Passing Away and Change of President & Representative Director



June 15, 2022

Yazaki Corporation

It is our sad duty to inform you that President & Representative Director of Yazaki Corporation Shinji Yazaki passed away on June 9, 2022, retiring from this post as of that date. We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude for the kindness extended to him during his lifetime.

At this time we wish to also announce the following changes to the position of President & Representative Director resolved at the Extraordinary Meeting of the Board of Directors held on June 10, 2022.


1. Retirement of President & Representative Director

1) Name: Shinji Yazaki
2) Date of birth: January 26, 1947 (75 years old)
3) Date of death: Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 1:30 pm
4) Cause of death: Due to illness
5) Funeral:

The funeral was attended only by President Yazaki’s closest relatives. Please refrain from making condolence calls or sending gifts of flowers or any other such offerings. A memorial service in his honor will be held at a later date

(Please refer to the attached brief Curriculum Vitae of President Shinji Yazaki.)

2. Change of President & Representative Director (as of June 10, 2022)
Name New Title Former Title
Riku Yazaki President
Representative Director
Executive Vice President

Profile of President Riku Yazaki

1) Date of birth: February 12, 1968 (54 years old)
2) Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
3) Brief Curriculum Vitae

March 1991

Joined Yazaki Corporation

September 1999

Director, Yazaki Corporation

June 2009

Senior Managing Director, Yazaki Corporation

September 2021

Executive Vice President, Yazaki Corporation

Brief Curriculum Vitae of President Shinji Yazaki

July 1968

Joined Yazaki Corporation

March 1972

Managing Director of Yazaki Corporation

August 1976

Senior Managing Director of Yazaki Corporation

September 1983

Executive Vice President of Yazaki Corporation

September 2002

President of Yazaki Corporation