Wacoal Holdings Corp.

An overview of Wacoal Holdings Corp.

Overview

Head Office Address 29 Nakajima-cho, Kisshoin, Minami-ku, Kyoto, 601-8530 JapanMap 81-75-694-3111
Common Stock 113,260 million yen
Foundation June 15, 1946
Wako Shoji, a wholesaler of women's dresses and accessories, is founded by Koichi Tsukamoto upon his demobilization
Establishment November 1, 1949
Wako Shoji Corp. is established with 1 million yen capital and 10 employees
Category of Business Manufacture of textile goods
Line of Business Composed of 58 subsidiaries and 7 affiliated companies, Wacoal's mainstay business is the manufacture, wholesale and direct sales to consumers (for some products) of intimate apparel (mainly women's foundation garments, lingerie, nightwear and children's underwear), outerwear, sportswear, and other textile products and accessories. In addition Wacoal runs other business related to Food, culture, services, and interior furnishing of shops.
Number of Employees 21,659 persons (consolidated), as of end March 2020
Representative Director and Chairman YOSHIKATA TSUKAMOTO
January 1948 Born in Kyoto
June 1987 Appointed President and Representative Director
June 2018 Appointed Chairman and Representative Director
Chairperson of Nihon Body Fashion Association
Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Kyoto Costume Institute
President of Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Representative Director and President HIRONOBU YASUHARA
December 1951 Born in Okayama
April 2011 Appointed Representative Director, President and Corporate Officer of Wacoal corp.
April 2018 Appointed Chairman of Wacoal Corp.
June 2018 Appointed President and Representative Director

Officers

Director / Audit & Supervisory Board Member

  • Yoshikata Tsukamoto

    Representative Director and Chairman

    Yoshikata Tsukamoto
    Date of Birth Jan. 29, 1948
    Apr. 1972 Joined the Company
    Nov. 1977 Director of the Company
    Nov. 1981 Managing Director of the Company
    Sep. 1984 Representative Director
    Jun. 1987 President and Director of the Company
    Oct. 2005 Representative Director, President and Corporate Officer of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2011 Representative Director and Chairman of Wacoal Corp.
    Jun. 2018 Representative Director and Chairman of the Company(acting)
    Apr. 2020 President of Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry(acting)
  • Hironobu Yasuhara

    Representative Director, President and Corporate Officer; Representative Director and Chairman of Wacoal Corp.

    Hironobu Yasuhara
    Date of Birth Dec. 28, 1951
    Mar. 1975 Joined the Company
    Apr. 1997 Director and General Manager of Wacoal China Co., Ltd.
    Apr. 2005 Corporate Officer/General Manager of Wing Brand Business Department of the Company
    Jun. 2006 Director and Managing Corporate Officer, General Manager of Wing Brand Business Department, of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2010 Director and Senior Managing Corporate Officer, and General Manager of Wacoal Brand Business Department, of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2011 Representative Director, President and Corporate Officer of Wacoal Corp.
    Jun. 2011 Director of the Company
    Jun. 2013 Senior Managing Director of the Company
    Jun. 2016 Vice President and Director of the Company
    Apr. 2018 Representative Director and Chairman of Wacoal Corp(acting)
    Jun. 2018 Representative Director of the Company and President
    Apr. 2020 Representative Director, President and Corporate Officer(acting)
  • Masashi Yamaguchi

    Director and Vice President Corporate Officer and Supervisor of Group Business Management

    Masashi Yamaguchi
    Date of Birth Nov. 26, 1957
    Apr. 1981 Joined the Company
    Apr. 2011 Corporate Officer and Manager of Personnel Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2013 Director and Corporate Officer, and General Manager of Personnel and Administration Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2014 Director and Managing Corporate Officer, and General Manager of Personnel and Administration Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2015 Director and Senior Managing Corporate Officer in charge of Administration, and General Manager of Personnel and Administration Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Jun. 2015 Director in charge of Personnel and Administration of the Company
    Apr. 2017 Director, Vice President Corporate Officer in charge of Administration, and General Manager of Personnel and Administration Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Jun. 2017 Managing Director and Superviser of Personnel and Administration and Future Business of the Company
    Apr. 2019 Appointed Director, Vice President Corporate Officer in charge of Administration of Wacoal Corp.
    Jun. 2019 Director and Vice President and Supervisor of Group Business Management of the Company
    Apr. 2020 Director and Vice President Corporate Officer and Supervisor of Group Business Management (acting)
  • Tomoyasu Ito

    Director, Vice President Corporate Officer ; Representative Director, President and Corporate Officer of Wacoal Corp.

