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Board of Directors

Masatoshi Kumagai
CEO, Chairman of the Board and President, Founder and 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 2008CEO, Chairman of the Board and President, Founder 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
Deputy CEO, Deputy to Group CEO 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 and 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.)
Mar 2005Managing Director and Head of Management Division, in charge of Group Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently, GMO Internet, Inc.)
May 2008Managing Director and 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 2015Deputy CEO, 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. (currently, GMO Financial Holdings, Inc.; current position)
Auditor of Aozora Trust Bank, Ltd. (current position)
Dec 2016Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. (current position)
Hiroyuki Nishiyama
Deputy CEO, Deputy to Group CEO Hiroyuki Nishiyama
Sep 1999Joined MagClick Inc. (currently, GMO AD Partners Inc.)
Apr 2000CEO of MagClick Inc. (currently, GMO AD Partners 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 and 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
Deputy CEO Issei Ainoura
Apr 1986Joined IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr 2000President and Representative Director of Card Call Service, 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 and Head of Group Payment ProcessingDivision of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2016Deputy CEO and Head of Group Payment ProcessingDivision of GMO Internet, Inc.
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 and President of Business Partner Company of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently, GMO Internet, Inc.)
Sep 2004Director and Manager of Business Partner Division of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently, GMO Internet, Inc.)
Aug 2006Director and Manager of Group Business Development Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Apr 2008Executive Director and 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 and General Manager of Systems Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Dec 2010External Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.
Mar 2011Executive Director and 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 and General Manager of Systems of GMO Media and solutions Inc.(currently, GMO Media, Inc.)
Mar 2008Joined GMO Internet, Inc. Head of Innovation and Technology Systems Office
Mar 2011Director and Head of Innovation and Technology Systems Office of GMO Internet, Inc.
Oct 2014Head of CTO Office of GMO AD Partners Group
Mar 2015Executive Director and Head of Innovation and TECHnology Systems Office of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Vice President of GMO AD Partners Inc. and Head of CTO Office of GMO AD Partners Group (current position)
Katsumi Arisawa
Executive Director 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 and General Manager of Group Corporate Strategy Division of Global Media Online, Inc.
Mar 2008External Auditor of MagClick Inc. (currently, GMO AD Partners Inc.)
May 2008Director and General Manager of Group Finance Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2009Director and General Manager of Group Finance Department of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2016Director of GMO AD Partners Inc. (current position)
Executive Director, General Manager of Group Finance Department and Group Human Resources Department of GMO Internet, Inc.
May 2017Executive Director, General Manager of Group Finance Department, Group Global Business Development Office, and Group Human Resources Department of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Teruhiro Arai
Board of Directors 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 2003Returned to 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 and 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 and 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, IxP Business Division and 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, IxP Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2008General Manager of Hosting Business Division, IxP Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2009General Manager of Hosting Business Department, Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2012Director and General Manager of Hosting Business Department,Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Ichiro Chujo
Board of Directors Ichiro Chujo
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 and Head of Security Service Business of GMO Hosting&Security, Inc. (currently, GMO CLOUD K.K.)
Mar 2010Vice President and Head of Security Service Business of GMO Hosting&Security, Inc. (currently, 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 and 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.
Mar 2016Director in charge of Security Business and Adviser for Overseas Strategies of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Jan 2017Vice President in charge of Security 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 GMO Solution Partner, Inc. (current position)
Director of GMO AD Holdings, Inc. (current position)
May 2017Director and Head of Group Advertisement Division 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, 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 and General Manager of Group Public Relations/Investor Relations Department of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Takehito Kaneko
Board of Directors Takehito Kaneko
Apr 1986Joined IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jan 1999Finance No.1, Financial System BU of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jan 2005Managing Officer, Finance No.1 of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr 2006VP, Finance No.1 of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Apr 2010Seconded to IBM Corporation, Vice President, Banking Frameworks, Finance Sector of IBM Corporation
Apr 2011Vice President, Business Development, Global Business Services of IBM Corporation
Aug 2011VP, Software of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jan 2012VP, Outsourcing Business, Global Technology Services of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Feb 2015VP, General Manager, Global Technology Services of IBM Japan, Ltd.
Jun 2017Chairman of Aozora Trust Bank, Ltd. (current position)
June 2017External Director of GMO CLICK Securities, Inc. (current position)
Dec 2017Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. (current position)
Mar 2018Director of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)
Yasuo Hayashi
Board of Directors Yasuo Hayashi
Apr 2002Joined Global Media Online, Inc. (currently, GMO Internet, Inc.)
Oct 2002Sales Management Team Leader, Access Company of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently, GMO Internet, Inc.)
Apr 2005General Manager of Sales Management Division, IxP Business Division of Global Media Online, Inc. (currently, GMO Internet, Inc.)
Jan 2008General Manager of Access Business Division and Sales Management Division, IxP Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jan 2009General Manager of Access Business Department, Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Jun 2017General Manager of Access Business Department and Media Sales Department, Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.
Mar 2018Director and General Manager of Access Business Department and Media Sales Department, Business Division 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. (current position)
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.
Mar 2016Board of Directors Audit Committee 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.
Mar 2016Board of Directors Audit Committee 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.
June 2014External Director of Kando Co., Ltd.
Oct 2014External Auditor of CROSSWARP, Inc. (current position)
Nov 2015Executive Director of Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation (current position)
Mar 2016Board of Directors Audit Committee of GMO Internet, Inc. (current position)

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