Japan

  • Resignations from Japan (90 Results)

    Announced Last Day Name & Position Organization Comments Reason
    Oct. 02
    2017
    End of Dec. 2017 Andrew House
    CEO
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
    LLC

    Japan
    Resigned
    Dec. 01
    2017
    Apr. 30
    2019
    Akihito
    Emperor

    Japan
    Resigned
    Dec. 21
    2017
    Yuki Kishi
    executive creative director
    Dentsu
    Japan
    after being accused of sexual harassment Resigned
    Dec. 22
    2017
    William H. Saito
    CEO
    Japan Airlines Co.
    Japan
    Resigned
    Jan. 27
    2018
    Fumiaki Matsumoto
    deputy minister of the Cabinet Office
    Government of Japan
    Japan
    Resigned
    Feb. 02
    2018
    Apr. 01
    2018
    Kazuo Hirai
    CEO
    Sony Corp.
    Japan
    will serve as Chairman on the Board of Directors Resigned
    Feb. 13
    2018
    Apr. 01
    2018
    Ei Yano
    Director
    Fujitsu Laboratories
    Ltd.

    Japan
    Resigned
    Feb. 13
    2018
    Apr. 01
    2018
    Shoji Suzuki
    Director
    Fujitsu Laboratories
    Ltd.

    Japan
    Resigned
    Feb. 14
    2018
    June 2018 Hisashi Owada
    Judge
    International Court
    of Justice

    Japan
    he is the father of Crown Princess Masako Resigned
    Feb. 21
    2018
    Shin Dong-bin
    CEO
    Lotte Holdings
    Japan
    following his conviction for bribery charges Resigned
    Mar. 06
    2018
    Hiroya Kawasaki
    CEO
    Kobe Steel Ltd.
    Japan
    false data scandal Resigned
    Mar. 06
    2018
    Akira Kaneko
    VP
    Kobe Steel Ltd.
    Japan
    false data scandal Resigned
    Mar. 08
    2018
    May. 31
    2018
    James Kehoe
    CFO
    Takeda Pharmaceutical
    Japan
    Resigned
    Mar. 09
    2018
    Nobuhisa Sagawa
    Chief
    National Tax Agency
    Japan
    Resigned
    Mar. 13
    2018
    Mar. 31
    2018
    Kenichi Inukai
    Senior VP
    Mitsubishi Aircraft
    Corporation

    Japan
    Retired
    Apr. 18
    2018
    Junichi Fukuda
    Vice Minister
    Finance Ministry
    Japan
    accusations of sexual harassment and assault Resigned
    Apr. 26
    2018
    Jun. 28
    2018
    Tatsumi Kimishima
    President
    Nintendo
    Japan
    Retired
    May. 10
    2018
    Jun. 01
    2018
    Doug Albregts
    CEO & President
    Sharp Electronics Corporation
    Japan
    Resigned
    May. 11
    2018
    May. 10
    2018
    Masamichi Kogai
    CEO & President
    Mazda Motor Corp
    Japan
    Resigned
    May. 18
    2018
    Eiji Ihori
    Deputy CEO
    Mitsubishi UFJ Trust
    and Banking

    Japan
    Resigned
    May. 18
    2018
    May. 18
    2018
    Joe Peter
    CFO
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    Retired
    Jun. 05
    2018
    Mark Coppess
    Commander
    Marine Corps Air Station
    Futenma

    Japan
    Fired
    Jun. 06
    2018
    Yasuyuki Yoshinaga
    CEO
    Subaru
    Japan
    Amid Emissions Data Scandal Resigned
    Jun. 08
    2018
    Jun. 13
    2018
    Ikuma Ueno
    Blockchain Lead
    Mizuho Bank
    Japan
    Resigned
    Jun. 26
    2018
    Yuzo Kano
    Chairman
    Japan Virtual Currency
    Exchange Association

    Japan
    Resigned
    Jun. 26
    2018
    Noriyuki Hiroyuki
    Chairman
    Japan Virtual Currency
    Exchange Association

    Japan
    Resigned
    Jul. 25
    2018
    Tadao Yanase
    Vice Minister
    Ministry of Economy,
    Trade and Industry

    Japan
    formerly a top aide to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and central figure in the Kake Educational Institution scandal Retired
    Aug. 27
    2018
    Mitsuyoshi Okano
    Chairman
    Suruga Bank
    Japan
    after revelations of extensive lending to unqualified borrowers at the institution, carried out by accepting falsified documents. Resigned
    Sep. 25
    2018
    Takanohana
    Stablemaster
    Japan Sumo Association
    Japan
    Resigned
    Nov. 18
    2018
    Kazuo Okada

