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J.LEAGUE

Organization

1. General Meeting

The regular general meeting of the Company is composed of all employees and is held twice a year. The resolutions of the general meeting are as follows.

  • Criteria for admission and the amount of admission fee and membership fee
  • Expulsion of a member
  • Election of honorary members
  • Election or dismissal of directors and auditors
  • Amount of remuneration, etc. for directors and auditors
  • Approval of the balance sheet and profit and loss statement (statement of change in net assets)
  • Approval of the business plan and budget
  • Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation
  • Establishment, revision and abolition of the J.LEAGUE club license issuance rules
  • Dissolution, and disposal of residual assets
  • Other important matters related to the business of the corporation, such as those stipulated by laws and regulations or the articles of incorporation as resolutions to be passed by the general assembly

Member

Yoshikazu NONOMURA (Japan Professional Football League Chairman)

Meiji Yasuda J1 League

Meiji Yasuda J2 League

Meiji Yasuda J3 League

2. Board of Directors

The Board of Directors exercises the following powers in relation to the management of the J.LEAGUE. (In principle, it is held monthly.)

  • Decisions on the execution of the corporation's business
  • Supervision of the execution of the director's duties
  • Selection and dismissal of the directors (chairman) and executive board members
  • Other matters stipulated in the Articles of Incorporation, these Rules and Regulations and other related regulations

Board Members [as of March 15, 2022]

Position

Name

Organisation

ChairmanYoshikazu NONOMURAJapan Professional Football League
DirectorShinji KUBOTAJapan Professional Football League
DirectorHaruna TAKATAJapan Professional Football League
DirectorYuta NAMIKIJapan Professional Football League
DirectorHiroshi BABAJapan Professional Football League
DirectorSatoshi OKURAPresident, IWAKI SPORTS CLUB CO.,LTD
DirectorFumiaki KOIZUMICEO, Kashima Antlers F.C. Co., Ltd.
President, Mercari,Inc.
DirectorNaohito MIZUTANIPresident Director, SHONAN BELLMARE Co,.Ltd
DirectorHiroaki MORISHIMAPresident, CEREZO OSAKA CO.,LTD
DirectorYuji SUGIMOTO Bain Capital Private Equity Japan LLC
Managing Director
Head Japan Private Equity
Co-Head Asia Private Equity
DirectorTakayuki TATEISHICEO, Sint=Truiden N,V
DirectorTakayuki TSUJIISocial Business Consultant
DirectorWataru BABAPanasonic Corporation, Director
DirectorTakuya HIRANOMicrosoft Corporation Vice President Global Service Partners
DirectorTsuneyasu MIYAMOTOProfessional Football Coach
AuditorHidekazu SUZUKIVice President, J.LEAGUE Inc.
AuditorToru ENOKIRepresentative Director, Oita Football Club Co.,Ltd.
AuditorKumi KOBAYASHI Representative Director, Tokyo Athletes Office, Inc.
Director, SPOKACHI, Inc.
Corporation Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External), KOSÉ Corporation
Co-opted Member, Executive CommitteeAtsuto UCHIDAJFA Role Model Coach
The club ambassador of FC Schalke 04
Co-opted Member, Executive CommitteeKengo NAKAMURAFrontale Relations Organizer
JFA Role Model Coach
JFA Growth Strategist
Co-opted Member, Executive CommitteeKenji FUMACEO, Neural Inc.

3. Chairman

The Chairman represents the J.League and is responsible for overseeing and managing the league’s business operations.

  • Ensures the interests of the J.League by providing leadership to member clubs as well as individuals
  • Is the final arbiter of decisions regarding conflict resolution between member organizations or individuals as well as sanctions
  • Convenes and oversees the Executive Committee
  • Other responsibilities outlined in the J.League's articles of incorporation

4. Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of The Chairman of the J.League, board member(s) in charge and representative directors from J1, J2, and J3 clubs. The Executive Committee decides on matters entrusted to it by the Board of Directors.

