LWSOF - Lawson, Inc.

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Lawson, Inc.

East Tower
Gate City Ohsaki 11-2, Osaki 1-chome Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo 141-8643


Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full-time employees11,569

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Sadanobu TakemasuChairman, Pres & CSON/AN/A1969
Mr. Masayuki ItonagaManaging Exec. Officer, CFO & DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Miwako TateManaging Exec. Officer & GM of Communication HeadquartersN/AN/AN/A
Tatsuya MuraseManaging Exec. Officer & GM of Sales HeadquartersN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Takeji HinoOperating Officer & GM of HR DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Masakatsu GonaiSr. Managing Exec. Officer, CRO, Head of CS Promotion Office & Assistant CSON/AN/AN/A
Mr. Hajime KawamuraSr. VPN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tatsushi SatoManaging Exec. Officer & GM of IT Solutions DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Yasuhiko HirokaneSr. Exec. Officer and Pres of Hokkaido Company & Tohoku CompanyN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Yuichi WadaSr. Managing Exec. Officer & Pres of Kinki CompanyN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of , and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Lawson, Inc. operates and franchises convenience stores under the Lawson, Lawson Store 100, and Natural Lawson names in Japan, China, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Hawaii. It operates through Domestic Convenience Store Business, Seijo Ishii Business, Entertainment-Related Business, Financial Services Business, and Overseas Business segments. The company's stores provide ready-made dishes, including bento lunchboxes, rice balls, deep-fried items, and salads, as well as coffee and sweets; and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, prescription drugs, cosmetics, and daily necessities. It also sells tickets for events; and music CD and DVD products, and books through its stores, as well as online. In addition, the company engages in the operation of a chain of supermarkets; management of HMV stores; and operation of United Cinemas movie theaters and MACHI café, as well as ATM at LAWSON stores. Further, the company engages in the banking related business. It operates 14,640 Lawson, Lawson Store 100, and Natural Lawson stores in Japan; 389 United Cinema movie theater screens; 57 HMV stores; 24 nursing care consultation stores; 13,458 LAWSON ATMs; 154 Seijo Ishii supermarket stores; and 335 Lawson hospitals. The company was formerly known as Daiei Convenience Systems, Co. Ltd. and changed its name to Lawson, Inc. in June 1996. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Tokyo Japan. Lawson, Inc. is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation.

Corporate governance

Lawson, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2023 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder rights: 2; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.