News ReleaseAnnouncement of personnel changes


TOKYO, JAPAN, 3 26, 2018

Lawson, Inc. announced the following executive personnel changes, which were unanimously approved at the Board of Directors’ meeting held on March 26, 2018. Nominated change to Members of the Board will become effective following the adoption of resolutions at the 43rd Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 22, 2018.

■ Personnel changes
(effective following the adoption of the resolution at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on May 22, 2018)

Member of the Board

Nomination for a new Member of the Board

Miki Iwamura
Current Position: Managing Director
APAC Brand & Marketing
CMO Japan, Google Japan G.K.

Retiring Member of the Board

Sakie Akiyama
Current Position: Founder and CEO, Saki Corporation


Directors and Corporate Auditors (effective as of May 22, 2018)

1. Board of Directors (8 members)
Chairman of the Board
Representative Director
Sadanobu Takemasu
Member of the Board Katsuyuki Imada
Member of the Board Satoshi Nakaniwa
Member of the Board (Outside) Emi Osono
Member of the Board Yutaka Kyoya
Member of the Board (Outside) Keiko Hayashi
Member of the Board Kazunori Nishio
Member of the Board (Outside) Miki Iwamura

* The independent officers will be Emi Osono, Keiko Hayashi, and Miki Iwamura.

2. Corporate Auditors (4 members)
Standing Corporate Auditor Masakatsu Gonai
Standing Corporate Auditor (Outside) Toshio Takahashi
Corporate Auditor (Outside) Tetsuo Ozawa
Corporate Auditor (Outside) Eiko Tsujiyama

* The independent officers will be Toshio Takahashi, Tetsuo Ozawa, and Eiko Tsujiyama.