Kotaro Ohno*

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Career

April 1976 Public prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
March 1977 Assigned to Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
(Studied at Harvard Law School and earned LL.M (Master of Laws) from the school)
June 1979 Public prosecutor, Sendai District Public Prosecutors Office
March 1982 Public prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
August 1982 Assigned to Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
March 1987 Public prosecutor, Osaka District Public Prosecutors Office
March 1989 Public prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
April 1994 Counsellor, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
April 1996 Counsellor, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Justice
June 1998 Director, General Affairs Division, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
June 2000 Director-General, General Affairs Department, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
July 2001 Vice-Director, Preparatory Office for Promotion of Justice System Reform within the Cabinet
December 2001 Deputy Director-General, Office for Promotion of Justice System Reform within the Cabinet
December 2004 Chief Prosecutor, Utsunomiya District Public Prosecutors Office
August 2005 Director-General, General Affairs Department, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
July 2007 Director-General, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
July 2009 Vice-Minister of Justice
August 2011 Superintending Prosecutor, Sendai High Public Prosecutors Office
July 2012 Superintending Prosecutor, Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
July 2014 Prosecutor-General
September 2016 Retired
November 2016 Special Counsel, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (current position)
May 2017 Outside Director, AEON CO.,LTD. (current position)
June 2017 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Komatsu Ltd. (current position)
June 2017 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of ITOCHU Corporation (current position)
  • Indicates an outside corporate auditor as provided in Paragraph 2, Clause 16 of the Corporate Law