ABOUT J.LEAGUE

About J.League

Organisation

Organisational Chart

[1] General Meeting

Regular general meetings are composed of regular members (J1/J2/J3 members) and held twice a year.
The resolutions of the general meetings are as follows:

[General Meeting Membership]
Member
  • Mitsuru MURAI(Japan Professional Football League Chairman)

J1

J2

J3

[2] Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets monthly to exercise the following authorities in regards to J.League operations:
Matters related to overall policy of league operations

<Board of Directors> [Accurate as of April 14, 2020]
Board of Directors Name Organisation
Chairman Mitsuru MURAI Japan Professional Football League
Vice Chairman Hiromi HARA Japan Professional Football League
Senior Managing Director Masaaki KIMURA Japan Professional Football League
Director (Full-time) Shinji KUBOTA Japan Professional Football League
Director (Full-time) Yuriko SAEKI Japan Professional Football League
Director (Part-time) Yoshikazu NONOMURA President, Consadole Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time) Kunio NUMATA President, FC Mito Hollyhock Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time) Naoki OGANE President, TOKYO FOOTBALL CLUB Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time) Hiroyuki SHIMOKAWA Chairman, Zelvia Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time) Yoshihiro WARASHINA Chairman, Kawasaki Frontale Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time) Masaki TSUKANO President, SC TOTTORI Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time) Toru ENOKI President, Oita Football Club Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time) Takayuki TATEISHI CEO, STVV NV
Director (Part-time) Dai TAMESUE President, DEPORTARE PARTNERS
Director (Part-time) Kumi FUJISAWA President, Sophia Bank
Director (Part-time) Retz FUJISAWA Representative Director, RCF
Executive Director, Japan Association of New Public
Director (Part-time) Wataru BABA Executive Officer Business Innovation Division General
Manager, Panasonic Corporation
*Director (Part-time) Kiyotaka SUHARA General Secretary and CEO, Japan Football Association
*Director (Part-time) Yasuharu SORIMACHI Technical Director, Technical Committee, Japan Football Association
*Director (Part-time) Toshiyuki MAYUZUMI Chairman of Referees Committee, Japan Football Association
Auditor (Part-time) Noriko OTSUKA Representative, Noriko OTSUKA CPA Firm
Auditor (Part-time) Tadashi YAMAZAKI PROPERTY INNOVATION CONSULTING Co., Ltd.
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time) Takao KONISHI President, J.LEAGUE INC.
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time) Shingo TOYAMA Corporate Executive Officer, Europe Business,
BeNEXT Technologies Inc.
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time) Hideyuki HATA President, ONE Championship Japan
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time) Ryuji BANDO MR12, Football Commentator

* Newly appointed or change in position

[3] Chairman

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

[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> [Current as of Apr 20, 2021]
J1 Position/Name
HOKKAIDO CONSADOLE SAPPORO President Yoshikazu NONOMURA
VEGALTA SENDAI President Tomohiro SASAKI
KASHIMA ANTLERS President Fumiaki KOIZUMI
URAWA REDS President Yoichi TACHIBANA
KASHIWA REYSOL President Ryuichiro TAKIKAWA
F.C.TOKYO President Naoki OGANE
KAWASAKI FRONTALE President Yoshihiro WARASHINA
YOKOHAMA F・MARINOS President Ryoji KUROSAWA
YOKOHAMA FC President and COO Kazuhiro UEO
SHONAN BELLMARE President Naohito MIZUTANI
SHIMIZU S-PULSE President Shinya YAMAMURO
NAGOYA GRAMPUS President Koki KONISHI
GAMBA OSAKA President Tadashi ONO
CEREZO OSAKA President Hiroaki MORISHIMA
VISSEL KOBE President Taiki TOKUYAMA
SANFRECCE HIROSHIMA President Shingo SENDA
TOKUSHIMA VORTIS President Kazuhiro KISHIDA
AVISPA FUKUOKA President Takashi KAWAMORI
SAGAN TOSU President Junjiro FUKUOKA
OITA TRINITA President Toru ENOKI
J2 Position/Name
BLAUBLITZ AKITA President Kosuke IWASE
MONTEDIO YAMAGATA President Kentaro AITA
MITO HOLLYHOCK President Koh KOJIMA
TOCHIGI SC President Daisuke HASHIMOTO
THESPA KUSATSU GUNMA President Munenori MORI
OMIYA ARDIJA President Hidehiko SANO
JEF UNITED CHIBA President Ko MORIMOTO
TOKYO VERDY President Joji MORIMOTO
FC MACHIDA ZELVIA President Takehisa OTOMO
S.C.SAGAMIHARA President Shigeyoshi MOCHIZUKI
VENTFORET KOFU President Satoru SAKUMA
MATSUMOTO YAMAGA F.C. Chairman Fumiyuki KANDA
ALBIREX NIIGATA President Yukio NAKANO
ZWEIGEN KANAZAWA President Keishi NISHIKAWA
JUBILO IWATA President and CEO Masaru ONO
KYOTO SANGA F.C. President Masaaki ITOU
FAGIANO OKAYAMA President Tokuhiko SUZUKI
RENOFA YAMAGUCHI FC President Takashi KAWAMURA
EHIME FC President Tadashi MURAKAMI
GIRAVANZ KITAKYUSHU President Yukito TAMAI
VVAREN NAGASAKI President Haruna TAKATA
FC Ryukyu Executive Vice President and Sports Director Kei HIROSAKI
J3 Position/Name
VANRAURE HACHINOHE President Kengo SHIMOTAI
IWATE GRULLA MORIOKA President Taiju SAKAMOTO
FUKUSHIMA UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB President Hayato SUZUKI
Y.S.C.C.(Yokohama Sports&Culture Club) President Jiro YOSHINO
AC NAGANO PARCEIRO President Yoshiyuki MACHIDA
KATALLER TOYAMA President Shigeo HIDARITOMO
FUJIEDA MYFC President Kousuke TOKUDA
AZUL CLARO NUMAZU President Takashi WATANABE
FC GIFU President Hiroyuki MIYATA
GAINARE TOTTORI President Masaki TSUKANO
KAMATAMARE SANUKI Representative executive director Hideki IKEUCHI
FC.IMABARI President Masafumi YANO
ROASSO KUMAMOTO President Motomu NAGATA
TEGEVAJARO MIYAZAKI President  Keita NIMURA
KAGOSHIMA UNITED FC President 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.

* Following the creation of the J.League Club License System in2012, matters previously overseen by the Administration Advisory Committee are under control of the Club License Secretariat.

[7] General Secretariat

The General Secretariat handles the tasks related to the General Meeting, the Board of Directors, and the various subcommittees, supports the Chairman in his professional duties, and plans various matters related to the activities of the J.League.

[Last Updated:2015/5/13]

[8] Related Companies

The audiovisual recording and archival of J.League official matches, sale of broadcast/publication rights, management of usage rights, insurance, etc. are entrusted to the following companies.