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Company Name ESPEC CORP.
Head office

3-5-6 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8550, Japan

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Founded July 25, 1947
Incorporated January 13, 1954
Capital 6,895 million yen
Stock Listings Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
(As of April 4, 2022)
Number of Shares Issued 23,781,394 shares
Number of Employees 1,628 (consolidated)

As of march 31, 2022

Our Directors

■ Director

Representative Director and Chairperson

Masaaki Ishida

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Apr. 1977
Joined ESPEC
June 2008
Director
June 2009
Managing Director
Apr. 2011
President & Representative Director
Apr. 2022
Representative Director and Chairperson (present position)

Representative Director and President

Satoshi Arata

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Apr. 1991
Joined ESPEC
Apr. 2018
Senior Executive Officer
June 2018
Director
Apr. 2019
Chief Officer, Environmental Test Equipment Headquarters
Apr. 2021
Chief Officer, International Business Headquarters
General Manager, Fukuchiyama Plant
Apr. 2022
Representative Director and President (present position)

Director and Managing Executive Officer

Kazuhiro Suehisa

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Apr. 1987
Joined ESPEC
Apr. 2018
Senior Executive Officer
June 2018
Director (present position)
Apr. 2021
Chief Officer, Business Development Headquarters
Chief Officer, Production Management Headquarters (present position)
Apr. 2022
Managing Executive Officer (present position)
Technical Supervisor (present position)
In charge of Production (present position)
General Manager, Fukuchiyama Plant (present position)

Director and Executive Officer

Keiji Oshima

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Apr. 1983
Joined the Company
Apr. 2008
General Manager, General Affairs & Human Resources Department
Apr. 2012
Chief Officer, Management Headquarters
June 2013
Director
Chief Officer, Export Control Headquarters (present position)
Apr. 2016
Senior Executive Officer
Chief Officer, Corporate Control Headquarters (present position)
Apr. 2022
Executive Officer (present position)
In charge of Management (present position)
June 2022
Director (present position)

Director and Executive Officer

Junko Nishitani

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Apr. 1982
Joined the Company
Apr. 2014
General Manager, Corporate Communication Department
Apr. 2016
General Manager, Espec Vision Support Department
Apr. 2017
Executive Officer (present position)
Apr. 2019
General Manager, Sustainability Management
Apr. 2022
In charge of Sustainability (present position)
In charge of IR and PR (present position)
Chief Officer, Sustainability Management Headquarters (present position)
June 2022
Director (present position)

Outside Director

Akihiko Yanagitani

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Apr. 1981
Joined Sanyo Special Steel Co., Ltd.
June 2017
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officers, Sanyo Special Steel Co., Ltd.
June 2018
Specially Appointed Professor, University of Hyogo (present position)
Jan. 2019
Fellow, Sanyo Special Steel Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2019
Guest Professor, Osaka University (present position)
June 2021
Outside Director, the Company (present position)

Outside Director

Kazuo Hirata

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Apr. 1971
Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation
(Current NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION)
July 1993
Deputy Director, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation.
Apr. 1996
Joined New Japan Radio Co., Ltd
(Current Nisshinbo Micro Devices Inc.)
June 2007
President and Representative Director, New Japan Radio Co., Ltd
June 2022
Outside Director, the Company (present position)

Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member)

Kunikazu Ishii

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Apr. 1981
Joined ESPEC
Apr. 2002
Executive Officer
Apr. 2008
President, ESPEC TECHNO CORP. (Current ESPEC TEST SYSTEM CORP.)
June 2009
Director
Apr. 2011
Director, ESPEC NORTH AMERICA, INC.
June 2012
Managing Director
June 2019
The Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member
June 2022
Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) (present position)

Outside Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member)

Takahiro Tanaka

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Apr. 2000
Registered with the Osaka Bar Association
Joined Nakanoshima Chuo Law Office
Jan. 2007
Partner, Nakanoshima Chuo Law Office (present position)
June 2010
Outside Audit Supervisory Board Member, Shinko Wire Company, Ltd.
Apr. 2014
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Intellectual Property, Osaka Institute of Technology (present position)
June 2015
Outside Director, Shinko Wire Company, Ltd. (present position)
June 2019
Outside Director, FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
June 2020
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company
June 2022
Outside Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) (present position)

Outside Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member)

Yasuko Yoshida

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Oct. 2000
Joined Asahi & Co. (Current KPMG AZSA LLC)
May. 2004
Registered as a certified public accountant
July. 2005
Registered as a certified tax accountant
Launched Yoshida Certified Public Accountant Office (present position)
Feb. 2019
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, OSAKA ORGANIC CHEMICAL INDUSTRY LTD. (present position)
May. 2021
Registered as U.S. Certified Public Accountant (State of Washington)
June 2021
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, the Company
June 2022
Outside Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) (present position)

As of June 23, 2022

■ Exective Officer

Toshiyuki Hamano

Kenji Fuchita

Katsuhiko Watabe

Takehiko Umehara

As of June 23, 2022

Organization chart

As of June 23, 2022