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Brief Personal History of Directors

Name (Date of birth)
Brief history
Akihiro Teramachi (April 5, 1951)
Oct. 1975
Joined the Company
Mar. 1982
Director, General Manager of the Administration Department of the Company
Jun. 1987
Managing Director, Senior General Manager of the Control Division of the Company
Jun. 1994
Executive Vice President and Director of the Company
May. 1995
President and Representative Director of DAITO SEIKI CO., LTD.
Jan. 1997
President and CEO of the Company
In the same posts up to the present
Masamichi Ishii (September 12, 1943)
May. 1971
Joined the Company
Jun. 1991
Director, Manager of Hachioji Branch of the Company
Oct. 1991
Director, Manager of Atsugi Branch, Manager of Hachioji Branch of the Company
Jul. 1992
Director, General Manager of East Japan Sales Region II, and Manager of Atsugi Branch of the Company
Oct. 1994
Director, General Manager of Sales Division, General Manager of East Japan Sales Region II of the Company
Mar. 2000
Director, Senior General Manager of the Sales Division of the Company
Jun. 2004
Senior Managing Director of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Takeki Shirai (October 8, 1942)
Jun. 1971
Joined the Company
Oct. 1982
General Manager of the Engineering Division of the Company
Jun. 1988
Director, General Manager of the Engineering Division of the Company
Jul. 1992
Director, Senior General Manager of the Engineering Division of the Company
Jun. 2004
Managing Director of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Toshihiro Teramachi (November 18, 1958)
Dec. 1988
Joined the Company
Jun. 1989
Director, Manager of the U.K. Branch of THK Europe GmbH
Aug. 1992
Executive Vice President and Director of PGM Ballscrews Ltd.
Feb. 1993
President and Representative Director of THK GmbH
May. 1993
President and Representative Director of THK Europe B.V.
Jun. 1998
Director of the Company
Jun. 2005
Managing Director of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Hiroshi Imano (January 31, 1954)
Apr. 1977
Joined the Industrial Bank of Japan Co., Ltd
Apr. 2002
Transffered to the company
Deputy General Manager of Management Strategy Office
Mar. 2004
Resigned Mizuho Corporate Bank Co., Ltd
Apr. 2004
Joined the Company
May. 2004
President of THK MANUFACTURING OF CHINA (WUXI) CO.,LTD
Oct. 2007
Deputy General Manager of Production Division
Dec. 2007
Director, Deputy General Manager of Production Division of the Company
President of THK Manufacturing of Europe S.A.S.

Jun. 2010

Managing Director of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Takashi Okubo (May 4, 1956)
Apr. 1980
Joined the Company
Apr. 1986
Manager of the Kofu Branch of the Company
Oct. 1996
Manager of the Atsugi Branch of the Company
May 2000
President of DALIAN THK CO., LTD.
Jun. 2004
Director of the Company,
President of DALIAN THK CO., LTD.
Jun. 2005
President of THK MANUFACTURING OF CHINA (LIAONING) CO., LTD.
Sep. 2005
President of THK (CHINA) CO., LTD.
President of THK MANUFACTURING OF CHINA (LIAONING) CO., LTD.
In the same posts up to the present
Tetsuya Hayashida (May 27, 1961)
May. 2000
Transferred from DAITO SEIKI CO., LTD.
General Manager of the Related Business Division of the Company
Dec. 2000
President of THK Manufacturing of Europe S.A.S.
Oct. 2003
President of PGM Ballscrews Ireland Ltd.
May. 2004
Retired from DAITO SEIKI CO., LTD.
Joined the Company
June. 2005
Director of the Company
Oct. 2005
President and Representative Director of THK Europe B.V.
President and Representative Director of THK GmbH
President and Representative Director of THK France S.A.S.
Jun. 2010
President and Representative Director of THK Manufacturing of Europe S.A.S.
In the same post up to the present
 
Junichi Kuwabara (November 11, 1954)
Apr. 1977
Joined the Company
Jul. 1992
Manager of the Hachioji Branch of the Company
Oct. 1994
Senior Manager, Application Engineering Division, Sales Engineering Department of the Company
Oct. 1996
General Manager, Application Engineering Division, Sales Engineering Department of the Company
Feb. 1999
General Manager of the FAI Division of the Company
Jun. 2002
Director, General Manager of the FAI Division of the Company
Jan. 2003
President and Representative Director of THK America, Inc.
Jun. 2003
President and Representative Director of THK Holdings of America, L.L.C.
President and Representative Director of THK America, Inc.

