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Auditors and Executive Officers Changes

January 28, 2016

OMRON Corporation today announced that the Board of Directors decided the following Auditors and Executive Officers changes.

  1. Change of Auditors (As of the day at the Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in late June, 2016)

    New Position & Title Current Position & Title Name
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) Newly Appointed
    (Executive Advisor, ASAHI TAX Corporation, Certificated Public Accountant)
    Hideyo Uchiyama
    Retired Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) Eisuke Nagatomo

    * The above appointments are subject to approval at the 79th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in late June, 2016.

  2. Change of Executive Officers (As of April 1, 2016)
    * Changes from the current position & title are underlined

    New Position & Title Current Position & Title Name
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Manufacturing Innovation HQ.
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Manufacturing Innovation HQ.
    Kiyoshi Yoshikawa
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Robotics Business Development Project, Industrial Automation Company, and
    Chairman and CEO, OMRON ADEPT TECHNOLOGY INC., and
    Chairman, DELTA TAU DATA SYSTEMS INC., and
    Chairman, OMRON SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES INC., and
    Chairman, President and CEO, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF AMERICA, INC.
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Robotics Business Development Project, Industrial Automation Company, and
    Chairman and CEO, OMRON ADEPT TECHNOLOGY INC., and
    Chairman, DELTA TAU DATA SYSTEMS INC., and
    Chairman, OMRON SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES INC., and
    Chairman, President and CEO, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF AMERICA, INC.
    Nigel Blakeway
    Retired Executive Officer,
    President and CEO,
    OMRON SWITCH & DEVICES Corporation
    Yoshihiro Taniguchi
    Executive Officer,
    Overseas Business & Components Business Executive,
    OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS Co., Ltd.
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Product Business Division HQ.
    Industrial Automation Company
    Takashi Ikezoe
    Executive Officer,
    President and CEO,
    OMRON RELAY & DEVICES Corporation
    President,
    OMRON ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS (SHEN ZHEN) LTD. Electronic and Mechanical Components Company
    Makoto Ota

[Appendix]

  1. Director Candidates (Term: From the day at the 2016 Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting in late June to the day at the 2017 Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting)

    Name Position & Title Note
    Fumio Tateishi Chairman  
    Yoshihito Yamada President and CEO  
    Yoshinori Suzuki Executive Vice President and CFO  
    Akio Sakumiya Executive Vice President  
    Koji Nitto Director, Senior Managing
    Executive Officer
     
    Kazuhiko Toyama Outside Director CEO, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.
    Eizo Kobayashi Outside Director Chairman, ITOCHU Corporation
    Kuniko Nishikawa Outside Director President & CEO, Firststar Healthcare Co. Ltd. / President, Benesse MCM Corp.

    * The above appointments are subject to approval at the 79th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in late June, 2016.

    * The following 3 candidates are nominated as director doubles operational leaderships.
    (Term: One year from April 1, 2016)

    Name Director Position Executive Officer Position Title
    Yoshihito Yamada President   CEO
    Yoshinori Suzuki Executive Vice President   CFO
    Koji Nitto Director Senior Managing Executive Officer Senior General Manager, Global Strategy H.Q.

  2. Auditor Candidates (Term: From the day at the 2016 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in late June to the day at the 2020 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting)

    Name Position Note
    Hideyo Uchiyama Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) (Executive Advisor, ASAHI TAX Corporation, Certificated Public Accountant)

    * The above appointment is subject to approval at the 79th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in late June, 2016.

    * Auditors (Non-reelection)

    Name Position Note
    Kiichiro Kondo Audit & Supervisory Board Member  
    Tokio Kawashima Audit & Supervisory Board Member  
    Yoshifumi Matsumoto Audit & Supervisory Board
    Member (Independent)
    Partner, Miyake & Partners,
    Attorney at Law

  3. Substitute Auditor Candidate (Term: From the day at the 2016 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in late June to the day at the 2017 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting)

    Name Position Note
    Toru Watanabe Substitute Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) Partner, Kitahama Partners - Foreign Law Joint Enterprise, Attorney at Law

    * The above appointment is subject to approval at the 79th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in late June, 2016.

  4. Executive Officers (Term: One year from April 1, 2016)

    Name Position & Title
    Koji Nitto Senior Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Strategy HQ.
    Yutaka Miyanaga Senior Managing Executive Officer, Company President,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Shigeki Fujimoto Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Business Development HQ.
    Kiichiro Miyata Managing Executive Officer, CTO and Senior General Manager,
    Technology & Intellectual Property HQ.
    Katsuhiro Wada Managing Executive Officer, President and CEO,
    OMRON Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Shizuto Yukumoto Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Environmental Solutions Business HQ.
    Kenji Matsunami Managing Executive Officer, Company President,
    Electronic and Mechanical Components Company
    Satoshi Ando Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Investor Relations & Corporate Communications HQ.
    Toshio Hosoi Managing Executive Officer, President and CEO,
    OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS Co., Ltd.
    Isao Ogino Managing Executive Officer, President and CEO,
    OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Kiyoshi Yoshikawa Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Manufacturing Innovation HQ.
    Nigel Blakeway Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager, Robotics Business Development Project, Industrial Automation Company, and
    Chairman and CEO, OMRON ADEPT TECHNOLOGY INC., and
    Chairman, DELTA TAU DATA SYSTEMS INC., and
    Chairman, OMRON SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES INC., and
    Chairman, President and CEO, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF AMERICA, INC.
    Goshi Oba Executive Officer, Chairman and President,
    OMRON INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION (CHINA) Co., Ltd.
    Takayoshi Oue Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Finance and Accounting HQ.
    Izumi Echizen Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Human Resources and Administration HQ.
    Hideji Ejima Executive Officer, General Manager, Business Planning Department,
    and General Manager, Application Engineering Center,
    Environmental Solutions Business HQ.
    Seigo Kinugawa Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Strategy Planning Division HQ. Industrial Automation Company
    Takashi Kitagawa Executive Officer, Senior General Manager, Board of Directors Office
    Masahiko Tomita Executive Officer, General Manager,
    Corporate Planning Department, Global Strategy HQ.
    Munenori Odake Executive Officer, Senior General Manager, Sales & Marketing Division
    HQ. Industrial Automation Company
    Kenji Sugawa Executive Officer, Director, Executive Vice President, and Senior
    General Manager, Global Sales and Marketing Group HQ.
    OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Shuji Tamaki Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Risk Management and Legal HQ.
    Ken Tanikawa Executive Officer, President and CEO,
    OMRON PRECISION TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd.
    Makoto Ota Executive Officer, President and CEO,
    OMRON RELAY & DEVICES Corporation

Media Contact:
OMRON Corporation, Corporate Communications Department
Kenji Ohyabu / Tomoko Kawamitsu
Tel: +81-75-344-7175
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