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TDK announces appointment of New Chairman, New President & CEO and change of Representative Director

February 22, 2022

TDK Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has resolved to make the following changes to its Chairman, President & CEO and Representative Director.

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 April 1, 2022

Name New Position Present Position
Shigenao Ishiguro Representative Director
Chairman
Representative Director
President & CEO
Noboru Saito President & CEO Senior Vice President

 

Mr. Shigenao Ishiguro will be appointed Chairman & Director by a resolution of the Board of Directors to be held after the 126th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on June 24, 2022.

Mr. Noboru Saito will be appointed Representative Director by a resolution of the Board of Directors to be held after the 126th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on June 24, 2022.

Mr. Makoto Sumita, incumbent Chairman & Director, will be Director on April 1, 2022.

3. Curriculum vitae of the New President & CEO

Name    Noboru Saito
Date of Birth September 10, 1966
Age     55

Summary of career Number of shares held
Mar. 1989 Graduated Doshisha University, Faculty of Law 17,100
Apr. 1989 Entered TDK Corporation (hereinafter “the Company”)
May 2006 President of TDK Electronics Europe GmbH
Jan. 2007 General Manager of the Europe Sales Division of the Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group of the Company
Oct. 2009 Deputy General Manager of the Europe Sales Division of the Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group of TDK-EPC Corporation
Jun. 2011 Corporate Officer of the Company
Deputy General Manager of the Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group of TDK-EPC Corporation
Oct. 2012 Deputy General Manager of the Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group of the Company
Apr. 2013 General Manager of the Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group of the Company
Jun. 2013 Senior Vice President of the Company (present post)
Apr. 2014 General Manager of the Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group of the Company
Apr. 2015 General Manager of the Corporate Strategy HQ of the Company
Jun. 2015 Director of the Company (Jun. 2017 retired)
Apr. 2017 CEO of Sensor Systems Business Company of the Company (present post)

Contact for media

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

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