Management Policy

Board of Directors

Masahiko Goto
Representative Director
Chairman

March 1971 Joined the Corporation
May 1984 Director, Manager of Corporate Planning Department
July 1987 Managing Director, General Manager of Administration Headquarters
May 1989 President and Representative Director
June 2013 Chairman and Representative Director (present)
March 2022 Outside Director of HOSHIZAKI CORPORATION (present)

Munetoshi Goto
Representative Director
President
April 1999 Joined the Corporation
April 2012 General Manager of International Sales Administration Department
June 2013 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of International Sales Headquarters
June 2017 President and Representative Director (present)

Shinichiro Tomita
Director
Corporate Officer
General Manager of Purchasing Headquarters
March 1974 Joined the Corporation
October 2000 General Manager of Plant Engineering-maintenance Department
October 2001 General Manager of Production Engineering Department
September 2003 President of Makita (China) Co., Ltd.
June 2007 Director, Assistant General Manager of Production Headquarters of the Corporation (in charge of China Plant)
June 2009 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Research and Development Headquarters (in charge of Product Development)
May 2010 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Purchasing Headquarters (present)

Tetsuhisa Kaneko
Director
Corporate Officer
General Manager of Research and Development Headquarters
March 1981 Joined the Corporation
April 2004 General Manager of Technical Research Department
August 2005 General Manager of Production Department 2
October 2006 General Manager of Production Department 1
June 2007 Director, General Manager of Purchasing Headquarters
June 2009 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Purchasing Headquarters
May 2010 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Production Headquarters (in charge of China Plant)
June 2015 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Production Headquarters
June 2017 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Research and Development Headquarters (present)

Tomoyuki Ota
Director
Corporate Officer
General Manager of Quality Headquarters
March 1978 Joined the Corporation
October 2003 General Manager of Production Department 1
August 2005 General Manager of Products & Engineering Administration Department
July 2012 General Manager of Products & Engineering Administration Department and General Manager of Product Design & Development Department 1
June 2013 Director, Corporate Officer, Assistant General Manager of Research and Development Headquarters
June 2021 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Quality Headquarters (present)

Takashi Tsuchiya
Director
Corporate Officer
General Manager of Domestic Sales Headquarters
March 1982 Joined the Corporation
April 2001 Manager of Shizuoka Branch Office
October 2003 Manager of Tokyo Branch Office
April 2010 General Manager of Sales Administration Department
June 2013 Corporate Officer, Domestic Sales Headquarters (in charge of Tokyo Sales Department)
June 2015 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Domestic Sales Headquarters (present)

Masaki Yoshida
Director
Corporate Officer
General Manager of Production Headquarters
March 1985 Joined the Corporation
October 2007 General Manager of Production Control Department
April 2010 General Manager of Production Department 2
April 2011 General Manager of Production Development Department
February 2012 Vice President of Makita (China) Co., Ltd
June 2015 Director, Corporate Officer, Assistant General Manager of Production Headquarters of the Corporation (in charge of China Plant)
April 2018 Director, Corporate Officer, Assistant General Manager of Production Headquarters
June 2021 Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Production Headquarters (present)

Takashi Omote
Director
Corporate Officer
General Manager of International Sales Headquarters
March 1982 Joined the Corporation
January 1995 President of Makita Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
March 2001 President of Makita do Brasil Ferramentas Elétricas Ltda.
June 2013 Corporate Officer of the Corporation (in charge of Central and South America Sales)
June 2017 General Manager of International Sales Headquarters (present)

Yukihiro Otsu
Director
Corporate Officer
General Manager of Administration Headquarters
March 1983 Joined the Corporation
April 2009 Assistant Manager of Finance Department
December 2009 Vice President of Makita (China) Co., Ltd
October 2013
General Manager of Accounting Department of the Corporation
June 2017 General Manager of Administration Headquarters (present)

