The Asahi Glass Foundation Directors and Councillors

May, 2022

Directors

Chairman

Takuya Shimamura
Director, Chairman, AGC Inc.

Senior Executive Director

Hiroyuki Watanabe
Former Executive Officer, General Manager of New Product R&D Center, Technology General Division, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.

Trustees

Yoshiki Chujo
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Yoshihiro Hayashi
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Yoshinori Hirai
Representative Director, President & CEO, AGC Inc.
Kimihiko Hirao
Research Director, Fukui Institute for Fundamental Chemistry, Kyoto University
Tisato Kajiyama
Chief University Adviser, Fukuoka Women's University;
Professor Emeritus, Former President, Kyushu University
Takashi Kato
Professor, The University of Tokyo
Yukiharu Kodama
Advisor, The Mechanical Social Systems Foundation;
Former Administrative Vice-minister of International Trade and Industry
Takamitsu Kumasaka
Senior Adviser, THE SANKEI SHIMBUN
Keisuke Kutira
Former President, Seikei University
Akio Morishima
Counselor, Japan Environment Association;
Professor Emeritus, Nagoya University
Norihiro Nakai
Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Ryoji Noyori
Director-General, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Ikuya Sato
Professor, Doshisha University; Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University
Katsuhiko Shirai
Honorary Advisor, Waseda University
Koki Takanashi
Director General, Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency;
Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University
Izumi Washitani
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Hiroshi Yoshikawa
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Hiroyuki Yoshikawa
President, International Professional University of Technology in Tokyo/Osaka; Member of Japan Academy;
Former President, Science Council of Japan; Former President, The University of Tokyo

Auditors

Kanetsugu Mike
Member of the Board of Directors Chiaman, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
Takashi Terashima
Former Corporate Auditor, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Tatsuo Wakabayashi
Senior Advisor, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation

Councillors

Masuo Aizawa
Professor Emeritus, Former President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kenichi Iga
Professor Emeritus, Former President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Michiko Imai
Director, Le Verseau Inc.
Ryozo Kato
Former Ambassador to the United States of America
Ken Kobayashi
Member of the Board, Corporate Advisor, Mitsubishi Corporation
Hiroshi Komiyama
Chairman, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.;
Former President, The University of Tokyo
Hideyuki Kurata
Representative Director, Executive Vice President, CTO, AGC Inc.
Kenji Matsuo
Honorary Advisor, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
Shinji Miyaji
Representative Director, Senior Executive Vice President, CFO・CCO, AGC Inc.
Mamoru Mohri
Astronaut; Chief Executive Director Emeritus, The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
Keiko Nakamura
Honorary Director General, JT Biohistory Research Hall
Shigeo Nishimura
Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University
Hideaki Omiya
Senior Executive Adviser, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Hitoshi Osaki
Vice President, Institute for development of Higher Education;
Former Commissioner for Cultural Affairs
Niro Shimada
Former Chief Justice, the Supreme Court of Japan

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