News ReleaseAnnouncement of personnel changes


TOKYO, JAPAN, 3 28, 2019

Lawson, Inc. announced the following executive personnel changes, which were unanimously approved at the Board of Directors’ meeting held on March 28, 2019. Nominated change to Corporate Auditors will become effective following the adoption of resolutions at the 44th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 21, 2019.

■ Personnel changes
(effective following the adoption of the resolution at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on May 21, 2019)

Corporate Auditors

Nomination for new Corporate Auditor

Yuko Gomi
Current Position: Lawyer (Partner)
T.Kunihiro & CO. Attorneys-at-Law

Retiring Corporate Auditor

Tetsuo Ozawa
Current Position: Lawyer (Representative Partner)
Tokyo Fuji Law Office


Directors and Coporate Auditors (effective as of May 21, 2019)

1. Board of Directors (8 members)
President and CEO
Representative Director
Chairman of the Board
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 (Outside) Toshio Takahashi
Standing Corporate Auditor Masakatsu Gonai
Corporate Auditor (Outside) Eiko Tsujiyama
Corporate Auditor (Outside) Yuko Gomi

* The independent officers will be Toshio Takahashi, Eiko Tsujiyama, and Yuko Gomi.