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.
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, Executive
Vice President

Masahiro Watanabe

Planning and development

Biography

April 1998
Joined Nippon Tsushinshi Co, Ltd.
April 2003
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
July 2005
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2011
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
May 2013
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2015
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2016
Director, Executive Vice President, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Managing
Executive Officer

Miho Saito

Sales and marketing;
Restaurant sales

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. (current)
Director, Executive Officer

Kiyoshi Suzuki

IT Infrastructure

Biography

April 1981
Joined Pioneer Corporation
December 1999
Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2011
Director, Exective Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Executive Officer

Akihisa Fujita

In charge of Olympic and Paralympic games

Biography

April 1991
Joined DENTSU INC.
May 2014
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2014
Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2015
Director, Executive Vice President, Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2016
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Representative Director, President, Gurunavi Promotion Community 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

Teruhisa Yamada

Corporate planning;
Corporate strategy

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. (current)
External Director (Part-time)

Koichi Tsukihara

Special Adviser, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company, Limited;
External Auditor, SHIONOGI & CO., LTD.;
External Director, ELIIY Power Co., Ltd.

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 at Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (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.(current)
External Director (Part-time)

Yoichi Minami

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 & COO, 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)

Executive Officers

Managing
Executive Officer

Tsutomu Motohashi

Planning No.1

Managing
Executive Officer

Kei Nakamori

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

Managing
Executive Officer

Koji Ogawa

General affairs;
Business innovation;
Let’s business

Managing Executive Officer

Naoki Koshikawa

Development

Executive Officer

Emi Tsubakiyama

Administration

Executive Officer

Megumi Usui

Product communication;
Restaurant sales

Executive Officer

Tatsuya Kobayashi

Promotion

Executive Officer

Jun Tanaka

Human resources

Executive Officer

Kazuhiko Ueda

Administration

Executive Officer

Satoshi Tanijiri

Restaurant sales;
Promotion

Executive Officer

Naomi Sugiyama

Restaurant sales;
Global business development

Executive Officer

Yohei Udagawa

Restaurant sales

Executive Officer

Kei Tokumaru

Planning No.1

Executive Officer

Teruko Yamamoto

Promotion

Corporate Auditors

External Auditor (Full-time)

Masaru Masumoto

External Auditor (Part-time)

Tsuneo Ishiwata

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

External Auditor (Part-time)

Taketeru Minaki

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

External Auditor (Part-time)

Tadaaki Asanuma

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