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Management Team

Atsushi Kawashima

Atsushi Kawashima

Chairman, Director

Mr. Kawashima joined Kenedix in 1998 and is currently the Chairman of Kenedix. Prior to joining Kenedix, he was a Senior Manager in the real estate business division of Mizuho Trust & Banking from 1990 to 1998. From 1982 to 1990, he served at Mitsubishi Co., where he resided in Baghdad and HK, and was engaged in construction management. He has over 30 years of experience in the property investment industry. Bachelor of Engineering, the University of Tokyo

April 1982 Mitsubishi Corporation
April 1990 Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (formerly Yasuda Trust And Banking Company Ltd.)
June 1998 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co.,Ltd.)
March 2001 Director, Executive Vice President
January 2003 Director, Executive Officer
March 2003 Executive Officer & COO
October 2004 Director, Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc. ("KFM") (formerly KW REIT Management, Inc.)
March 2005 Director & COO, Executive Officer, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2007 President & CEO
President, Representative Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
December 2009 Representative Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
May 2010 Director, MAX-REALTY INC.
March 2013 Chairman, Representative Director, Kenedix, Inc.
October 2013 Representative Director, Space Design Inc. (present post)
October 2014 Outside Director, Nippon Parking Development CO., Ltd. (present post)
March 2016 Chairman, Director, Kenedix, Inc. (present post)
Taisuke Miyajima

Taisuke Miyajima

President & CEO

Mr. Miyajima joined Kenedix in 1998 and is currently the President & CEO of Kenedix. Prior to assuming current position in 2013, he had been the Executive Director of Kenedix Office Investment Corporation & Representative Director of Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc.("KFM") Prior to joining Kenedix, he served as Manager of the Capital Markets Department at the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation Head Office in Tokyo beginning in 1987 and was transferred to Mitsubishi's Los Angeles Agency where he served as First Vice President of Real Estate Finance. He has more than 25 years of experience in capital markets including asset securitization as well as corporate and real estate finance in the U.S. and Japan. Bachelor of Law, Keio University

April 1985 Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation("MUTB")(formerly The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation)
April 1992 Los Angeles Branch, MUTB
April 1998 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co.,Ltd.)
October 2004 Representative Director, KFM (formerly KW REIT Management, Inc.)
May 2005 Executive Director, Kenedix Office Investment Corporation (formerly Kenedix Realty Investment Corporation)
February 2012 Corporate Advisor, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2012 Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
Director, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2013 President & CEO, Kenedix,inc. (present post)
April 2013 Representative Director, KFM(formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
March 2017 Director, Space Design Inc. (present post)
Soushi Ikeda

Soushi Ikeda

Director, Head of Strategic Investment Department

Mr. Ikeda joined Kenedix in 2003 and is responsible for deal sourcing and acquisition of investments. Prior to joining Kenedix, he served in the real estate industry for about a decade, having worked for Tokyu Land. He joined Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, most recently engaged in structured finance department until he joined Kenedix in June 2003. He has over 20 years of experience in the property investment industry with Tokyu Land Corporation, Sumitomo Life Insurance Company and Kenedix. Bachelor of Engineering, Kyushu University

April 1990 Tokyu Land Corporation
October 1999 Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
June 2003 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co.,Ltd.)
October 2004 Director, Head of Investment Management Department, KFM(formerly KW REIT Management, Inc.)
April 2008 Executive Officer, Head of Investment Business Department, Kenedix,Inc.
January 2010 Executive Officer, Head of Strategic Investment Department
March 2014 Director, Head of Strategic Investment Department (present post)
Akira Tanaka

Akira Tanaka

Director (Responsible for General Administration & Human Resources Department, and Finance & Accounting Department)

