Director, Auditors and Managing Executive Officers Changes

January 29, 2015

Kyoto, Japan - OMRON Corporation today announced that the Board of Directors decided the following Director, Auditors and Managing Executive Officers changes.

  1. Change of Director (As of the day at the Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting scheduled in late June, 2015)
    * Changes from the current position & title are underlined

    New Position & Title Last Position & Title Name
    Outside Director Newly Appointed
    (President & CEO, Firststar Healthcare Co. Ltd. / President, Benesse MCM Corp.)
    Kuniko Nishikawa

    * The above appointment is subject to approval at the Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting scheduled in late June this year.

  2. Change of Auditors (As of the day at the Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting scheduled in late June, 2015)
    * Changes from the current position & title are underlined

    New Position & Title Last Position & Title Name
    Audit & Supervisory Board Members Newly Appointed Kiichiro Kondo
    Retire Audit & Supervisory Board Members Masayuki Tsuda

    * The above appointments are subject to approval at the Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting scheduled in late June this year.

  3. Change of Managing Executive Officers (As of April 1, 2015)
    * Changes from the current position & title are underlined

    New Position & Title Last Position & Title Name
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Business Development Headquarters
    Executive Officer,
    Business Development Executive
    Shigeki Fujimoto
    Managing Executive Officer,
    CTO and Senior General Manager, Technology & Intellectual Property Headquarters
    Managing Executive Officer, President and CEO, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd. Kiichiro Miyata
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Headquarters
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager, Investor Relations Headquarters
    Satoshi Ando
    Managing Executive Officer,
    President and CEO, OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS Co., Ltd.
    Executive Officer,
    Managing Director,
    Senior General Manager, Solutions Business HQ, OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS CO., LTD.
    Toshio Hosoi
    Managing Executive Officer,
    President and CEO, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Executive Officer,
    Director and Executive Vice President, OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Isao Ogino
    Retire Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager, Technology & Intellectual Property Headquarters
    Masaki Arao
    Retire Managing Executive Officer,
    President and CEO, OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS Co., Ltd.
    Kiichiro Kondo

[Appendix]

  1. Director Candidates (Term: From the day at the 2015 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in late June to the day at the 2016 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting)

    Name Position 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 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting scheduled in late June this year.

    * The following 3 candidates are nominated as director doubles operational leaderships. (Term: One year from April 1, 2015)

    Name Director Position Senior Managing 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 2015 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in late June to the day at the 2016 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting)

    Name Position Note
    Tokio Kawashima Audit & Supervisory Board Member  
    Kiichiro Kondo Audit & Supervisory Board Member  
    Eisuke Nagatomo Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) President and CEO, EN Associates Co., Ltd.
    Yoshifumi Matsumoto Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Independent) Partner, Attorney at Law, Patent Attorney, Miyaka & Partners,
    Toru Watanabe Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Alternate) Partner, Attorney at Law, Kitahama Partners

  3. Managing Executive Officers (Term: One year from April 1, 2015)

    Name Position Title
    Koji Nitto Senior Managing Executive Officer Senior General Manager,
    Global Strategy Headquarters
    Yutaka Miyanaga Senior Managing Executive Officer Company President,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Shigeki Fujimoto Managing Executive Officer Senior General Manager, Business Development Headquarters
    Kiichiro Miyata Managing Executive Officer CTO and Senior General Manager, Technology & Intellectual Property Headquarters
    Katsuhiro Wada Managing Executive Officer President and CEO, OMRON Automotive Electronics Co. ,Ltd.
    Shizuto Yukumoto Managing Executive Officer Senior General Manager,
    Environmental Solutions Business Headquarters
    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 Headquarters
    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.

Media Contact:
Atsushi Fujita or Satomi Somekawa,
Corporate Communications Department,
OMRON Corporation
Tel: +81-75-344-7175

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