The replacement of the President & CEO

As the subject matter has been approved at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors, we are hereby announcing the replacement of the President & CEO as follows;

【Retirement】
President & CEO: Minoru Tamada

【Newly appointed】
President & CEO: Hiroaki Morishima
≪Hiroaki Morishima New President & CEO Profile≫
■Date of birth
30.Apr.1972

■Place of birth
Hiroshima Prefecture

■Career:
1991: Tokai University Daiichi High School

■Player History:
1991-2008: Yanmar Diesel Soccer Club / Cerezo Osaka
1995-2002: Japan

■Playing Record
J1 League: 318 games / 94 goals
J2 League: 43 games / 12 goals
J League Cup: 47 games / 7 goals
Emperor's Cup: 28 games / 14 goals
JFL(include Cup): 60 games / 26 goals
Japan League(include Cup): 37 games / 8 goals
International A match: 64 games / 12 goals
FIFA World Cup: 1998 France 1 game / 0 goal, 2002 Japan&Korea 3 games / 1 goal

■Title
1995: Suntory series Best Newcomer Award / J League Best11
1999: J League Tarami All-star Soccer MVP
2000: 1st stage Excellence Player Award / J League Best11
2009: J League Achievemnt Award

■Employment History
2009: Cerezo Osaka Ambassador / Soccer school coach
2012: Cerezo Osaka Elite Class Manager
2013: Cerezo Osaka Elite Class General Manager
2014: Cerezo Osaka Elite Class Director
2016: Team Supervisory Department Football Operation Group
2017: Team Supervisory Department Football Operation Group Manager

■Comments:
“Thank you very much for your support and encouragement to Cerezo Osaka on a daily basis. I have been appointed as the new CEO of Cerezo Osaka Co., Ltd. To make Cerezo Osaka the club that you are proud of for everyone who loves Cerezo, I am willing to work on my daily work with everything I can do, sincerely. The supporters, the sponsors, local community, the team and the front staff, by everyone becoming one, I would like to add another star on our uniform. Please join us and fight together at the stadium.”