Mr. Tanaka joined Kenedix in 2000. After taking charge of the acquisition business, he assumed responsibility for structuring and operating real estate investment funds for pension funds and was appointed a Director of Kenedix, Inc. in 2010. Later, he oversaw the Head of private funds and was appointed as a Representative of Kenedix Residential Investment Corporation in 2011. Since 1987, he has been engaged in the corporate consulting business while working at Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. where he has dealt with securitized receivables deals, real estate securitization deals, and M&As. His career in the fields of finance and real estate investment management spans more than 25 years. Bachelor of Law, Keio University

April 1987 Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (formerly Yasuda Trust And Banking Company Ltd.)
September 2000 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd.)
January 2004 Executive Officer & COO, KFM (formerly KW Pension Fund Advisors Co.,Ltd)
September 2006 Executive Officer, Head of Strategic Investment Department, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2009 Senior Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Planning Department and Fund Business Department
December 2009 Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
February 2010 Representative Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
March 2010 Director, Kenedix, Inc.
August 2011 President & CEO, KFM (formerly Kenedix Residential Partners, Inc.)
November 2011 Executive Director, Kenedix Residential Investment Corporation
October 2013 Director & COO, Head of Residential REIT Department, KFM
March 2017 Director (Responsible for General Administration & Human Resources Department, and Finance & Accounting Department), Kenedix,Inc. (present post)
Koju Komatsu

Koju Komatsu

Director (Responsible for Corporate Planning Department, and Equity Investment Department), Head of Equity Investment Department

Mr. Komatsu joined Kenedix in April 2005 and was involved in all aspects of REIT operations as a Director and Head of the Investment Management Department and compliance officer at Kenedix Office Investment Corporation, where he contributed to the growth of this corporation. In October 2012, he was named Head of the newly established Equity Investment Department where he oversees investment decisions for Kenedix principal investments and the completion of these acquisitions. His career spans more than 20 years, including assignments in the real estate and finance operations of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited which he joined in 1996. Licensed real estate appraiser, member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan. Bachelor of Law, Waseda University

April 1996 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (formerly The Mitsui Trust and Banking Co., Ltd.)
December 2003 Citytrust & Banking Corp.
April 2005 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd.)
June 2007 Compliance Officer, KFM (formerly Kenedix REIT Management, Inc.)
September 2009 Head of Investment Management Department
February 2012 Director, Head of Investment Management Department
October 2012 Head of Equity Investment Department, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2014 Executive Officer, Head of Equity Investment Department
March 2017 Director (Responsible for Corporate Planning Department, and Equity Investment Department), Head of Equity Investment Department (present post)
Masashi Ohwa

Masashi Ohwa

Executive Officer, Head of Fund Management Department

After joining Kenedix in June 2004, Mr. Ohwa has been (consistently) involved in the management of real estate funds, chiefly with respect to property management. In June 2005, he became the property management supervisor at Kenedix Office Investment Corporation, where he contributed to the internal growth of this corporation. In July 2012, he was assigned to the management of private funds. Since March 2014, he has been overseeing private fund management at Kenedix as an Executive Officer and Head of the Fund Management Department and Asset Management Division. Mr. Ohwa's career of more than 20 years encompasses the leasing management, brokerage, development, purchase and sale, and other operations associated with office, condominium, retails, residential and other properties. Bachelor of Law, Seikei University

April 1983 Asahi Urban Development Corporation
February 2001 SPACE TRUST Co, LTD.
June 2004 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd)
September 2006 Executive Officer, Head of REIT Management Department, KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
March 2008 Director, Head of REIT Management Department, KFM(formerly Kenedix REIT Management, Inc)
July 2012 Director (Responsible for Asset Management), KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
October 2013 Head of Asset Management Division, Fund Management Department, Kenedix,Inc.
March 2014 Executive Officer, Head of Fund Management Department and Asset Management Division
March 2016 Executive Officer, Head of Fund Management Department (present post)
Takahiro Uchida

