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TDK Announces Changes of Representative Director

Apr. 28, 2016

TDK Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has resolved to make the following changes to its Representative Directors. The appointments of Representative Directors are subject Board approval at the meeting of the Board of Directors following the General Shareholders Meeting to be held on June 29, 2016.

1. Reason for the change

By shifting to a new management structure, TDK aims to achieve sustainable growth and enhanced corporate value.

2. Names and New Positions

As of June 29, 2016

Name New Position Present Position
Takehiro Kamigama Representative Director
Chairman
Representative Director
President and CEO
Shigenao Ishiguro Representative Director
President and CEO
Senior Vice President

3. Curriculum vitae of the New Representative Director

Name    Shigenao Ishiguro
Date of Birth October 30, 1957
Age     58

Summary of career Number of shares held
Jan. 1982 Entered the Company 1,800
Apr. 2002 Senior Manager of Planning Group of Europe Sales Group of Recording Media & Solutions Business Group
Jul. 2004 Leader of Planning Group of Japan Operation of HDD Head Business Division of Data Storage & Thin Film Technology Components Business Group
Apr. 2007 Leader of Japan Operation of HDD Head Business Division of Data Storage & Thin Film Technology Components Business Group
Apr. 2011 Deputy General Manager of Data Storage & Thin Film Technology Components Business Group
Jun. 2012 General Manager of Data Storage & Thin Film Technology Components Business Group
Jun. 2014 Corporate Officer
Apr. 2015 CEO of Magnetic Heads and Sensors Business Company (present post)
Jun. 2015 Senior Vice President (present post)
Apr. 2016 General Manager of Magnetic Sensors Business Group of Magnetic Heads and Sensors Business Company (present post)

Contact for media

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

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