    Tomoyasu Ito
    Date of Birth Jan. 18,1960
    Apr. 1983 Joined the Company
    Apr. 2006 General Manager of Sales Planning Division, Wacoal Brand Operations
    Apr. 2007 President of Studio Five Corp.
    Apr. 2011 General Manager of Innerwear Merchandising Division, Wacoal Brand Operations
    Apr. 2014 Director, Corporate Officer, Head of Wacoal Brand Operations
    Apr. 2015 Director, Managing Corporate Officer, Head of Wacoal Brand Operations
    Apr. 2016 Director, Senior Managing Corporate Officer, Head of Wacoal Brand Operations
    Apr. 2018 Representative Director, President and Corporate Officer of Wacoal Corp. (acting)
    Apr. 2020 Director, Vice President Corporate Officer of the Company
    Jun. 2020 Director, Vice President Corporate Officer of the Company(acting)
  • Akira Miyagi

    Director and Managing Corporate Officer in charge of Group Finance

    Akira Miyagi
    Date of Birth Oct. 18,1960
    Mar. 1984 Joined the Company
    Oct. 2007 Manager of Business Management and Administration of Wacoal Brand Operation Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2011 Director and Deputy General Manager of Wacoal China Co., Ltd
    Apr. 2014 General Manager of Corporate Planning of the Company
    Apr. 2017 Corporate Officer of Wacoal Corp.
    Jun. 2018 Director of the Company
    Jun. 2019 Managing director of the Company
    Apr. 2020 Director and Managing Corporate Officer in charge of Group Finance(acting)
  • Madoka Mayuzumi

    Outside Director

    Madoka Mayuzumi
    Date of Birth Jul. 31, 1962
    Aug. 1996 Launched and organized monthly haiku magazine Gekkan Hepburn
    Jan. 2001 Member of “National Language Subdivision” of Council for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    Dec. 2004 Member of “Council for the Promotion of Cultural Diplomacy”,Cabinet Secretariat
    Apr. 2010 Agency for Cultural Affairs「Japan Cultural Envoy」Japan Cultural Envoy
    May. 2013 Member of “Forum to Realize Culture and Arts-Oriented Nation” held by Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    Apr. 2014 Member of “Cultural Policy Subdivision” of Council for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    Apr. 2014 Advisor of the Company
    Jun. 2015 Director of the Company (acting)
  • Shigeru Saito

    Outside Director

    Shigeru Saito
    Date of Birth Jan. 26, 1957
    Nov. 1979 Joined TOSE CO., LTD
    Nov. 1979 General Manager of Development Department
    Oct. 1985 Director of TOSE CO., LTD
    Feb. 1987 Representative Director and President of TOSE CO., LTD
    Sep. 2004 Representative Director and President, and CEO of TOSE CO., LTD.
    Dec. 2015 Appointed Representative Director and Chairman, and CEO of TOSE CO., LTD. (acting)
    Jun. 2017 Director of the Company (acting)
  • Tsunehiko Iwai

    Outside Director

    Tsunehiko Iwai
    Date of Birth May 28, 1953
    Apr. 1979 Joined Shiseido Co., Ltd
    Apr. 2002 General Manager of Product Commercialization, Planning Department, Shiseido Co., Ltd.
    Apr. 2008 Corporate Officer, General Manager of Technical Department, Shiseido Co., Ltd
    Jun. 2014 Director, Corporate Executive Officer in charge of Research & Development, Production and Technical Affairs, Shiseido Co., Ltd
    Jan. 2016 Representative Director, Executive Vice President Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Shiseido Co., Ltd.
    Mar. 2018 Senior Advisor, Shiseido Co., Ltd
    Jun. 2018 Director of the Company (acting)
  • Kiyotaka Hiroshima

