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TDK Announces Changes of Directors and Corporate Officers

Apr. 28, 2014

TDK Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has resolved to make the following changes to its Directors and Corporate Officers. The appointments of Directors are subject to Shareholder approval at the General Shareholders Meeting to be held on June 27, 2014. 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 retirement)
      Director Candidate
      Kazumasa Yoshida
      Outside Director of Onkyo Corporation,
      Outside Director of Gibson Brands, Inc.,
      Outside Director of CYBERDYNE Inc.
      Retiring Director
      Kenichi Mori
      Visiting Professor at Tokyo University of
      Science Graduate School of Innovation Studies
    2. Corporate Officers (changes in corporate officer positions, new appointment and retirement)
      Changes in Corporate Officer Positions
      New Position
      Former Position
      Robin Zeng
      Senior Vice President
      Corporate Officer
      Corporate Officer Candidates
      Shigenao Ishiguro
      General Manager of Data Storage & Thin Film Technology Components Business Group
      Satoru Sueki
      General Manager of Quality Assurance Group of Manufacturing HQ
      Retiring Corporate Officers
      Raymond Leung
      Executive Vice President
      Yoshiaki Hirota
      Senior Vice President
      New Executive Lineup

      As a result of the above changes, the new executive lineup as of June 27, 2014 will be as follows.

      Representative Director Takehiro Kamigama
      Director Atsuo Kobayashi
      Director Hiroyuki Uemura
      Director Junji Yoneyama
      Director Yukio Yanase*
      (Special Advisor of ORIX Corporation,
      Special Advisor of OGI Holdings Co., Ltd.)
      Director Makoto Sumita*
      (Chairman & CEO of INNOTECH CORPORATION,
      Director of IT Access Co., Ltd.)
      Director Kazumasa Yoshida*
      (Outside Director of Onkyo Corporation,
      Outside Director of Gibson Brands, Inc.,
      Outside Director of CYBERDYNE Inc.)
      * Outside Directors
      Company Auditors
      Company Auditor Osamu Yotsui
      Company Auditor Noboru Hara
      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 Director of Eisai Co., Ltd.,
      Outside Company Auditor of Daishi Bank, Ltd.,
      Outside Company Auditor of Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd.
      Governor of Japan Exchange Regulation)
      Company Auditor Kazunori Yagi*
      (Company Advisor of Yokogawa Electric Corporation,
      Outside Company Auditor of Yokogawa Bridge Holdings Corp.,
      Outside Director of JSR Corporation,
      Outside Director of OYO Corporation)
      *Outside Company Auditors
      Corporate Officers
      President and CEO Takehiro Kamigama
      Executive Vice President Atsuo Kobayashi
      Executive Vice President Hiroyuki Uemura
      Senior Vice President Seiji Osaka
      Senior Vice President Shinya Yoshihara
      Senior Vice President Junji Yoneyama
      Senior Vice President Kaoru Matsuoka
      Senior Vice President Noboru Saito
      Senior Vice President Robin Zeng
      Corporate Officer Takakazu Momozuka
      Corporate Officer Mitsuru Nagata
      Corporate Officer Joachim Zichlarz
      Corporate Officer Joachim Thiele
      Corporate Officer Keiichi Imamoto
      Corporate Officer Shigenao Ishiguro
      Corporate Officer Satoru Sueki

      Contact for media
      Contact Phone Mail
      Mr. Sumio Marukawa TDK Corporation +81 3 6778-1055