Corporate Profile

Corporate Summary & Management Team


Corporate Name Nissan Chemical Corporation
Head Office 5-1, Nihonbashi 2-Chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-6119, Japan
TEL +81-3-4463-8111
Founded 1887
Common Stock ¥18,942 million
No. of Employees Consolidated:2,737
*As of March 2022
Corporate Philosophy Contribute to the protection of the global environment and the existence/development of humanity, offering the value sought by society.
Article of Incorporation Details are available here

Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

  • Representative Director, Chairman

    KINOSHITA Kojiro

    (April 19, 1948)

  • Representative Director, President

    YAGI Shinsuke

    (June 13, 1962)

  • Director, Senior Executive Vice President

    HONDA Takashi

    (March 8, 1959)

  • Director

    MIYAZAKI Junichi

    (October 9, 1951)

  • Director

    SUZUKI Hitoshi

    (December 11, 1961)

  • Director

    YOSHIDA Hironori

    (May 9, 1962)

  • Outside Director

    OHE Tadashi

    (May 20, 1944)

  • Outside Director

    OBAYASHI Hidehito

    (April 22, 1944)

  • Outside Director

    KATAOKA Kazunori

    (November 27, 1950)

  • Outside Director

    NAKAGAWA Miyuki

    (November 22, 1964)

  • Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    SUZUKI Norihiro

  • Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    TAKEMOTO Shuichi

  • Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    ONITSUKA Hiroshi

  • Outsite Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    KATAYAMA Noriyuki

Skills Matrix for the Company's Board of Directors

Director The expertness and experience required for the Company's directors
Corporate Management R&D/
Finance & Accounting Legal/Risk
Representative Director, Chairman KINOSHITA Kojiro
Representative Director, President YAGI Shinsuke
Director, Senior Executive Vice President HONDA Takashi
Director MIYAZAKI Junichi
Director SUZUKI Hitoshi
Director YOSHIDA Hironori
Outside Director OHE Tadashi
Outside Director OBAYASHI Hidehito
Outside Director KATAOKA Kazunori
Outside Director NAKAGAWA Miyuki
  • "R&D/Technologies" include the expertness and practical experience in the fields of IT, DX (Digital Transformation,) environmental safety, and quality assurance.

View on the Appropriate Balance between Knowledge, Experience and Skills of the Board as a Whole, and on Diversity and Appropriate Board Size

The Company considers the board to be formed by members selected from various viewpoints to make appropriate and expeditious decision-making and oversee the execution of business activities in diverse fields (including chemicals, performance materials, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals). Those points include the balance of knowledge, experience, skills, and other capacity and diversity, including gender, internationality, and practical experience in totality of the board.

To ensure a well-balanced and diverse board composition, based on the Company Philosophy and Management Strategy, the Company has identified the expertness and experience required for its directors (skills requirements): "corporate management," "research and development/technologies," "finance and accounting," "legal/risk management/internal control," "personnel affairs/personnel strategies," and "global experience." And the Company makes the board consist of appropriate persons as its directors, who have met the above-skills requirements appropriately, and who are healthy, physically and mentally, and trusted and respected for their excellent characters, a high level of insight, and a sense of ethics.

We will review the above skills requirements as necessary based on the Management Strategy and relevant policies.

Executive Officers

Chairman KINOSHITA Kojiro CEO
President YAGI Shinsuke COO
Production Technology
Senior Executive Vice President HONDA Takashi Life Science Business
Research & Development of Life Science Field
President of NC Agro Hakodate Corporation
Representative Director of Nissan Chemical Europe S.A.S.
Representative Director of Nissan Chemical Agro Korea Ltd.
Chairman of Nissan Agro Tech India PVT.LTD.
Chairman of Nissan Bharat Rasayan PVT.LTD.
Responsibilities: Intellectual Property Dept., Purchasing Dept.
Senior Managing Executive Officer ISHIKAWA Motoaki Head of Performance Materials Div.
Research& Development of Performance Materials Field
Chairman of Nissan Chemical America Corporation
Representative Director of NCK Co., Ltd.
Representative Director of Nissan Chemical Taiwan Co., Ltd.
Representative Director of Nissan Chemical Materials Research (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer ENDO Hideyuki Head of Planning and Development Div.
Managing Executive Officer MATSUOKA Takeshi CRO
Head of Corporate Planning Dept.
Chairman of Risk Management & Compliance Committee
Responsibilities: Internal Audit Dept., Chemicals Div. Personnel Dept.
Managing Executive Officer SATO Yuji Head of Agricultural Chemicals Div.
Managing Executive Officer DAIMON Hideki CFO
Head of Sustainability Promotion & IR Dept.
Chairman of Sustainability Promotion Committee, and Environment, Safety & Quality Assurance Committee
Responsibilities:, Finance & Accounting Dept., Digital Transformation Dpt., Environment, Safety & Quality Assurance Dept.
Executive Officer HAMAMOTO Satoru Deputy Head of Agricultural Chemicals Div.,
Head of Sales & Marketing Japan, Agricultural Chemicals Div.,
Executive Officer OHRAI Kazuhiko Head of Internal Audit Dept.
Executive Officer TAKAKO Yasushi Plant Manager of Toyama Plant
President of Nissan Engineering Corporation
Executive Officer NOMURA Masafumi Plant Manager of Onoda Plant
Executive Officer HATA Toshiyuki Plant Manager of Sodegaura Plant
Plant Manager of Goi Works, Sodegaura Plant
Executive Officer MATSUMURA Mitsunobu General Manager of Healthcare Business Development Dept., Planning and Development Div.
Executive Officer AOKI Atsumi Plant Manager of Saitama Plant
Executive Officer KAWASHIMA Wataru Head of Personnel Dept., General Manager of Health Promotion Office
Executive Officer OKIKAWA Toshiaki Head of Chemicals Div.
Executive Officer NAKAGAWA Akihiro Head of Production Technology Dept.
Executive Officer ISHIWATA Norihisa Head of Healthcare Div.

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