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Nissin Foods Co Ltd (1475.HK)

1475.HK on Hong Kong Stock

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kiyotaka Ando

38 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Shinji Tatsutani

53 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Satoshi Niibe

52 2013 General Counsel, Senior Executive Officer

Akifumi Aiba

41 2012 Managing Director, Zhuhai Winner

Kazuhito Kusumoto

58 2015 Managing Director, Winner Food

Hiroshi Ono

44 2017 Deputy Managing Director of MCMS

Siu Tat Chow

61 2003 Senior Executive Officer - Human Resources and Administration

Taiji Matsumura

68 2011 Senior Executive Officer - Procurement

Gen Matsunobu

47 2010 Senior Executive Officer - Sales, Western China

Chi Ping Tse

56 2012 Senior Executive Officer - Sales of Nissin Foods HK

Xiaotong Xi

48 2013 Senior Executive Officer - Sales, Northern China

Toshimichi Fujinawa

2018 Executive Director

Kazuo Kawasaka

53 2018 Executive Director

Munehiko Ono

50 2017 Chief Production Officer, Executive Director

Li Feng Ying

57 2012 Assistant Director of Nissin China Holding

Tai On Lo

63 2016 Company Secretary

Ching Hsi Tong

81 2016 Non-Executive Director

Junichi Honda

71 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sumio Matsumoto

70 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lynne Nakano

52 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kiyotaka Ando

Mr. Kiyotaka Ando serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Ando is responsible for strategic planning and managing the overall business and operations of our Group. Mr. Ando joined our Group since March 2009 and has been a director of a number of subsidiaries of our Group. Mr. Ando obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Keio University in Japan in March 2004. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Ando worked in Mitsubishi from April 2004 to December 2007. In January 2008, Mr. Ando joined Nissin Japan Group as the deputy general manager of the marketing division. Mr. Ando is currently a managing officer of Nissin Japan and a director of one subsidiary of Nissin Japan (both are non-executive in nature).

Shinji Tatsutani

Mr. Shinji Tatsutani serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Tatsutani is responsible for overseeing and managing overall finance functions of our Group. Mr. Tatsutani obtained a Bachelor of Economics degree from Osaka Prefecture University in Japan in March 1987. Mr. Tatsutani has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting. Mr. Tatsutani joined Nissin Japan and worked in the accounting division between April 1987 and November 1996. From November 1996 to March 2002, Mr. Tatsutani was assigned to Guangdong Nissin. From March 2002 to March 2008, Mr. Tatsutani was re-assigned to Nissin Japan, with his last position being manager in the finance division. In March 2008, Mr. Tatsutani re-joined our Group and he has been a director of certain subsidiaries of our Group. Mr. Tatsutani is also a director of Nissin Shanghai Food Safety Institute.

Satoshi Niibe

Mr. Satoshi Niibe serves as General Counsel, Senior Executive Officer - Legal Matter of the Company. He joined our Group since December 2013. He is a director of Nissin Management and senior executive officer for legal matter and general counsel of our Group, responsible for overseeing and managing overall legal matters of our Group. Mr. Niibe obtained Bachelor of Laws degree from Chuo University in Japan in March 1989 and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Tokyo in Japan in March 1996. Before joining our Group, Mr. Niibe worked in Heiwa Corporation from April 1989 to September 2007 with his last position being executive manager of the legal department. From October 2007 to April 2008, Mr. Niibe was appointed as a legal counsel of Medtronic Japan Co. Ltd. In May 2008, Mr. Niibe joined Nissin Japan and his last position with Nissin Japan prior to joining our Group was the general manager of the legal division. Mr. Niibe has nearly 28 years of experience in legal affairs.

