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Lawson, Inc. (LWSOF)

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Lawson, Inc.

East Tower
Gate City Ohsaki 11-2, Osaki 1-chome Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo 141-8643
81 3 5435 1880

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full-time employees11,666

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Sadanobu TakemasuChairman, President & CSO622.2kN/A1969
Mr. Masayuki ItonagaManaging Executive Officer, CFO & DirectorN/AN/A1967
Tomoki TakanishiOperating Officer & GM of AdministrationN/AN/AN/A
Miwako TateManaging Executive Officer & GM of Communication HeadquartersN/AN/AN/A
Tatsuya MuraseManaging Executive Officer & Sales Headquarter ManagerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Takeji HinoOperating Officer & GM of Human Resources DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Masakatsu GonaiSenior Managing Executive Officer, CRO, Head of CS Promotion Office & Assistant CSON/AN/AN/A
Mr. Hajime KawamuraSenior Vice PresidentN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tatsushi SatoManaging Executive Officer & GM of IT Solutions DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Yuichi WadaSr. Managing Executive Officer & President of Kinki CompanyN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2024, 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 brand names in Japan and internationally. The company operates through Domestic Convenience Store Business, Seijo Ishii Business, Entertainment-Related Business, Financial-Related Business, Overseas Business, and Others segments. It is also involved in the wholesale of processed and frozen food, and other meat products; packaging materials, etc.; operation of a chain of supermarkets; and food production and restaurant businesses. In addition, the company engages in the development of a general entertainment enterprises; operation of HMV stores, as well as integrated entertainment mall under the Lawson Hot Station L Paca name; construction and operation of movie theater complexes; and consulting and banking businesses. Further, It is involved in the sale of CDs/DVDs, books/electronic books, and other goods; and entertainment merchandises, such as tickets for concerts, etc. through stores and online. The company was formerly known as Daiei Convenience Systems, Co. Ltd. and changed its name to Lawson, Inc. in June 1996. The company was incorporated in 1975 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Lawson, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation.

Corporate governance

Lawson, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2024 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder rights: 3; 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.