Announcement of Change in President at NSK Ltd.

NSK Ltd. announced at its regular Board of Directors' meeting held February 2, 2021 that Mr. Toshihiro Uchiyama will resign as President and Chief Executive Officer of NSK Ltd. to become its new Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Change in President and CEO (Effective from April 1, 2021)

NameFormer TitleNew Title
Toshihiro Uchiyama Director, Representative, President and CEO Chairman of the Board of Directors
Akitoshi Ichii Director, Representative, Executive Vice President Director, Representative, President and CEO

Resume of New President

Name Akitoshi Ichii
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Date of birth May 8, 1963
Education Mar 1986 Graduated from Waseda University School of Commerce
Career Summary
Apr 1986 Joined NSK Ltd.
Dec 2008 Deputy Head of Automotive Bearings Division HQ (Automotive Business Division HQ)
Jun 2012 Head of all Indian operations
Jun 2015 Vice President
Deputy Head of Corporate Planning Division HQ
Jun 2016 Head of Corporate Planning Division HQ (current)
Responsible for Asia
Apr 2017 Senior Vice President
Jun 2017 Director (current)
Apr 2019 Representative, Executive Vice President (current)
Responsible for Administrative Divisions (current)
Jun 2019 Member of the Compensation Committee (current)
Apr 2020 Responsible for Europe and the Americas (current)