Directors, Auditors and Officers

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Kunio Noji

Kunio Noji

President

Tetsuji Ohashi

Tetsuji Ohashi

  • Chief Executive Officer(CEO)
    Representative Director

Executive Vice President

Mikio Fujitsuka

Mikio Fujitsuka

  • Chief Financial Officer(CFO)
    Representative Director
  • Supervising Accounting & Finance and Investor Relations

Director and Senior Executive Officer

Kazunori Kuromoto

Kazunori Kuromoto

  • Supervising ICT Solution and Mining Business

Director and Senior Executive Officer

Masanao Mori

Masanao Mori

  • Supervising Human Resources & Education and Safety & Health Care

Outside Directors

Masayuki Oku

Masayuki Oku

  • Honorary Advisor, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Mitoji Yabunaka

Mitoji Yabunaka

  • Professor, Ritsumeikan University
Makoto Kigawa

Makoto Kigawa

  • Representative Director and Chairman of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Internal Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Kosuke Yamane ()

Kosuke Yamane

Hironobu Matsuo ()

Hironobu Matsuo

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Hirohide Yamaguchi ()

Hirohide Yamaguchi

  •  Chairman of the Advisory Board, Nikko Research Center, Inc.
Eiko Shinotsuka ()

Eiko Shinotsuka

  • Professor Emeritus, Ochanomizu University
  • Executive Advisor, National Personnel Authority
Kotaro Ohno ()

Kotaro Ohno

  • Attorney at law , Special Counsel of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Executive Officers(Japan)

Executive Vice President

Yoshisada Takahashi

Chief Information & Innovation Officer (CIO)
Supervising Information Strategy and Industrial Machinery Business

Senior Executive Officer

Masahiro Uegaki

Chairman and CEO, Komatsu NTC Ltd.

Akira Sugiki

President, Defense Systems Division
President, Komatsu Tokki Corporation

Shuji Yamashita

Vice President, Production Division
(Production Control & Parts Operation)
President, Parts Operation Division, Production Division

Ichiro Nakano

President, ICT Solution Division
Vice President, Development Division

Yuichi Iwamoto

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Supervising Research & Development and Environment

Masayuki Moriyama

President, Mining Business Division
Chairman, Komatsu Mining Corp.

Hiroyuki Ogawa

President, Production Division 

Yasuhiro Inagaki

GM, Business Coordination Department
Supervising Legal Affairs

Kuniko Urano

GM, Human Resources Department
Supervising Corporate Communications and CSR

Akio Iwasaki

President, Casting Division, Production Division
President, Komatsu Castex Ltd.

Toru Yamada

President, Quality Assurance Division 

Kiyoshi Mizuhara

President, Construction Equipment Marketing Division
President, Aftermarket Business Division,
Construction Equipment Marketing Division

Executive Officer

Keiko Fujiwara

GM, Department for Promotion of Distributor HR Development
GM, Business Reform Department
Assistant to CIO

Yoshiro Katae

Supervising General Affairs* and Compliance
Responsible for Risk Management
*"General Affairs" includes Secretarial Department and Komatsu Economic Strategy Research Center

Naoki Fujita

Awazu Plant Manager, Production Division

Yasushi Takahashi

President, Procurement, Production Division 

Yoshiharu Sato

GM, Construction Equipment Technical Center 2, Development Division

Kazuya Kuriyama

GM, Manufacturing Engineering Development Center, Production Division

Seiichi Fuchita

President, Development Division 

Chikashi Shike

President, Smart Construction Promotion Division
Chairman, Komatsu Rental Ltd.

Masayuki Mukaino

President, Product Marketing Division
Vice President, Development Division

Hiroyuki Terada

Oyama Plant Manager, Production Division
President, Komatsu Cummins Engine Co., Ltd.

Hiroyuki Obata

President, Service Division, Construction Equipment Marketing Division
GM, Planning & Administration Department, Service Division, Construction Equipment Marketing Division

Hirokazu Takemura

President, Japanese Domestic Marketing, Construction Equipment Marketing Division

Yasuo Suzuki

Ibaraki Plant Manager, Production Division 

Yuushi Oshikawa

Vice President, Product Marketing Division (Mining)

Taisuke Kusaba

GM, Construction Equipment Technical Center 1, Development Division

Kazuaki Miura

Vice President, Japanese Domestic Marketing, Construction Equipment Marketing Division
President, Komatsu Construction Equipment Sales and Service Japan Ltd.

Takeshi Horikoshi

GM, Corporate Controlling Department 

Nozomu Okamoto

Osaka Plant Manager, Production Division

Masami Naruse

Deputy GM, Construction Equipment Technical Center 2 (Awazu), Development Division
Business Manager responsible for W/L

Executive Officers(Global)

  • Executive officers overseas concurrently serve as global officers.

North America

Senior Executive Officer

Rodney Schrader

Chairman & CEO, Komatsu America Corp.

Jeffrey Dawes

President & CEO, Komatsu Mining Corp.
Vice President, Mining Business Division.
Chairman, Komatsu Cummins Chile Ltda.
Chairman, Komatsu Holding South America Ltda.

Executive Officer

Hideyuki Takatsuki

President & COO, Komatsu America Corp.

Jun Ohshima

Executive Vice President and President, North America R&D Division, Komatsu America Corp.

Gary Kasbeer

Executive Vice President. CFO, Komatsu America Corp.

Korekiyo Yanagisawa

EVP & COO, Komatsu Mining Corp.

South America

Senior Executive Officer

Yasushi Sakano

Representative of All Latin America* Operations
President & CEO, Komatsu Cummins Chile Ltda.
President & CEO, Komatsu Holding South America Ltda.
*"Latin America" does not include Brazil.

Executive Officer

Susumu Ueno

Representative of All Brazil Operations
President, Komatsu Brazil International Ltda.

Europe

Senior Executive Officer

Peter J. Howe

Chairman, Komatsu Europe International N.V.
Managing Director, Komatsu UK Ltd.

Mitsuru Ueno

President and CEO, Komatsu Forest AB

Executive Officer

Masatoshi Morishita

President and CEO, Komatsu Europe International N.V.

Taiichiro Kitatani

President & MD, Komatsu Germany GmbH
Vice Chairman, Komatsu Europe International N.V.

Asia

Executive Officer

Akihiko Nakazawa

President, Bangkok Komatsu Sales Co., Ltd.

China

Senior Executive Officer

Noriyuki Ichihara

Representative of All China Operations 

Executive Officer

Quan Wang Zhang

President & CEO, Komatsu(China) Ltd. 

Masaki Nobuhara

President, Production & Procurement Division, Komatsu(China) Ltd.

Global Officer

North America

Luiz Steinberg

President & CEO, Modular Mining Systems, Inc.

John Fiedler

President, Hensley Industries, Inc.

Europe

Göksel Güner

Executive Vice President, Komatsu Germany GmbH
President,Construction Division, Komatsu Germany GmbH

Ralf Petzold

Executive Vice President, Komatsu Germany GmbH
President, Mining Division, Komatsu Germany GmbH

Enrico Prandini

Managing Director, Komatsu Italia Manufacturing S.p.A

Asia/Oceania

Somsak Techacheewapong

President, Bangkok Komatsu Co., Ltd.

Pratjojo Dewo S.

President, PT Komatsu Indonesia

Sean Taylor

Managing Director, Komatsu Australia Pty. Ltd.

China

Fangchang Liu

President, Komatsu Shantui Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Dechun Tian

President, Komatsu(Shandong) Construction Machinery Corp.

Africa

Michael Blom

Managing Director, Komatsu South Africa(Pty) Ltd.