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Nikon Corporation (NINOF)

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Nikon Corporation

Shinagawa Intercity Tower C
2-15-3, Konan
Tokyo 108-6290
81 3 6433 3600

Full Time Employees25,031

Key Executives

Mr. Kazuo UshidaPres & Representative Director733.37kN/A64
Mr. Masashi OkaSr. Exec. VP, CFO & Representative DirectorN/AN/A62
Satoshi HagiwaraSr. VP, GM of Fin. & Accounting Division and DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Takumi OdajimaSr. VP, GM of HR & Admin. Division and DirectorN/AN/A59
Mr. Toshikazu UmatateSr. VP & GM of Semiconductor Lithography Bus. UnitN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Nikon Corporation manufactures and sells optical instruments in Japan, the Americas, Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and internationally. It operates through Precision Equipment, Imaging Products, Instruments, and Medical segments. The Precision Equipment segment provides semiconductor lithography systems for the production of semiconductors that are primarily used in electronics IC and LCD steppers; and immersion scanners for the use in production of displays for smartphones and tablet computers. It also offers FPD lithography systems for the production of LCD and organic light-emitting diode panels. The Imaging Products segment engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and service of digital cameras–interchangeable lens type, interchangeable lenses and compact digital cameras, and other products. The Instruments segment provides biological microscopes, cell culture observation systems, etc.; and contract manufacturing services in areas of cells for regenerative medicine therapeutics. It also offers industrial microscopes, metrology systems, and X-ray/CT inspection systems. The Medical segment engages in the development of medical devices to answer unmet needs at various medical levels, such as prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis management. It sells retina diagnostic imaging equipment. The company is also involved in the customized products, glass, encoders, and ophthalmic lenses business, as well as sale of photomask substrates for FPD and optical components. Nikon Corporation has a strategic alliance with Verily Life Sciences LLC in the field of machine learning-enabled retinal imaging. The company was formerly known as Nippon Kogaku K.K. and changed its name to Nikon Corporation in 1988. Nikon Corporation was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Corporate Governance

Nikon Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.