Notification of PwC Japan's new group executive structure

1 July 2016
PwC Japan Group

Tokyo, 1 July 2016 - PwC Japan Group today announced its new executive structure effective 1 July 2016. The Group has appointed Koichiro Kimura‐currently also serving as CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC‐as its chairman and territory senior partner, and Akira Kashima‐currently also serving as chairman of PwC Consulting LLC‐as its managing partner. In addition, persons in charge of supervising respective fields of services have also been appointed. The details are as follows.

PwC Japan Group executive team

Note:The positions in parentheses are the posts held by each person in their firm.

PwC Japan Group Chairman and Territory Senior Partner Koichiro Kimura
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC, Chief Executive Officer)
Group Managing Partner Akira Kashima
(PwC Consulting LLC, Chairman)
Assurance Hitoshi Kiuchi
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC, Chief Operating Officer)
Assurance Yukihiro Matsunaga
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Kyoto, Managing Partner)
Consulting Susumu Adachi
(PwC Consulting LLC, Chief Executive Officer)
Deals Advisory Yasuhiro Hirabayashi
(PwC Advisory LLC, Chief Executive Officer)
Tax Kazuya Miyakawa
(PwC Tax Japan, Chief Executive Officer)
Legal Yukako Wagatsuma
(PwC Legal Japan, Representative)
Group Markets Leader Tsuyoshi Saito
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC, Chief Clients & Markets Officer)


About PwC Japan Group

PwC Japan Group represents the member firms of the PwC global network in Japan and their subsidiaries. Each firm of PwC Japan Group undertakes its business as an independent and separate corporate entity.
To address complex and diversified business challenges, PwC Japan Group consolidates expertise of assurance, consulting, deal advisory, tax and legal services as well as enhances its structure in order to cooperate organically. As a professional service network with a total number of about 5,000 partners and staff, PwC Japan Group provides quality client services to meet their needs and expectations.
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Firms comprising PwC Japan Group:

PwC Japan’s Assurance Services
PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata
PricewaterhouseCoopers Kyoto
PricewaterhouseCoopers Sustainability LLC
PwC Business Assurance LLC

PwC Japan’s Consulting Services
PwC Consulting LLC
PwC Cyber Services LLC

PwC Japan’s Deals Advisory Services
PwC Advisory LLC

PwC Japan’s Tax Services
PwC Tax Japan

PwC Japan’s Legal Services
PwC Legal Japan

PwC Japan's Think Tank
PwC Research Institute (Japan) LLC

PwC Japan Group’s Management Support
PwC Japan LLC