Masahiro Sugino
Outside Director
April 1967 Jointed Ina Seito Co., Ltd. (present; LIXIL Corporation)
January 1992 Director of INAX Corporation (“INAX”,past; Ina Seito Co., Ltd.)
January 1996 Managing Director of INAX
January 2000 Senior Managing Director of INAX
October 2001 President and Representative Director of INAX
June 2007 Chairman and Representative Director of INAX
June 2007 President and Representative Director of JS Group Corporation (present; LIXIL Corporation)
April 2011 President and Representative Director of LIXIL Corporation
June 2011 Director and Advisor of LIXIL Corporation
June 2013 Advisor of LIXIL Corporation
June 2015 Outside Director of the Corporation (present)
June 2017 Outside Director of MISAWA HOMES CO., LTD.
February 2018 Outside Director of KITAKEI CO.,LTD. (present)
July 2018 Special Adviser of LIXIL Corporation
January 2020 Adviser of LIXIL Corporation (present)


Takahiro Iwase
Outside Director

April 1977 Joined Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (present; TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, “TOYOTA”)
June 2005 Managing Officer of TOYOTA
June 2009 Senior Managing Director of TOYOTA
June 2009 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Chuo Spring Co., Ltd.
April 2011 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
June 2011 Senior Managing Officer of TOYOTA
June 2014 President of TOYOTA AUTO BODY CO., LTD.
April 2016 Standing Counselor of Aichi Steel Corporation (“AICHI STEEL”)
June 2016 Chairman and Representative Director of AICHI STEEL
June 2017 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Chuo Spring Co., Ltd.
July 2020 Chairman of Aichi Prefectural Public Safety Commission
March 2021 External Auditor of DMG MORI CO., LTD. (present)
June 2021 Outside Director of the Corporation (present)


Mitsuhiko Wakayama
Director
(Standing Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)

March 1981 Joined the Corporation
October 2007 General Manager of America Sales Department
April 2012 General Manager of Latin America Sales Department
June 2016 Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
June 2021 Director (Standing Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (present)


Akira Kodama
Outside Director
(Standing Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)

April 1978 Joined the Bank of Japan
March 1987 Seconded to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
November 1999 Senior Examiner of Examination Department of the Bank of Japan
December 2003 Chief Representative in Hong Kong
December 2005 Director of International Department (in charge of Center for Monetary Cooperation in Asia)
July 2008 Joined the Hekikai Shinkin Bank Senior Manager of Corporate Solution
October 2008 General Manager of Corporate Solution of Hekikai Shinkin Bank
June 2009 Standing Director of Hekikai Shinkin Bank
April 2011 Managing Director and Corporate Officer of Hekikai Shinkin Bank
June 2014 Standing Corporate Auditor of Hekikai Shinkin Bank
June 2016 Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Corporation
June 2021 Outside Director of the Corporation (Standing Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)(present)


Shoji Inoue
Outside Director
(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)

April 1991 Attorney-at-law, admitted and belonging to the Nagoya Bar Association (currently, Aichi Bar Association)
April 1911 Joined Katayama Kinji Law Firm
July 2009 Established Inoue Shoji Law Firm
October 2010 Appointed as a Civil Conciliator at Nagoya Summary Court
October 2013 Established Sao & Inoue Law Firm (present:Inoue Law Firm) (present)
June 2015 Outside Director of Meitetsu Transport Co., Ltd. (present)
June 2016 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Corporation
June 2021 Outside Director of the Corporation (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (present)
June 2021 Outside Director of OKUMA Corporation (present)

Koji Nishikawa
Outside Director
(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)

October 1988 Joined Aoyama Audit Corporation
August 1992 Registered as a certified public accountant
April 2000 Joined ChuoAoyama Audit Corporation (formed by a merger with Chuo Audit Corporation)
April 2000 Appointed as Partner of ChuoAoyama Audit Corporation
September 2006 Joined PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata (present; PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC)
September 2006 Appointed as Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata
July 2018 Representative of Nishikawa Koji Accounting Firm (present)
April 2020 Joined Seimei Audit Corporation
June 2020 Representative Partner of Seimei Audit Corporation (present)
June 2021 Outside Director of the Corporation (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (present)