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TDK Announces Changes of Directors, Company Auditors and Corporate Officers

Apr. 26, 2013

TDK Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has resolved to make the following changes to its Directors, Company Auditors and Corporate Officers. The appointments of Directors and Company Auditors are subject to Shareholder approval at the General Shareholders Meeting to be held on June 27, 2013. The appointments of Corporate Officers are subject to Board approval at the meeting of the Board of Directors following the General Shareholders Meeting.

  1. Directors (new appointment and resignation)
    Director Candidate
     
    Makoto Sumita
    Chairman & CEO of INNOTECH CORPORATION, Director of IT Access Co., Ltd.
    Retiring Director
     
    Ryoichi Ohno
    Senior Officer of Prudential Holdings of Japan, Inc.
  2. Company Auditors (new appointment and resignation)
    Company Auditor Candidate
     
    Kazunori Yagi
    Company Advisor of Yokogawa Electric Corporation,
    Company Auditor of Yokogawa Bridge Holdings Corp.,
    Outside Company Director of JSR Corporation
    Retiring Company Auditor
     
    Makoto Sumita
    Chairman & CEO of INNOTECH CORPORATION, Director of IT Access Co., Ltd.
  3. Corporate Officers (changes in corporate officer positions and resignation)
    Changes in Corporate Officer Positions
     
     
    New Position
    Former Position
    Shinya Yoshihara
    Senior Vice President
    Corporate Officer
    Junji Yoneyama
    Senior Vice President
    Corporate Officer
    Kaoru Matsuoka
    Senior Vice President
    Corporate Officer
    Noboru Saito
    Senior Vice President
    Corporate Officer
    Retiring Corporate Officers
     
    Shinichi Araya
    Senior Vice President
    Takaya Ishigaki
    Corporate Officer
    Masataka Kajiya
    Corporate Officer
New Executive Lineup

As a result of the above changes, the new executive lineup as of June 27, 2013 will be as follows.

Directors
Representative Director Takehiro Kamigama
Director Atsuo Kobayashi
Director Hiroyuki Uemura
Director Junji Yoneyama
Director Kenichi Mori*
(Visiting Professor at Tokyo University of Science Graduate School of Innovation Studies)
Director Yukio Yanase*
(Advisor of ORIX Corporation,
Outside Director of Ubiteq, INC.)
Director Makoto Sumita*
(Chairman & CEO of INNOTECH CORPORATION,
Director of IT Access Co., Ltd.)
* Outside Directors
Company Auditors
Company Auditor Noboru Hara
Company Auditor Osamu Yotsui
Company Auditor Osamu Nakamoto*
(Representative of Nakamoto Law Office,
Outside Company Auditor of Foster Electric Company, Limited,
Outside Company Auditor of Value Commerce Co., Ltd.)
Company Auditor Koichi Masuda*
(Advisor of The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants,
Outside Company Auditor of Regional Economy Revitalization Corporation of Japan,
Outside Company Auditor of NKSJ Holdings, Inc.
Outside Director of Eisai Co., Ltd.,
Outside Company Auditor of The Daishi Bank, Ltd.
Outside Company Auditor of Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd.)
Company Auditor Kazunori Yagi*
(Company Advisor of Yokogawa Electric Corporation,
Company Auditor of Yokogawa Bridge Holdings Corp.,
Outside Company Director of JSR Corporation.)
*Outside Company Auditors
Corporate Officers
President and CEO Takehiro Kamigama
Executive Vice President Raymond Leung
Executive Vice President Atsuo Kobayashi
Executive Vice President Hiroyuki Uemura
Senior Vice President Seiji Osaka
Senior Vice President Yoshiaki Hirota
Senior Vice President Shinya Yoshihara
Senior Vice President Junji Yoneyama
Senior Vice President Kaoru Matsuoka
Senior Vice President Noboru Saito
Corporate Officer Robin Zeng
Corporate Officer Takakazu Momozuka
Corporate Officer Mitsuru Nagata
Corporate Officer Joachim Zichlarz
Corporate Officer Joachim Thiele
Corporate Officer Keiichi Imamoto

Contact for media
Contact Phone Mail
Mr. Sumio Marukawa TDK Corporation +81 3 6778-1055 pr@jp.tdk.com

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