Mr Kiyotaka ANDO
Mr. Kiyotaka Ando is Executive Director, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for strategic planning and managing the overall business and operations of the Group. Mr. Ando joined the Group in March 2009 and has been a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Ando worked in Mitsubishi Corporation from April 2004 to December 2007. He joined Nissin Foods Holdings Co., Ltd. (“Nissin Japan”) and its subsidiaries (“Nissin Japan Group”) in January 2008 as the deputy general manager of marketing division. He is currently a managing executive officer and chief representative, East Asia of Nissin Japan, and a director of seven subsidiaries of Nissin Japan (both are non-executive in nature). In May 2021, Mr. Ando was appointed as a guest member of the standing committee of Tier I Association and vice president of Tier II Association of Noodle Products Branch of the Chinese Institute of Foods Science and Technology. In September 2021, Mr. Ando was appointed as the chairman of the advisory committee, Nissin Foods (Hong Kong) Charity Fund. Currently, he is a non-official member of the Committee on Reduction of Salt and Sugar in Food under the Environment and Ecology Bureau, the HKSAR Government; a director of School Management Committee, Hong Kong Japanese School and Japanese International School, Hong Kong; and a member of the advisory board of the Research Centre for Comparative Japanese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Ando obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Keio University in Japan.