Teijin: New President and Chairman

New President and Chairman

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The board of directors of Teijin elected Akimoto Uchikawa, currently Executive Officer, Member of the Board, as Teijin Ltd.’s next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Uchikawa has concurrently served as President, Material Business of Teijin Group.

Jun Suzuki, the current President and CEO of Teijin Ltd., Tokyo/Japan, will assume the post of Chairman.

Uchikawa and Suzuki will assume their new roles on April 1, 2022.

Teijin’s Advisory Board, which includes independent outside directors and advisors both from Japan and overseas, was established in July 1999 to strengthen group-wide corporate governance. The Nomination Committee, reporting to the Advisory Board and chaired by an independent outside director, is responsible for evaluating business performance of CEO. The decision of selecting the new President and CEO was also discussed and agreed by the Nomination Committee.

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