Outside Director
Akemi Ishiwata
(Aug. 23, 1960)

April 1983

Entered Bristol-Myers Company

December 1985

Entered Kao Corporation (“Kao”)
Assigned to Kao Life Science Laboratory

March 2003

Product Development Manager, Household Business Division, Kao

December 2005

Section Chief, Consumer Reserch Center, Kao

March 2010

General Manager, Consumer Reserch Center, Kao

March 2015

Executive Officer, Supervisor of Corporate Communications Division, Kao

January 2021

Executive Fellow, Kao

January 2022

Special Mission Fellow, Kao 

June 2022

Director, the Company (present)