Jun. 2010

Director, General Manager of the FAI Division of the Company
In the same post up to present
Takanobu Hoshino (October 23, 1960)
Apr. 1983
Joined the Company
Jun. 2008
Representative Director and President of DAITO SEIKI CO., LTD.
Jun. 2009
Director, General Manager of the IMT Division of the company
In the same post up to the present
Nobuyuki Maki (May 12, 1960)
Apr. 1983
Joined the Company
Jul. 1992
Manager of the Chicago Branch of THK America, Inc.
Jan. 2003
President and Representative Director of THK Manufacturing of America, Inc.
Oct. 2007
Manager of Yamaguchi Plant

Jun. 2010

Director, Senior General Manager of the Production Division of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Hideyuki Kiuchi (October 14, 1952)
Apr. 1976
Joined Industrial Bank of Japan
Jun. 1994
Transferred to the Company
Director of the Company
Jun. 1998
Retired as Director of the Company
Transfer was over
Mar. 2003
Resigned Mizuho Holdings, Inc.
Apr. 2003
Joined the Company
General Manager of Sales Support Division
Jun. 2004
General Manager of the Legal Department of the Company
Dec. 2005
General Manager of the Legal Department, General Manager of the Trading Administration Department of the Company
Jun. 2006
Director, General Manager of Corporate Strategy Department of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Junichi Sakai (October 5, 1947)
Jan. 1990
Resigned NIPPEI TOYAMA CORPORATION
Joined the Company
Senior Manager of the Mechatronics Division of the Company
Jul. 1992
General Manager of the Mechatronics Division of the Company
Oct. 1994
General Manager of the Sales Engineering Department of the Company
Mar. 2000
General Manager of East Japan Sales Region I of the Company
Feb. 2003
General Manager of the Quality Assurance Division
General Manager of the Advanced Technology Information Center of the Company
Jun. 2004
Director, General Manager of the Quality Assurance Division
General Manager of the Advanced Technology Information Center of the Company
In the same posts up to the present
Hirokazu Ishikawa (June 3, 1953)
Apr. 1976
Joined the Company
Sep. 1984
Manager of Nagaoka Branch of the Company
Apr. 1992
Manager of Ueno Branch of the Company
Jun. 2003
Representative Director and President of DAITO SEIKI CO., LTD
Jun. 2008
Director and Senior General Manager of Sales Support Division
In the same post up to the present
Junji Shimomaki (October 6, 1953)
Apr. 1976
Joined the Company
Jul. 1992
Manager of the Tokyo Branch of the Company
Feb. 2003
General Manager of East Japan Sales Region I of the Company
Jun. 2004
General Manager of East Japan Sales Region II of the Company
Jun. 2009
Director, Senior General Manager of the Sales Division of the Company           
In the same post up to the present
Kaoru Hoshide (September 30, 1961)
Apr. 1985
Joined the Company
Jan. 2002
General Manager of CAP Project of the Company
Jun. 2009
Director, Senior General Manager of Engineering of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Akihiko Kambe (March 6, 1959)
Apr. 1982
Joined the Company
Aug. 2007
President and Representative Director of THK Manufacturing of America, Inc.

Jun. 2010

Representative Director of THK Holdings of America, L.L.C.
In the same post up to the present
Yoshimi Sato (September 17, 1947)
Apr. 1970
Joined the Industrial Bank of Japan Co., Ltd
Apr. 1999
Managing Director of the Company
Mar. 20000
Resigned the Industrial Bank of Japan Co.,Ltd
Jun. 2004
Retired as Director of the Company
Auditor of DAITO SEIKI CO., Ltd
Jul. 2008
Standing Auditor of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Kazunori Igarashi (April 23, 1947)
Jan. 1992
Resigned from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Feb. 1992
Joined the Company
Senior Manager of The President’s Office of the Company
Oct. 1995
General Manager of The President’s Office, General Manager of the Engineering Division of the Company
Jun. 1998
General Manager of The President’s Office, General Manager of the Accounting Division of the Company
Apr. 1999
General Manager of the Corporate Strategy Department of the Company
Mar. 2000
General Manager of The President’s Office of the Company
Jun. 2004
Director, Senior General Manager of Sales Support Division of the Company
Jun. 2006
Standing Auditor of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Shizuo Watanabe (March 7, 1934)
July. 1991
Director of the Toshima Taxation Office
July. 1992
Resigned the Toshima Taxation Office
Sep. 1992
Joined the Yaesu Sogo Office
Aug. 1995
Auditor of DAITO SEIKI CO., LTD.
Jun. 2005
Auditor of the Company
In the same post up to the present
Masatake Yone (July 8, 1954)
Apr. 1981
Admitted to the Bar Member of the Tokyo Bar Association
Mar. 1987
Admitted to U.S. Bar Association and New York State Bar Association
Apr. 2000
Lecturer, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Hitotsubashi University
Partner in Mori Hamada & Matsumoto law offices
Jun. 2007
Auditor of the Company
In the same post up to the present