LIXIL makes pioneering water and housing products that solve everyday, real-life challenges, making better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere.
Outside Director, Member of Nomination Committee and Member of Governance Committee, LIXIL Corporation
Mariko Watahiki was appointed as Outside Director for LIXIL Corporation in June 2021. She serves as a member of the Nomination Committee and the Governance Committee.
Watahiki served as a judge from April 1980 until her retirement in May 2020. During four decades on the bench, Watahiki sat on the Tokyo District Court, Gifu District and Family Court, Osaka District Court, and Tokyo High Court, and was a Supreme Court Research Officer, and an instructor for the Legal Training and Research Institute. She has also served as Chief Judge of the Utsunomiya District Court, Yokohama Family Court, Sapporo High Court, and Nagoya High Court. Watahiki registered as an attorney-at-law with the Tokyo Bar Association in August 2020, and practices law at Okamura Law Office. She is currently Outside Director for Toshiba Corporation.