Executive Committee Members [as of May 31, 2022]

J1

Position/Name

HOKKAIDO CONSADOLE SAPPORORepresentative Director GM Hirokatsu MIKAMI
KASHIMA ANTLERSPresident Fumiaki KOIZUMI
URAWA REDSPresident Yoichi TACHIBANA
KASHIWA REYSOLPresident Ryuichiro TAKIKAWA
F.C.TOKYOPresident Shigeya KAWAGISHI
KAWASAKI FRONTALEPresident Akihiro YOSHIDA
YOKOHAMA F・MARINOSPresident Ryoji KUROSAWA
SHONAN BELLMAREPresident Naohito MIZUTANI
SHIMIZU S-PULSEPresident Shinya YAMAMURO
JUBILO IWATAPresident and CEO Masaru ONO
NAGOYA GRAMPUSPresident Koki KONISHI
KYOTO SANGA F.C..C.President Masaaki ITOU
GAMBA OSAKAPresident Tadashi ONO
CEREZO OSAKAPresident Hiroaki MORISHIMA
VISSEL KOBEPresident Yuki CHIFU
SANFRECCE HIROSHIMAPresident Shingo SENDA
AVISPA FUKUOKAPresident Takashi KAWAMORI
SAGAN TOSUPresident Junjiro FUKUOKA

J2

Position/Name

IWATE GRULLA MORIOKAPresident Tatsuro SAKAMOTO
VEGALTA SENDAIPresident Tomohiro SASAKI
BLAUBLITZ AKITAPresident Kosuke IWASE
MONTEDIO YAMAGATAPresident Kentaro AITA
MITO HOLLYHOCKPresident Koh KOJIMA
TOCHIGI SCPresident Daisuke HASHIMOTO
THESPA KUSATSU GUNMAPresident Hiroshi ISHII
OMIYA ARDIJAPresident Hidehiko SANO
JEF UNITED CHIBAPresident Ko MORIMOTO
TOKYO VERDYActing President Joji MORIMOTO
FC MACHIDA ZELVIAPresident Takehisa OTOMO
YOKOHAMA FCPresident and COO Ryo KIMURA
VENTFORET KOFURepresentative Director GM Satoru SAKUMA
ALBIREX NIIGATAPresident Yukio NAKANO
ZWEIGEN KANAZAWARepresentative Director GM Keishi NISHIKAWA
FAGIANO OKAYAMARepresentative Director GM Tokuhiko SUZUKI
RENOFA YAMAGUCHI FCPresident Fumihiko KOYAMA
TOKUSHIMA VORTISPresident Kazuhiro KISHIDA
V・VAREN NAGASAKIPresident Haruna TAKATA
ROASSO KUMAMOTOBoard Chairman & President Motomu NAGATA
OITA TRINITAPresident Toru ENOKI
FC RYUKYUBoard Chairman Keishiro KURABAYASHI

J3

Position/Name

VANRAURE HACHINOHEPresident Kentaro HOSOGOE
FUKUSHIMA UNITED FCPresident Hayato SUZUKI
IWAKI FCPresident Satoshi OKURA
Y.S.C.C. YOKOHAMAPresident Jiro YOSHINO
S.C.SAGAMIHARABoard Chairman Shigeyoshi MOCHIZUKI
MATSUMOTO YAMAGA F.C.President Fumiyuki KANDA
AC NAGANO PARCEIROPresident Yoshiyuki MACHIDA
KATALLER TOYAMAPresident Shigeo HIDARITOMO
FUJIEDA MYFCPresident Kosuke TOKUDA
AZUL CLARO NUMAZUPresident Takashi WATANABE
FC GIFUPresident Yushi KOMATSU
GAINARE TOTTORIPresident Masaki TSUKANO
KAMATAMARE SANUKIRepresentative Executive Director Hideki IKEUCHI
EHIME FCPresident Tadashi MURAKAMI
FC.IMABARIPresident Masafumi YANO
GIRAVANZ KITAKYUSHUPresident Yukito TAMAI
TEGEVAJARO MIYAZAKIPresident Keita FUTAMURA
KAGOSHIMA UNITED FCPresident Tshuyoshi TOKUSIGE

5. Disciplinary Committee

The Disciplinary Committee is composed of no more than five members who serve as an advisory board to the Chairman on matters related to rules violations or other sanctions.

6. Advisory Committees

The Advisory Committees are convened by the Chairman under special jurisdiction to draft events or conduct investigations.

  • Rules Committee
  • Judicial Affairs Committee
  • Match Commissioner Committee
  • Marketing Committee

7. J.LEAGUE Organization Overview

The Advisory Committees are convened by the Chairman under special jurisdiction to draft events or conduct investigations.

Official Name

Japan Professional Football League

Abbreviated Name

J.LEAGUE

Address

9F JFA House, 3-10-15 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan

Established

November 1, 1991

Chairman

Yoshikazu Nonomura

Director (full-time)

Shinji Kubota
Haruna Takada
Yuta Namiki
Hiroshi Baba

8. Organaization Chart

coming soon

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