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Announcement of personnel and organization changes

Mar. 23, 2017

TDK Corporation announces the following personnel and organization changes.

  1. Changes in executives’ responsibilities as of April 1, 2017
    Name New Position Former Position
    Hiroyuki Uemura Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of Electronic Components Business Company, in charge of Magnet Products and Safety & Environment Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of Electronic Components Business Company, in charge of Magnet Products
    Atsuo Kobayashi Executive Vice President, General Manager of SCM & Management System HQ, in charge of Flash Memory Applied Devices Business Division, EMC & RF Engineering Business Division Executive Vice President, General Manager of Corporate Administration HQ, in charge of Flash Memory Applied Devices Business Division, EMC & RF Engineering Business Division
    Seiji Osaka Senior Vice President, General Manager of Corporate Strategy HQ, in charge of Human Resources Senior Vice President, General Manager of Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group
    Noboru Saito Director, Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of Sensor Systems Business Company Director, Senior Vice President, General Manager of Corporate Strategy HQ
    Takakazu Momozuka Corporate Officer, General Manager of Legal & Compliance HQ, and Chief Compliance Officer Corporate Officer, Deputy General Manager of Corporate Administration HQ, and General Manager of General Affairs Group of Corporate Administration HQ, and Chief Compliance Officer
    Mitsuru Nagata Corporate Officer, General Manager of Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group, and General Manager of Automotive Group of Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group Corporate Officer, Deputy General Manager of Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group, and General Manager of Automotive Group of Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group
    Satoru Sueki Corporate Officer, General Manager of Quality Assurance HQ Corporate Officer, General Manager of Quality Assurance Group
    Tetsuji Yamanishi Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Finance & Accounting HQ Director, Corporate Officer, General Manager of Finance & Accounting Group
    Albert Ong Corporate Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Magnetic Heads Business Company, and General Manager of HDD Components Business Group of Magnetic Heads Business Company Corporate Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Magnetic Heads and Sensors Business Company, and General Manager of HDD Components Business Group of Magnetic Heads and Sensors Business Company
  2. Changes in personnel responsibilities as of April 1, 2017
    Name New Position Former Position
    Teppei Watanabe General Manager of Magnetics Business Group of Electronic Components Business Company, and General Manager of Package & Foundry Business Division of Electronic Components Business Company General Manager of Magnetics Business Group of Electronic Components Business Company, and General Manager of Thin Film Device Center
    Tamotsu Aiba Deputy General Manager of Magnetics Business Group of Electronic Components Business Company -
    Hironobu Hayashi General Manager of MEMS Microphones Business Division of Sensor Systems Business Company -
    Wenjie Chen Deputy General Manager of Magnetic Heads Business Group of Magnetic Heads Business Company -
    Steve Misuta Deputy General Manager of HDD Components Business Group of Magnetic Heads Business Company -
    Fumio Sashida Chief Executive Officer of Energy Devices Business Company General Manager of Corporate Planning Group of Corporate Strategy HQ
    Shigetaka Maeyama General Manager of Energy Systems Business Group General Manager of Energy Devices Development Center of Technology HQ
    Takao Tsutsui General Manager of Thin Film Wafer Foundry Business Division, and Deputy General Manager of Magnetic Sensors Business Group of Sensor Systems Business Company Deputy General Manager of Magnetic Sensors Business Group of Magnetic Heads and Sensors Business Company
    Taro Ikushima General Manager of Corporate Planning Group of Corporate Strategy HQ -
    Kazushige Atsumi General Manager of Corporate Communications Group of Corporate Strategy HQ -
    Andreas Keller General Manager of Human Resources & Administration HQ -
    Shinji Kito Deputy General Manager of Human Resources & Administration HQ -
    Masato Ishikawa General Manager of SCM Reengineering Group of SCM & Management System HQ General Manager of Management System Group of Corporate Administration HQ
    Motoi Kumagai General Manager of Procurement & Logistics Group of SCM & Management System HQ -
    Atsushi Sawada General Manager of Business System Group of SCM & Management System HQ -
    Dai Matsuoka General Manager of Technology and Intellectual Property HQ General Manager of Technology HQ
    Kyung-Ku Choi General Manager of Technology Planning Group of Technology and Intellectual Property HQ General Manager of Materials Development Center of Technology HQ
    Takeshi Takahashi General Manager of Advanced Products Development Center of Technology and Intellectual Property HQ General Manager of ICT Devices Development Center of Technology HQ
    Yasushi Enokido General Manager of Materials Development Center of Technology and Intellectual Property HQ -
    Osamu Hikita General Manager of Production Engineering HQ, and Deputy General Manager of Technology and Intellectual Property HQ, and General Manager of Intellectual Property Rights Center of Technology and Intellectual Property HQ General Manager of Intellectual Property Rights Center
    Tetsuya Kuwashima General Manager of Safety & Environment Group of Production Engineering HQ -
    Sachiko Nagahara General Manager of CSR Group of Legal & Compliance HQ -
    Satoru Ibaraki General Manager of Audit & Supervisory Board Members Office -
  3. Organization Changes as of April 1, 2017
    • Thin Film Device Center is renamed Package & Foundry Business Division and set in Electronic Components Business Company.
    • Sensor Systems Business Company is established and Temperature & Pressure Sensors Business Group, Magnetic Sensors Business Group and MEMS Microphones Business Division are set in this Business Company.
    • Magnetic Heads & Sensors Business Company is renamed Magnetic Heads Business Company and affiliated HDD Heads Business Group is renamed Magnetic Heads Business Group.
    • Energy Systems Business Group is established.
    • Thin Film Wafer Foundry Business Division is established.
    • Human Resources & Administration HQ is established.
    • Corporate Administration HQ is renamed SCM & Management System HQ, and SCM Reengineering Group and Procurement & Logistics Group are set in this HQ.
    • Technology and Intellectual Property HQ is established and Technology Planning Group, Intellectual Property Rights Center, Advanced Products Development Center and Materials Development Center are set in this HQ.
    • Quality Assurance Group is renamed Quality Assurance HQ.
    • Manufacturing HQ is renamed Production Engineering HQ and Safety & Environment Group is set in this HQ.
    • Finance & Accounting Group is renamed Finance & Accounting HQ.
    • Compliance HQ is renamed Legal & Compliance HQ, and Legal Group and CSR Group are set in this HQ.

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

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