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Mr. Matsumura graduated from American Intercontinental University London. He assumed the roles of Creative Director and Representative Director of a Japanese fashion brand as a designer. He then started his own brand and engaged in management of the firm as its Representative Director. After first serving as a Director of 3DOM Inc., Mr. Matsumura became the Company’s Representative Director and President. Concurrently, he serves as a Director of LAVLE Holdings, Inc., an important joint venture company in which the 3DOM Inc. holds majority stake.
Director and ChairmanHikari Imai
Graduated from Columbia University in the U.S. (MBA). Involved in many M&A projects at investment banks including Morgan Stanley Securities and Merrill Lynch Securities. After serving as Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch Japan Securities, Mr. Imai became CEO of RECOF providing M&A Advisory Services. After leaving RECOF, Mr. Imai has been assisting management of companies through many positions including advisor to Ebara Foods Industry and outside directorships of major corporations including Olympus, Cyberdyne, Pacific Metals, and GPSS Holdings.
Director and Chief Technology OfficerKiyoshi Kanamura, PhD.
Studied at Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering and withdrew from Industrial Chemistry Doctorate Final Course. PhD in Engineering (Kyoto University). Held positions of Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University; and Associate Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University. In April 2002, Dr. Kanamura became Professor of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University.
Dr. Kanamura developed the 3DOM separator.
He held the position of guest professor of several universities and served as a Screening Committee Member of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). His publications include “Next Generation Secondary Battery Material Development (2016, 2014),” “Lithium Ion Battery (2015),” and “Automotive Lithium Ion Battery (2010).”
In December 2016, Dr. Kanamura became a Director of 3DOM Inc.
Graduated from Yokohama National University Graduate School of Engineering. Since first joining Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (currently Panasonic Corporation) in 1979, Mr. Oguro has been engaged in lithium battery business for 35 years. In 2007, Mr. Oguro became Director of Matsushita Battery Industrial Co., Ltd. In 2009, he became the General Manager of the Lithium Ion Battery Business Division of Panasonic Corporation’s Energy Company. In that capacity, Mr. Oguro was involved in the start-up of the plant that supplied battery cells to Tesla. In 2012, he became Representative Director of Panasonic Cycle Technology Co., Ltd. In September 2014, he became Executive Vice President of 3DOM Inc. In December 2016, he became Representative Director and President of 3DOM Inc. Since September 2018, Mr. Oguro has been Director of 3DOM Inc.
DirectorJason Keith Nye, PhD.
Dr. Nye received a PhD from the University of St. Andrews (UK). He is Founder of Steelhead Global Advisors. Dr. Nye is a specialist in international relations, trade, and investment. He is Former Division Chief with the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) and chaired Intelligence Community reviews of the Congressional Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS).
Statutory AuditorYuzuru Masumoto
Graduated from Waseda University (Faculty of Commerce). After joining All Nippon Airways, Mr. Masumoto served the company as its Director and General Manager of the Management Planning Office. As its Managing Director and Corporate General Manager of the Office of General Administration, he oversaw the Public Relations Department, General Affairs Department, and Legal Department. Mr. Masumoto then assumed the position of Representative Director and President of Air Nippon Co., Ltd. After retirement from Air Nippon, he managed various entrepreneurial venture companies related to medical technology and cosmetics and assumed his current position in August 2017.
Executive Vice PresidentToshiya Kuwamura
Graduated from the Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology. Joined Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (currently Panasonic Corporation). Participated in the development and mass production project of lithium primary batteries for the industry’s first high-power camera. Since then, Mr. Kuwamura has consistently engaged in the development of lithium batteries. After being assigned to the U.S. as a technology expert, he was responsible for managing lithium primary battery and micro battery businesses. Subsequently, Mr. Kuwamura was involved in the development of materials for lithium ion secondary batteries at Kureha Battery Materials Japan Co., Ltd. and Kureha Co., Ltd., before serving as a technical advisor to Panasonic Corporation, followed by his current position. Mr. Kuwamura is one of the pioneers of lithium metal anode battery technology. He is responsible for 3DOM’s R&D division.
Executive Vice PresidentHiromichi Aoki
Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Shinshu University. Joined Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. in 1981. Developed numerous transportation projects centered on energy resources such as LNG. After assuming the position of Executive Officer in 2008, he served as Managing Executive Officer, followed by Representative Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer until June 2019, taking charge of multiple sales departments and IR/public relations operations.
In July 2019, Mr. Aoki was appointed as an advisor to 3DOM Inc. He assumed the directorship of LAVLE Holdings, Inc., an affiliated company in the U.S., in October of the same year. In February 2020, he became Executive Vice President of 3DOM Inc., in charge of the vessel business and corporate division.