    Japan
    cofounded Wynn Resorts with Steve Wynn Retired
    Nov. 19
    2018
    Carlos Ghosn
    Chairman
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    was arrested after an internal probe found he underreported his salary and for other financial violations, including the personal use of company assets, the firm and Japanese state Fired
    Dec. 10
    2018
    Masaaki Tanaka
    CEO & President
    Japan Investment Corporation
    Japan
    after row with government over salary and control / 4 unknown exec leave as well Resigned
    Dec. 10
    2018
    Yasunori Kaneko
    Deputy President
    Japan Investment Corporation
    Japan
    after row with government over salary and control / 4 unknown exec leave as well Resigned
    Dec. 10
    2018
    Hideaki Tsukuda
    COO
    Japan Investment Corporation
    Japan
    after row with government over salary and control / 4 unknown exec leave as well Resigned
    Dec. 10
    2018
    Hiroaki Toya
    Chief Investment Officer
    Japan Investment Corporation
    Japan
    after row with government over salary and control / 4 unknown exec leave as well Resigned
    Dec. 10
    2018
    Masahiro Sakane
    Director
    Japan Investment Corporation
    Japan
    after row with government over salary and control / 4 unknown exec leave as well Resigned
    Dec. 15
    2018
    Miyata Koichi
    Chairman
    Sumitomo Mitsui Financial
    Group Inc.

    Japan
    Retired
    Jan. 02
    2019
    Apr. 30
    2019
    Akihito
    Emperor

    Japan
    to be replaced by Naruhito Resigned
    Jan. 09
    2019
    June
    2019
    Toshiyuki Shiga
    Board Member
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    Term Ended
    Jan. 11
    2019
    Jose Munoz
    Chief Performance Officer
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    amid broadened investigation of ex-Chairman Ghosn Resigned
    Feb. 05
    2019
    April
    2019
    Jonathan Kindred
    CEO
    Morgan Stanley
    Japan
    Retired
    Feb. 13
    2019
    Motonari Ohtsuru
    Lawyer

    Japan
    he was leading the defence of Nissan/Renault ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn Resigned
    Feb. 18
    2019
    Mar. 01
    2019
    Kazumasa Kimura
    Director
    DENSO Corporation
    Japan
    will move to Toyota Tsusho Corporation Resigned
    Feb. 18
    2019
    Apr. 01
    2019
    Haruya Maruyama
    VP
    DENSO Corporation
    Japan
    to be replaced by Sadahiro Usui Resigned
    Feb. 18
    2019
    Yukihiro Kato
    Director
    DENSO Corporation
    Japan
    Resigned
    Feb. 22
    2019
    Feb. 01
    2019
    Yoshinori Noguchi
    CEO & President
    Hino Jidōsha K.K.
    Japan
    to be replaced by Shigehiro Matsuoka Resigned
    Mar. 01
    2019
    End of March
    2019
    Glenn Gormley
    CEO & President US Division
    Daiichi Sankyo Company
    Japan
    to be replaced by Junichi Koga Resigned
    Mar. 07
    2019
    Yuichi Shinohara
    CEO
    Mitsubishi Aircraft
    Corporation

    Japan
    Retired
    Mar. 07
    2019
    Nubuo Kishi
    Senior VP
    Mitsubishi Aircraft
    Corporation

    Japan
    Retired
    Mar. 07
    2019
    Kanji Ito
    Senior VP
    Mitsubishi Aircraft
    Corporation

    Japan
    Retired
    Mar. 11
    2019
    Apr. 01
    2019
    Takumi Shibata
    CEO & President
    Nikko Asset Management
    Co., Ltd.

    Japan
    Resigned
    Mar. 28
    2019
    Jun. 18
    2019
    Kazuo Hirai
    Chairman
    Sony Corp.
    Japan
    Retired
    Apr. 06
    2019
    Ichiro Tsukada
    Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
    Government of Japan
    Japan
    Resigned
    Apr. 10
    2019
    Yoshitaka Sakurada
    Olympic Minister
    Government of Japan
    Japan
    a year before the Tokyo Games for remarks that offended people affected by the massive earthquake and tsunami that triggered nuclear meltdowns in 2011 Resigned
    Apr. 18
    2019
    Yoichiro Ushioda
    CEO
    Lixil Group Corporation
    Japan
    Resigned
    Apr. 18
    2019
    Yoshiro Mori
    Chairman (honorary)
    Japan Rugby Football
    Union

    Japan
    he is Japans former Prime Minister Resigned
    May. 10
    2019
    Eisei Miyama
    CEO & President
    Leopalace21 Corp.
    Japan
    Resigned
    May. 13
    2019
    Takeo Higuchi
    CEO & Director
    Daiwa House Industry
    Co.

