CORPORATE INFORMATION
Akira Tanaka

President

Akira Tanaka

1979 Mar. Graduated from Waseda University, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Apr. Joined Nippon Television Network Corporation
2000 Jun. Director of Contents Business Department
2003 Jun. Director of Programming Department
2004 Dec. Deputy General Manager of Media Strategy Planning & Development Division
2005 Jun. Exective Managing Director of SKY Perfect Communications Inc
2008 Oct. Senior Managing Director of SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc
2010 Aug. President of SKY Perfect Entertainment Inc
2013 Jun. Board Director of SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc,
Executive Operating officer of SKY Perfect JSAT Inc,
Director of Multichannel Pay TV Business Group
2015 Jun. President of WOWOW (current position)
Noriaki Kuromizu

Vice President

Noriaki Kuromizu

1978 Mar. Graduated from Sophia University, Faculty of Literature
Apr. Joined Radio Nippon Co.LTD.
1990 Mar. Joined WOWOW
2001 Jul. Executive Officer and General Manager of Production Division
2002 Dec. Executive Officer and General Manager of Human Resources Division
2004 Jun. Board Director and General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
2005 Jun. Managing Director and General Manager of Corporate Strategy Division
2006 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Broadcasting Business and General Manager of Programming and Production Division
2007 Jun. Board Director, responsible for Programming,Production and Engineering Division
2008 Jun. Board Director, responsible for Human Resources, General Affairs and Compliance Division
2011 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Marketing, Customer Relation and Sales Division
President and Representative Director of WOWOW Marketing Co., Ltd.
2013 Apr. Managing Director, responsible for Marketing, Sales and Digital Contents Division and General Manager of Marketing Division
2014 Jun. Corporate Adviser
President and Representative Director of WOWOW Communications, Inc
2018 Jul. Executive Vice President, responsible for Office of the President, Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting, Risk Management and Compliance Divisions)
President and Representative Director of WOWOW Communications, Inc
2019 Jun Executive Vice President, responsible for Office of the President, Risk Management and Compliance Divisions
Chairman of WOWOW Communications, Inc.
Ichiro Yamazaki

Senior Managing Director

Ichiro Yamazaki

1981 Mar. Graduated from Kobe Gakuin University, Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics
Apr. Joined SHO-BI Corporation
1990 Feb. Joined WOWOW, Sales & Special Events, Administration & Planning
1998 Oct. Director of Mass-Merchandisers Sales Department 3, Sales Division
2001 Apr. Director of Mass-Merchandisers Sales Department, Sales Division
2003 Apr. General Manager of Customer Service Division
2004 Nov. General Manager of Sales Division 2
2006 Jun. General Manager of Sales Division 1
2007 Jun. General Manager of Sales Planning Division
2009 Jul. General Manager of Marketing Division
2010 Jun. Board Director, responsible for Customer Marketing and Sales Division
2011 Jun. Board Director, responsible for Human Resources, General Affairs, Risk Management and Compliance Division
2015 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Human Resources, General Affairs, Risk Management and Compliance Division
2017 Apr. Managing Director, responsible for Marketing and Sales Division
2018 Jun. Senior Managing Director, responsible for Human Resources, General Affairs, Marketing and Sales Division
2019 Jun. Senior Managing Director, responsible for Marketing Division(current position)
Kenji Noshi

Board Director

Kenji Noshi

1982 Mar. Graduated from Sophia University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Apr. Entered Nippon Television Network Corporation (NTV)
2002 Jul. Director of Engineering & Technology Department, Engineering & Technology Division
2006 Jul. Manager of Technological Strategy Center and Director of Technology & Engineering Planning Department
2007 Jun. Deputy General Manager of Human Resources Division and Director of Welfare & Labor Department
2011 Jun. Managing Director of NTV Technical Resources Inc. (NiTRo)
2013 Jun. Senior Managing Director of NiTRo
2014 Jun. General Manager on Secondment, Group Strategy Office of NTV
President and Representative Director of NiTRo
2016 Jun. General Manager on Secondment, Engineering & Technology Division of NTV
President and Representative Director of NiTRo
2017 Jun. Executive Officer of NTV
President and Representative Director of NiTRo
2018 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Technology of Shizuoka Daiichi Television Corporation
2019 Jun. Board Director, responsible for Technology and ICT of WOWOW (current position)
Masahiko Mizuguchi

Board Director

Masahiko Mizuguchi

1982 Mar. Graduated from Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering
Apr. Joined Fuji Television Network, inc. (Fuji TV)
1999 Jul. Deputy Director of Production Section 2, Programming and Production Division of Fuji TV
2002 Feb. Director of Content, Programming Department, Programming & Production Division of Fuji TV
2005 Jun. Director of Variety Program Production Center, Programming and Production Division of Fuji TV
2006 Jun. Head of Variety Program Production Center, Programming and Production Division and Viewer Service Center, Public Relations Division of Fuji TV
2009 Jun. Board Director of Pony Canyon Inc.
2010 Mar. Board Director and General Manager of Motion Picture Division of Pony Canyon Inc
2013 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Video & Motion Picture Business of Pony Canyon Inc
2014 Jun. Managing Director, General Manager of Management Information Division, responsible for Production and Advertising Business of Pony Canyon Inc
2016 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Music of Pony Canyon Inc
2017 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Second Distribution Department of Pony Canyon Inc
2018 Jun. Managing Director, responsible for Management Strategy Division and Marketing Division of Pony Canyon Inc
2019 Jun. Board Director, responsible for Business and Entertainment Development Division and Advisor for Office of the President of WOWOW (current position)
Hideki Tashiro