Akifumi Aiba

Mr. Akifumi Aiba serves as Managing Director, Zhuhai Winner of the Company. He joined our Group since March 2012 and was appointed as the managing director of Zhuhai Winner, responsible for overseeing and managing Zhuhai Winner. Mr. Aiba is also a director of a number of our subsidiaries. Mr. Aiba obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Kyoto Sangyo University in Japan in March 1999. From April 1999 to March 2012, Mr. Aiba worked in Nissin Japan and performed various roles in the marketing and sales functions.

Kazuhito Kusumoto

Mr. Kazuhito Kusumoto serves as Managing Director, Winner Food of the Company. He joined our Group since April 2015 and was appointed as the managing director of Winner Food, responsible for overseeing and managing the business of Winner Food. Mr. Kusumoto obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Nagasaki University in Japan in March 1981. From April 1981 to April 2015, Mr. Kusumoto worked in the Nissin Japan Group with his last position being the chief resourcing officer of purchasing control division responsible for operations. Mr. Kusumoto has nearly 36 years of experience in management and international finance.

Hiroshi Ono

Mr. Hiroshi Ono serves as Deputy Managing Director of MCMS of the Company. He joined our Group since March 2009 and was appointed as the Deputy Managing Director of MCMS in March 2017, responsible for overseeing the sales functions of MCMS. Mr. Ono obtained a Bachelor of Economics degree from Tokyo Keizai University in Japan in March 1997. From April 1997 to February 2002, Mr. Ono worked in Mitsubishi Corporation RtM Japan Ltd. (previously known as Kinsho Mataichi Corporation or Kinsho Corporation), with his last position being vice-representative of Beijing office. Mr. Ono joined Nissin Japan in April 2002 and was assigned to Shanghai Nissin, our subsidiary from April 2006 to October 2008. Before joining our Group, Mr. Ono was a supervisor of the international corporate strategy division of Nissin Japan. Mr. Ono has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing.

Siu Tat Chow

Mr. Chow Siu Tat serves as Senior Executive Officer - Human Resources and Administration of the Company. He joined our Group since June 1987 and was appointed as senior executive officer for human resources and administration of our Group in June 2003, responsible for overseeing and managing overall human resources, administration and compliance matter of our Group. Mr. Chow obtained a Diploma in Accounting from Hong Kong Baptist University (previously known as Hong Kong Baptist College) in June 1979. Mr. Chow has nearly 22 years of experience in human resources and administration.

Taiji Matsumura

Mr. Taiji Matsumura serves as Senior Executive Officer - Procurement of the Company. He joined our Group since July 2011 and was appointed as senior executive officer for procurement of our Group, responsible for overseeing and managing overall procurement functions of our Group. Mr. Matsumura obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Industrial Chemistry from Chuo University in Japan in March 1973. From July 1973 to May 1998, Mr. Matsumura worked in Cargill Japan Limited with his last position being deputy general manager of chemical division. After that, Mr. Matsumura joined Nissin Japan in June 1998 and had subsequently performed various roles, including deputy general manager of the international division, executive officer and general manager of the purchasing division in Osaka head office, director of the Central Research Institute, director and chief strategy officer of the international operation headquarters, managing director of Nissin Foods (Asia) Pte. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Nissin Japan) and director and chief representative in Asia and so on. Mr. Matsumura has nearly 19 years of experience in international business strategy and procurement. Currently, Mr. Matsumura is the head of international packaging development division of Nissin Japan.

Gen Matsunobu

Mr. Gen Matsunobu serves as Senior Executive Officer - Sales, Western China of the Company. He joined our Group since March 2010 and was appointed as senior executive officer for sales in western China of our Group, responsible for overseeing and managing overall sales in western China of our Group. Mr. Matsunobu graduated from the Department of Biochemical Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University in Japan in March 1994 and further obtained a Master of Agriculture degree from the same University in March 1996. From April 1996 to March 2010, Mr. Matsunobu worked in Nissin Japan, with his last position being a supervisor in the marketing division.

