Director and Executive Officer

Director & Chairman
Compensation Committee Member

Kinya Seto

April 1983 Joined Sumitomo Corporation
July 1990 Specialty Iron & Steel Products Mgr., Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
July 1992 Vice President, Sales Dept., Precision Bar Service, INC.
May 1997 President & Representative Director, Iron Dynamics Process International LLC
September 1999 E-commerce Team Mgr., Business Planning Dept., Iron & Steel Div., No. 1, Sumitomo Corporation
October 2000 Director, the Company
June 2001 President & Representative Director, the Company
March 2006 Director, President & CEO, the Company
November 2010 Director (part-time), Zoro Tools, Inc.
August 2011 President & Representative Director, K-engine Corporation
March 2012 President & Representative Director, Grainger Asia Pacific K.K.
Director, Chairman & CEO, the Company
October 2013 Senior Vice President, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
December 2013 CEO, GWW UK Online Ltd. (present Grainger Global Online Business Ltd.)
March 2014 Director & Chairman, the Company (to present)
January 2016 Representative Executive Officer & COO, LIXIL Group Corporation
Director, President & CEO, LIXIL Corporation
February 2016 Director, Grainger Asia Pacific K.K.
June 2016 Director, Representative Executive Officer, President & CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation
November 2018 Director, Representative Executive Officer, President, LIXIL Group Corporation
April 2019 Director, LIXIL Group Corporation
June 2019 Director, Representative Executive Officer, President & CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation (present LIXIL Corporation) (to present)
Representative Director, Chairman, and Chairperson of the Board, LIXIL Corporation
April 2020 Representative Director, Chairman, President & CEO, and Chairperson of the Board, LIXIL Corporation



Director
President & CEO

Masaya Suzuki

April 1998 Joined Sumitomo Corporation
November 2000 Seconded to the Company; System Team Manager, the Company
March 2006 Advanced Materials and Specialty Iron & Steel Trade Dept., Sumitomo Corporation
May 2006 EC Business Dept., No. 2, Rakuten, Inc.
November 2006 Marketing Team Manager, Bookmedia Dept., Rakuten, Inc.
April 2007 General Manager, Marketing Dept., the Company
March 2008 Executive Officer and General Manager, Marketing Dept., the Company
August 2011 Director, K-engine Corporation
March 2012 Director, President & COO, the Company
January 2013 Director, NAVIMRO Co., Ltd. (to present)
March 2014 Director, President & CEO, the Company (to present)
August 2016 Director, PT Sumisho E-Commerce Indonesia (present PT MONOTARO INDONESIA) (to present)
February 2018 Chairman, ZORO Shanghai Co., Ltd
July 2018 Outside director, Smaregi, Inc.
February 2020 Managing Director, Endless Assortment Business, W.W. Grainger, Inc. (to present)



Director
Chairperson, Nomination Committee
Audit Committee Member

Haruo Kitamura

September 1983 Joined Arthur Andersen Konin Kaikeishi Kyodo Jimusho (present KPMG AZSA LLC)
March 1987 Registered as a certified public accountant
May 1994 Partner, Asahi & Co. (present KPMG AZSA LLC)
December 1996 Established Asahi Arthur Andersen Ltd.; Director, Asahi Arthur Andersen Ltd.
August 2002 Established Kitamura Certified Public Accountant Office; Chief, Kitamura Certified Public Accountant Office (to present)
February 2003 Established Charles's Wain Consulting Co., Ltd. (present CerWin Consulting K.K.); Representative Director, Charles's Wain Consulting Co., Ltd.
June 2004 Outside Corporate Auditor, ROHM Co., Ltd.
December 2005 Director, the Company (to present)
June 2006 Supervisory Director (part-time), MID REIT Inc. (present MCUBS MidCity Investment Corporation) (to present)
June 2009 Outside Corporate Auditor, Yamaha Corporation
June 2010 Outside Director, Yamaha Corporation
June 2015 Outside Corporate Auditor, ASMO Co., Ltd.
October 2015 Outside Corporate Auditor, LEGAL CORPORATION (to present)
June 2016 Outside Corporate Auditor, Toyo Aluminium K.K. (to present)
June 2019 Outside Corporate Auditor, DENSO CORPORATION (to present)
October 2019 Outside Corporate Auditor, MISUZU CO., LTD. (to present)



Director
Chairperson, Compensation Committee
Nomination Committee Member

Masahiro Kishida

April 1983 Joined PARCO CO., LTD.
May 1992 Joined The Japan Research Institute, Limited
July 1996 Joined Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc. (present Booz & Company Inc.)
October 2002 Partner, Roland Berger Ltd.
September 2006 Partner, Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc. (present Booz & Company Inc.)
March 2012 Director, the Company (to present)
April 2013 Partner, A.T. Kearney, K.K.
January 2014 CEO and Representative Director, A.T. Kearney, K.K.
January 2018 Member of the Board, A.T. Kearney Ltd.
January 2021 Representative in Japan, Russell Reynolds Associates Ja-pan, Inc. (to present)



DirectorChairperson, Audit Committee

Tomoko Ise

October 2004 Admitted to the bar
Joined TMI Associates
August 2014 Joined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
June 2015 Returned to TMI Associates
January 2019 Counsel, TMI Associates (to present)
March 2020 Director, the Company (to present)



