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2020.10.22

Notice of Personnel and Organizational Changes

October 22, 2020
Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd.
Contact person: Yukiko Yamamoto
General Manager of Public Relations
Email: nphd-kouho@nipponpaint.jp

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Notice of Personnel and Organizational Changes

Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; Chairman, President & CEO: Masaaki Tanaka) announces to make the following changes in the executive officer structure, corporate officer structure and organization effective January 1, 2021.

1.Executive Officers (as of January 1, 2021)

NameNewCurrent
Masaaki TanakaChairman of the Board
Representative Executive Officer
President & CEO*1
Audit, Supply Chain Planning
ICT Strategy, Research & Development
Chairman of the Board
Representative Executive Officer
President & CEO
Audit, Supply Chain Planning
ICT Strategy, Research & Development
Yuichiro WakatsukiSenior Managing Executive Officer and CFO*2
Finance & Accounting
Corporate Planning, Corporate Development
Investor Relations, Public Relations
Senior Managing Executive Officer and CFO
Finance & Accounting
Corporate Planning, Corporate Development
Investment Management
Investor Relations, Public Relations
Yoshiaki KurodaManaging Executive Officer and CAO*3
Asia Business
General Affairs, Human Resources
ESG Promotion, Safety Environment
Information System
Executive Officer
Asia Business
Shoichi MureManaging Executive Officer
President & COO*4 of Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings
Managing Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings
Masuo KidaManaging Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint
Advanced Product Development
Managing Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint
Advanced Product Development
Takeshi ShiotaniManaging Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint Industrial Coatings
Managing Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint Industrial Coatings
Seiichiro ShirahataManaging Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint Marine Coatings
Managing Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint Marine Coatings
Kohei TsushimaManaging Executive Officer
Overseas Business(Excluding Asia)
Managing Executive Officer
Oceania Business
Satoshi NishimuraExecutive Officer
President of Nippon Paint Surf Chemicals
Division Director of Research & Development
Advanced Product Development(Deputy)
Executive Officer
President of Nippon Paint Surf Chemicals
Division Director of Research & Development
Advanced Product Development(Deputy)
Yuri InoueExecutive Officer
General Counsel
Legal
Executive Officer
General Counsel
Legal

*1:Chief Executive Officer
*2:Chief Financial Officer
*3:Chief Administrative Officer
*4:Chief Operating Officer

2.Corporate Officers (as of January 1, 2021)

NameNewCurrent
Wee Siew KimDeputy President and
Executive Corporate Officer
CEO, NIPSEA Management Company Pte., Ltd. [Singapore]
Deputy President and
Executive Corporate Officer
CEO, NIPSEA Management Company Pte., Ltd. [Singapore]
Takeshi OhnishiCorporate Officer
General Manager, Corporate Planning
Corporate Officer
General Manager, Investment Management
Yuko DemotoCorporate Officer
General Manager, Finance & Accounting
Corporate Officer
General Manager, Finance & Accounting
Yukiko EndoCorporate Officer
General Manager, Human Resources
Corporate Officer
General Manager, Human Resources
Nobuhiko HanadaCorporate Officer
General Manager, Audit
Corporate Officer
General Manager, Audit
Hidetsumu OkadaCorporate Officer
General Manager, Supply Chain Planning
Corporate Officer
General Manager, Supply Chain Planning
Kazuya FujiwaraCorporate Officer
General Manager, ESG Promotion
General Manager, ESG Promotion

3.Change of General Managers (as of January 1, 2021)

NameNewCurrent
Kazuaki MasudaGeneral Manager
Advanced Product Development
Manager
Advanced Product Development
Shisei YohGeneral Manager, Asia BusinessHeadquarters, In charge of Asia

4.Organizational Changes (as of January 1, 2021)

The following four organizational changes will be implemented in order to reinforce the ability of Nippon Paint Holdings to perform the key roles of strategic planning for the entire Nippon Paint Holdings Group and oversight of the management of partner companies. These changes are expected to create synergies within the group and increase the speed of business activities and growth by using the strengths of spider web management.

  1. Consolidate the Investment Management Department into the Corporate Planning Department in order to formulate and execute management strategies for the maximization of shareholder value from the standpoint of the overall optimization of operations
  2. Establish the Asia Business Department to further increase collaboration with NIPSEA Group
  3. Upgrade Advanced Product Development from the office to the department level to further accelerate and reinforce the development of products that contribute to solving social issues
  4. Abolish the Procurement Department and transfer its operations to the current Nippe Trading Co., Ltd. to optimize the procurement of raw materials. Nippe Trading Co., Ltd. will be renamed Nippon Paint Materials Co., Ltd.

5.Retirement of Officers (as of December 31, 2020)

NameNewCurrent
Yasuyuki MatsumotoRetiredManaging Executive Officer and CAO
General Affairs, Human Resources
ESG Promotion, Safety Environment
Procurement, Information System
Tetsuro FujitaDeputy Chair and Executive Corporate Officer of Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings
Europe Business, Americas Business, Asia Business [joint charge]
Managing Executive Officer
Americas Business
CEO, Nippon Paint (USA) Inc.[United States]
Atsushi NagasakaExecutive Corporate Officer of Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings
Division Director Corporate Sales Division II
Managing Executive Officer
Europe Business
Hiroshi HanaokaExecutive Corporate Officer of Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings
CEO, Nippon Paint (Europe) Ltd. [Germany]
Executive Officer
Europe Business
CEO, Nippon Paint (Europe) Ltd.[Germany]
Shinichi SaitoPresident of Nippon Paint MaterialsCorporate Officer
General Manager, Procurement
Hiroshi TakenakaCorporate Officer of Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings
Division Director and General Manager
Sales Management
Corporate Officer
General Manager, Corporate Planning

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