Takahiro Uchida

Executive Officer, Head of Business Development Department

Mr. Uchida had been engaged in the establishment and execution of plans for real estate investments in Japan and other countries at The Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. After that, he joined GE Japan Corporation where he was responsible for risk management and investments in the real estate business. He was involved with more than 1 trillion yen of real estate transactions during that time. At Kenedix, Inc., Mr. Uchida is the Head of Business Development Department, where he supervises the creation of new businesses from new perspectives that can contribute to growth in the future.
In all, his career in the real estate finance sector spans more than two decades. As a result, Mr. Uchida has expertise in deal sourcing, investor relationships, risk management and many other fields in Japan and overseas. Bachelor of Law, Hitotsubashi University

April 1990 The Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
(formerly The Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.)
July 2003 GE Japan Corporation("GE Japan") (formerly GE Real Estate Corporation)
April 2009 Senior Operating Officer, Head of Risk Management, GE Japan
April 2012 Executive Managing Director, Head of Investments, GE Japan
October 2014 Executive Officer, Head of Business Development Department, Kenedix, Inc. (present post)
November 2014 Director, Premier REIT Advisors Co., Ltd. (present post)
March 2016 Director, Space Design Inc. (present post)
Moyuru Watanabe

Moyuru Watanabe

Executive Officer, Head of Finance & Accounting Department

Mr. Watanabe joined Kenedix in 2008. He filled important roles at Kenedix concerning negotiations with financial institutions and corporate cash flow management. Before Kenedix, he was assigned to accounting and corporate banking positions at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. He was also sent by this bank to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for work associated with overseas investments. His career of more than 20 years covers start-up companies, mega-banks and government ministries. These diverse assignments give Mr. Watanabe experience involving finance and accounting at companies in various stages of their development. Bachelor of Law, University of Tokyo

April 1994 The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (formerly The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd.)
December 1997 Seconded to Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
(formerly Ministry of International Trade and Industry)
April 2004 Y's Therapeutics Co., Ltd.
April 2006 New City Corporation
December 2008 Kenedix, Inc.
May 2011 Head of Finance & Accounting Department
October 2013 Auditor, Space Design Inc.(present post)
March 2015 Executive officer, Head of Finance & Accounting Department,Kenedix,Inc. (present post)
Ryosuke Homma

Ryosuke Homma

Chairman, Representative Director, KFM

A founding member of Kenedix, Inc., which was launched as a subsidiary of the Kennedy-Wilson, Inc., Mr. Homma has used the know-how and connections that he built up at Mitsubishi Corporation and strived to develop the real estate asset management industry since its birth. He supervises the overall business at KFM, a real estate fund management company. Graduate from the Faculty of Economics of Keio University, MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

April 1968 Mitsubishi Corporation
September 1994 President & CEO, MC Realty Inc.
October 1996 President & CEO, Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co.,Ltd.)
March 2007 Chairman, Representative Director.
March 2013 Senior Advisor
October 2013 President & CEO, KFM
March 2017 Chairman, Representative Director (present post)
Masahiko Tajima

Masahiko Tajima

President & CEO, KFM

Mr. Tajima joined Kenedix in 2005. He was responsible for REIT financing and investor relations as Director and the Head of Financial Planning Department of current KFM. He was appointed the Head of Corporate Planning Department of Kenedix in 2012 and Director & CFO in 2015. In this role he was responsible for planning and investor relations. Prior to joining Kenedix, Mr. Tajima was employed by the Mitsui Trust and Banking Company, Limited (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited), where he gained experience in securitization transactions as a manager. From 2000, he worked for Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, where he managed investments in domestic and overseas securitized products. He has over 25 years’ experience in the finance, capital markets and asset management businesses. Through these roles he has amassed rich experience and knowledge. In March 2017, he was appointed President & CEO of KFM. Bachelor of Law, Waseda University, and MBA from Columbia Business School

