About Us

Corporate Officers

Directors

Representative Director,
Chairman

Hisao Taki

Planning and development

Biography

April 1963
Joined Mitsubishi Metal Mining Company Ltd (now Mitsubishi Material Corporation)
October 1989
Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 1993
Chairman, Japan Traffic Culture Association (current)
December 1999
Representative Director, Chairman and President, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2001
Representative Director, Chairman, Gurunavi, Inc.
March 2004
Director, Chairman, Gurunavi, Inc.
February 2010
Representative Director, Chairman, Gurunavi, Inc.(current)
October 2010
Representative Director, President, Gurunavi Research Institute Inc.(current)
April 2011
Director, Chairman, NKB Inc.(current)
Representative Director,
President

Seiichiro Kubo

Sales and marketing

Biography

April 1969
Joined Koyo Seisakusho
October 1994
Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
December 1999
Managing Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
October 2000
Senior Managing Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2001
Representative Director, President, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
November 2005
Representative Director, President, Gurunavi Promotion Community Inc.
President, Gurunavi Shanghai Inc. (current)
Director, Executive
Vice President

Hisao Iizuka

Administration;
Corporate security management

Biography

April 1972
Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation(now NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION)
June 2007
Representative Director, President, NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd.(now BIGLOBE Inc. )
Vice President, Japan Society of Security Management(current)
April 2011
President, Telecom-ISAC Japan(current)
June 2011
Advisor, NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd.
October 2011
Director, Vice President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
April 2013
Visiting Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology(current)
June 2013
Director, Gurunavi,Inc.
July 2013
Director, Executive Vice President, Gurunavi, Inc.(current)
Director,
Senior Managing
Executive Officer

Miho Saito

Sales and marketing;
Restaurant sales;
Customer support center

Biography

April 1996
Joined NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE EAST CORPORATION
November 2001
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
May 2013
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2015
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2016
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2017
Representative Director, President, Gurunavi Promotion Community Inc. (current)
June 2017
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director,Managing
Executive Officer

Teruhisa Yamada

Corporate planning;
Corporate strategy;
Strategy promotion

Biography

April 1998
Joined OYO Corporation
February 2006
Joined Hiramatsu Inc.
February 2007
Joined Rescuenow Inc.
July 2008
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2014
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2016
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
May 2017
Director, Gurunavi Research Institute Inc. (current)
June 2017
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Executive Officer

Midori Kakiuchi

Legal and compliance;
Diversity promotion;
Internal control for prepaid payment instruments

Biography

April 1988
Joined NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
July 2014
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
December 2014
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2015
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Executive Officer

Kei Nakamori

Planning and development;
Planning No.2;
Let's business

Biography

April 1996
Joined NEC Leasing, Ltd. (now NEC Capital Solutions Limited)
May 2004
Joined Yahoo Japan Corporation
March 2010
Joined Rakuten, Inc.
April 2011
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
May 2013
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2015
Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2017
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Executive Officer

Naoki Koshikawa

Planning and development;
Development;
IT infrastructure;
Quality management

Biography

April 1996
Joined International Communication Service Co., Ltd.
May 2001
Joined Rakuten, Inc.
January 2014
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2015
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
December 2016
Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.

June 2017
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Executive Officer

Megumi Usui

Product communication;
Restaurant sales

Biography

April 1991
Joined Ad International Inc.
January 1994
Joined Hakuhodo Incorporated
December 1994
Joined Hakuhodo Capco Inc.(now Hakuhodo DY Capco Inc.)
May 1997
Joined Interior Center Inc.
May 2000
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2011
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2017
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
External Director

Koichi Tsukihara

Special Adviser, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.;
External Director, ELIIY Power Co., Ltd.;
External Director, Yamashita Corporation, Ltd;
Non-executive Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

Biography

April 1970
Joined The Sumitomo Bank, Limited (Now Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC))
June 1997
Director, SMBC
January 2001
Managing Executive Officer, SMBC
June 2003
Managing Director, Managing Executive Officer, SMBC
April 2004
Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, SMBC
April 2005
Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, SMBC
Senior Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG)
June 2005
Vice President, Executive Officer, SMBC
Vice President and Executive Managing Officer, SMFG
April 2006
Director, SMBC
May 2006
Representative Director, President, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.
June 2011
Representative Director, Chairman, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.
June 2012
Chairman, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.
Director, Gurunavi, Inc.(current)
June 2013
Special Adviser, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd. (current)
External Corporate Auditor, SHIONOGI & CO., LTD.
External Director, ELIIY Power Co., Ltd.(current)
April 2016
External Director, Yamashita Corporation, Ltd(current)
June 2017
Non-executive Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC(current)
External Director

Yoichi Minami

Adviser, JR EAST VIEW Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Biography

April 1974
Joined Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
June 2002
Director, East Japan Railway Company
June 2006
Managing Director, East Japan Railway Company
June 2012
President & CEO, Japan Travel and Tourism Association-an incorporated association
(now Japan Travel and Tourism Association-a public interest incorporated association)
June 2015
Director, Gurunavi, Inc.(current)
June 2016
Adviser, JR EAST VIEW Travel Service Co., Ltd.(current)

Executive Officers

Executive Vice President

Masaaki Takano

In charge of new businesses

Senior
Executive Officer

Tsutomu Motohashi

Restaurant sales

Senior
Executive Officer

Koji Ogawa

General affairs;
Let’s business

Senior
Executive Officer

Jun Tanaka

Human resources

Senior
Executive Officer

Kei Tokumaru

Planning No.1

Executive Officer

Emi Tsubakiyama

Administration

Executive Officer

Kazuhiko Ueda

Administration

Executive Officer

Satoshi Tanijiri

Restaurant sales;
Promotion

Executive Officer

Naomi Sugiyama

Global business development;
Promotion

Executive Officer

Yohei Udagawa

Restaurant sales

Executive Officer

Teruko Yamamoto

Promotion

Executive Officer

Noriaki Ito

Communication

Executive Officer

Yoshitaka Inuzuka

Planning No.1

Corporate Auditors

External Auditor (Full-time)

Masaru Masumoto

Auditor (Full-time)

Kiyoshi Suzuki

External Auditor

Tsuneo Ishiwata

Representative Director, Chairman, Keikyu Corporation;
External Director, Yokohama Shintoshi Center Corporation;
External Director, Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd.;
External Director, Tokyo Airport Restaurant Co., Ltd.;
External Director, LUMINE WING Co., Ltd.;
External Director, YOKOHAMA CITY AIR TERMINAL CO., LTD.;
Chairman, Kanagawa Association of Corporate Executives

External Auditor

Taketeru Minaki

Representative, Minaki and Kitazawa Law office;
External Auditor, NKB INC.

External Auditor

Tadaaki Asanuma

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