1987:
University of Tokyo, Bachelor of Economics
1994:
Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, MBA
1994:
Senior Associate, Booz Allen & Hamilton
1997:
General Manager, Business Development, GE Japan
1999:
General Manager, North Asia, GE Engine Services
2004:
Executive Managing Director, Services, GE Yokogawa Medical Systems
2009:
Executive Vice President, Diagnostic Imaging, GE Healthcare Japan
2011:
President and CEO, GE Healthcare Japan
2017:
President and CEO, ARTERIA Networks Corporation
2021:
Board Member, Rigaku Holdings and Rigaku Corporation
2023:
President and CEO, Rigaku Holdings and Rigaku Corporation

Message from the CEO

To Improve Our World by Powering New Perspectives

Rigaku President and CEO
Jun Kawakami

1987:
University of Tokyo, Bachelor of Economics
1994:
Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, MBA
1994:
Senior Associate, Booz Allen & Hamilton
1997:
General Manager, Business Development, GE Japan
1999:
General Manager, North Asia, GE Engine Services
2004:
Executive Managing Director, Services, GE Yokogawa Medical Systems
2009:
Executive Vice President, Diagnostic Imaging, GE Healthcare Japan
2011:
President and CEO, GE Healthcare Japan
2017:
President and CEO, ARTERIA Networks Corporation
2021:
Board Member, Rigaku Holdings and Rigaku Corporation
2023:
President and CEO, Rigaku Holdings and Rigaku Corporation

As the advance of science and technology accelerates, a galaxy of innovations are changing the world in dramatic and unexpected ways. Rigaku, as a specialist in leading-edge X-ray technology, supports this global march of innovation.

Rigaku builds the foundations of the fields of the future. These include development and production of state-of-the-art semiconductor devices, to support an advanced IT- and AI-enhanced society; development of power electronics devices, battery technologies, new materials and new features, to support a sustainable society; and genetic and protein analysis, to drive progress in the life sciences. We are deepening and broadening our contribution to a more advanced and sustainable world.

Two factors make Rigaku a special, one-of-a-kind company. First, Rigaku independently develops basic technologies and components for X-ray analysis, playing a world-leading role in core technologies such as X-ray generation, optical devices and detectors. Second, we derive 70% of our sales from overseas markets, making Rigaku a truly global Company led by an international team.

Guided by its vision “To Improve Our World by Powering New Perspectives,” Rigaku is working with customers worldwide to create a unique growth model, moving forward faster than ever.

July 2024

EXECUTIVE

渡邉 好章
1973:
Rigaku Corporation
2003:
Head of Manufacturing Department
2004:
Head of Product Service Department
2006:
General Manager, X-ray Diffraction & Thermal Analysis
2013:
Executive Vice President, General Manager, X-ray Instrument Division
2015:
Executive Vice President, General Manager, Global Sales & Marketing Division
2018:
Senior Executive Vice President, Rigaku Corporation
2021:
Senior Executive Vice President, Rigaku Holdings & Rigaku Corporation

Senior Executive Vice President

Yoshiaki Watanabe

1973:
Rigaku Corporation
2003:
Head of Manufacturing Department
2004:
Head of Product Service Department
2006:
General Manager, X-ray Diffraction & Thermal Analysis
2013:
Executive Vice President, General Manager, X-ray Instrument Division
2015:
Executive Vice President, General Manager, Global Sales & Marketing Division
2018:
Senior Executive Vice President, Rigaku Corporation
2021:
Senior Executive Vice President, Rigaku Holdings & Rigaku Corporation
尾形 潔
1986:
University of Tokyo, Ph.D. in Physics
1986:
Hitachi, Ltd.
2009:
Rigaku Corporation
2017:
Senior Vice President, X-ray Instrument Division and Semiconductor Metrology Division
2019:
Executive Vice President, Rigaku Corporation
2021:
Board Director, Rigaku Holdings
2023:
Senior Executive Vice President, Rigaku Holdings and Rigaku Corporation

Senior Executive Vice President

Kiyoshi Ogata

1986:
University of Tokyo, Ph.D. in Physics
1986:
Hitachi, Ltd.
2009:
Rigaku Corporation
2017:
Senior Vice President, X-ray Instrument Division and Semiconductor Metrology Division
2019:
Executive Vice President, Rigaku Corporation
2021:
Board Director, Rigaku Holdings
2023:
Senior Executive Vice President, Rigaku Holdings and Rigaku Corporation
Non-executive Director
Takaoki Tomioka
Non-executive Director
Mitsuo Hirose
Non-executive Director
Andrea Knoblich
Non-executive Director
Tomoaki Taguchi
Non-executive Director
Takako Ebata
Auditor
Ryota Isogai
Part-time Auditor
Yutaka Kamisawa
Part-time Auditor
Tomoyoshi Matsuo
Executive Vice-President
Yoshiyuki Sanada
Executive Vice-President
Akihiko Miki
Executive Vice-President
Shunji Hiratsuka
Senior Vice-President
Kazuhiko Omote
Senior Vice-President
Takashi Nagato
Operating Officer
Yoichi Yokomizo
Operating Officer
Kent Heath
Operating Officer
Michael Hippler
Operating Officer
Jeff Li
Operating Officer
Adam Chong
Operating Officer
Chihiro Yamada

COMPANY

Company Name Rigaku Holdings Corporation
Business domain Manufacturing and sales of scientific instruments
Headquarters Matsubara-cho, 3-9-12 Akishima-shi, Tokyo, 196-8666 Japan
TEL +81 03-5312-7077
FAX +81 03-5312-7078