April 1988 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.(formerly The Mitsui Trust and Banking Co., Ltd.)
July 2000 Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
May 2005 Kenedix, Inc.
Head of Financial Planning Department, KFM(formerly Kenedix REIT Management, Inc.)
February 2007 Director, Head of Financial Planning Department.
February 2012 Executive officer, Head of Corporate Planning Department, Kenedix, Inc.
October 2013 Director, KFM
March 2014 Director, Head of Corporate Planning Department, Kenedix.Inc.
Director, Space Design Inc.
May 2014 Director, Japan Senior Living Partners, Inc.
January 2015 Director (Responsible for Corporate Planning Department, General Administration & Human Resources Department, Financial & Accounting Department, and Business Control Department), Head of Corporate Planning Department, Kenedix,Inc.
March 2015 Director & CFO (Responsible for Corporate Planning Department, General Administration & Human Resources Department, Financial & Accounting Department, and Business Control Department), Head of Corporate Planning Department
March 2017 President & CEO, KFM (present post)
Naokatsu Uchida

Naokatsu Uchida

Director & COO, Head of Office REIT Department, KFM

Mr. Uchida joined KFM in 2010. Prior to assuming his position as CEO and President from February 2012 to September 2013, he served as Senior Manager of the Financial Planning Division. He was with Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation for 17 years where he was primarily involved in the real estate securitization proposal consulting business, the real estate finance consulting business and the real estate trust business. In addition, he is real estate finance professional with experience serving as the CEO of private fund management companies. Undergraduate School of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University

April 1990 Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (formerly The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation)
November 2007 CEO, MAC Investment Management Inc.
June 2009 CEO, Joint Asset Management Co., Inc.
January 2010 KFM (formerly Kenedix REIT Management, Inc.)
January 2011 Senior Manager, Financial Planning Department.
February 2012 President & CEO
March 2012 Executive Director, Kenedix Office Investment Corporation (formerly Kenedix Realty Investment Corporation) (present post)
October 2013 Director & COO, Head of Office REIT Department, KFM (present post)
Akihiro Asano

Akihiro Asano

Director & COO, Head of Retail REIT Department, KFM

Mr. Asano has been involved with acquisitions since joining Kenedix in 2004. His experience covers retail, logistics, office, residential and many other types of properties with emphasis on coordinating the development of retail and logistics properties for subsequent sale to REITs. His experience investing in retail properties is especially wide and spans more than 13 years throughout his career. At Mitsubishi Corporation, he was assigned to real estate brokerage and corporate real estate. He helped launch Mitsubishi Corp. - UBS Realty Inc. and involved in the initial public offering for Japan Retail Fund Investment Corporation. He is currently Head of the Retail REIT Department of KFM. Bachelor of Engineering, the University of Tokyo

April 1994 Mitsubishi Corporation
January 2001 Seconded to Mitsubishi Corp.- UBS Realty Inc.
January 2004 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd.)
January 2009 Director, Mitsui & Co., Logistics Partners Ltd.
January 2013 Head of Strategic Investment Team.1, Strategic Investment Department, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2014 Executive Officer, Senior Manager of Strategic Investment Department, and Head of Strategic Investment Team.1
September 2014 Director & COO, Head of Retail REIT Department, KFM (present post)
October 2014 Executive Officer, Kenedix Retail Investment Corporation (present post)
Keisuke Sato

Keisuke Sato

Director & COO, Head of Residential REIT Department, KFM

Mr. Sato joined Kenedix in 2011. He made a big contribution to the growth of Kenedix Office Investment Corporation as Head of investment division by making property acquisitions totaling more than 140 billion yen. He moved to the Residential REIT Department of KFM in March 2016 and is now head of this department.
With a real estate finance career spanning more than two decades, Mr. Sato has extensive knowledge concerning real estate investments, non-recourse loans, asset management and many other activities. Bachelor of Law, Hitotsubashi University

April 1993 Tokyu Land Corporation
October 2002 J.P. Morgan Securities Asia Private Limited
May 2006 Capital Advisers Co., Ltd.
October 2007 Roundhill Capital Partners K. K.
November 2011 Kenedix, Inc.
February 2012 Head of Financial Planning Department, KFM (formerly Kenedix REIT Management, Inc.)
August 2012 Director, Head of Investment Management Department
October 2013 Head of Investment Management Division, KRI Fund Department
March 2016 Head of Planning Division, Residential REIT Department
March 2017 Director & COO, Head of Residential REIT Department (present post)
Executive Officer, Kenedix Residential Investment Corporation (present post)
Motoshi Ichiki

