Change in Major Shareholder

May 17, 2013

Company Name: OMRON Corporation
Representative: President and CEO
Yoshihito Yamada
Stock ticker number: 6645
Stock exchanges: Tokyo and Osaka (First Sections)
Contact: Shunji Okumura, General Manager
Investor Relations Department
Phone: +81-3-6718-3421

OMRON Corporation ("the Company") hereby announces a change in one of its major shareholders as of May 10, 2013. The details are as follows:

  1. Reason for the change
    Harris Associates L. P. filed a change in major shareholding to the Kanto Financial Bureau on May 15, 2013, and the Company has confirmed the details of this shareholding change.

  2. Profile of Shareholder

    (1) Name Harris Associates L.P.
    (2) Address 2 North LaSalle Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL, USA, 60602
    (3) Representative Janet L. Reali, Vice President and General Counsel
    (4) Principal Business Investment advisory and investment management

  3. Number of voting rights (shares) held by Harris Associates L.P. and its percentage of total voting rights

      Number of voting rights
    (Number of shares)
    % of total voting rights* Ranking among
    Before Change
    (As of April 25, 2013)
    235,827 rights
    10.73% -
    After Change 211,876 rights
    9.64% -

    * Number of non-voting right shares deducted from the number of total outstanding shares:  7,312,372 shares
      Number of total outstanding shares as of March 31, 2013:  227,121,372 shares

    ** This announcement is based on the information filed by Harris Associates L.P., and the Company is not in the position of confirming the actual number of shares owned. Ranking among shareholders can not be confirmed, and the Ranking among shareholders column is therefore left blank.

  4. Outlook
    There will be no impact to the Company's performance as a result of this change.


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