Directors

Representative Director, President and CEO

Yasumasa Ninomiya

Born in 1972. He served as a director of U-NEXT Co., Ltd. (currently USEN-NEXT Holdings) and executives of its group companies. Joined us in 2017 and promoted the launch of Enterprise Business as a director in charge of this division. Appointed Representative Director, President and CEO in 2021.

Director and Chairman

Eiichi Miyazawa

Born in 1972. He established the original business of DIGITAL HEARTS in 2001 and rapidly expanded it by launching a unique business model utilizing diverse human resources such as core gamers. In 2013, shifting to a holding company structure, he became its Representative Director, President and CEO, and in 2017 he was appointed Director and Chairman.

Director, Executive Vice President and CFO

Toshiya Tsukushi

Born in 1965. After working for a consulting company and a financial institution, he promoted the formulation of growth strategies as a director, executive officer and CFO of Nissen Holdings Co., Ltd. Joined us in 2017 and promoted M&A deals as Director and CFO. Appointed Director, Executive Vice President and CFO in 2021.

Outside DirectorIndependent

Takashi Yanagiya

Born in 1951. At Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., he served as Representative Director, Senior Managing Director and as other titles of officers. Appointed as our Outside Director in 2014.

Outside DirectorIndependent

Emiko Murei

Born in 1969. She is a certified public accountant, and currently serves as the head of her own accounting firm while serving as an associate professor of Aoyama Gakuin University Graduate School of Professional Accountancy. Appointed as our Outside Director in 2022.

Outside Director

Ryo Chikasawa

Born in 1984. He is qualified as an attorney and currently serves as a partner lawyer at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto. Appointed as our Outside Director in 2022.

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Masahide Date

Born in 1971. After working for KAIBUNDO PUBLISHING CO., LTD., he joined DIGITAL HEARTS Co., Ltd. in 2002. After serving in the Accounting Section Manager of the Administration Department, he was appointed as an Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the company in 2005. Appointed as our Audit & Supervisory Board Member in 2013.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Keiya Kazama

Born in 1975. Holds certified public accountant and tax accountant qualifications. After working for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC), he joined DIGITAL HEARTS Co., Ltd. in 2010. He served as General Manager of the Administration Division, Executive Officer, and Director at this company. Appointed as our director in 2013. Appointed as our Audit & Supervisory Board Member in 2018.


Outside Audit & Supervisory Board MemberIndependent

Toshifumi Nikawa

Born in 1948. After working for financial institutions including The Mitsubishi Bank, Ltd. (currently MUFG Bank, Ltd.), he was appointed Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of DIGITAL HEARTS Co., Ltd. in 2008. Appointed as our Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member in 2013.

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board MemberIndependent

Yoko Okano

Born in 1975. She is qualified as an attorney. She has been affiliated with Gokita and Miura Law Office since 2006. Appointed as our Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member in 2021.

Skill Matrix of Directors

Name In office
number of years
Expertise and experience
Corporate management /
Global
Finance / Accounting /
M&A
Legal affairs /
Risk management
ESG /
Sustainability
IT
(QA, DX and Security)
Sales /
Marketing
Yasumasa Ninomiya 3
Eiichi Miyazawa 9
Toshiya Tsukushi 4
Takashi Yanagiya 8
Emiko Murei -
Ryo Chikasawa -