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Masatoshi Kumagai
Founder & Group CEO Masatoshi Kumagai
May 1991CEO of Voice Media, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Sep 1999CEO of MagClick, Inc. (currently GMO AD Partners, Inc.)
Apr 2000Director of MagClick, Inc. (currently GMO AD Partners, Inc.)
Aug 2001Representative Director and Chairman of iSLE, Inc. (currently GMO CLOUD K.K.)
Apr 2002Chairman of the Board of GMO Research Institute (currently GMO Research, Inc.; current position)
Mar 2003CEO, Chairman of the Board and President of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Chairman of the Board of iSLE, Inc. (currently GMO CLOUD K.K; current position)
Mar 2004Chairman of the Board of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.; current position) Chairman of the Board of GMO Mobile and Desktop, Inc. (currently GMO Media, Inc.; current position)
Dec 2004Chairman of the Board of Card Commerce Services, Inc. (currently GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.)
Mar 2007Chairman of the Board of MagClick, Inc. (currently GMO AD Partners, Inc.)
May 2008Founder and Group CEO of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Apr 2009Chairman of the Board of Inovex, Inc. (currently GMO TECH, Inc.; current position)
Dec 2011Chairman of the Board and President of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.
Dec 2012Chairman of the Board of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2015Director of GMO AD Partners, Inc.
Mar 2016Chairman of the Board of GMO AD Partners, Inc. (current position)
Masashi Yasuda
Chief Financial Officer, CPA Masashi Yasuda
Apr 2000Registered as a certified public accountant
Joined interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Sep 2001Head of Corporate Strategy of Global Media Onlince, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2002Director of Global Media Onlince, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Head of Corporate Strategy of Global Media Onlince, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2003Executive Director in charge of Group Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations of Global Media Onlince, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
External Director of iSLE, Inc. (currently GMO CLOUD K.K.)
Mar 2005Managing Director and Head of Management Division in charge of Group Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations of Global Media Onlince, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
May 2008Managing Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
Head of Group Management Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2013Managing Director, Deputy to Group CEO, and Head of Group Management Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2015Chief Financial Officer, Deputy to Group CEO, and Head of Group Management Division of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2016Director of GMO Media, Inc. (current position)
Director of GMO CLOUD K.K. (current position)
Director of GMO Pepabo, Inc. (current position)
Director of GMO Research, Inc. (current position)
Director of GMO AD Partners, Inc. (current position)
Director of GMO TECH, Inc. (current position)
June 2016Director of GMO CLICK Holdings, Inc. (current position)
Auditor of Aozora Trust Bank, Ltd. (current position)
Dec 2016Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. (current position)
Hiroyuki Nishiyama
Chief Operating Officer Hiroyuki Nishiyama
Sep 1999Joined MagClick, Inc. (currently GMO AD Partners, Inc.)
Apr 2000CEO of MagClick, Inc.
Mar 2001Director of interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2003Executive Director in charge of Group Media of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2006Chairman of the Board of MagClick, Inc. (currently GMO AD Partners, Inc.)
Mar 2007Managing Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
May 2008Managing Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
Head of Group Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2010Director of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.; current position)
Mar 2013Managing Director, Deputy to Group CEO, Head of Group Ecommerce Solutions Division, and Head of Group Staff Development Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2015Deputy CEO, Deputy to Group CEO, Head of Group Ecommerce Solutions Division, and Head of Group Staff Development Division of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Issei Ainoura
Managing Director Issei Ainoura
Apr 1986Joined IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr 2000President and Representative Director of Card Commerce Services, Inc. (currently GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.)
Dec 2003Director of MTI Ltd.
Mar 2006Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
Dec 2011CEO and Representative Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.
Dec 2012President and Representative Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2014Managing Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Tadashi Ito
Managing Director Tadashi Ito
Oct 1997Joined interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Dec 2001General Manager of OEM Division of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2004Director of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
President of Business Partner Company
Sep 2004Director of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Manager of Business Partner Division of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Aug 2006Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
Manager of Group Business Development Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Apr 2008Executive Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
Manager of Group Business Development of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2009Executive Director and General Manager of Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2013External Director of GMO CLOUD K.K. (current position)
External Director of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.; current position)
Managing Director, Head of Group Infrastructure Division, and General Manager of Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Hirofumi Yamashita
Managing Director Hirofumi Yamashita
Apr 1985Joined IBM Japan, Ltd.
Feb 2002General Manager of Financial Solutions and Service Development Division of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr 2007Joined GMO Internet, Inc.
