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    4452   JP3205800000

KAO CORPORATION

(4452)
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Business Summary
Kao Corp is a Japan-based company engaged in the manufacture and sale of consumer products and chemical products. The Company operates in five business segments. The Cosmetic segment produces counseling cosmetics and self-cosmetics. Skin Care & Hair Care segment produces skin care products, such as makeup soaps, facial cleansers and whole-body cleaners, as well as hair care products, such as shampoos, rinses and hair styling agents. Human Health Care segment produces food and beverage products, sanitary products and personal health products such as bath salts, toothpastes and toothbrushes. Fabric & Home Care segment produces fabric care products, such as laundry detergents and laundry finishes, as well as home care products, such as kitchen detergents and household detergents. The above four business segments are included in the consumer products business. Chemicals segment manufactures and sells fats and oils products, functional materials products and specialty chemicals products.

Number of employees : 33 409 people.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
Fabric and Home Care359 507.0023.9%374 367.0027.1% +4.13%
Skin Care and Hair Care340 757.0022.7%308 897.0022.4% -9.35%
Cosmetics301 547.0020.1%234 068.0016.9% -22.38%
Human Health Care255 224.0017%233 971.0016.9% -8.33%
Chemical245 206.0016.3%230 694.0016.7% -5.92%
JPY in Million
Sales per region
20192020Delta
Japan947 096.0063%853 628.0061.8% -9.87%
Asia293 388.0019.5%284 114.0020.6% -3.16%
Americas137 819.009.2%128 721.009.3% -6.6%
Europe123 938.008.3%115 534.008.4% -6.78%
JPY in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Yoshihiro Hasebe President & Representative Director 60 2021
Hideo Makino Manager-Administration - -
Sonosuke Kadonaga Independent Outside Director 68 2012
Osamu Shinobe Independent Outside Director 68 2018
Nobuhide Hayashi Independent Outside Director 64 2019
Chiaki Mukai, Dr. Independent Outside Director 69 2019
Masumi Natsuzaka Managing Executive Officer - 2012
Toshiaki Takeuchi Representative Director 62 2014
Masakazu Negoro Managing Executive Officer - 2019
Kenichi Yamauchi Executive Officer - 2017
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Michitaka Sawada Chairman 65 2021
Sonosuke Kadonaga Independent Outside Director 68 2012
Toshiaki Takeuchi Representative Director 62 2014
Yoshihiro Hasebe President & Representative Director 60 2021
Osamu Shinobe Independent Outside Director 68 2018
Tomoharu Matsuda Representative Director 61 2021
Nobuhide Hayashi Independent Outside Director 64 2019
Chiaki Mukai, Dr. Independent Outside Director 69 2019
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 0.01 475,000,000 457,959,238 96.4% 5,242,913 1.1% 96.4%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. 27,189,600 5.72%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. 18,420,000 3.88%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd. 17,563,139 3.70%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. 13,213,900 2.78%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. 12,544,789 2.64%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 11,911,829 2.51%
MFS International (UK) Ltd. 10,256,500 2.16%
Lindsell Train Ltd. 9,347,988 1.97%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC 7,356,510 1.55%
Norges Bank Investment Management 7,246,010 1.53%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
AEON CO., LTD. (8267) 278,657 0.032% 7,468,554 USD
ZEON CORPORATION (4205) 130,000 0.055% 1,909,686 USD
SANKYO KASEI CORPORATION (8138) 35,112 2.25% 927,590 USD
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (8316) 24,033 0.0017% 867,996 USD
NICHIREKI CO., LTD. (5011) 52,807 0.17% 644,912 USD
SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST HOLDINGS, INC. (8309) 11,337 0.0030% 390,802 USD
PLANET, INC. (2391) 24,000 0.36% 337,858 USD
MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (8411) 14,477 0.0006% 221,400 USD
TOHO CO., LTD. (8142) 2,400 0.022% 36,879 USD
CHIYODA UTE CO., LTD. (5387) 5,000 0.021% 19,471 USD
Markets and indexes
- First Section
- Nikkei 225 / Stoxx Asia Pacific 50
Stock Exchange Codes
- Bloomberg Code :  4452:JP
- Reuters Code :  4452.T
- Datastream Code :  
Company contact information
Kao Corporation
14-10 Nihonbashi Kayabacho
JP-103-8210 Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Phone : +81 3 3660 7101
Fax : +81 3 3660 8978
web site : http://www.kao.com
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