Board Director

Hideki Tashiro

1984 Mar. Graduated from Tokyo University, Faculty of Letters
Apr. Joined Tokyo Broadcasting System Inc (TBS)
2004 Jul. Programming Department of TV Programming Division of TBS
2007 Mar. Secondment to WOWOW
Jul. General Manager of Programming Division of WOWOW
2009 Jan. Director of Pay Television Business Department, TV Programming Division of TBS
2010 May. Director of Programming, Programming Division of TBS Television Inc (TBS TV)
2011 Jan. Director of Movie Production, Project Development Division of TBS TV
2014 Apr. Deputy General Manager of News Division of TBS TV
2016 Apr. General Manager of Sports Division of TBS TV
2019 Jun. Board Director, responsible for Programming and Production Division of WOWOW (current position)
Hitoshi Yamamoto

Board Director

Hitoshi Yamamoto

1987 Mar. Graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering
Apr. Joined The Seibu Department Stores, Ltd.
1990 Jun. Joined WOWOW
2007 Jun. Director of Promotion Department
2012 Dec. Director of Digital Contents Office
2013 Jun. General Manager of Marketing Division
2016 Oct. General Manager of Programming Division
2018 Aug. General Manager of Human Resources and General Affairs Division
Jun. Executive Officer and General Manager of Human Resources and General Affairs Division
2019 Jun. Board Director and General Manager of Human Resources and General Affairs Division (current position)
Junichi Onoue

Board Director

Junichi Onoue

1988 Mar. Graduated from Chiba University, Faculty of Law
Apr. Joined Ube Industries, Ltd.
1992 Jun. Joined WOWOW, Finance & Accounting Division
2008 Jul. Director of Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting Department, Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting Division
2013 Jun. General Manager of Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting Division and Director of Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting Department
2015 Jul. General Manager of Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting Division
2018 Jul. Executive Officer and General Manager of Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting Division
2019 Jun. Board Director and General Manager of Investor Relations, Finance & Accounting Division (current position)
Fumihiro Yamanouchi

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Fumihiro Yamanouchi

1981 Mar. Graduated from Waseda University, Faculty of Commerce
Apr. Joined Showa Shipping Co. Ltd
1990 Apr. Joined WOWOW
2000 Jul. Director of Human Resources Department
2002 Dec. Director of Corporate Strategy Department
2003 Apr. General Manager of Promotion Division
2004 Nov. General Manager of Customer Marketing Division
2005 Jul. General Manager of Sales Planning Division
2007 Jun. General Manager of Corporate Strategy Division
2009 Jul. General Manager of Sales Division
2011 Jun. General Manager of Customer Marketing Division
2012 Feb. General Manager of Sales Division and Customer Relations Division
Jun. Board Director of WOWOW Communications, Inc
2013 Jun. Senior Managing Director of WOWOW Communications, Inc
2014 Jun. Audit & Supervisory Board Member (current position)
Hajime Tonegawa

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Hajime Tonegawa

1979 Mar. Graduated from Tokyo University, Faculty of Economics
Apr. Joined the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPT)
1996 Apr. Head of Minister's Secretariat and General Affairs Division of MPT
2004 Apr. Counsellor, Cabinet Secretariat
(Counsellor, Postal Service Privatization Preparatory Office, Cabinet Secretariat)
2006 Apr. Deputy Director General, Cabinet Secretariat
(Deputy Director General, Postal Service Privatization Preparatory Office, Cabinet Secretariat) and Deputy Director General, Secretariat Office of Postal Privatization Committee
2009 Jul. Deputy Director General of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
(in charge of Information and Communications Bureau)
2010 Jan. Director General of Global Bureau of Information and Communication Strategy of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
2012 Sep. Deputy Director General of Cabinet Secretariat
(Director General, Postal Service Privatization Promotion Office, Cabinet Secretariat)
and Director General of Secretariat Office of Postal Privatization Committee
2016 Oct. Special Corporate Adviser of WOWOW
2018 Jun. President of the Assiciation for Promotion of Public Local Information and Communication (current position)
2019 Jun. Audit & Supervisory Board Member of WOWOW (current position)
Board Director
Kazunobu Iijima
Board Director
Yutaka Ishikawa
Board Director
Masashi Nakao
Board Director
Takashi Kusama
Board Director
Akira Ishizawa
Statutory Auditor
Tomohiro Tohyama
Statutory Auditor
Masayuki Umeda