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TDK Announces Changes of Directors, Company Auditors, and Corporate Officers

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TDK Announces Changes of Directors, Company Auditors, and Corporate Officers


April 24, 2007

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 28, 2007. 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 appointments and resignations)
    Director Candidate
    Minoru Takahashi
    General Manager of the Technology Group and General Manager of the Materials & Process Development Center
    Retiring Director
    Takeshi Nomura
    General Manager of the Ferrite & Magnet Products Business Group
  2. Company Auditors (new appointments and resignations)
    Company Auditor Candidates

    Company Auditor    Noboru Hara
    General Manager of the General Affairs Department

    Company Auditor    Yukio Yanase*
    Director and Deputy President, Responsible for Overseas Activities, Alternative Investment & Development, Headquarters, Office of the President, ORIX Corporation
     
    * Outside company auditor
    Retiring Company Auditors

    Company Auditor    Takuma Otsuka
    Company Auditor    Kazutaka Kubota*
     
    * Outside company auditor
  3. Corporate Officers
    Corporate Officer Candidates

    Kenichiro Fujiwara
    Deputy General Manager of the Electronic Components Sales & Marketing Group

    Shinya Yoshihara
    General Manager of the Production Engineering Development Center, Technology Group
    Changes in Corporate Officer Positions
      New Position Former Position
    Seiji Enami Senior Vice President
    General Manager of the Finance & Accounting Dept.
    Corporate Officer
    General Manager of the Finance & Accounting Dept.
    Raymond Leung Senior Vice President
    General Manager of the China Operation Group
    Corporate Officer
    General Manager of the China Operation Group
    Shiro Nomi Senior Vice President
    General Manager of the Corporate Planning Dept.
    Corporate Officer
    General Manager of the Corporate Planning Dept.
    Shinichi Araya Senior Vice President
    General Manager of the Magnetics Business Group
    Corporate Officer
    General Manager of the Magnetics Business Group
    Retiring Corporate Officers
    Kiyoshi Ito Senior Executive Vice President
    Yukio Hirokawa Corporate Officer
    Kenryo Namba Corporate Officer
     
     
     
     
New Executive Lineup

As a result of the above changes, the new executive lineup as of June 28, 2007 will be as follows.

Directors
Chairman and CEO Hajime Sawabe
President and COO Takehiro Kamigama
Director Jiro Iwasaki
Director Shinji Yoko
Director Yasuhiro Hagihara*
(Attorney at Law, Squire Sanders Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo Horitsu Jimusho)
Director Seiji Enami
Director Minoru Takahashi
* Outside Director
Company Auditors
Company Auditor Masaaki Miyoshi
Company Auditor Noboru Hara
Company Auditor Kaoru Matsumoto*
(Certified Public Accountant, Matsumoto & Co.)
Company Auditor Ryoichi Ohno*
(Prudential Financial, Inc., Japan Representative Office
Regional CFO-Japan (USGAAP Reporting))
Company Auditor Yukio Yanase*
(Director, Deputy President, Responsible for Overseas Activities, Alternative Investment & Development, Headquarters, Office of the President, ORIX Corporation)
*Outside Company Auditors
Corporate Officers
Chairman and CEO Hajime Sawabe
President and COO Takehiro Kamigama
Executive Vice President Jiro Iwasaki
Senior Vice President Shinji Yoko
Senior Vice President Takeshi Nomura
Senior Vice President Takaya Ishigaki
Senior Vice President Minoru Takahashi
Senior Vice President Michinori Katayama
Senior Vice President Seiji Enami
Senior Vice President Raymond Leung
Senior Vice President Shiro Nomi
Senior Vice President Shinichi Araya
Corporate Officer Masatoshi Shikanai
Corporate Officer Shunji Itakura
Corporate Officer Kenichiro Fujiwara
Corporate Officer Shinya Yoshihara

For further information, contact the Corporate Communications Dept.
Tel.: 81-3-6778-1055
E-mail: pr@jp.tdk.com

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