Notice regarding Director Candidates

May 23, 2022

 SMS Co., Ltd. hereby announces that, on May 23, 2022, its Board of Directors has resolved to elect the following candidates for directors to be formally appointed at the 19th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on June 24, 2022.
 New titles for each candidate will be officially decided at the Board of Directors’ meeting on the same day.

1.Candidates for Directors who are not Audit and Supervisory Committee Members

Name
New title
Current title
Natsuki Goto Representative Director, CEO Representative Director, CEO
Masato Sugizaki Director, CFO Director, CFO


2.Candidates for Directors who are Audit and Supervisory Committee Members

Name
New title
Current title
Tomoki Matsubayashi Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member
Toyotaro Suzumura Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member
Nobuko Takagi (New) Outside Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member


(Reference) Biography of New Candidate
Nobuko Takagi
Career summary Oct. 2002  Joined Tohmatsu & Co. (Currently, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
May 2006  Registered as a Japanese CPA
Aug. 2006  Joined Tohmatsu Tax Co. (Currently, Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co.)
Nov. 2007  Joined GCA Corporation (Currently, Houlihan Lokey Corporation)
Mar. 2011  Joined NEC Corporation
Jul. 2017  Representative, Nobuko Takagi Certified Public Accountants' Office (Current position)
     Outside Corporate Auditor, I-ne Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2018   CEO, COEING AND COMPANY Inc. (Current position)
Jun. 2018   Outside Director, USS Co., Ltd. (Current position)

(Significant concurrent positions)
CEO, COEING AND COMPANY Inc.
Representative, Nobuko Takagi Certified Public Accountants' Office


3.Alternate Candidate for Director who is an Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

Taro Mizunuma



4.Resigning Outside Director who is an Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

Koichiro Ito

Notice regarding Director Candidates