DENSO Announces a Change to its Representative Member of the Board

Apr. 10, 2023

KARIYA, Japan. (Apr.10 2023) – At a meeting of the Board of Directors held on April 10, 2023, DENSO CORPORATION, a leading mobility supplier, decided to nominate new Representative Members of the Board as of the date of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in 2023. It will formally come into effect at the aforementioned 2023 shareholders’ meeting and the subsequent meeting of the Board of Directors.

1. A Change in Representative Member of the Board (The Date of General Meeting of Shareholders)

 Name  New  Current
 Koji Arima   Representative Member of the Board, Chairman & CEO*1  Representative Member of the Board, President & CEO
 Shinnosuke Hayashi  Representative Member of the Board, President & COO*2  Senior Executive Officer
 Yasushi Matsui  Representative Member of the Board, Executive Vice President  Member of the Board, Senior Executive Officer
 Yukihiro Shinohara  Executive Vice President  Representative Member of the Board, Executive Vice President

*1 CEO(Chief Executive Officer)
*2 COO(Chief Operating Officer)

<Bio of the New Representative Member of the Board, President & COO>
Shinnosuke Hayashi
Date of birth January 15, 1964
Education     Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, Waseda University, 1986
Career          Apr.1986 Joined DENSO CORPORATION
                     Jan.2010 Director, Electronics Engineering Division 3
                     Jan.2015 Project Director, Electronics Manufacturing Division
                     Jun.2015 Executive Director, Electronics Business Unit
                     Jul.2016 Electronics Business Unit, Basis Electronic Technology Unit
                     Jun.2020 CSwO(Chief Software Officer),
                                     Electronics Platform & Software of Mobility Electronics Business Group
                     Jan.2021 Senior Executive Officer, CSwO, Software Innovation Department
                     Jan.2022 CSwO, Head of Mobility Electronics Business Group (current)

Greetings (Koji Arima, Current President & CEO)
Greetings (Shinnosuke Hayashi, President-Elect)

Structure of Members of the Board and Audit & Supervisory (The Date of General Meeting of Shareholders, 2023)

Title  Name
 Representative Member of the Board  Koji Arima
 Representative Member of the Board  Shinnosuke Hayashi
 Representative Member of the Board  Yasushi Matsui
 Member of the Board  Kenichiro Ito
 Member of the Board  Akio Toyoda
 Member of the Board(Outside)  Shigeki Kushida
 Member of the Board(Outside)  Yuko Mitsuya
 Member of the Board(Outside)  Joseph P. Schmelzeis, Jr.
 Audit & Supervisory Board Member  Shingo Kuwamura
 Audit & Supervisory Board Member  Motomi Niwa
 Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Outside)  Yasuko Goto
 Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Outside)  Haruo Kitamura
 Substitute Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Outside)  Hiromi Kitagawa


About DENSO Corporation
DENSO is a $45.1 billion global mobility supplier that develops advanced technology and components for nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today. With manufacturing at its core, DENSO invests in its 198 facilities to produce electrification system, powertrain system, thermal system, mobility electronics, & advanced devices, to create jobs that directly change how the world moves. The company’s 167,000+ employees are paving the way to a mobility future that improves lives, eliminates traffic accidents, and preserves the environment. Globally headquartered in Kariya, Japan, DENSO spent 9.0 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022. For more information about global DENSO, visit