Directors and Executive Officers Changes

  • January 29, 2020

OMRON Corporation (HQ: Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto. President and CEO: Yoshihito Yamada) today announced that the Board of Directors decided the following Directors and Executive Officers changes.

1. Directors

*Underline: Changed position and title

New Position and Title Previous Position and Title Name
Outside Director Newly Appointed Izumi Kobayashi
Retired Outside Director Kuniko Nishikawa

* The above appointments are subject to approval at the 83rd Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in June, 2020.

2. Executive Officers (As of April 1, 2020)

*Underline: Changed position and title

New Position and Title Previous Position and Title Name
Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager,
Production Division HQ,
Electronic and Mechanical Components Company
Executive Officer,
President and CEO,
OMRON RELAY & DEVICES Corporation
And Senior General Manager,
Production Division HQ,
Electronic and Mechanical Components Company
Makoto Ota
Executive Officer,
President and CEO,
OMRON (CHINA) CO., LTD.
Executive Officer,
China Manufacturing Innovation Project Executive,
Global Manufacturing Innovation HQ,
and President and CEO,
SHANGHAI OMRON CONTROL COMPONENTS CO., LTD.
Jian Xu
Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager,
Global Procurement and Quality Management HQ
Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager,
Global Manufacturing Innovation HQ
Kenji Eda
Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager,
Energy Solutions Business HQ,
OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS CO., LTD.
Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager,
Environmental Solutions Business HQ
Taisuke Tateishi
Executive Officer,
President, CEO and COO,
OMRON ELECTRONICS LLC,
Industrial Automation Company
President, CEO and COO,
OMRON ELECTRONICS LLC,
Industrial Automation Company
Robert Black
Executive Officer,
Assistant Senior General Manager,
Business Development Division HQ
And General Manager,
International Business Department
OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS CO., LTD.
Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager,
Sales & Marketing Division HQ,
Industrial Automation Company
Munenori Odake

* Makoto Ota and Kenji Eda will assume the new position and title on March 21, 2020.
* Mr. Yutaka Miyanaga, Executive Vice President, Company President, Industrial Automation Company will assume the post of Senior General Manager, Sales & Marketing Division HQ.

[Appendix]

New management structure by the previous section changes is as follows.

Directors (Term: From the day at the 2020 Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting in June to the day at the 2021 Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting)

Name Position Main concurrent title of outside officers
Fumio Tateishi Chairman of the Board -
Yoshihito Yamada Representative Director -
Kiichiro Miyata Representative Director -
Koji Nitto Director -
Satoshi Ando Director -
Eizo Kobayashi Outside Director Senior Representative for Business Community Relations, ITOCHU Corporation
Takehiro Kamigama Outside Director Mission Executive, TDK Corporation
Izumi Kobayashi Outside Director -

* The above appointments are subject to approval at the 83rd Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in June, 2020.

Auditors

Name Position Main concurrent title of outside officers
Kiichiro Kondo Audit & Supervisory
Board Member
-
Kiyoshi Yoshikawa Audit & Supervisory
Board Member
-
Hideyo Uchiyama Audit & Supervisory
Board Member
(Independent)
Executive Advisor, ASAHI TAX Corporation
Tadashi Kunihiro Audit & Supervisory
Board Member
(Independent)
Attorney, T. Kunihiro & Co., Attorneys-at-Law

* The reappointment of Mr. Hideyo Uchiyama (Term: From the day at the 2020 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in June to the day at the 2024 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting) is subject to approval at the 83rd Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in June, 2020.

Substitute Auditor Candidate (Term: From the day at the 2020 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in June to the day at the 2021 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting)

Name Position Main concurrent title of outside officers
Toru Watanabe Substitute Audit &
Supervisory Board
Member
(Independent)
Partner,
Kitahama Partners -Foreign Law Joint Enterprise,
Attorney at Law

* The above appointments are subject to approval at the 83rd Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in June, 2020.

Executive Officers (As of April 1, 2020)

Name Position and Title
Yoshihito Yamada President and CEO
Yutaka Miyanaga Executive Vice President,
Company President, Industrial Automation Company
Kiichiro Miyata Senior Managing Executive Officer,
CTO and Senior General Manager, Technology & Intellectual Property HQ,
and Senior General Manager, Innovation Exploring Initiative HQ
Koji Nitto Senior Managing Executive Officer,
CFO and Senior General Manager, Global Strategy HQ
Shizuto Yukumoto Managing Executive Officer,
Company President, Electronic and Mechanical Components Company,
and Senior General Manager, Business Development 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.
Nigel Blakeway Managing Executive Officer,
Chairman and CEO, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF AMERICA, INC.
and Chairman, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF EUROPE
and Chairman, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF ASIA PACIFIC
Seigo Kinugawa Managing Executive Officer,
CEO, OMRON EUROPE B.V., Industrial Automation Company
Masahiko Tomita Managing Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Global Human Resources and Administration HQ
Junta Tsujinaga Managing Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Product Business Division HQ,
Industrial Automation Company
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
Takashi Kitagawa Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Board of Directors Office
Shuji Tamaki Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Global Risk Management and Legal HQ
Makoto Ota Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Production Division HQ,
Electronic and Mechanical Components Company
Tsutomu Igaki Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Global Investor & Brand Communications HQ
Jian Xu Executive Officer,
President and CEO, OMRON (CHINA) CO., LTD.
Kenji Eda Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Global Procurement and Quality Management HQ
Shinji Fukui Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Technology Development Division HQ,
Industrial Automation Company
Masako Kubo Executive Officer,
President and CEO, OMRON EXPERTLINK CO., LTD.
Seiji Takeda Executive Officer,
General Manager, Corporate Planning Department, Global Strategy HQ
Taisuke Tateishi Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Energy Solutions Business HQ,
OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS CO., LTD.
Katsuhiro Shikata Executive Officer,
President and CEO, OMRON FIELD ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
Virendra Shelar Executive Officer,
President, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF ASIA PACIFIC,
and General Manager, Global Human Resource Strategy Department
Masayuki Yamamoto Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Strategy Planning Division HQ,
Industrial Automation Company
Robert Black Executive Officer,
President, CEO and COO, OMRON ELECTRONICS LLC,
Industrial Automation Company

About OMRON Corporation

OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation based on its core technology of "Sensing & Control + Think." OMRON's business fields cover a broad spectrum, ranging from industrial automation and electronic components to social infrastructure systems, healthcare, and environmental solutions. Established in 1933, OMRON has about 30,000 employees worldwide, working to provide products and services in around 120 countries and regions. For more information, visit OMRON's website: https://www.omron.com/

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