OMRON Announces Representative Director Changes

January 30, 2014

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

Kyoto, Japan - OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645; ADR: OMRNY) announced the following representative director changes, following a resolution made at a Board of Directors meeting held on January 30, 2014. A formal decision regarding the changes (outlined below), will be made following approval at an Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in June of this year and a subsequent Board of Directors meeting.

  1. Reason for the changes
    To further strengthen the management setup

  2. Names and positions of new and retiring representative directors
    (1) Newly appointed representative director
    Name: Yoshinori Suzuki
    New Position: Representative Director and Executive Vice President
    (2) Retiring representative director
    Name: Yoshinobu Morishita
    Position: Representative Director and Executive Vice President
  3. Brief biographical profile of new representative director

    Name: Yoshinori Suzuki
    Date of Birth: April 27, 1952
    Career: April 1975, Joined the Company
    June 2003, Appointed Executive Officer and Senior General Manager of Corporate Planning Headquarters
    June 2006, Appointed Managing Executive Officer
    March 2007, Appointed President of Automotive Electronic Components Company
    May 2010, Appointed President and CEO of OMRON Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
    April 2013, Appointed Senior Managing Executive Officer and CFO
    June 2013, Appointed Senior Managing Director and CFO (to present)
    Number of Shares Held: 18,081

    Note: The number of shares of the Company owned above includes the real number of shares held in the name of the OMRON Officers' Stock Ownership Plan.

  4. Proposed Date of Appointment
    The day of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (to be held in late June 2014)


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