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Outside Director, Chairperson of Governance Committee, Member of Nomination Committee and Member of Audit Committee, LIXIL Group Corporation
Corporate Auditor, LIXIL Corporation
Kaoru Onimaru has served as Outside Director of LIXIL Group Corporation since June 2019. She is also the chairperson of the Governance Committee, a member of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of LIXIL Group Corporation, as well as a statutory auditor of LIXIL Corporation.
Kaoru Onimaru previously served as Justice of the Supreme Court from 2013 until February 2019. Established as a lawyer and a legal specialist, prior to her position on the bench, she served as a member of a number of government advisory committees, including the Labor Insurance Appeal Committee and the Central Minimum Wages Council for the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the Quality of Life Council for the Cabinet Office, and the Personnel Council (Chair of Fair Personnel Subcommittee) for the Ministry of Defense. Onimaru has also served as a Director for BOT Lease Servicer Co., Ltd., Deputy Chairperson of the Japan Women’s Bar Association, Judicial Commissioner of the Tokyo Summary Court, Conciliation Commissioner of the Tokyo Family Court, Member of Board of Review for the Pharmaceuticals PL Center, an Instructor of Civil Lawyering for the Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan, and a member of the Education Board of Suginami Ward since registering as attorney-at-law with the Tokyo Bar Association in 1978.