Mercari, Inc. hereby announces that at the company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on September 27, 2019, Hirohisa Tamonoki was appointed as a new Director and Mayumi Tochinoki was appointed as a new Audit and Supervisory Board Member, and the two assumed their new positions on the same date.
Names and career summaries of the new appointees
（Born May 4, 1981）
|Apr. 2004: Joined GMO Hosting and Technologies, Inc. (currently GMO CLOUD K.K.)
Mar. 2010: Joined pixiv Inc.
Jan. 2013: Executive Officer of pixiv Inc.
Sept. 2014: Director and COO of pixiv Inc.
Oct. 2014: Representative Director and Vice President of animateLAB,Inc.
Jan. 2016: Representative Director and President of animateLAB,Inc.
Feb. 2017: Vice President of the Company
Oct. 2018: Vice President of the Company CEO of Mercari Japan
Sep. 2019: Director of the Company, CEO of Mercari Japan (current position)
（Born October 25, 1967）
|Sept. 1991: Joined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
Oct. 1995: Joined J.P. Morgan Securities Asia Ltd. (currently JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd.)
Mar. 2003: Head of Internal Audit Department of JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd.
June 2007: Head of Compliance Testing Group in Asian Region of JPMorgan Securities.
Mar. 2013: Head of Compliance and Risk Assessment in Asian Region of JPMorgan Securities.
Sept. 2013: Executive Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Japan K.K. (currently S&P Global Ratings Japan Inc.)
Jan. 2019: Vice President, Head of Internal Audit of the Company
Sep. 2019: Auditor of the Company (current position)
Sep. 2019: Auditor of Merpay, Inc. (current position)
Mercari, Inc. will continue to take on challenges under this new management structure, which includes the newly-appointed director and auditor set out above, in working to achieve its mission to create value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell.