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Rikio KOZU, Mr.
  • Rikio KOZU, Mr.
  • President
  • KIKAN ROREN

Born in 1956 in Tokyo, Japan, Rikio KOZU joined Nippon Steel Corporation in 1979, upon graduating from Tokyo University. He started his trade union career in 1984 when he was elected executive committee member of the Nippon Steel HQ's Workers' Union. In 1990, his trade union career was temporarily interrupted when he served as First Secretary to the Japanese Embassy in Thailand for 3 years. Back in trade union work, he shifted his stage to the federation level when elected as General Secretary of the Japan Federation of Basic Industry Workers' Unions (KIKAN ROREN) in 2006, and as President in 2010. He became Genereal Secretary of RENGO in October 2013 and President in October 2015. At the 15th Biennial Convention, he was re-elected as President of RENGO in 2017.

Naoto OHMI, Mr.
  • Naoto OHMI, Mr.
  • Exective Deputy President
  • UA ZENSEN

Naoto OHMI was born in 1954, Hokkaido, Japan. After graduated from Hitotsubashi University in 1976, he joined the Japanese Federation of Textile, Garment, Chemical, Distributive and Allied Industry Workers' Unions (ZENSEN). He became Central Executive Standing Committee Member in 1988. In 2002, ZENSEN was consolidated into the Japanese Federation of Textile, Chemical, Food, Commercial, Service and General Workers' Unions (UI ZENSEN) and he became Central Executive Standing Committee Member, and Vice President in 2004. After elected as Assistant General Secretary of RENGO in October 2010, he became Executive Assistant to President at UI ZENSEN in 2011. At the foundation of the Japanese Federation of Textile, Chemical, Food, Commercial, Service and General Workers’ Unions (UA ZENSEN) in 2012, he elected as President. He became General Secretary of RENGO in 2015, and Executive Deputy President in 2017.

Yasunobu AIHARA, Mr.
  • Yasunobu AIHARA, Mr.
  • General Secreaty
  • JIDOSHA SOREN

Yasunobu AIHARA was born in 1960, Tokyo, Japan. After graduated Hosei University in 1983, he joined Toyota Motor Corporation. He started his trade union career in 1990 when he was elected as executive committee member of Toyota Motor Workers' Union. After elected as Vice President in 1998, and as General Secretary of Federation of All Toyota Workers’ Unions in 2002, he shifted his career to federation level He was elected as General Secretary of Confederation of Japan Automobile Workers’ Unions (JIDOSHA SOREN) in 2008, and as President in 2012. At the 15th Biennial Convention, he became General Secretary of RENGO in 2017.

Deputy President

Atsushi KAWAMOTO, Mr. JICHIRO

Vice Presidents

Akihiko MATSUURA, Mr. UA ZENSEN
Akira TAKAKURA, Mr. JIDOSHA SOREN
Takahiro NONAKA, Mr. DENKI RENGO
Katahiro YASUKOCHI, Mr. JAM
Kenichi KANDA, Mr. KIKAN ROREN
Yuichiro IZUMI, Mr. NIKKYOSO
Mitsugi MASUDA, Mr. JP ROUSO
Kaoru KISHIMOTO, Mr. DENRYOKU SOREN
Minao NODA, Mr. JOHO-ROREN
Junsuke NAMBA, Mr. UNYU ROREN
Junji HIRAKAWA, Mr. JEC RENGO
Kazushige MATSUTANI, Mr. FOOD RENGO
Tomoko YOSHINO, Ms. JAM

Assistant General Secretaries

Michiyo NAMBU, Ms. JICHIRO
Yakayuki YAGI, Mr. DENKI RENGO
Kazuyo YAMAMOTO, Ms. NIKKYOSO
Atsushi UCHIDA, Mr. DENRYOKU SOREN
Takao YASUNAGA, Mr. JOHO-ROREN

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