Directors

Yugo Horii / Representative Director & Chief Executive Officer

Position and assignment: Representative Director & Chief Executive Officer, Chief AUTOBACS Chain Officer
Year of birth: 1972
Years in office: 8th year

 

Professional background including major posts held concurrently

March 1995: Joined AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd.

April 2010: General Manager of Legal Department

April 2012: Officer, Internal Control

April 2013: Officer, Internal Control and Legal

April 2015: Officer, Legal, General Affairs and Internal Control

April 2016: Senior Executive Officer, Overseas Business

June 2016: Director and Senior Executive Officer, Overseas Business

April 2017: Director and Senior Executive Officer, Office of the President and Overseas Business Planning

April 2018: Director and Senior Executive Officer, Office of the President and Business Planning, and AUTOBACS Business Planning

June 2019: Representative Director and President, ABT Marketing Co., Ltd.

April 2020: Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Head of AUTOBACS Business Planning & Operations and CEO Office / Business Planning

April 2022: Representative Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, CEO Office / Business Planning

June 2022: Representative Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chief AUTOBACS Chain Officer

April 2023: Representative Director & Chief Executive Officer, Chief AUTOBACS Chain Officer (current position)

Kiomi Kobayashi / Chairman of the Board

Position and assignment: Chairman of the Board
Year of birth: 1956
Years in office: 14th year

 

Professional background including major posts held concurrently
March 1978: Joined Daiho Sangyo Co., Ltd. (currently AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd.)
April 1995: General Manager of Tire Department
June 2002: Operating Officer, Overseas Store Support Division
April 2005: Officer, General Manager of Northern Kanto Region
April 2007: Officer, Car Goods & Services

June 2008: Officer, General Manager of Kansai Region
April 2010: Executive Officer, Head of Sales Operation and Area Strategy & Planning
June 2010: Director and Executive Officer, Head of Sales Operation and Area Strategy & Planning
April 2012: Director and Senior Executive Officer, Head of Sales Operation and Area Strategy & Planning

April 2014: Director and Vice Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chief AUTOBACS Chain Officer, Head of Chain Store Planning and Store Subsidiary Strategy

April 2015: Director and Vice Chief Executive Officer, Chief AUTOBACS Chain Officer
April 2016: Representative Director and Vice Chief Executive Officer, Chief AUTOBACS Chain Officer

May 2016: Chairman, Auto-Parts & Accessories Retail Association (current position)
June 2016: Representative Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chief AUTOBACS Chain Officer
June 2022: Chairman of the Board (current position)

Eiichi Kumakura / Senior Managing Director

Position and assignment: Senior Managing Director
Year of birth: 1962
Years in office: 8th year


Professional background including major posts held concurrently

March 1984: Joined AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd.
April 2001: General Manager of Car Electronics Merchandise Department
April 2009: Officer, Car Goods & Services
April 2011: Officer, General Manager of Kanto Region
April 2015: Officer, Western Japan Region Headquarters
April 2016: Senior Executive Officer, Head of Western Japan Region Headquarters
June 2016: Director and Senior Executive Officer, Head of Western Japan Region Headquarters

April 2018: Director and Senior Executive Officer, Western Japan Region Headquarters
April 2020: Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Head of Merchandising & Services and Car Parts & Accessories

April 2022: Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Head of Merchandising & Services and Wholesaling Business
April 2023: Senior Managing Director & Executive General Manager, Wholesaling Business
April 2024: Senior Managing Director (current position)

Shinichi Fujiwara / Senior Managing Director

Position and assignment: Senior Managing Director & Executive General Manager, AUTOBACS Business Strategies
Year of birth: 1965
Years in office: 3rd year


Professional background including major posts held concurrently
March 1984: Joined AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd.
September 2007: Officer, Area Dominant Strategy
June 2008: Officer, Area Strategy
April 2009: Officer, Chain Strategy
September 2009: Officer, Advanced Store Prototype Development Project
April 2010: Officer, Advanced Store Prototype Development
April 2011: Officer, Marketing & Sales Strategy Planning
April 2013: Officer, Marketing
April 2014: Officer, Chain Store Planning and Marketing
April 2015: Officer, Marketing
April 2016: Officer, Chain Store Planning
April 2017: Senior Executive Officer, Head of Eastern Japan Region Headquarters
April 2018: Senior Executive Officer, Eastern Japan Regional Headquarters
April 2020: Senior Managing Executive Officer, Northern Japan Regional Headquarters and Kanto Regional Headquarters
October 2020: Senior Managing Executive Officer, Kanto Regional Headquarters
June 2021: Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Kanto Regional Headquarters
April 2022: Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Head of Operations and Kanto Regional Headquarters
April 2023: Senior Managing Director & Executive General Manager, Sales Operations & Eastern Japan Sales Operations
April 2024: Senior Managing Director & Executive General Manager, AUTOBACS Business Strategies (current position)

 

Minesaburo Miyake / Director (Outside / Independent)

Position and assignment: Director (Outside / Independent)
Year of birth: 1952
Years in office: 6th year

 

Professional background including major posts held concurrently
April 1976: Joined Kewpie Corporation
September 1996: General Manager, Yokohama Branch Office, Kewpie Corporation
July 2002: General Manager, Division of Household Sales, Kewpie Corporation
February 2003: Director, Kewpie Corporation
February 2010: Executive Managing Director, Kewpie Corporation
February 2011: President and Representative Director, Kewpie Corporation
February 2011: Director, NAKASHIMATO CO., LTD.
February 2017: Executive Corporate Adviser, Kewpie Corporation
February 2017: Chairman and Director, NAKASHIMATO CO., LTD.
April 2017: Director General, Kewpie Mirai Tamago Foundation
December 2017: Outside Director, Fuji Pharma Co., Ltd. (current position)
June 2018: Outside Director, KAMEDA SEIKA CO., LTD. (current position)
June 2018: Outside Director, AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd.
June 2019: Chief, Expert Committee of the Council for Utilization of Dormant Deposits, Cabinet Office
June 2019: Outside Director and Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd.
December 2020: External Director, FOOD & LIFE COMPANIES LTD. (current position)
October 2021: Associate Member, Expert Committee of the Council for Utilization of Dormant Deposits, Cabinet Office
June 2023: Outside Director, AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd. (current position)

