Shareholders’ Meeting

Measures to Revitalize the General Meeting of Shareholders and Facilitate the Exercise of Voting Rights

Early Notification of General Meeting of Shareholders Posted on website 7 days prior to the date of the convocation notice is mailed out.
Setting Date of General Meeting of Shareholders to Avoid Being Held on Peak Dates Held on a Saturday so that more shareholders can attend.
Exercise of Voting Rights by Electromagnetic Means Voting rights can be exercised over the internet using personal computers and mobile phones.
Participation in Platform for Exercise of Voting Rights by Electromagnetic Means and Other Measures to Facilitate the Exercise of Voting Rights by Institutional Investors The Company is a participant in ICJ’s voting platform and is working to improve the environment for exercising voting rights.
Providing Convocation Notice (Summary) in English An abridged English translation of the convocation notice is posted on the voting platform and on the Company's website.
Others Convocation notice in color to make it easier to read. The convocation notice and other documents related to the shareholders meeting (including abridged English version of notice), a summary of Q&A from the meeting*, and voting results are posted on the Company's website. Also, same-day streaming of some of the descriptive and video materials including the General Meeting of Shareholders.
*In Japanese only
Voting results
Approval ratio Voting result
Proposal 1:
Partial Amendment of Articles of Incorporation
99.12% Approved
Proposal 2:
Election of Eight Directors
Hitoshi Kobayashi 88.84%Approved
Shinya Takiyama 94.20%Approved
Kenji Yamakawa 98.12%Approved
Hideaki Fukutake 94.03%Approved
Mutsuo Iwai 98.61%Approved
Yumiko Noda 98.61%Approved
Kohey Takashima 95.43%Approved
Masaru Onishi 97.83%Approved

Note: The 68th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders was held with a smaller scale than usual to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting for the 68th Period [ June 25, 2022 ]

Benesse Holdings, Inc. announced that ordinary general shareholders' meeting held as described below.

Date and Time June 25, 2022 (Saturday), 1:30pm-2:11pm
Venue Head Office, Benesse Holdings, 3-7-17 Minamigata, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama
Participating Shareholders62 (Previous year : 62)
Time Required 41 minutes (Previous year : 60 minutes)
Chairman Representative Director and President, CEO Hitoshi Kobayashi
Meeting Agenda (1) Report on the business report, consolidated financial statements, and financial statements for the 68th period (April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022)
(2) Report on the audit results of the consolidated financial statements for the 68th period by the Independent Auditors and the Audit & Supervisory Board
Resolution Proposal 1: Partial Amendment of Articles of Incorporation
Proposal 2 : Election of Eight Directors

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Past Shareholders' Meeting

Last updated : 2022/06/29