Reason for Nomination of Directors

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Yoichiro Ushioda

Director

Yoichiro Ushioda provides a wealth of experience and knowledge from working in key departments of LIXIL Group, and has a deep understanding of the business and management of LIXIL Group. He has been making efforts to strengthen the LIXIL Group's governance system with the future in mind, and implementation of committee based governance model. Based on the foregoing, the company expects that the Board of Directors' supervisory function will be maintained and strengthened.

Kinya Seto

Director

Kinya Seto has demonstrated his abilities through his involvement in decision-making and business execution at LIXIL Group. He has also exemplified strong leadership, making use of his extensive experience and knowledge as an Executive Director at previous companies. It is expected that he will be able to fulfill his responsibilities as a Representative Executive Officer and contribute to the strengthening of the company's governance system through his involvement as a Director in the decision-making of important management matters.

Yoshizumi Kanamori

Director

Yoshizumi Kanamori brings significant experience and knowledge in accounting and finance management. He has made effective decisions as a non-Executive Director, demonstrated his abilities as an Audit Committee Member and a Compensation Committee Member, and is making an effort to strengthen the company's governance system. Based on this, it is expected that he will fulfill the Board of Directors' supervisory function and strengthen it through the supervision of the Executive Officers' duties.

Yoshinobu Kikuchi

Director

Yoshinobu Kikuchi has developed significant experience and knowledge over a career in management of human resources and general affairs. He has made effective decisions for company as non-Executive Director, demonstrated his abilities as a Compensation Committee Member, and is making an effort to strengthen the company's governance system. Based on his past experience, it is expected that the Board of Directors' supervisory function will be maintained and strengthened through supervision of the Executive Officers' duties.

Keiichiro Ina

Director

Keiichiro Ina has been involved in and developed professional expertise in the management of investor relations and public relations. As a Non-Executive Director, he currently utilizes his experience, demonstrates his abilities, and is making an effort to strengthen the company's governance system. Based on his past performances, it is expected that the Board of Directors' supervisory function will be maintained and strengthened through supervision of the Executive Officers' duties.

Tsutomu Kawaguchi

Outside Director

Tsutomu Kawaguchi has developed specialized knowledge and extensive experience in finance and accounting through his professional career as a certified public accountant. Leveraging his expertise, he currently fulfills his role as an Outside Director by supervising decision-making on important management matters and business execution. Outside Director Tsutomu Kawaguchi was appointed as an independent director of the Company as he does not infringe either of the evaluation standards concerning independence of independent directors and corporate auditors stipulated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It was judged that there was no risk of a conflict of interest with ordinary shareholders.

Main Kohda

Outside Director

Main Kohda provides deep insight and an objective perspective as a writer, in addition to profound knowledge of international finance developed as a member of councils for the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. She currently fulfills her role as an Outside Director, principally in supervising decision-making on important management matters and business execution. Outside Director Main Kohda was appointed as an independent director of the Company as she does not infringe either of the evaluation standards concerning independence of independent directors and corporate auditors stipulated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It was judged that there was no risk of a conflict of interest with ordinary shareholders.

Barbara Judge

Outside Director

Lady Barbara Judge CBE brings global insight to the Board of Directors of LIXIL Group based on the extensive experience and knowledge she has developed in senior positions for multinational organizations. Currently, she fulfils her role as an Outside Director by supervising decision-making on important management matters and business execution. Outside Director Lady Barbara Judge was appointed as an independent director of the Company as she does not infringe either of the evaluation standards concerning independence of independent directors and corporate auditors stipulated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It was judged that there was no risk of a conflict of interest with ordinary shareholders.

Hirokazu Yamanashi

Outside Director

Hirokazu Yamanashi contributes significant experience and knowledge gained through a career specialized in business consulting. In particular, he has developed expertise in internal affairs by serving as an Executive Officer for a listed company. LIXIL Group believes his contribution will be reflected in the Board of Directors of the company and that he will fulfil his role as an Outside Director in making important management decisions and supervising business execution. Outside Director Hirokazu Yamanazshi was appointed as an independent director of the Company as he does not infringe either of the evaluation standards concerning independence of independent directors and corporate auditors stipulated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It was judged that there was no risk of a conflict of interest with ordinary shareholder

Hiroto Yoshimura

Outside Director

Hiroto Yoshimura has a wealth of experience in working for law enforcement administrative organizations. During this time, he developed a high degree of expertise in personnel management, organizational reform, and compliance. LIXIL Group believes his professional experience will contribute to improving and strengthening the functions of the Board of Directors. Outside Director Hiroto Yoshimura was appointed as an independent director of the Company as he does not infringe either of the evaluation standards concerning independence of independent directors and corporate auditors stipulated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It was judged that there was no risk of a conflict of interest with ordinary shareholders.

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