Chi Ping Tse

Mr. Tse Chi Ping serves as Senior Executive Officer - Sales of Nissin Foods HK of the Company. He joined our Group since January 2008 and is currently the senior executive officer for sales in Nissin Foods HK, responsible for overseeing and managing the sales functions of Nissin Foods HK. Mr. Tse obtained a Honours Diploma in Business Management from the Hong Kong Baptist University (previously known as Hong Kong Baptist College) in November 1985 and obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from the Open University of Hong Kong in June 2002. Before joining the Group, Mr. Tse worked as the key account manager in the sales department in A.S. Watson & Company Limited. Mr. Tse has accumulated 30 years of experience in sales and marketing having previously worked under the sales department in various paper companies and trading companies.

Xiaotong Xi

Mr. Xi Xiaotong serves as Senior Executive Officer - Sales, Northern China of the Company. He joined our Group since December 2013 and was appointed as senior executive officer for sales in northern China of our Group, responsible for overseeing and managing overall sales in northern China of our Group. Mr. Xi obtained a Bachelor of Economics degree from Nihon University in Japan in March 1996. Before joining our Group, Mr. Xi had worked in Nissin Japan since April 1996, and had been assigned to Shanghai Nissin between 2001 and 2004 and between 2008 and 2009.

Toshimichi Fujinawa

Kazuo Kawasaka

Munehiko Ono

Mr. Munehiko Ono serves as Chief Production Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Ono is responsible for overseeing and managing overall production functions of our Group. Mr. Ono obtained a Bachelor of Agriculture degree from Tokyo University of Agriculture in Japan in March 1991. Before joining our Group, Mr. Ono joined Nissin Japan since April 1991, with his last position being deputy general manager. Between March 2007 and July 2011, Mr. Ono was assigned to our Company as director and plant manager. Mr. Ono re-joined our Group since January 2014 and has been a director of certain subsidiaries of our Group.

Li Feng Ying

Mr. Ying Li Feng serves as Assistant Director of Nissin China Holding of the Company. He joined our Group since April 2012 and was appointed as the assistant director of Nissin China Holding, responsible for overseeing and managing the sales functions of southern China of our Group. Mr. Ying obtained a Diploma in Chinese (Secretarial Studies) from the (Qingdao Technical College) (previously known as (Qingdao Technical Part-Time College) in the PRC in July 1990. Before joining the Group, Mr. Ying worked in (Shanghai Liang Ling Logistics Co. Ltd.) from April 2003 to March 2012 with his last position being the General Manager Assistant and Sales Department General Manager. After that, Mr. Ying joined the Group in April 2012 and had subsequently performed various roles, including the assistant director and/or sales planning manager and/or project manager of Nissin China Holding, sales manager in northern China and/or director and/or sales manager of Shanghai Nissin and the director, assistant manager and senior executive officer of the sales and management department of Zhuhai Winner.

Tai On Lo

Mr. Lo Tai On serves as Company Secretary of the Company. He was appointed as our Company Secretary in March 2016. Mr. Lo is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, with over 25 years of experience in the field of company secretarial services, and is now a director of Fair Wind Secretarial Services Limited, a secretarial company rendering secretarial services. Mr. Lo is also the company secretary of a number of companies, including AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. (SEHK stock code: 2018), Pak Fah Yeow International Limited (SEHK stock code: 239), and Good Friend International Holdings Inc. (SEHK stock code: 2398), all of which are listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Lo is not an employee of our Group and Mr. Chow Siu Tat, our senior executive officer for human resources and administration, who is responsible for overseeing and managing overall human resources, administration and compliance matter of our Group, will be the person whom Mr. Lo can contact for the purpose of Provision F.1.1 of the Corporate Governance Code as set out in Appendix 14 of the Listing Rules.

