Announcement: Organization and Personnel Changes

Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. announced the following changes in the organization and the executives to take effect on February 1, 2019.

1. Organization Change

(1) New sales and marketing structure
  • Businesses outside Japan will be reorganized to Overseas Business Group, China Business Group, and India Business Group, each headed by a director. The Overseas Business Group will be divided into 7 businesses by area, each headed by an executive officer.
  • Sales and Marketing Group will be newly established for Japan business. It will consist of 5 divisions (see below) and Large Store Sales Division.
    New :
    Store & Facility Development Division, Sales Floor Development & Visual Merchandising Division, Store Support Division
    Existing :
    Store Sales Division, Sales Channel Development Division
(2) Reinforce Household Division
  • Production and Sourcing, Product Assortment Planning & Development, and Household Designing will be newly established. They should contribute to developing more products that meet the ideas and demands arising from daily living and stores.

2. Appointment of Executives (as of February 1, 2019)

(1) Directors

NameNewCurrent
Satoshi SHIMIZU Managing Director & Executive Officer
Head of China Business Group
Managing Director & Executive Officer
Head of Merchandising Unit, Household Division, and IDÉE Business Unit
Also in charge of: MUJI Global Sourcing Private Limited group
Satoshi OKAZAKI Managing Director & Executive Officer
Head of Overseas Business Group
Director & Executive Officer
Head of Europe & Americas Division
Also in charge of: North America Business, MUJI U.S.A. Limited, MUJI CANADA LIMITED
Kei SUZUKI Director & Executive Officer
In charge of: HR & General Affairs Division, Legal & Intellectual Property Division, Internal Audit Office
Director & Executive Officer
Head of Asia & Oceania Division
Also in charge of: Global Business Development Division, MUJI KOREA CO., LTD., MUJI (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. group, MUJI Retail (Thailand) Co., Ltd., MUJI PHILIPPINES CORP.

(2) Executive Officers

NameNewCurrent
Nobuo DOMAE (new) Senior Executive Officer
Head of Sales and Marketing Group
Also in charge of: Information Systems Division, Logistics Division, Sales and Purchase Plans Control Division
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Shoichi SAITO Executive Officer
Head of New Ginza Store Planning Office
Executive Officer
Head of New Ginza Store Planning Office concurrently MUJI Yurakucho Store Manager
Takashi YAJIMA Executive Officer
Head of Household Division and IDÉE Business Unit
Executive Officer
Head of HR & General Affairs Division
Also in charge of: Store Audit Office, Group Audit Office, Legal Division
Wai Lan HUNG Executive Officer
Head of Hong Kong & Australia Business, Overseas Business Group
Executive Officer
Head of Hong Kong Business, Asia & Oceania Division
concurrently Director & President MUJI (Hong Kong) Company Limited
Naoyuki YAMAMOTO Executive Officer
Head of Customer Relations Office
Also in charge of: Research and Development Division, Quality Assurance Division
Executive Officer
Head of China Business, Asia & Oceania Division
concurrently Director & President MUJI (Shanghai) Company Limited
Naoki KADOIKE Executive Officer
Head of Singapore & Malaysia Businesses, Overseas Business Group
Executive Officer
Head of Store Development Division
Also in charge of: Store Sales Division, Facility Development Division, Large Store Sales Division, Sales Channel Development Division
Takuo NAGAHARA Executive Officer
Head of Europe Business, Overseas Business Group
Executive Officer
Head of Europe Business, Europe & Americas Division
concurrently Managing Director MUJI EUROPE HOLDINGS LIMITED
In charge of: MUJI EUROPE HOLDINGS LIMITED group
Yi Chia LIANG Executive Officer
Head of Taiwan & Philippines Businesses, Overseas Business Group
Executive Officer
Head of Taiwan Business, Asia & Oceania Division
concurrently Director & President MUJI (Taiwan) Company Limited
Mitsuya MAKI Executive Officer
Head of Corporate Planning Office
Also in charge of: PR & Sustainability Division, Finance & Accounting Division
Executive Officer
Head of Corporate Planning Office
Also in charge of: Finance & Accounting Division, Information Systems Division, Logistics Division, Advertising & Promotion Office, Online Business Unit
Akihiro KAMOGARI (new) Executive Officer
Head of Thailand & Vietnam Businesses, Overseas Business Group
Head of Thailand & Vietnam Businesses, Asia & Oceania Division
Katsushi ONISHI (new) Executive Officer
Head of Open Communications Division
Head of Advertising & Promotion Office
Takuya NARUKAWA (new) Executive Officer
Head of Korea Business, Overseas Business Group
Head of Korea Business, Asia & Oceania Division
Toru AKITA (new) Executive Officer
Head of Americas Business, Overseas Business Group
Head of North America Business, Europe & Americas Division

(3) Segregation of Duties of Directors (as of February 1, 2019)

Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. Segregation of Duties of Directors (as of February 1, 2019) [PDF:52.5KB] [see separate file]

3. Appointment of General Managers (as of February 1, 2019)

NameNewCurrent
Kenta HORIGUCHI (new) General Manager
Head of Store Support Division, Sales and Marketing Group
Manager
Head of Italy Business, Europe & Americas Division
Shu MATSUHASHI (new) General Manager
Head of Sales Floor Development & Visual Merchandising Division, Sales and Marketing Group
Manager
Head of Visual Merchandising Department, Facility Development Division
Ippei OTA (new) General Manager
Head of Store Sales Division, Sales and Marketing Group
Manager
Customer Experience & E-Commerce, Information Systems Division
concurrently Platform Development, Online Business Unit
Akihiro YOSHIDA Store Manager
MUJI Ikebukuro Seibu
General Manager
Facility Development Division
Takahumi MISHIMA General Manager
Head of Supermarket Business Development, China Business Group
General Manager
Head of Local Good Business, Social Good Business Unit
Tsunemi KAWANA General Manager
Head of Online Communication and Commerce, China Business Group
General Manager
Head of Online Business Unit
Miho TAKAGI General Manager
Head of Sales & Marketing, Hong Kong & Australia Businesses, Overseas Business Group
General Manager
Head of Singapore & Malaysia Businesses, Asia & Oceania Division
Shinji TAMARU General Manager
Head of Middle East Business, Overseas Business Group
General Manager
Head of Global Business Development Division
Takahiro OTOMO (new) General Manager
Head of Sales & Marketing, Americas Business, Overseas Business Group
Manager
Production Control Division
Mariko OGURI (new) General Manager
Head of PR & Sustainability Division
Manager
Head of Public & Investor Relations, Corporate Planning Office
Katsuya MORIOKA General Manager
Head of Production and Sourcing, Household Division
General Manager
Head of Production Control Division
Asako KATO (new) General Manager
Head of Product Assortment Planning & Development, Household Division
Category Manager
Houseware Department, Household Division
Toru TSUNODA General Manager
Head of E-Commerce Department, Open Communications Division
General Manager
Head of Store Sales Division
Takashi INOUE (new) General Manager
Head of Sales and Purchase Plans Control Division
Manager
Product Control concurrently Global Merchandising, Household Division
Kenta HOCHIDO (new) General Manager
Head of HR & General Affairs Division
Senior Manager
HR & General Affairs Division

4. Organization Chart (as of February 1, 2019)

Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. Organization Chart as of February 1, 2019 [PDF:102KB] [see separate file]

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