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Kiyotaka Hiroshima
    Date of Birth Jan. 4, 1958
    Apr. 1981 Joined the Company
    Apr. 2008 Materials Control Manager of Technology/Production Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2009 Production Control Manager of Technology/Production Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2010 Corporate Officer and General Manager of Technology/Production Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2011 Director and Corporate Officer and General Manager of Technology/Production Division of Wacoal Corp.
    Apr. 2015 Director and Corporate Officer and Supervisor of Technology/Production of Wacoal Corp.
    Jun. 2015 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Wacoal Corp. (acting)
    Jun. 2015 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (acting)
  • Shinichi Kitagawa

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Shinichi Kitagawa
    Date of Birth Dec. 29,1962
    Mar. 1985 Joined the Company
    Apr. 2008 Director, Manager of Accounting and General Affairs Department of Studio Five Corp.
    Apr. 2009 Director, Manager of Business Management Department of Studio Five Corp.
    Apr. 2013 General Manager of IR & Corporate PR Office of the Company
    Apr. 2018 Accounting Manager of the Company
    Jun 2020 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (acting)
  • Hiroshi Shirai

    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Hiroshi Shirai
    Date of Birth Oct. 21, 1953
    Nov. 1977 Joined Pricewaterhouse
    Aug. 1982 Registered as Certified Public Accountant
    Jul. 1992 Joined Aoyama Audit Corporation
    Aug. 2007 Joined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
    Jun. 2010 Vice Chairman of The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants Kinki Chapter
    Sep. 2011 Left Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
    Oct. 2011 Established Shirai public accounting firm, Managing Partner (acting)
    Jun. 2015 Audit & Supervisory Board Member (acting)
    Mar. 2016 Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Noritz Corporation
    Apr. 2016 Executive Director of Public University Corporation, Osaka City University
    Apr. 2019 Inspector of University Public Corporation Osaka (acting)
  • Mitsuhiro Hamamoto

    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Mitsuhiro Hamamoto
    Date of Birth Apr. 18, 1970
    Oct. 2000 Admitted to the Bar
    Oct. 2000 Joined the Law Office of Tadashi Yamada
    Oct. 2004 Joined the Kikkawa Law Office
    Apr. 2008 Partner at the Kikkawa Law Office
    Jun. 2017 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (acting)
    Feb. 2019 Managing Partner of Hamamoto Law Office (acting)
  • Minoru Shimada

    Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Minoru Shimada
    Date of Birth Feb. 22,1955
    Apr. 1977 Joined The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. (current “MUFG Bank, Ltd.”)
    Jun. 2004 Corporate Officer, General Manager of Corporate Banking Group No.1, Corporate Banking Division No.4, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Ltd. (current “MUFG Bank, Ltd.”)
    May. 2005 Corporate Officer, Manager of New York Branch
    Apr. 2008 Managing Corporate Officer, General Manager of Corporate Banking Group, Nagoya Branch, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (current “MUFG Bank, Ltd.”)
    Jun. 2010 Representative Director and Vice President, SOTSU CORPORATION
    Jun. 2011 Representative Director and President, NAIGAI Construction Co., Ltd.
    Jun. 2012 Representative Director and President, SOTSU CORPORATION
    Jun. 2012 Representative Director and President, Sotsu Amenity Service Corporation
    Jun. 2018 Director and Chairman, SOTSU CORPORATION (acting)
    Jun. 2018 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (acting)

Corporate Officer

Hiroaki Miyake Corporate Officer , General Manager of Corporate Planning and IT Governance
Takahiko Hasegawa Corporate Officer in charge of Group Personnel;
Director and Corporate Officer and General Manager of Personnel and Administration Division of Wacoal Corp.
Kazuhiro Shibahara Corporate Officer in charge of Group Technology and Production;
Director and Corporate Officer and General Manager of Technology/Production Division of Wacoal Corp.
Mitsuru Sekiguchi Corporate Officer in charge of Group International Business;
Director and Corporate Officer and General Manager of Global Division of Wacoal Corp.
Hiroshi Imai Corporate Officer in charge of Group Research and Development;
Corporate Officer and Director of Human Science Research Center of Wacoal Corp.
Shuji Morimoto Corporate Officer in charge of Group IT Promotion;
Corporate Officer and Manager of IT Promotion Division of Wacoal Corp.
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