auditor of the Company (current post)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)Takashi Hirayama
April 1980Joined the Saitama Bank, Ltd. (the present Saitama Resona Bank, Ltd.)
June 2005Executive Officer, Saitama Resona Bank, Ltd.
January 2008Managing Executive Officer in charge of finance and IPO preparation of AGS Corporation
June 2010Corporate Auditor of AGS Business Computer Corporation
May 2011General Manager of Information Processing Division, Managing Executive Officer of AGS Corporation
October 2015Managing Executive Officer in charge of operational audits of AGS Corporation (current post)
March 2019Independent Corporate Auditor of the Company (current post)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside)Tadahiro Tone
April 1969Joined the Saitama Bank, Ltd. (the present Saitama Resona Bank, Ltd.)
August 2002President of Saitama Resona Bank, Ltd.
October 2003President, RepresentativeDirector of Saitama Resona Bank, Ltd.
June 2006Chairman of Saitama Resona Bank, Ltd.
April 2010Chancellor of Saitama Prefectural University
March 2011Independent Corporate Auditor of the Company (current post)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Outside)Masaya Nara
September 1990Joined Yasuda Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (the present Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.)
April 2009 Executive officer, General Manager of Investment Planning Division of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
June 2011 Full-time corporate auditor of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
April 2014Senior managing director of Mizuho Realty Co., Ltd.
January 2017Registered as an attorney
January 2017Joined Torikai Law Office (current post)
March 2019Independent Corporate Auditor of the Company (current post)
Activities of outside officers
Classification Name 2019 Activity status(attendance rate)
Director Yuichi Sato Attended all 18 meetings of the Board of Directors held during the fiscal year. He has made appropriate remarks based on his wealth of experience as a director and vice president of Saitama University.
Director Harumi Katagiri Attended all 18 meetings of the Board of Directors held during the fiscal year.
She has made appropriate remarks based on her professional knowledge and experience as a certified public accountant.
Auditor Takashi Hirayama He attended all 14 Board of Directors meetings and all 10 Audit & Supervisory Board meetings held since taking office.
He has made appropriate remarks based on his wealth of business experience at financial institutions and the knowledge and experience of auditors and audit departments of other companies.
Auditor Tadahiro Tone Attended all 17 of the 18 meetings of the Board of Directors and 15 of the Audit & Supervisory Board held during the fiscal year.
He makes comments as appropriate based on his wealth of business experience at financial institutions and his knowledge and experience as a corporate manager.
Auditor Masaya Nara He attended all 14 Board of Directors meetings and all 10 Audit & Supervisory Board meetings held since taking office.
He has made appropriate remarks based on his professional knowledge and experience as a lawyer and his knowledge and experience as directors and corporate auditors of other companies.