Acting Head of Group Systems Support Office of GMO Internet, Inc.
Apr 2008Head of Group Systems Support Office of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2009General Manager of Systems Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2009Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
General Manager of Systems Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Dec 2010External Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.
Mar 2011Executive Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
General Manager of Systems Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
June 2011External Director of GMO CLICK Securities, Inc.
Mar 2013Executive Director, Head of Group Systems Division, and General Manager of Systems Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2015Managing Director, Head of Group Systems Division, and General Manager of Systems Division of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Toshiaki Horiuchi
Executive Director Toshiaki Horiuchi
Jul 2002Joined GMO Media and Solutions, Inc. (currently GMO Media, Inc.)
Mar 2003Director of GMO Media, Inc.
General Manager of Systems of GMO Media, Inc.
Mar 2008Joined GMO Internet, Inc.
Head of Innovation and Technology Systems Office of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2011Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
Head of Innovation and Technology Systems Office of GMO Internet, Inc.
Oct 2014Head of CTO Office of GMO AD Partners Group
Mar 2015Executive Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Head of Innovation and Technology
Systems Office of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Vice President of GMO AD Partners, Inc. (current position)
Head of CTO Office of GMO AD Partners Group (current position)
Katsumi Arisawa
Executive Director, Certified Tax Accountant Katsumi Arisawa
May 1999Joined interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Jul 2001Manager of Corporate Strategy Office of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Sep 2001Registered as a certified tax accountant
Mar 2003Head of Group Corporate Strategy Office of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Apr 2004General Manager of Group Corporate Strategy Division of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2005Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
General Manager of Group Corporate Strategy Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2008External Auditor of MagClick, Inc. (currently GMO AD Partners, Inc.; current position)
May 2008Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
General Manager of Group Finance Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2009Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
General Manager of Group Finance Department of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2016Director of GMO AD Partners, Inc. (current position)
Executive Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
General Manager of Group Finance Department and Group Human Resources Department of GMO Internet, Inc.
May 2017Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
General Manager of Group Finance Department and Group Human Resources Department in charge of Group Global Business Development Office of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Teruhiro Arai
Board of Directors, CPA Teruhiro Arai
Dec 1999Joined interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Apr 2001Manager of Corporate Strategy Office of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Jul 2001Resigned from Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Jul 2001Established Arai Accounting Office
Dec 2003Rejoined Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Apr 2004Head of Group Investment Strategy Office of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2005Director of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Head of Group Investment Strategy Office of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.) (current position)
Dec 2010Registered as a certified public accountant
Kentaro Sato
Board of Directors Kentaro Sato
Jan 2003Joined paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.)
Jan 2005Head of Executive Office of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.)
Feb 2006Director of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.)
Head of Corporate Planning Office of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.)
Mar 2007Director, Senior Vice President, and Head of Corporate Planning Office of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.)
Mar 2008Representative Director, Senior Vice President, and Head of Corporate Planning Office of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.)
Mar 2009Representative Director and CEO of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.; current position)
Mar 2010Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Kimihiro Kodama
Board of Directors Kimihiro Kodama
Aug 1998Joined interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Apr 1999Team Leader of Customer Service Division of interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Apr 2005General Manager of Customer Service Division within IxP Business Division of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Group Customer Service Quality Controller of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Jan 2007General Manager of Access Business Division and Hosting Business Division within IxP Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2008General Manager of Hosting Business Division within IxP Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2009General Manager of Hosting Business Department within Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2012Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
General Manager of Hosting Business Department within Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
May 2017Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Masamitsu Nomura
Board of Directors Masamitsu Nomura
Apr 1988Joined Attax, Inc.
Mar 2001Director of Attax, Inc
Dec 2001Director of Attax Business Consulting, Inc.
Dec 2005CEO of Inter office Ltd.
Sep 2007External Director of GMO Internet Securities, Inc. (currently GMO CLICK Securities, Inc.)
Oct 2007Vice President of Kumagai Masatoshi Office, Ltd (currently Kumagai Masatoshi Office Inc.; current position)
Jan 2012External Director of GMO CLICK Holdings, Inc.
Mar 2013Director of GMO Internet, Inc.
Head of Group Global Business Development Office of GMO Internet, Inc.
May 2017Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Ichiro Chujo
Board of Directors Ichiro Chujo
Apr 1988Joined YANASE & CO., LTD
Aug 1991Joined Takuyo corp.
Jul 1997Joined WEBKEEPERS, Inc. (currently GMO-Z.COM USA, INC.)
Feb 2000Director of iSLE, Inc. (currently GMO CLOUD K.K.)
