Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Board of Directors

President and Representative Director Yosuke Matsuda  
Director Yukinobu Chida  
Director Yukihiro Yamamura (*)
Director Yuji Nishiura (*)
Director Masato Ogawa (*)
     
Directors(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (Standing) Ryoichi Kobayashi   (*)
Directors(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) Ryuji Matsuda  (*)
Directors(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) Tadao Toyoshima (*)

Honorary Chairman

Yasuhiro Fukushima  

* Outside Director specified in Article 2, Item 15 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
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.

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

Apr. 1996 Deputy General Manager, Sales Division, Transcosmos Inc.
Apr. 1997 Director, Deputy General Manager, Business Planning & Development Division
Oct. 1997 President and Representative Director, DoubleClick Japan Inc. (currently Transcosmos Inc.)
Jun. 2000 Representative Director, Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
Aug. 2008 Representative Director and CEO, Glam Media Japan Corp. (currently Mode Media Japan Corporation)
Jun. 2013 Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)
Sept. 2014 Representative Director, Puzzle Ring Inc. (incumbent)
May. 2015 Director, Project8 Inc.(incumbent)
Aug. 2015 Director, Visionary Works Co., Ltd.(incumbent)

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

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

Apr. 1993 Director, Executive Vice President and Partner, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (currently PwC Consulting LLC)
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. (currently AXA Life Insurance 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)
Oct. 2014 Chairman and Director, AXA Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
Dec. 2015 Chairman and Representative Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Club Co., Ltd. (incumbent)

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

Director(*)
Masato Ogawa
Date of Birth: December 7, 1954

Apr. 2009 Corporate Executive Officer, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Planning, ALL Nippon Airways Co., LTD. (currently ANA HOLDINGS INC.)
Jun. 2011 Senior Vice President, General Manager, Nagoya Region, chubu sales Headquarter, ALL Nippon Airways Co., LTD.
Apr. 2013 Senior Vice President, General Manager, Nagoya Region, chubu sales Headquarter, ALL Nippon Airways Co., LTD.
Apr. 2015 Executive Vice President and COO, ANA Strategic Research Institute Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2017 Chairman of the Board, ANA Strategic Research Institute Co., Ltd. (incumbent)
Jun. 2018 Director, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

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

Director(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (Standing)(*)
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. (currently Nomura Research Institute, 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.
Oct. 2008 Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Standing), SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Jun. 2018 Director(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (Standing) (incumbent)

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

Director(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (*)
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.
Jun. 2008 Outside Corporate Auditor, SEIKA CORPORATION
Oct. 2008 Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Jun. 2018 Director(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (incumbent)

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

Director(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)(*)
Tadao Toyoshima
Date of Birth: April 23, 1955

Mar. 1979 Joined Pricewaterhouse
Sep. 1987 Joined Asahi Shinwa & Co. (currently, KPMG AZSA LLC)
Oct. 1987 Registered as a Certified Public Accountant
Jun. 2004 Representative Partner, AZSA & Co.
(currently, KPMG AZSA LLC).
Jul. 2010 Partner, KPMG AZSA LLC.
May. 2014 Outside Corporate Auditor, CAREERLINK CO., LTD.
May. 2015 Full-time Outside Corporate Auditor, CAREERLINK CO., LTD.
Mar. 2016 Supervisory Director, Mitsui Fudosan Logistics Park Inc.(incumbent)
Jun. 2017 Audit & Supervisory Board Member, SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Jun. 2018 Director(Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) (incumbent)

* Outside Director specified in Article 2, Item 15 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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