Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Board of Directors

President and Representative Director Yosuke Matsuda  
Director Philip Rogers  
  Keiji Honda  
  Yukinobu Chida  
  Yukihiro Yamamura (*1)
  Yuji Nishiura (*1)

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Standing) Ryoichi Kobayashi   (*2)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Ryuji Matsuda  (*2)
  Masaji Tomiyama (*2)

Honorary Chairman

Yasuhiro Fukushima  

*1 External Director specified in Article 2, Item 15 of the Companies Act
*2 External Audit & Supervisory Board Member specified in Article 2, Item 16 of the Companies Act

Board of Directors

President and Representative Director
Yosuke Matsuda
Date of Birth: April 27, 1963

Oct. 2001 Senior Vice President, SQUARE CO., LTD. (currently SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)
Apr. 2003 Senior Vice President and General Manager, Accounting and Financial Division, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Jun. 2004 Director and CFO
Feb. 2006 Director, TAITO CORPORATION
Oct. 2008 Director and CFO, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Mar. 2013 Senior Executive Managing Director and Representative Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Apr. 2013 President and Representative Director, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Jun. 2013 President and Representative Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Jan. 2016 Director, TAITO CORPORATION (incumbent)

Others

  • Director, COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT SUPPLIER'S ASSOCIATION(CESA) (May 2013– )

Director
Philip Rogers
Date of Birth: June 2, 1969

Jan. 2008 Director and CEO, EIDOS PLC
Nov. 2009 Director and CEO, SQUARE ENIX LTD. (incumbent)
May. 2013 President and CEO, SQUARE ENIX, INC. (incumbent)
Jun. 2013 Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

Director
Keiji Honda
Date of Birth: December 29, 1957

Oct. 1987 Joined ENIX CORPORATION (currently SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)
Jul. 1990 Resident officer of ENIX America Corporation
Jun.1998 Director and General Manager, Software Development Division, Product Planning
Oct. 2000 President and COO
Apr. 2003 Vice President and Representative Director, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Jun. 2004 Executive Vice President and Director, residing in China
Jan. 2005 Chairman, SQUARE ENIX (China) CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Oct. 2006 Executive Vice President and Representative Director , SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Oct. 2008 Executive Vice President and Representative Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Apr. 2013 Director, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Jun. 2013 Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

Director
Yukinobu Chida
Date of Birth: September 29, 1950

Aug. 1982 Director, ENIX CORPORATION (currently SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)
Mar. 1988 Director, Enix Products
Apr. 1989 Managing Director and General Manager, Product Development Division, ENIX CORPORATION
Jul. 1992 Executive Director, Software Development Division, Publication Division, Toy Development Division, and Publication Sales Division
Oct. 2000 Vice Chairman and Director
Oct. 2002 Director
Apr. 2003 Director , SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Oct. 2008 Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Jun. 2014 Director , SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (incumbent)

Director(*1)
Yukihiro Yamamura
Date of Birth: October 30, 1963

Apr. 1996 Deputy General Manager, Sales Division, transcosmos inc.
Apr. 1997 Director, Deputy General Manager, Business Development Division
Oct. 1997 President and Representative Director, DoubleClick Japan Inc.
Jan. 1999 President and Representative Director, Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
Aug. 2008 Representative Director, Glam Media Japan Corp.
Jun. 2013 Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Oct. 2013 Representative Director and CEO, Green Park Inc. (currently Pit Design Co., LTD.)
Sept. 2014 Representative Director, Puzzle Ring Inc. (incumbent)

*1 External Director specified in Article 2, Item 15 of the Companies Act

Director(*1)
Yuji Nishiura
Date of Birth: January 3, 1953

Apr. 1993 Director, Executive Vice President and Partner, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (currently PwC Strategy & (Japan) Inc.)
Feb. 2000 Representative Director, President and Partner
Oct. 2002 Representative Director, CEO and Managing Partner, Roland Berger and Partner Japan Ltd. (currently Roland Berger Ltd.)
Jan. 2006 Japan Representative and Managing Director, AlixPartners Asia, LLC
Jan. 2011 Vice Chairman and Managing Director, AlixPartners, LLP
Dec. 2012 Director, AXA Japan Holding Co., Ltd.
Chairman and Director, AXA Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013 Chairman and Director, AXA General Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2014 Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Dec. 2015 Representative Director, Chairman, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Club Co., Ltd. (incumbent)

*1 External Director specified in Article 2, Item 15 of the Companies Act

Corporate Auditors

Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Standing)(*2)
Ryoichi Kobayashi
Date of Birth: October 25, 1946

Apr. 1971 Joined Nomura Computing Center Co., Ltd. (NCC) (currently, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.)
Oct. 1986 President, NCC America
Jun. 1994 Director, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
Jul. 1996 Managing Director, NRI Data Services, Ltd.
Jun. 1999 Executive Director
Jun. 2002 Auditor, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
Jun. 2007 Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Jun. 2008 Outside Director, Matsumotokiyoshi Holdings Co., Ltd. (incumbent)
Oct. 2008 Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Standing),, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

*2 External Auditors specified in Article 2, Item 16 of the Companies Act

Audit & Supervisory Board Member(*2)
Ryuji Matsuda
Date of Birth: April 30, 1955

Apr. 1986 Registered as Attorney and CPA
Joined Kawai, Takeuchi, Nishimura and Inoue Law Office
Jan. 1988 Joined Miyake, Hatazawa and Yamazaki Law Offices
Jul. 1992 Opened Matsuda Law Office (up to the present)
Jun. 2007 Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Oct. 2008 Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

*2 External Auditors specified in Article 2, Item 16 of the Companies Act

Audit & Supervisory Board Member(*2)
Masaji Tomiyama
Date of Birth: June 17, 1944

Apr. 1968 Joined Syuji Ozawa Certified Public Accountant Office
Jul. 1969 Joined Asahi Accounting Company
Mar. 1971 Registered as a Certified Public Accountant
Aug. 1992 Representative Partner, Asahi Shinwa & Co.
May. 2001 Managing Director, Asahi & Co.
Jan. 2004 Deputy Managing Partner, KPMG AZSA LLC
Apr. 2010 Professor, Graduate School of Finance, Accounting and Law, Waseda University
Dec. 2010 Director, Incubator Bank of Japan, Limited.
Jun. 2013 Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

*2 External Auditors specified in Article 2, Item 16 of the Companies Act

Honorary Chairman

Yasuhiro Fukushima
Date of Birth: August 18, 1947

Sep. 1975 Founded Eidansha Boshu Service Center, President and Representative Director
Aug .1982 President and Representative Director, ENIX CORPORATION
Apr. 1989 ENIX CORPORATION, KONIKA ENIX, and Enix Products merged into Eidansha Boshu Service Center, renamed ENIX CORPORATION (currently, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.), President and Representative Director
Oct. 2000 Chairman, CEO and Representative Director
Apr. 2003 Chairman and Representative Director, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Jun.2004 Honorary Chairman
Oct. 2008 Honorary Chairman, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

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