May 10, 2013

NTT DOCOMO Announces New Management Team

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TOKYO, JAPAN, May 10, 2013 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that its board of directors has met and proposed the following changes in executive positions for official approval at the shareholders and board of directors meetings scheduled on June 18, 2013.

  1. New Members of the Board of Directors (candidates)
    (Name) (Current Position)
    Kiyoshi Tokuhiro Executive Vice President
    Managing Director of Kansai Regional Office
    Teruyasu Murakaminotice1notice2notice3 Director, Research Institute for Industrial Strategy
    Takashi Nakamuranotice1 General Manager of Finance and Accounting Department, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    • notice1 External board member candidates
    • notice2 The company intends to file with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) the notification of Mr. Teruyasu
      Murakami as an independent director as defined by TSE regulations.
    • notice3 Mr. Teruyasu Murakami is currently a member of the seventh Advisory Board of NTT DOCOMO, INC., but is expected to resign from the position at the close of the shareholders meeting to be held on June 18, 2013.
  2. New Audit & Supervisory Board Members (candidates)
    (Name) (Current Position)
    Kenji Ota Audit & Supervisory Board Member, DOCOMO Business Net Inc.
    Naoto Shiotsukanotice4 President and Chief Executive Officer, NTT DATA MANAGEMENT SERVICE Corporation
    • notice4 External audit & supervisory board member candidate
  3. New Senior Vice Presidents (candidates)
    (Name) (Current Position)
    Ichiro Nishino General Manager, Gunma Branch
    Kouji Furukawa Managing Director of Corporate Marketing Department I
    Kyoji Murakami Senior Director of Frontier Services Department
    (Senior Executive Vice President, docomo Healthcare, Inc.)
  4. Resigning Members of the Board of Directors
    (Name) (Current Position)
    Kiyohito Nagata Senior Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    [expected to become Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Kansai Regional Office]
    Hiroo Kusumoto Member of the Board of Directors
  5. Resigning Audit & Supervisory Board Members
    (Name) (Current Position)
    Shuro Hoshizawa Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    [expected to become Advisor]
    Kyouichi Yoshizawa Audit & Supervisory Board Member
  6. Resigning Senior Vice Presidents
    (Name) (Current Position)
    Katsuhiro Nakamura Executive Vice President
    [expected to join NTT LEARNING SYSTEMS CORPORATION]
    Masaki Yoshikawa Executive Vice President
    [expected to join Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company, Limited]
    Toshinari Kunieda Senior Vice President
    [expected to join DOCOMO Engineering Inc.]
    Yasuhiro Taguchi Senior Vice President
    [expected to join DOCOMO Service Kansai Inc.]
  7. Expected Executive Positions and Organizational Responsibilities as of June 18, 2013
    Position(s) Name Organizational Responsibilities
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Kaoru Kato  
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Chief Financial Officer
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Kazuto Tsubouchi Responsible for:
    • Global business
    • Corporate
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Chief Privacy Officer
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Fumio Iwasaki Responsible for:
    • Multimedia
    • Technology
    Executive Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Tsutomu Shindou Managing Director of Corporate Marketing Division
    Managing Director of Corporate Marketing Department II
    Managing Director of TOHOKU Reconstruction Support Office
    Executive Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Takashi Tanaka Responsible for:
    • Consumer sales
    • Branches in Kanto and Koshinetsu areas
    Executive Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Kazuhiro Yoshizawa Managing Director of Corporate Strategy & Planning Department
    Responsible for:
    • Mobile Society Research Institute
    Executive Vice President
    Chief Technical Officer
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Seizo Onoe Managing Director of R&D Center
    Executive Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Wataru Kagawanotice5 Managing Director of General Affairs Department
    Managing Director of Corporate Citizenship Department
    Managing Director of Improvement Action Office
    Responsible for:
    • CSR
    Executive Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Kiyoshi Tokuhironotice5 Managing Director of Network Department
    Responsible for:
    • Network
    Senior Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Hirotaka Sato Managing Director of Accounts and Finance Department
    Senior Vice President
    Member of the Board of Directors
    Kazuhiro Takagi Managing Director of Human Resources Management Department
    Member of the Board of Directors Ryuji Yamada Chief Strategic Adviser
    Member of the Board of Directors Teruyasu Murakaminotice5notice6  
    Member of the Board of Directors Takashi Nakamuranotice5  
    Executive Vice President Kiyohito Nagatanotice5 Managing Director of Kansai Regional Office
    Executive Vice President Hiroyasu Asami Responsible for:
    • Multimedia services
    Executive Vice President
    Chief Information Officer
    Seiji Nishikawa Managing Director of Information Systems Department
    Senior Vice President Tomohiro Kurosawa Managing Director of Hokkaido Regional Office
    Senior Vice President Koji Aoyama Managing Director of Tohoku Regional Office
    Senior Vice President Kei Irie Managing Director of Tokai Regional Office
    Senior Vice President Ichiro Nishinonotice5 Managing Director of Hokuriku Regional Office
    Senior Vice President Kiyohiro Omatsuzawa Managing Director of Chugoku Regional Office
    Senior Vice President Shoji Suto Managing Director of Shikoku Regional Office
    Senior Vice President Kazunori Yamamoto Managing Director of Kyushu Regional Office
    Senior Vice President Akiko Ide President and Chief Executive Officer, Radishbo-ya Co., Ltd.
    Engages in:
    • Commerce Business Promotion
    Senior Vice President Minoru Etoh Managing Director of R&D Strategy Department
    Senior Vice President Yuji Araki Managing Director of Strategic Marketing Department
    Senior Vice President Toshiki Nakayama Managing Director of Frontier Services Department
    Senior Vice President Yohji Maruyama Managing Director of Network Service Operation Department
    Senior Vice President Syohei Sakaguchi Managing Director of Front Support Center
    Senior Vice President Morikazu Takahashi Deputy Managing Director of Corporate Marketing Division
    Senior Vice President Kouji Furukawanotice5 Managing Director of Corporate Marketing Department I
    Senior Vice President Hajime Kii Managing Director of Global Business Division
    Senior Vice President Mitoshi Hirokane Managing Director of Information Security Department
    Senior Vice President Kyoji Murakaminotice5 Senior Executive Vice President, docomo Healthcare, Inc.
    Engages in:
    • Medical / Healthcare Business Promotion
    Position Name
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member Takanori Utano
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kenji Otanotice5
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member Haruo Morosawanotice6
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member Naoto Shiotsukanotice5
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member Eiko Tsujiyamanotice6
    • notice5 Newly appointed or promoted.
    • notice6 Independent director / audit & supervisory board member

About NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable smarter living for each customer. The company serves over 61 million mobile customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world's first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/ for more information.

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