Takayoshi Mimura / Director (Outside / Independent)

Position and assignment: Director (Outside / Independent)
Year of birth: 1953
Years in office: 2nd year

 

Professional background including major posts held concurrently
April 1977: Joined Terumo Corporation
June 2002: Executive Officer, Terumo Corporation
June 2003: Director and Executive Officer, Terumo Corporation
June 2004: Director and Senior Executive Officer, Terumo Corporation
June 2007: Director and Managing Executive Officer, Terumo Corporation
April 2008: Director and Managing Executive Officer, Group President of General Hospital Business
Group Responsible for Domestic Sales Dept., Terumo Corporation
June 2009: Director and Managing Executive Officer, Regional Representative, China and Asia, Terumo Corporation
April 2010: Director and Managing Executive Officer, Regional Representative, China, Terumo Corporation
June 2010: Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Regional Representative, China, Terumo Corporation
August 2011: President and CEO, Terumo (China) Holding Co., Ltd.
April 2017: Chairman of the Board, Terumo Corporation
June 2017: President, TERUMO LIFE SCIENCE FOUNDATION
June 2017: Councilor, The Japan China Medical Association
June 2021: Chairman, The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations
April 2022: Director and Corporate Advisor, Terumo Corporation
June 2022: Corporate Advisor, Terumo Corporation
June 2022: Outside Director, AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd. (current position)
June 2022: Outside Director, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (current position)
June 2023: Outside Director,
Niterra Co., Ltd. (current position)
June 2023: 
Director, JAPAN-CHINA MEDICAL COMMUNICATION CENTER (current position)

Tomoaki Ikeda / Director (Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Position and assignment: Director (Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
Year of birth: 1962
Years in office: 2nd year


Professional background including major posts held concurrently
April 1986: Joined The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd.

August 1998: Joined FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
March 2007: General Manager of IR Office, PR & IR Department, FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
March 2011: Executive Officer and General Manager of PR & IR Department, FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
March 2015: Executive Officer and General Manager of Finance and IR Department, FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
September 2016: Executive Officer and General Manager of Finance Department, Finance Division, FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd.
Senior Officer and General Manager of Finance Department, Finance Division, FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
April 2019: Joined AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd.
April 2020: Officer, Finance & Accounting / PR & IR
June 2022: Director and Executive Officer, Finance & Accounting / PR & IR
April 2023: Director & General Manager, Administration
June 2023:
Director (Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (current position)

 

Masami Koizumi / Director (Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (Outside / Independent)

Position and assignment: Director (Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (Outside / Independent)
Year of birth: 1961
Years in office: 3rd year

 

Professional background including major posts held concurrently

July 1995: Joined UNITED ARROWS LTD.
April 2000: Department Manager, Finance and Accounting Department, UNITED ARROWS LTD.
March 2001: Executive Vice President, Prostaff Ltd.
December 2004: Auditor, Netprice, Ltd. (current BEENOS Inc.)
June 2006: Director, UNITED ARROWS LTD.
July 2008: Director and Executive Managing Officer, UNITED ARROWS LTD.
April 2012: Director and Executive Vice President, UNITED ARROWS LTD.
June 2020: Retired as Director, UNITED ARROWS LTD.
June 2021: Outside Director, AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd. (Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (current position)

Ayako Kanamaru / Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (Outside / Independent)

Position and assignment: Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (Outside / Independent)
Year of birth: 1980
Years in office: 1st year

 

Professional background including major posts held concurrently

October 2006: Registered as a lawyer
October 2006: Joined OH-EBASHI LPC & PARTNERS
January 2016: Partner, OH-EBASHI LPC & PARTNERS (current position)
June 2020: Outside Auditor, CDG Co., Ltd. (current position)
May 2021: Outside Director, MEDIA DO Co., Ltd. (current position)
June 2023: 
Outside Director, AUTOBACS SEVEN Co., Ltd. (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (current position)

1) "Independent" refers to an Independent Director registered with Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc.

General Managers

Executive General Manager
AUTOBACS Business Strategies

Shinichi Fujiwara

Executive General Manager
Sales Operations

Masahiro Nishikawa

General Manager
Merchandising & Services

Minoru Kamikubo

Executive General Manager
Property Development Business

Masaru Sasaki

Executive General Manager
Car Dealer Business

Hiroki Yoshiyama

Executive General Manager
Car Trading Business / Finance Business

Shinya Kurahayashi

General Manager
Brand Business

Ken Ozone

General Manager
Wholesale Business

Toshio Kitamura

General Manager
Online Alliance Business

Kenichi Hosoya

General Manager
Fleet Business

Kosuke Matsuki

General Manager
Overseas Business

Ryo Okubo

General Manager
Corporate Management

Noritaka Hiraga

Division Managers

Division Manager
Northern Japan Regional Headquarters

Ryuta Takeuchi

Division Manager
Kanto Regional Headquarters

Michio Inaba

Division Manager
Chubu Regional Headquarters

Hiroyuki Furuta

Division Manager
Kansai Regional Headquarters

Junsuke Tanaka

Division Manager
Southern Japan Regional Headquarters

Masayoshi Kaneko

As of April 1, 2024