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Executive Officers, etc.

Positions and Names of Executive Officers, etc. (current as of Apr. 1, 2016)

Position Name Responsibilities
President Akio Komori
Executive Director
(Secretary General)
Takao Iizawa General Affairs, Financial Affairs
Executive Director Osamu Kaneko Joint Utilization and Joint Research,
Planning and Evaluation
Executive Director
(Vice President)
Masahiko Hayashi (Director General of NAOJ) International Affairs
Executive Director
(Vice President)
Masayuki Yamamoto (Director General of NIBB) Graduate School Edulcation
Executive Director
(Vice President)
Keiji Imoto (Director General of NIPS, Director CNSI) Expermental Animals
Vice President Yasuhiko Takeiri (Director General of NIFS) Public Relations
Vice President Maki Kawai (Director General of IMS) Intellectual Property
Auditor Hiromasa Ninomiya
Auditor
(part-time)
Koichi Takemata

Curriculum Vitae of Executive Officers (current as of Apr. 1, 2016)

Position Name Date of
Assumption
Curriculum Vitae
President * Akio Komori Apr. 1, 2016 Apr. 1981 Tohoku University
Apr. 1984 Assistant Professor, Kyushu University
Jan. 1993 Assistant Professor, NIFS
Jul. 1997 Professor, NIFS
Apr. 2003 Executive Director, Department of the Large Helical Device Project, NIFS
Apr. 2004 Executive Director, Department of the Large Helical Device Project, NIFS, NINS
Apr. 2009 Director General, NIFS, NINS (until Mar. 2015)
Apr. 2012 Executive Director, NINS (until Mar. 2015)
Apr. 2015 Specially Appointed Senior Specialist, NIFS, NINS
Oct. 2015 Specially Appointed Professor, NIFS, NINS
Apr. 2016 President, NINS
Executive
Director
* Takao Iizawa Apr. 1, 2013 Mar. 1980 The University of Tokyo
Jun. 1983 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Apr. 1995 Manager, Accounting Division, Accounting Department, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Oct. 1996 Deputy Head of International Policy Office, Planning Division, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, Science and Technology Agency
Apr. 1998 Senior Specialist for Personnel Exchange, Office of Educational Cultural Exchange, International Planning Division, Science and International Affairs Bureau, MEXT
Apr. 2000 Deputy Manager, International Planning Division, Education and International Affairs Bureau, MEXT
Jan. 2001 Deputy Manager, International Affairs Division, Minister's Secretariat, MEXT
Apr. 2005 Chief of General Management Department, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
Apr. 2008 Director, Office for Science Information Infrastructure, Information Division, Research Promotion Bureau, MEXT
Apr. 2011 Secretary General, Administration Bureau, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
Apr. 2013 Executive Director (Secretary General), NINS (executive officer on loan) (current)
Executive
Director
 Osamu Kaneko Apr. 1, 2016 Apr. 1979 Nagoya University
Nov. 1989 Assistant Professor, NIFS
Oct. 1997 Professor, NIFS
Apr. 2003 Director, Department of the Large Helical Device Project, NIFS
Apr. 2004 Director, Department of the Large Helical Device Project, NIFS, NINS (until Mar. 2009)
Apr. 2007 Director, Safety and Environmental Research Center, NIFS (until Mar. 2009)
Apr. 2009 Deputy Director General, NIFS (until Mar. 2016)
Apr. 2016 Executive Director, NINS (current)
Executive
Director
 Masahiko Hayashi Apr. 1, 2015 Feb. 1987 The University of Tokyo
Apr. 1994 Assistant Professor, NAOJ
Apr. 1998 Professor, NAOJ
Apr. 2004 Professor, NAOJ, NINS
Apr. 2006 Director of Subaru Telescope, NAOJ
Jun. 2010 Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr. 2012 Director General of NAOJ (current)
Apr. 2015 Executive Director, NINS (current)
Executive
Director
Masayuki Yamamoto Apr. 1, 2016 Apr. 1978 The University of Tokyo
Nov. 1985 Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
Jun. 1989 Professor, The University of Tokyo
Apr. 2007 Dean, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Oct. 2011 Director, Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Oct. 2013 Director General, NIBB (current)
Apr. 2016 Executive Director, NINS (current)
Executive
Director
Keiji Imoto Apr. 1, 2016 Mar. 1978
Kitano Hospital, The Tazuke Kofukai Foundation (until Jun. 1978)
Aug. 1980 National Sanatorium Utano Hospital
Jun. 1985 Kyoto University
May. 1990 Assistant Professor, Kyoto University
Apr. 1995 Professor, NIPS, Okazaki National Research Institutes
Apr. 1999 Chief Researcher, NIPS, Okazaki National Research Institutes (until Mar. 2001)
Apr. 2004 Chief Researcher in charge of Research Planning, NIPS, NINS (until Mar. 2007)
Apr. 2007 Chief Chairperson, NIPS, NINS (until Mar. 2011)
Apr. 2011 Vice-Director General, NIPS, NINS
Apr. 2013 Director General, NIPS, NINS (current)
Apr. 2016 Executive Director, NINS (current)
Auditor Hiromasa Ninomiya Apr. 1, 2016 Apr. 1974 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI)
Apr. 1986 Deputy Chief Researcher, JAERI
Apr. 1991 Chief Researcher, JAERI
Apr. 2003 Director, Department of Fusion Plasma Research, JAERI
Oct. 2005 Unit Manager, Division of Advanced Plasma Research, Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA)
Oct. 2007 Deputy Director General, Sector of Fusion Research and Development, JAEA
Oct. 2009 Director General, Sector of Fusion Research and Development, JAEA
Director General, Naka Fusion Institute
Apr. 2012 Counsellor, Research Organization for Information Science and Technology (RIST)
Apr. 2015 Advisor, RIST
Apr. 2016 Auditor, NINS (current)
Auditor
(part-time)
* Koichi Takemata Apr. 1, 2012 Apr. 1976
The Tokai Bank, Ltd.
Oct. 1985 Sanwa Audit Office LLC, (currently, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
Oct. 1991 Established Takemata Certified Public Accountant Firm
Jul. 1992 Established Nomura and Takemata Certified Public Accountant Firm
Jul. 2005 Representative Partner, ReEx Accounting Firm, (Nomura and Takemata Certified Public Accountant Firm restructured into ReEx Accounting Firm) (current)
Apr. 2012 Auditor, NINS (part-time) (current)

Executive officers whose names are preceded by * are listed based on the following laws: 'Plan for Streamlining and Consolidating Government-Affiliated Corporations (cabinet decision, Dec. 19, 2001), 'Reform of the Civil Service System (cabinet decision, Dec. 25, 2001), and 'Guidance and Supervision Standards Concerning the Operation of Civil Corporations Established Through Special Law' (cabinet decision, Apr. 26, 2002).