Ching Hsi Tong

Mr. Tong Ching Hsi serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company since March 2016. Mr. Tong is responsible for providing advice on business development and making recommendations on corporate governance practice of our Group. Mr. Tong obtained a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Waseda University in Japan in October 1965. In 1965, Mr. Tong founded Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd. (listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange; stock code 2374). In 1987, Mr. Tong founded Ability Investment Co., Ltd. Mr. Tong is one of the founders of Abico Group and has been working in Abico Group for around 50 years. Mr. Tong is currently the director-general of Abico Group, the chairman of the board of directors of Ability Investment Co., Ltd., the chairman of the board of directors of Ability I Venture Capital Corporation, a director of Ability Venture Management Co., Ltd, a director of Nang Lu Development Co., Ltd, a director of Ting Lu Development Co., Ltd. a director of Taiwan Daiohs Co., Ltd. a director of Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd. (listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange; stock code 2374) and a director of AVY Precision Technology Inc. (listed on Taipei Exchange; stock code 5392). Other than the aforesaid, Mr. Tong was also a director of HiTi Digital, Inc.(listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange; stock code 3494) between 26 January 2010 and 14 March 2014 and an independent director of TPK Holding Co., Ltd. (listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange; stock code 3673) between 8 January 2010 and 21 May 2013. Mr. Tong is currently the Vice-President of the Taiwan Japan Association for Business Communication, a director of Taiwan-Japanese Economic and Trade Foundation, a council member of Association of East Asia Relations, a supervisor of The Third Wednesday Club.

Junichi Honda

Mr. Junichi Honda serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 21 November 2017. Mr. Honda obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Faculty of Business and Commerce of Keio University in Japan in March 1970 and obtained a Master degree majoring in management and accountancy from the Graduate School of Business and Commerce of the same University in March 1974. Mr. Honda was qualified as a Certificated Public Accountant in Japan in 1980. Mr. Honda has over 35 years of experience in finance and accounting. In July 1974, Mr. Honda joined Chuo Kaikei Jimusho Audit Firm as an accountant. From October 1983 to March 1987, Mr. Honda worked as an accountant in Deutsche Treuhand Gesellschaft Audit Firm. From April 1987 to December 2011, Mr. Honda worked in Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu with his last position being a partner. Mr. Honda served as guest professor of the Graduate School of International Accounting of Chuo University, teaching international accounting course from April 2002 to March 2007. From April 2010 to March 2012, Mr. Honda served as part time instructor of the Graduate School of Management of Tamagawa University. From August 2015 to July 2016, Mr. Honda served as an examiner of the disciplinary board of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Honda is currently a director of Hattori Gakuen, Incorporated School Institute.

Sumio Matsumoto

Dr. Sumio Matsumoto serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 21 November 2017. Dr. Matsumoto obtained a Bachelor degree of Medicine from the School of Medicine of Keio University in Japan in March 1973 and further obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree from the same University in October 1981. From 1973 to 1984, Dr. Matsumoto worked in Keio University with his last position being teaching assistant of the School of Medicine. From 1980 to 1982, Dr. Matsumoto was employed by National Hospital Organization Kanagawa Hospital as surgeon. From 1982 to 2005, Dr. Matsumoto worked in Fujita Health University with his last position being the President of the Banbuntane Hotokukai Hospital of Fujita Health University. After his departure from Fujita Health University, Dr. Matsumoto worked in Tokyo Medical Center of the National Hospital Organization between 2005 and 2014, with his last position being the President thereof. Dr. Matsumoto is currently a member of the Promotion of New Strategy Expert Committee, an expert member of the Japanese Government Procurement Review Board and a member of the Next-generation Information and Communication Technology Council.

Lynne Nakano

Prof. Lynne Yukie Nakano serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 21 November 2017. Professor Nakano obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton College in 1987, a Master of Philosophy degree from Yale University in the United States in 1990 and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1998 from the same University. Since August 1995, Professor Nakano has been working in The Chinese University of Hong Kong and is currently a professor at the department of Japanese studies as well as the head of the graduate division of Japanese studies.