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As of June 30, 2020
The Company recognizes the importance of enhancing corporate governance to achieve its mission of supporting and operating Internet which has become indispensable social infrastructure and to consistently enhance our corporate value. The Company has social responsibilities towards a wide range of stakeholders including shareholders, vendors, customers, employees and the entire Internet users. Therefore, considering the importance of the Company’s influence on society, the Company thinks it’s necessary to strive to obtain understandings of various stakeholders.
The Company's Board of Directors consists of 13 directors, including 5 outside directors and the Company's Board of Company Auditors consists of 4 company auditors, including 3 outside company auditors. Further, the Company has an Internal Auditing Office consisting of 5 members, including a manager.
The Company adopted the executive officer system with an aim to further enhance its corporate governance by separating its decision making and supervisory function from business execution function and to realize its rapid and efficient business execution.
Oversight and supervision of business execution is carried by means of ordinary (monthly) and extraordinary meetings of the Board of Directors, management meetings consisting of directors, executive officers, etc., and monitoring and giving the necessary instructions to each of our business, project, subsidiary, etc. Oversight on business management and business audit are carried by means of ordinary (monthly) and extraordinary meetings of the Board of Company Auditors, assignment of a financial expert/legal expert in the Board of Company Auditors, conducting continuous audit including our domestic subsidiaries as well as overseas by Company Auditors and our Internal Auditing Office, and operation of our whistleblowers hotline system. Business activities by directors and employees of the Company and its subsidiaries are governed by the Code of Ethics, the Basic Rules for Internal Control, etc.
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