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JERA establishes a New Management Structure. Taking on the Challenge of Solving the World's Energy Issues

24 February 2023

On February 22, 2023, a new management structure effective April 1 was announced at JERA's headquarters. Toshihiro Sano, Chairman and Representative Director, and Satoshi Onoda, President and Representative Director, will retire, and Yukio Kani, Director, Corporate Vice President, Managing Executive Officer, will become the new Chairman of the Board, Global CEO, and Hisahide Okuda, Director and Corporate Vice President, Managing Executive Officer will become the new President, Director, CEO, and COO, respectively.

The following are the voices of Mr. Kani and Mr. Okuda, who will newly take the helm of JERA to take on the challenge of "solving the world's energy issues" by leading the way in the stable procurement and supply of energy and further decarbonization of the energy industry.

Appointment of Global CEO and CEO & COO (February 22, 2022 press released)

Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Leadership Changes

Management team at the press conference (from left to right: Mr. Sano, Mr. Kani and Mr. Okuda)

Mr. Kani, New Chairman of the Board, Global CEO

Mr. Okuda, New Director, President, CEO and COO

Mr. Kani and Mr. Okuda