Special Advisor
Keiji Torii

Keio University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in economics.
In 1971, joined Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd., then studied in London and Switzerland obtaining a MBA degree.
After working in Hong Kong, stationed in NY from 1993 to 2002, first as SEVP of CIT Group Inc., one of the largest finance companies in US, then as Managing Director and General Manager of New York Branch of Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd.
Recently served as Deputy President of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Also serving as Corporate Auditor of ITOCHU Corporation and Director of Tokyo Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Ltd.

Marketing Advisor
Hiroaki Kitano

Started his first career in Kairin-sha Co., Ltd.and few years later, joined Yahoo Japan Co., Ltd. with a expectation of the prosperity of internet business in the future
1 year later, became general manager of business planning division, conducting the broadband business and shopping business.
On 2005 April, appointed as the COO.
Then moved to Softbank Mobile Co., Ltd, acted as the managing executive officer, conducting the mobile contents and related services,and also Board member of UULA Co., Ltd and TV Bank Co., Ltd.
After resigning above positions, now the CEO of K-Company Co., Ltd.

Marketing Advisor
Yoji Yokoyama

Associate Professor at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies for English and Contemporary Society since April 2012.
Serving on the community development committee of several municipal organizations. Prior to his academic career, he served as a social business development director of Dentsu Social Division since 2010. Prior to that, he served as a COP10 Project Manager. He started his career at Dentsu in 1992.
Graduate from Waseda University, majoring Political Science and Economics.

Akihiro Nojiri

President of VOX Global Japan Co., Ltd., which head office is located in the U.S., and he leads internal and external consulting business for government and media relations. Prior career at Ministry of Finance and Executive / Chief Director at NIS Group Co., Ltd. Tokyo University graduate with bachelor’s degree in law, and Harvard University law school graduate with master’s degree in law. New York state lawyer.


Executive Director of Sales Department, Board member
Hiroshi Mukai

Joined Sealy Japan in 1988. Join Sealy Japan from Fine Home, an affiliate company of Sealy Japan. In charge of sales strategy for big furniture store chains, as well as built up of sales structure.

Outside Corporate Auditor
Daiken Tsunoda

Outside corporate auditor of Sealy Japan from July 2007. Partner of Nakamura Tsunoda and Matsumoto Law Office. Board member of the new National Bar Examination and the Preliminary Bar Examination in 2011.
Specialist in general corporate law, especially M&A, corporate restructuring, shareholders’ meeting and corporate litigation such as shareholder’s lawsuits. The University of Tokyo graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in Law.

General Manager of Manufacturing and R&D
Kiyohiko Aikawa

Joined Sealy Japan in 2008. Prior career at Kanematsu, a trade corporation, and Daio Paper Corporation, a paper manufacturer. With his expertise in purchasing, in charge of cost management and inventory control of materials. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies graduate, bachelors degree in foreign language.