Corporate Auditor, Lawyer,
Director of Hitachi, Ltd.,
Corporate Auditor of Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
(Date of Birth : Jan. 5, 1938)
Toru Motobayashi was registered as a lawyer with the Tokyo Bar Association in April 1963. In July 1971, he became a Partner of Mori Sogo (now Mori Hamada & Matsumoto). In April 1995, he became the Chairman of the Tokyo Bar Association, and in April 2002 he became the Chairman of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations. In May 2002, he became the Commissioner of the Commercial Law Center, Inc. In June 2006, he became an Outside Director of Hitachi Ltd. In April 2008, he assumed his current position as a Partner of the law firm of Ihara and Motobayashi. In June 2008, he was elected to his current position of Outside Corporate Auditor of NTT, and assumed his current position as an Outside Corporate Auditor of Sumitomo Life Insurance Company in July 2008. In May 2010, he assumed his current position as a Vice Deputy Chairman of the Commercial Law Center, Inc.