Motoshi Ichiki

Director & COO, Head of Private REIT Department, KFM

After joining Kenedix in 2002, Mr. Ichiki was involved with every aspect of acquisition operations from sourcing and financing to closing procedures as well as corporate reorganization and other operations. He was named Executive Officer of Kenedix Private Investment Corporation in 2013. He played a major role in this private REIT’s growth by overseeing the asset management of this REITs starting with its establishment. Prior to joining Kenedix, Mr. Ichiki was employed by current Aozora Bank, Ltd., where he provided non-recourse loans, equity financing and a broad spectrum of other assistance to clients ranging from start-up companies to large, public firms. As a result, Mr. Ichiki has considerable knowledge and experience involving real estate investment funds and REITs as well as all types of finance, corporate reorganizations, corporate revitalization support and many other fields. Bachelor of Engineering, Kyusuh University

April 1990 The Nippon Credit Bank, Limited.
September 2002 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd.)
June 2010 Seconded to Pacific Holdings, Inc.
December 2011 Corporate Planning Department, Kenedix, Inc.
October 2013 Head of KPI Fund Department and Planning Division, KFM
Executive Officer, Kenedix Private Investment Corporation (present post)
February 2014 Head of Private REIT Department and Planning Division, KFM
March 2017 Director & COO, Head of Private REIT Department and Planning Division (present post)
Keizo Katayama

Keizo Katayama

President & CEO, Kenedix Property Management, Inc.

Mr. Katayama joined Kenedix in 2002. He is one of the founding members of the Kenedix Osaka Office and delivered superior performance in real estate operations, exit strategies, etc. for numerous large bulk deals in Osaka. From 2004, he demonstrated leadership as Head of the Osaka Office, establishing Kenedix's name firmly in the Kansai market. Drawing on his experience there, he created the investor oriented organization of KFM, where he served as President and Representative Director. Graduate from School of Business and Commerce, Tokyo International University

April 1982 Hiei Sangyo K.K.
August 1992 Nihon Jisho K.K.
February 2002 Kenedix, Inc.(formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd)
January 2007 Executive Officer, Head of Osaka Office
February 2010 Director, KFM(formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
August 2011 President & CEO
October 2013 Executive Officer, Head of Fund Management Department, Kenedix, Inc.
January 2014 President & CEO, Kenedix Property Management, Inc. (present post)
Akihiro Nakao

Akihiro Nakao

President, Kenedix Asia Pte. Ltd.

After joining Kenedix in June 2007, Mr. Nakao was assigned to the Corporate Planning Department where he was involved with corporate strategy planning, fund raising, capital restructuring, investor relations and other activities. In August 2011, he joined the project team for the establishment of Kenedix Residential Investment Corporation. He played a key role in the growth of this new J-REIT by overseeing operations involving capital markets activities. In June 2015, Mr. Nakao was appointed to oversee operations for Kenedix Asia Pte. Ltd. Before joining Kenedix, Mr. Nakao worked in the investment banking divisions of SMBC Nikko Securities and Citigroup Global Markets Japan. He has considerable experience with large fund procurement activities, mergers and acquisitions, and other investment banking activities. Bachelor of Law, Hitotsubashi University

April 1997 SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.(formerly Nikko Securities Company Limited)
Investment Banking Division
February 1999 Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc.(formerly Nikko Salomon Smith Barney Securities)Investment Banking Division
June 2007 Kenedix, Inc.
August 2011 Head of Financial Planning Department, KFM (formerly Kenedix Residential Partners, Inc.)
October 2013 Head of Planning Division, Residential REIT Department
April 2015 Executive Officer, Kenedix, Inc.
June 2015 President, Kenedix Asia Pte. Ltd. (present post)