Announces Director and Auditor Changes

Source Company Press Release
Company Inpex Corporation
Tags Corporate: Overview/Strategy, Country: Japan, Sustainability: People
Date February 16, 2023

INPEX CORPORATION(INPEX) announced the following changes of Directors and Auditors decided at a board of directors meeting held today. The changes are subject to approval at the 17th Ordinary Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on March 28, 2023 and Board of Directors meeting or Audit & Supervisory Board meeting following the shareholders meeting.

1. Changes of Directors (effective March 28, 2023)

(1) New Director

Name  Current Title 

Managing Executive Officer

Toshiaki Takimoto Senior Vice President

Hydrogen & CCUS

Development

(2) Retiring Director   
Name  Current Title 
  Director 
Takahiko Ikeda  Corporate Advisor 
  Compliance 

2. Changes of Auditors (effective March 28, 2023)

(1) New Auditors

Name  Current Title 
  Executive Officer 
Akio Kawamura  Vice President 
  Finance & Accounting 
Toshiya Tone 
Kenichi Aso 

New Title

Director

Managing Executive Officer

Senior Vice President

Hydrogen & CCUS Development

New Title

Corporate Advisor

New Title

Audit & Supervisory Board

Member

Audit & Supervisory Board

Member

Audit & Supervisory Board

Member

  1. Toshiya Tone will retire from NEC Corporation as of March 27, 2023.
  2. Kenichi Aso will retire from Japan Bank for International Corporation as of March 27, 2023.

Public Relations Group, Corporate Communications Unit

Akasaka Biz Tower, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6332 JAPAN

(2) Retiring Auditors     
Name  Current Title  New Title 
Noboru Himata  Audit & Supervisory Board  Counselor 
Member 
   
Hideyuki Toyama  Audit & Supervisory Board 
Member 
   
Shinya Miyake  Audit & Supervisory Board 
Member 
   

Public Relations Group, Corporate Communications Unit

Akasaka Biz Tower, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6332 JAPAN

Appendix 1 - Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members as of March 28, 2023

1. Directors (12 people)   
Toshiaki Kitamura  Representative Director, Chairman 
Takayuki Ueda*  Representative Director, President & CEO 
Kenji Kawano*  Director 
Kimihisa Kittaka*  Director 
Nobuharu Sase*  Director 
Daisuke Yamada*  Director 
Toshiaki Takimoto*  Director 
Jun Yanai**  Outside Director 
Norinao Iio**  Outside Director 
Atsuko Nishimura**  Outside Director 
Tomoo Nishikawa**  Outside Director 
Hideka Morimoto**  Outside Director 

* Director concurrently serving as Executive Officer

  • Director lodged as Independent Director in accordance with Tokyo Stock Exchange regulations

2. Audit & Supervisory Board Members (5 people)

Akio Kawamura  Audit & Supervisory Board Member 
Toshiya Tone***  Audit & Supervisory Board Member 
Kenichi Aso***  Audit & Supervisory Board Member 
Mitsuru Akiyoshi****  Audit & Supervisory Board Member 
Hiroko Kiba****  Audit & Supervisory Board Member 
  • Audit & Supervisory Board Members scheduled to be lodged as Independent Auditors in accordance with Tokyo Stock Exchange regulations
  • Audit & Supervisory Board Members lodged as Independent Auditors in accordance with Tokyo Stock Exchange regulations

Public Relations Group, Corporate Communications Unit

Akasaka Biz Tower, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6332 JAPAN

Appendix 2 - Executive Officers as of March 28, 2023

Name  Title 
Takayuki Ueda  President & CEO 
Kenji Kawano  Senior Executive Vice 
President 
 
Kimihisa Kittaka  Senior Managing Executive 
Officer 
 
Nobuharu Sase  Senior Managing Executive 
Officer 
 
Hiroshi Fujii  Senior Managing Executive 
Officer 
 
Hitoshi Okawa  Senior Managing Executive 
Officer 
 
Daisuke Yamada  Managing Executive Officer 
Toshiaki Takimoto  Managing Executive Officer 
Nobusuke Shimada  Managing Executive Officer 
Kazuyoshi Miura  Managing Executive Officer 
Yuzo Sengoku  Managing Executive Officer 
Yosuke Happo  Managing Executive Officer 
Hideki Kurimura  Managing Executive Officer 
Hiromi Sugiyama  Managing Executive Officer 
Hiroshi Kato  Managing Executive Officer 
Akihiro Watanabe  Managing Executive Officer 

Position

-

Senior Vice President,

Renewable Energy & New Business

Americas Projects Unit and Strategic

Projects Office

Head of Overseas Projects

Senior Vice President,

Corporate Strategy & Planning,

Legal Affairs

Senior Vice President,

General Administration

Senior Vice President,

Abu Dhabi Projects

Senior Vice President,

Oceania Projects

General Manager, Perth Office

President Director, Australia

Senior Vice President,

Finance & Accounting

Senior Vice President, Hydrogen & CCUS Development

Senior Vice President,

New Ventures & Global Exploration

Senior Vice President,

Domestic Energy Supply & Marketing

Senior Vice President, Europe & Middle East Projects

Senior Vice President,

Logistics & IMT

Senior Vice President,

Technical Headquarters

HSE

Senior Vice President,

Domestic Exploration & Production

Senior Vice President,

Global Energy Marketing

General Manager, Gas Business

Development Unit,

Global Energy Marketing Division

Senior Vice President,

Asia Projects

Public Relations Group, Corporate Communications Unit

Akasaka Biz Tower, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6332 JAPAN

Name  Title 
Munehiro Hosono  Executive Officer 
Yukiyo Ikeda  Executive Officer 
Shinichi Takada  Executive Officer 
Shoichi Kaganoi  Executive Officer 
Tetsuhiro Murayama  Executive Officer 
Wataru Nojiri  Executive Officer 
Kei Fukui  Executive Officer 
Koichi Okamoto  Executive Officer 
Masaru Miyanaga  Executive Officer 
Isao Takahashi  Executive Officer 
Kenji Hasegawa  Executive Officer 
Koji Ochiai  Executive Officer 
Yoshiro Konda  Executive Officer 

Position

Vice President,

Europe & Middle East Projects

Vice President,

Europe & Middle East Projects

Managing Director,

INPEX Idemitsu Norge AS

Vice President,

Oceania Projects, Perth Office

Senior Vice President Development

Vice President,

Hydrogen & CCUS Development

General Manager,

Technical Development &

Coordination Unit,

Hydrogen & CCUS Development

Division

Vice President,

Oceania Projects

Deputy General Manager,

Perth Office

Senior Vice President Corporate

General Manager,

HSE Unit

Vice President,

General Administration

General Manager,

General Administration Unit,

General Administration Division

Vice President,

Global Energy Marketing

Vice President,

Domestic Energy Supply & Marketing

Vice President,

Abu Dhabi Projects

General Manager, Abu Dhabi Office

Vice President,

Corporate Strategy & Planning

General Manager,

Corporate Strategy & Planning Unit,

Corporate Strategy & Planning

Division

Vice President,

Europe & Middle East Projects

Deputy Managing Director,

INPEX Idemitsu Norge AS

Vice President,

Renewable Energy & New Business

Managing Director,

INPEX Renewable Energy Europe

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