DirectorCompensation Committee MemberAudit Committee Member

Mari Sagiya

April 1985 Joined IBM Japan, Ltd.
July 2002 Director, IBM Japan, Ltd.
July 2005 Vice President, IBM Japan, Ltd.
July 2014 Vice President, SAP Japan Co., Ltd.
January 2016 Vice President, salesforce.com Co., Ltd.
June 2019 Outside Director, Mizuho Leasing Company, Limited (to present)
Outside Director, Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. (to present)
March 2020 Director, the Company (to present)



Director
Nomination Committee Member

Barry Greenhouse

July 1996 Joined Heinz Pet Products
July 1997 Joined McMaster-Carr Supply Company
January 2000 Joined Webvan
January 2001 Joined McMaster-Carr Supply Company
September 2004 Joined W.W. Grainger, Inc.
December 2005 Director, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
August 2012 Senior Director, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
September 2013 Vice President, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
September 2017 Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, W.W. Grainger,Inc.
November 2019 Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Customer Experience, W.W. Grainger, Inc. (to present)
March 2020 Director, the Company (to present)


Executive officer

Deputy President and General Manager, IT Department

Masato Kubo

April 2004 Joined easynet, Inc.
January 2010 Joined Rakuten, Inc.
November 2011 Joined Synergy Marketing, Inc.
June 2014 Joined the Company
July 2016
General Manager, Data Marketing Dept., the Company
March 2017 Director, NAVIMRO Co., Ltd
March 2018
Executive Officer and General Manager, Data Marketing Dept., the Company
March 2021 Deputy President and General Manager, Data Marketing Dept., the Company
May 2021 Deputy President and General Manager, IT Dept., the Company (to present)


Executive Vice President and General Manager, Data Marketing Department

Masaaki Hashihara

November 2005 Joined Power Interactive Corp.
April 2009 Joined Shinsei Financial Co., Ltd.
November 2011 Joined the Company
March 2012 General Manager, Marketing Dept., the Company
March 2015
Executive Officer and General Manager, Marketing Dept., the Company
Director, NAVIMRO Co., Ltd
July 2016 Executive Officer and General Manager, Merchandising Dept., the Company
March 2018 Senior Executive Officer and General Manager, Merchandising Dept., the Company
January 2019
Senior Executive Officer and General Manager, Sales Planning Dept., the Company
January 2021 Senior Executive Officer and General Manager, Supply Chain Management Dept., the Company
March 2021 Executive Vice President and General Manager, Supply Chain Management Dept., the Company
May 2021 Executive Vice President and General Manager, Data Marketing Dept., the Company (to present)


Senior Executive Officer and General Manager, Administration Department

Tetsuya Koda

October 1999 Passed the bar exams in Japan
October 2001
Joined Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
April 2009
Joined A.T.Kearney, KK
January 2014
Joined the Company, Deputy General Manager, Administration Dept.
March 2014
Executive Officer and General Manager, Administration Dept., the Company
Director, NAVIMRO Co., Ltd (to present)
August 2016
Director, PT Sumisho E-Commerce Indonesia (current PT Monotaro Indonesia)
March 2018
Senior Executive Officer and General Manager, Administration Dept., the Company (to present)
Director, ZORO Shanghai Co., Ltd
April 2019 Commissioner, PT Monotaro Indonesia (to present)


Executive Officer and General Manager, Customer Support Department

Kohei Shibagaki

April 1988
Joined Marusumi Paper Co., Ltd
December 1989
Joined Nagoya Law & Economics Business School
April 1992
Joined Business System Division, Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory
April 2002
Manager, Business System Division No.2, Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory
May 2004
Joined the Company, General Manager, System Dept., the Company
March 2012
Executive Officer and General Manager, IT Service Dept., the Company
March 2013
Executive Officer and General Manager, IT Service Dept. & Logistics Dept., the Company
October 2013
Executive Officer and General Manager, New Center Project, the Company
March 2014
Executive Officer and General Manager, Purchase Management Solution, the Company
June 2014
Executive Officer and General Manager, Customer Support Dept., the Company (to present)


Executive Officer and General Manager, Logistics Department

Hiroki Yoshino

April 1997
Joined Nippan, Inc.
September 2006
Joined Rakuten, Inc.
November 2008
Joined Sigmaxyz, Inc.
January 2010
Joined Rakuten, Inc.
March 2011
Director, Rakuten Logistics, Inc.
July 2012
Representative Director of Logiform
January 2014
Joined the Company, General Manager, Logistics Dept., the Company
March 2014
Executive Officer and General Manager, Logistics Dept., the Company (to present)


Executive Officer

Hidetoshi Taura

April 2009
Joined Boston Consulting Group
March 2018
Joined the Company
June 2018
General Manager, Global Business Dept., the Company
January 2019
Director, ZORO Shanghai Co., Ltd
March 2019
Executive Officer and General Manager, Global Business Dept., the Company
Director, NAVIMRO Co., Ltd (to present)
April 2019
Director, PT Monotaro Indonesia
May 2021 Executive Officer (to present)
President Director, PT Monotaro Indonesia (to present)