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Corporate Data of Brother Industries, Ltd.

Corporate Data

Corporate Name BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Head Office 15-1 Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, 467-8561, Japan
Telephone 81-52-824-2511
Date of Incorporation January 15, 1934
Paid-in Capital ¥19,209 million (As of March 31, 2016)
Net Sales Consolidated ¥745,888 million (fiscal year ending March 31, 2016)
Business Segments

[ Printing & Solutions Business ]
Printers, All-in-Ones, Electronic Stationeries, Scanners, etc.

[ Personal & Home Business ]
Home Sewing Machines, Home Cutting Machines, etc.

[ Machinery Business ]
Industrial Sewing Machines, Machine Tools, Industrial Parts

[ Network & Contents Business ]
Online Karaoke Systems, Contents Services, etc.

[ Domino Business ]
Industrial Inkjet Printers, Digital Printing Machines, etc.

Number of Employees Consolidated 36,307 / Non-consolidated 3,887 (As of March 31, 2016)

Facilities All Over the World

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Workforce Breakdown by Region (As of March 31, 2016)

Workforce Breakdown by Region(As of March 31, 2016)

Financial Highlights

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Board of Directors, Statutory Auditors and Executive Officers (As of April 1, 2016)

Board of Directors

Representative Director & President Toshikazu Koike Direct control over: Internal Audit Dept., Corporate Planning Dept.
Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer Shigeki Ishikawa Head of Printing & Solutions Business Division
Responsible for: Intellectual Property Dept.
Representative Director Tomoyuki Hasegawa Representative Director & President of Nissei Corporation
Director & Managing Executive Officer Jun Kamiya Head of Network & Contents Business Division
Responsible for: Network & Contents Business Division
  • Network System Business Development Dept.
Representative Director & Chairman of XING Inc.
Ichiro Sasaki Head of Domino Business Division
Head of Industrial Printing Business Division
Responsible for: Domino Business Office
  • Industrial System Sales & Marketing Dept., New Technology Development Dept.
Tadashi Ishiguro Responsible for: Printing & Solutions Business Division
  • Business Planning Dept., SOHO and Emerging Country Business Development Dept., SMB and S&S Business Development Dept.
  • General Manager of Business Planning Dept.
Outside Director Yukihisa Hirano Outside Auditor of KDDI Corporation
Atsushi Nishijo Advisor of Sumitomo Corporation
Chairman of Japan Cable and Telecommunications Association
Outside Director of Skylark Co., Ltd.
Shigehiko Hattori Advisor of of Shimadzu Corporation
Outside Director of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
Outside Director of Sapporo Holdings Limited
Outside Director of Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
Outside Auditor of Nikkei Inc.
Koichi Fukaya Corporate Auditor (Outside Auditor) of JTEKT Corporation
Advisor of DENSO Corporation
Soichi Matsuno  

Statutory Auditors

Standing Corporate Auditor Masato Narita  
Masaki Takatsugi  
Corporate Auditor (Outside Auditor) Takao Umino Director & Deputy President of T. Hasegawa Co., Ltd.
Hiroaki Maruyama Certified Public Accountant
Tax Accountant
Representative of Attax Co., Ltd.
Representative of Attax Tax Accountant Corporation
Corporate Auditor (Outside Auditor) of Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd.
Corporate Auditor (Outside Auditor) of Fuji Baking Co., Ltd.
Tomoyoshi Arita Outside Director of Japan Post Bank Co.,Ltd.
Outside Auditor of WDB Holdings Co.,Ltd.
Outside Director of Riso Kyoiku Co.,Ltd.

Executive Officers

Managing Executive Officer Yoshitsugu Asai Responsible for: Finance & Accounting Dept., Law, Environment & General Affairs Dept., CSR & Corporate Communication Dept.
Hiroshi Ishikawa Responsible for: Quality Innovation Center
  • Quality Management Dept., Customer Satisfaction Dept.
Yumio Matsumoto Responsible for: New Business Development Dept.
Takafumi Kamenouchi Head of Labeling & Mobile Solutions Business Division
Responsible for: Labeling & Mobile Solutions Business Division
  • Business Planning Dept., Development Dept., Production Dept.
Tasuku Kawanabe Head of Machinery Business Division
Responsible for: Machinery Business Division
  • Business Planning Dept., Strategical Technology Dept., Production Dept., Development Dept., Quality Management Dept., Industrial Sewing Machine Sales Dept., Machine Tools Sales Dept., Machine Tools CS Planning Dept.
Executive Officer Masahiko Suzuki Responsible for: Development Center
  • Electronic Technology Development Dept., IJ Technology Development Dept.
Chikamasa Hattori Responsible for: Printing & Solutions Business Division
  • Production Dept.
Hiroyuki Wakahara Responsible for: Human Resource Dept., MIS Dept. General Manager of Human Resource Dept.
Mitsuyasu Kyuno Head of Personal & Home Business Division
Responsible for: Personal & Home Business Division
  • Business Planning Dept., Sales & Marketing Dept., Craft Business Development Dept., Development Dept., Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction Dept., Production Innovation Dept.
Susumu Takeda Responsible for: Production & Engineering Center
  • Purchasing Dept., Production Innovation Dept., IJ Production Dept.
Makoto Hoshi Responsible for: Machinery Business Division
  • Industrial equipment business
Isao Noji Responsible for: Marketing Strategy Center
  • Sales & Marketing Strategy Development Dept., Design Dept., Business Support Dept.
  • General Manager of Business Support Dept.
Satoru Kuwabara Responsible for: Printing & Solutions Business Division
  • LE Development Dept., LC Development Dept., IDS Development Dept.
  • General Manager of LE Development Dept.
Taizo Murakami Responsible for: Production & Engineering Center
  • Production Strategy Planning Dept., Engineering Development Dept., Basic Engineering Technology Dept.
  • General Manager of Engineering Development Dept.
Tsuyoshi Suzuki Responsible for: Development Center
  • Development Planning Dept., Mechanical Basic Technology Development Dept., Software Technology Development Dept.
  • General Manager of Development Planning Dept.
Tetsuro Koide Responsible for: Domino Business Division
  • Domino Business Office
  • General Manager of Domino Business Office
Group Managing Executive Officer Nigel Bond CEO of Domino Printing Sciences plc
Group Executive Officer Yuji Miwa Director & President of Brother Industries (Philippines), Inc.
Yuichi Tada Managing Director of Brother Holding (Europe) Ltd.
Chairman & Managing Director of Brother International Europe Ltd.
Kazufumi Ikeda Director & President of Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.)
Tsutomu Mishima Representative Director & President of Brother Sales, Ltd.