Apr 2003President and Representative Director of GeoTrust Japan, Inc. (currently GMO GlobalSign K.K.; current position)
Mar 2006Director of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Head of Security Service Business of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Mar 2010Vice President of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Head of Security Service Business of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Dec 2011Vice President, Head of Security Service Business, and Head of Enterprise Sales Division of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Jan 2013Vice President, Head of Security Service Business, and Head of Marketing Division of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Jan 2014Vice President of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Head of Security Service Business of GMO CLOUD K.K.
Jan 2015Vice President in charge of Security Business and IAM Business of GMO CLOUD K.K. (current position)
Makoto Hashiguchi
Board of Directors Makoto Hashiguchi
Apr 2000Director of NIKKO Ltd.
Apr 2003Managing Director of NIKKO Ltd.
Apr 2004Managing Executive Director of NIKKO Ltd.
Sep 2006Managing Executive Director of NIKKO Inc. (currently GMO AD HOLDINGS, INC.)
Jul 2007President and Representative Director of NIKKO Inc. (currently GMO AD Holdings, Inc.)
Aug 2009President and Representative Director of NIKKO Inc. (currently GMO NIKKO Inc.; current position)
Mar 2011Director of GMO AD Partners, Inc.
Mar 2015President and Representative Director of GMO AD Partners, Inc. (current position)
Director of GMO Mobile Inc. (currently GMO AD Marketing, Inc.; current position)
Director of JWord Inc. (currently GMO insight Inc.; current position)
Director of GMO Solution Partner, Inc. (current position)
Director of GMO AD Holdings, Inc. (current position)
May 2017Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Atsuko Fukuiori
Board of Directors Atsuko Fukui
Jul 2000Joined interQ Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Aug 2006Team Leader of External Affairs of Group Business Development Department within Group Business Development Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Oct 2007Senior Producer of Special Project Assisting the President of GMO Internet, Inc.
Aug 2012Manager of Group Public Relations/Investor Relations Department and Senior Producer of Special Project Assisting the President of GMO Internet, Inc.
Apr 2015General Manager of Group Public Relations/Investor Relations Department of GMO Internet, Inc.
May 2017Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Masahiro Muto
Board of Directors Audit Committee Masahiro Muto
Apr 1987Joined Taito Corporation
Jan 1997Joined CERESPO CO., LTD.
Oct 1997Joined Vi Cubic, Inc.
Finance Division Manager of Vi Cubic, Inc.
Mar 1998Auditor of interQ, Inc. (currently GMO Internet, Inc.)
Mar 2016Board of Directors Audit Committee of GMO Internet, Inc.
Keigo Ogura
Board of Directors Audit Committee, CPA Keigo Ogura
Oct 1996Joined Century Audit Corporation (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
Apr 2000Registered as a certified public accountant
Jan 2001Joined Partners Consulting, Inc.
Sep 2002Established Ogura Certified Public Accountant Office
President of Ogura Certified Public Accountant Office (current position)
Mar 2004Auditor of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Takashi Gunjikake
Board of Directors Audit Committee, CTA Takashi Gunjikake
Apr 1966Joined Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau (vice minister of finance)
Jul 1996Deputy District Director of Kamakura Tax Office
Jul 2003Chief Examiner of Second Large Enterprise Examination Department of Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau
Jul 2004Director of Second Information and Examination Division, Second Taxation Department of Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau
Jul 2005District Director of Kanagawa Tax Office
Aug 2007Registered as a certified tax accountant
Mar 2012Auditor of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Kaname Masuda
Board of Directors Audit Committee, Solicitor Kaname Masuda
Apr 1990Registered as a lawyer with Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Joined Nishimura & Partners (currently Nishimura & Asahi)
Oct 1998Joined Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd.
Nov 2000General Counsel of the Office of General Counsel (Individual Customer Division) of Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd.
Mar 2001Executive Officer of Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd.
General Counsel of the Office of General Counsel of Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd.
Nov 2003Joined Niimura Sogo Law Office
Sep 2006Registered as a lawyer in New York State
Feb 2008Established Masuda & Partners Law Office
May 2008External Auditor of paperboy&co., Inc. (currently GMO Pepabo, Inc.)
June 2008External Auditor of Jibun Bank Corporation (current position)
Feb 2013Auditor of Commons Asset Management, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2014Auditor of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
June 2014External Director of Kando Co., Ltd. (current position)
Oct 2014External Auditor of CROSSWARP, Inc. (current position)
Nov 2015Executive Director of Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation (current position)

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