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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, 2017)
Sales Revenue Consolidated ¥641,185 million (fiscal year ending March 31, 2017)
Business Segments

Printing & Solutions Business
   Printers, All-in-Ones, Facsimiles, Labeling Systems, Label Printers, Scanners, etc.

Personal & Home Business
   Home Sewing Machines, Home Cutting Machine, etc.

Machinery Business
   Industrial Sewing Machines, Garment Printers, Machine Tools, Reducers and Gears, etc.

Network & Contents Business
   Online Karaoke Systems, Management of Karaoke Clubs, Content Services, etc.

Domino Business
   Coding & Marking Equipment, Digital Printing Equipment, etc.

Number of Employees Consolidated 36,929 / Non-consolidated 3,828 (As of March 31, 2017)

Facilities All Over the World

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CSR Data

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Workforce Breakdown by Region (As of March 31, 2017)

Workforce Breakdown by Region(As of March 31, 2017)

Financial Highlights

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Board of Directors, Statutory Auditors and Executive Officers (As of June 23, 2017)

Board of Directors

Representative Director & President

Representative Director & President Toshikazu Koike

Toshikazu Koike
Direct control over: Internal Audit Dept., Corporate Planning Dept.
Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer

Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer Ichiro Sasaki

Ichiro Sasaki
Head of Domino Business Division
Head of Industrial Printing Business Division
Responsible for: Industrial Printing Business Division
  • Industrial System Sales & Marketing Dept., New Technology Development Dept.

Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer Tadashi Ishiguro

Tadashi Ishiguro
Head of Printing & Solutions Business Division
Responsible for: Printing & Solutions Business Division
  • Business Planning Dept., SOHO and Emerging Country Business Development Dept., SMB and S&S Business Development Dept.
Director & Managing Executive Officer

Director & Managing Executive Officer Jun Kamiya

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.

Director & Managing Executive Officer Tasuku Kawanabe

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.
Director of Nissei Corporation

Director & Managing Executive Officer Yuichi Tada

Yuichi Tada
Head of Labeling & Mobile Solutions Business Division
Responsible for: Labeling & Mobile Solutions Business Division
  • Development Dept., Production Dept.
Responsible for: Marketing Strategy Center
  • Sales & Marketing Strategy Development Dept., Design Dept.
Outside Director

Outside Director Atsushi Nishijo

Atsushi Nishijo
Outside Director of Skylark Co., Ltd.

Outside Director Shigehiko Hattori

Shigehiko Hattori
Advisor of Shimadzu Corporation
Outside Director of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
Outside Director of Sapporo Holdings Ltd.
Outside Director of Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
Outside Auditor of Nikkei Inc.

Outside Director Koichi Fukaya

Koichi Fukaya
Outside Auditor of JTEKT Corporation

Outside Director Soichi Matsuno

Soichi Matsuno
 

Outside Director Keisuke Takeuchi

Keisuke Takeuchi
Principal Corporate Advisor of JGC Corporation
Outside Director of Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development

Statutory Auditors

Standing Corporate Auditor

Standing Corporate Auditor Munetaka Fujii

Munetaka Fujii
 

Standing Corporate Auditor Keiichi Hino

Keiichi Hino
 
Outside Auditor

Outside Auditor Takao Umino

Takao Umino
Director & Deputy President of T. Hasegawa Co., Ltd.

Outside Auditor Tomoyoshi Arita

Tomoyoshi Arita
Outside Director of Japan Post Bank Co.,Ltd.
Outside Auditor of WDB Holdings Co.,Ltd.
Outside Director of Fukuyama Transporting Co., Ltd.

Outside Auditor Koji Onogi

Koji Onogi
Representative Director & President of TOKAI Corp.

Executive Officers

Managing Executive Officer Yumio Matsumoto Responsible for: New Business Development Dept.
Chikamasa Hattori Responsible for: Printing & Solutions Business Division
  • Production Dept.
Responsible for: Production & Engineering Center
  • IJ Production Dept.
Hiroyuki Wakahara Responsible for: Human Resource Dept., Law, Environment & General Affairs Dept., CSR & Corporate Communication 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.
Executive Officer Masahiko Suzuki Responsible for: Quality Innovation Center
  • Quality Management Dept., Customer Satisfaction Dept.
Makoto Hoshi Responsible for: Machinery Business Division
  • Industrial equipment business
Satoru Kuwabara Responsible for: Printing & Solutions Business Division
  • LE Development Dept., LC Development Dept., IDS Development Dept.
Taizo Murakami Responsible for: Production & Engineering Center
  • Production Strategy Planning Dept., Engineering Development Dept., Basic Engineering Technology Dept.
Tsuyoshi Suzuki Responsible for: Development Center
  • Development Planning Dept., Mechanical Basic Technology Development Dept., Software Technology Development Dept.
Responsible for: Intellectual Property Dept.
Tetsuro Koide Responsible for: Domino Business Division
  • Domino Business Office
  • General Manager of Domino Business Office
Yasuyuki Hasegawa Responsible for: Machinery Business Division
  • Industrial Sewing Machines business
Tatsuya Sato Responsible for: Development Center
  • Electronic Technology Development Dept., IJ Technology Development Dept.
  • General Manager of IJ Technology Development Dept.
Toshihiro Itou Responsible for: Finance & Accounting Dept., MIS Dept.
Yoshiichi Sugimoto Responsible for: Labeling & Mobile Solutions Business Division
  • Business Planning Dept.
  • General Manager of Business Planning Dept.
Group Managing Executive Officer Nigel Bond CEO of Domino Printing Sciences plc
Yuji Miwa Director & President of Brother Industries (Philippines), Inc.
Group Executive Officer Susumu Takeda Chairman of Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.
Responsible for: Production & Engineering Center
  • Purchasing Dept., Production Innovation Dept.
Isao Noji 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.