Shiseido mourns passing of Yoshiharu Fukuhara, Honorary Chairman of Shiseido

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September 5, 2023 (press release) –

It is with great sadness that Shiseido Company, Limited announces the passing of Yoshiharu Fukuhara. He passed away on August 30, 2023, due to natural causes. Shiseido would like to express deepest appreciation to everyone who extended support to him during his lifetime.
A private wake and funeral have been held among close family members. Please note his family respectfully requests mourners refrain from making offers of flower, gifts, condolence money, or condolatory visits.

Name: Yoshiharu Fukuhara
Date of birth: March 14, 1931(age 92)
Place of birth: Tokyo, Japan
Time and date of passing: 2:00 p.m., August 30, 2023
Cause of death: Natural causes

A farewell gathering is planned to be held at a later date.


March 1953 Graduated from Keio University with a degree in economics
April 1953 Joined Shiseido Company, Limited
February 1978 Appointed Director and General Manager of International Operations
February 1983 Appointed Director, Corporate Executive Officer
February 1985 Appointed Director, Senior Corporate Executive Officer
February 1987 Appointed Representative Director, Executive Vice President
July 1987 Appointed Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
June 1997 Appointed Representative Director, Chairman of the Board
June 2001 Appointed Honorary Chairman

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