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OMRON Announces Director and Audit & Supervisory Board Personnel Changes

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  • January 31, 2013

Kyoto, Japan - OMRON Corporation (TOKYO: 6645; ADR: OMRNY) today announced the following director and Audit & Supervisory Board personnel changes to be considered at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 20 this year, and at subsequent Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board meetings to be held on the same day.

  1. Directors (from June 20)

    Title Name  
    Chairman of the Board of Directors Fumio Tateishi Reappointment
    President and Representative Director Yoshihito Yamada Reappointment
    Executive Vice President and Representative Director Yoshinobu Morishita Reappointment
    Senior Managing Director Akio Sakumiya Reappointment
    Senior Managing Director Yoshinori Suzuki New appointment
    Director (Independent) Kazuhiko Toyama Reappointment
    Director (Independent) Eizo Kobayashi New appointment

    ("Reappointment" refers to candidates scheduled for reappointment as their tenures are coming to an end).

    Fumio Tateisi's title is expected to change from Director and Executive Vice Chairman to Chairman of the Board of Directors.
    Kazuhiko Toyama is the CEO of Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.
    Eizo Kobayashi is the Chairman of ITOCHU Corporation.

    Scheduled for retirement
    Title Name
    Chairman of the Board of Directors Hisao Sakuta
    Director (Independent) Masamitsu Sakurai

    Hisao Sakuta is expected to take on the title of Special Advisor

  2. Audit & Supervisory Board Members

    Title Name  
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-time) Soichi Yukawa Reappointment
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-time) Tokio Kawashima Continuing
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) Eisuke Nagatomo Continuing
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) Yoshifumi Matsumoto New appointment
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Alternate) Toru Watanabe Reappointment

    ("Reappointment" refers to candidates scheduled for reappointment as their tenures are coming to an end).

    Tokio Kawashima and Eisuke Nagatomo will continue as Audit & Supervisory Board Members for the remainder of their tenures.
    Yoshifumi Matsumoto is a partner of Miyake & Partners, attorney at law and patent attorney
    Toru Watanabe is a partner of Kitahama Partners, attorney at law

    Scheduled for retirement
    Title Name
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) Hidero Chimori

  3. Directors with Executive Powers

    Title Name Position
    President and Representative Director Yoshihito Yamada Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    Executive Vice President and Representative Director Yoshinobu Morishita Company President, Industrial Automation Company
    Senior Managing Director Yoshinori Suzuki Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Executive Officer Personnel (April 1)

Title/Position Name Current Title/Position
Senior Managing Officer and
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Yoshinori Suzuki Managing Officer
President and CEO, OMRON AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS Co. Ltd.
Managing Officer
Senior General Manager, Technology & Intellectual Property H.Q.
Masaki Arao Same as on left
Managing Officer
President and CEO, OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS Co. Ltd.
Kiichiro Kondo Same as on left
Managing Officer
President and CEO, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
Kiichiro Miyata Same as on left
Managing Officer
Company President, Electronic and Mechanical Components Company
Koichi Tada Same as on left
Managing Officer
Senior General Manager, Global Strategy H.Q.
Yutaka Miyanaga Executive Officer
Senior General Manager, Global Strategy H.Q.
Managing Officer
Senior General Manager, Global Resource Management H.Q. and
Senior General Manager, Global SCM and IT Innovation HQ
Koji Nitto Executive Officer
Senior General Manager, Global Resource Management H.Q.
Managing Officer
President and CEO, OMRON AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS Co. Ltd.
Katsuhiro Wada Director of OMRON AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS Co. Ltd.

Yoshinori Suzuki is expected to take on the title of Senior Managing Director on June 20.
The Global SCM & IT Innovation HQ is scheduled to be established on March 21.
Information about the remaining Omron executives will be published on March 21.

Media Inquires
Shoichi Kunimune,
Corporate Communications Department,
OMRON Corporation
Tel: +81-75-344-7175

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