Tokyo, Japan and London, UK, 1 March 2019 – Sosei Group Corporation (“the Company”; TSE: 4565), announces that at the Board of Directors meeting held on 28 February 2019, the Company decided, based on the resolution of the Nomination Committee, to submit the following candidate as a new External Director for approval at the 29th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on 27 March 2019.
1. Purpose of appointing new External Director
To enhance the supervisory function of the Board of Directors, by leveraging his deep expertise and experience on compliance and corporate governance, with the aim of enhancing our overall corporate governance system.
2. New appointed External Director candidate
Mr. Noriaki Nagai
Apr. 1981 Joined the Underwriting Dept. of Nomura Securities, Co., Ltd. (NSC)
Sep. 1998 Managing Director, Head of European Administration Division of Nomura International plc, London
Jun. 2000 General Manager, Legal Dept., NSC
Apr. 2006 Member of Board of Executive Officers, Head of Corporate Planning and Legal Dept., Nomura Holdings, Inc. (NHI) and NSC
Apr. 2010 Executive Managing Director, NSC
Apr. 2011 Chief Legal Officer, Senior Corporate Managing Director, NHI Senior Corporate Managing Director, NSC
Jun. 2013 Non-executive Director, Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
Jun. 2013 Non-executive Director, Japan Securities Clearing Corporation
Apr. 2014 Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief Legal Officer, Senior Corporate Managing Director, NHI and NSC
Apr. 2015 Professor of Business Law, Doshisha University (to the present)
3. Current directors seeking to be reappointed
Shinichi Tamura, Representative Executive Officer
Tomohiro Tohyama, External Director
Julia Gregory, External Director
Kuniaki Kaga, External Director
David Roblin, External Director
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