    Japan
    to be replaced by Keiichi Yoshii
    remains Chairman
    Resigned
    May. 17
    2019
    Jun. 21
    2019
    Osamu Masuko
    CEO
    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
    Japan
    to be replaced by Takao Kato
    remains Chairman
    Resigned
    May. 19
    2019
    June
    2019
    Haruki Nakayama
    CEO & President & Chairman
    Marvelous Inc.
    Japan
    Resigned
    Jun. 12
    2019
    Sep. 30
    2019
    Yoshiyuki Tsukizaki
    CEO & President
    Japan Display Inc.
    Japan
    to be replaced by Minoru Kikuoka Resigned
    Jun. 25
    2019
    Bunsei Kure
    CEO & President
    Renesas Electronics
    Corporation

    Japan
    to be replaced by Hidetoshi Shibata Resigned
    Sep. 02
    2019
    Shotaro Yachi
    Secretariat Head
    National Security Council
    Japan
    to be replaced by Shigeru Kitamura Resigned
    Sep. 07
    2019
    Sep. 10
    2019
    Christina Murray
    VP
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    led the probe into excess compensation for Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa and other executives Resigned
    Sep. 09
    2019
    Sep. 16
    2019
    Hiroto Saikawa
    CEO
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    after admitting he was overpaid Resigned
    Sep. 13
    2019
    Yusaku Maezawa
    CEO
    Zozo
    Japan
    billionaire / sells a $2.3 billion stake in his fashion company to Yahoo Japan Resigned
    Oct. 01
    2019
    Shawn Layden
    CEO
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
    LLC

    Japan
    Resigned
    Oct. 25
    2019
    Isshu Sugawara
    Trade Minister
    Government of Japan
    Japan
    over allegations he broke election law Resigned
    Oct. 31
    2019
    Katsuyuki Kawai
    Justice Minister
    Government of Japan
    Japan
    following media reports of election irregularities by his wife Resigned
    Dec. 02
    2019
    Apr. 1
    2020
    Koji Nagai
    CEO
    Nomura Holdings Inc.
    Japan
    to be replaced by Kentaro Okuda Resigned
    Dec. 24
    2019
    Masatsugu Nagato
    President
    Japan Post Holdings
    Japan
    amid the ongoing scandal involving Japan Post insurance sales Resigned
    Dec. 24
    2019
    Kunio Yokoyama
    President
    Japan Post Co.
    Japan
    amid the ongoing scandal involving Japan Post insurance sales Resigned
    Dec. 24
    2019
    Mitsuhiko Uehira
    President
    Japan Post Insurance
    Co.

    Japan
    amid the ongoing scandal involving Japan Post insurance sales Resigned
    Dec. 25
    2019
    Jun Seki
    Vice COO
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    Resigned
    Dec. 27
    2019
    Dec. 31
    2019
    Tadashi Yanai
    Board Member
    SoftBank Group Corp.
    Japan
    Resigned
    Jan. 28
    2020
    Yasuo Naruke
    CEO & President
    Kioxia Holdings Corporation
    Japan
    to be replaced by Nobuo Hayasaka Resigned
    Mar. 10
    2020
    Yoroku Adachi
    VP
    Canon Inc.
    Japan
    Retired
    Mar. 11
    2020
    Apr. 01
    2020
    Keiko Shimokata
    DENSO Corporation
    Japan
    Resigned
    Mar. 11
    2020
    Apr. 01
    2020
    Tomoyuki Arakawa
    DENSO Corporation
    Japan
    Resigned
    Mar. 12
    2020
    Mar. 31
    2020
    Keralite Tony Thomas
    CIO
    Nissan Motor Co.
    Japan
    Resigned
    Apr. 02
    2020
    May. 01
    2020
    Hiroshi Kimura
    CEO
    NN Investment Partners
    Japan
    to be replaced by Keita Nambara Retired
    Apr. 08
    2020
    Shinji Kosaka
    Mayor
    Akiota
    Japan
    after revealing several days earlier that he had received money from former Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai ahead of a 2019 election Resigned
    Apr. 28
    2020
    Takashi Kawamura
    Chairman
    Tokyo Electric Power
    Co. Holdings

    Japan
    Resigned
    May. 04
    2020
    Eizo Murakami
    Chairman
    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha
    Ltd.

    Japan
    Retired
    May. 04
    2020
    Harusato Nihei
    Director
    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha
    Ltd.

    Japan
    Retired
    May. 04
    2020
    Akira Okabe
    Director
    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha
    Ltd.

    Japan
    Retired
    May. 18
    2020
    Jack Ma
    Board Member
    SoftBank Group Corp.
    Japan
    Resigned
    May. 21
    2020
    Hiromu Kurokawa
    Chief
    Tokyo Prosecutors Office
    Japan
    after being accused of gambling during the coronavirus lockdown Resigned
    Jun. 12
    2020
    Shintaro Tsuji
    CEO
    Hello Kitty
    Japan
    to be replaced by Tomokuni Tsuji Resigned
    Jun. 19
    2020
    Yoshimitsu Kobayashi
    Chairman
    Toshiba Corporation
    Japan
    Resigned

There is a resignation missing? Please report it. Don't forget to do your research! QResear.ch