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Changes in Executive Officers


January 31,2018

KDDI announces the following changing of officers effective as of April 01, 2018. These changes were finalized at today's meeting of the Board of Directors.

NameNew TitleCurrent Title
Tadashi Onodera Senior Corporate Advisor (*) Chairman
Takashi Tanaka Chairman President, Representative Director
Hirofumi Morozumi Vice Chairman Executive Vice President, Representative Director
Makoto Takahashi President Executive Vice President, Representative Director
  • Tadashi Onodera will step down as Director and assume the post of Senior Corporate Advisor (non executive) as of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held in June this year.

Please refer to the attachment for further details.


  • Name
    Makoto Takahashi
  • Date of Birth
    October 24, 1961
  • Birthplace
    Shiga Prefecture

Education History

  • March 1984
    Graduated YOKOHAMA National University, College of Engineering, School of Metallurgy

Employment History

  • April 1984
    Entered KYOCERA Corporation
  • June 1984
    Entered DDI Corporation
  • June 2001
    KDDI CORPORATION, au Product Planning Division, Mobile Internet Business Department Manager
  • April 2003
    Executive Officer
  • June 2007
    Managing Executive Officer, Director
  • June 2010
    Senior Managing Executive Officer, Representative Director
  • June 2016
    Executive Vice President, Representative Director (Current position)
  • April 2017
    KDDI CORPORATION, Executive Vice President, Representative Director, Company Executive Director of Business Development Executive Director, Value-added Business Sector and Corporate Strategy Planning Division (Current position)

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