Outside Board Director (Independent) Outside Director of Kakuyasu Group Co., Ltd.

Tsuneko Murata

Career summary

April 1982

Joined Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (currently Panasonic Corporation)

May 2003

General Manager, Legal Affairs Department, Panasonic System Solutions of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

April 2007

Senior Councilor & General Manager, Legal Affairs & CSR Department of Home Appliances Company of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

June 2008

Member of Board of Directors of Matsushita Facilities Net Services Co., Ltd. (currently Panasonic Appliances Safety Service Co., Ltd.)

February 2010

Director for Lifelong Learning Policy, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology Japan

July 2013

Senior Councilor of Corporate Legal Affairs Division of Panasonic Corporation

January 2014

Executive Director of Japan Pension Service

January 2016

Auditor of Japan Pension Service

June 2018

Member of the Audit and Supervisory Board of Japan Finance Corporation / Outside Director and Audit and Supervisory Committee member of ADVANTEST CORPORATION

June 2019

Director (Outside director), Audit & Supervisory Committee Member of Fujikura Ltd.

March 2021

Outside Board Director of the Company (current position)

June 2021

Outside Director of Kakuyasu Group Co., Ltd. (current position)

Reasons for the appointment

Ms. Murata has abundant knowledge and experience of legal affairs, management, and auditing, having served as General Manager of the Legal Affairs Department at Panasonic Group, as Executive Director and Auditor of Japan Pension Service, and as an outside director at two companies listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. She also has deep insight into promoting the active participation of women. The Company expects her to use the above experience and knowledge to strengthen corporate governance, deliberate important management matters and monitor management at the Board of Directors meetings, and actively provide opinions and proposals for promoting sustainability. For this reason, the Company appoints her as an Outside Board Director.
She is independent of the management team that executes business operations, and there is no potential conflicts of interest with general shareholders.

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