Directors, Auditors and Executive Officers Changes

January 31, 2017

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

  1. As of February 1, 2017
    * Changes from the previous position and title are underlined

    New Position and Title Previous Position and Title Name
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Company President,
    Electronic and Mechanical
    Components Company
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Environmental Solutions Business HQ
    Shizuto Yukumoto
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Environmental Solutions Business HQ
    Executive Officer, General Manager,
    Business Planning Department
    and General Manager,
    Application Engineering Center,
    Environmental Solutions Business HQ
    Hideji Ejima
    Managing Executive Officer Managing Executive Officer,
    Company President,
    Electronic and Mechanical
    Components Company
    Kenji Matsunami

  2. As of April 1, 2017
    * Changes from the previous position and title are underlined

    New Position and Title Previous Position and Title Name
    Executive Vice President Executive Vice President and CFO Yoshinori Suzuki
    Executive Vice President,
    Company President,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    Company President,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Yutaka Miyanaga
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    CTO and Senior General Manager,
    Technology & Intellectual Property HQ
    Managing Executive Officer,
    CTO and Senior General Manager,
    Technology & Intellectual Property HQ
    Kiichiro Miyata
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    CFO and Senior General Manager,
    Global Strategy HQ
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Strategy HQ
    Koji Nitto
    Managing Executive Officer, Chairman, President and CEO,
    OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF
    AMERICA, INC.
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Robotics Business Development Project,
    Industrial Automation Company, and
    Chairman, President and CEO,
    OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF
    AMERICA, INC.
    Nigel Blakeway
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Strategy Planning Division HQ, and Senior General Manager,
    Robotics Business Development Project,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Strategy Planning Division HQ,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Seigo Kinugawa
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Human Resources
    and Administration HQ
    Executive Officer,
    General Manager,
    Corporate Planning Department,
    Global Strategy HQ
    Masahiko Tomita
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Investor Relations
    & Corporate Communications HQ
    Assistant Senior General Manager,
    Global Investor Relations
    & Corporate Communications HQ,
    and General Manager, Corporate
    Communications Dept.
    Tsutomu Igaki
    Executive Officer,
    China Manufacturing Innovation
    Executive, Global Manufacturing
    Innovation HQ and President and
    CEO, SHANGHAI OMRON CONTROL
    COMPONENTS Co., Ltd.
    President and CEO,
    SHANGHAI OMRON
    CONTROL COMPONENTS Co., Ltd.
    Jian Xu
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Product Business Division HQ,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Senior General Manager,
    Product Business Division HQ,
    Industrial Automation Company
    Junta Tsujinaga
    Retired Managing Executive Officer Kenji Matsunami
    Retired (Scheduled to be appointed as
    Director in June)
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Investor Relations & Corporate
    Communications HQ
    Satoshi Ando
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Solutions Business Division
    OMRON SOCIAL SOLUTIONS Co., Ltd.
    Executive Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Global Human Resources
    and Administration HQ
    Izumi Echizen

  3. As of the day at the 80th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting Scheduled in June, 2017
    * Changes from the previous position and title are underlined

    New Position and Title Previous Position and Title Name
    Representative Director,
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    CTO and Senior General Manager,
    Technology & Intellectual Property HQ
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    CTO and Senior General Manager,
    Technology & Intellectual Property HQ
    Kiichiro Miyata
    Director Newly Appointed Satoshi Ando
    Outside Director Newly Appointed
    (Chairman & Representative Director, TDK Corporation)
    Takehiro Kamigama
    Retired Executive Vice President Yoshinori Suzuki
    Retired Executive Vice President Akio Sakumiya
    Retired Outside Director Kazuhiko Toyama
    Outside Audit & Supervisory
    Board Member
    Newly Appointed
    (Attorney, T. Kunihiro & Co., Attorneys-at-Law)
    Tadashi Kunihiro
    Retired Outside Audit & Supervisory
    Board Member
    Yoshifumi Matsumoto

    * The appointment of Mr. Miyata as a new representative director is subject to the approval of the Company's proposal entitled "Partial Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation." The proposal will be submitted for approval at the 80th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June of this year.

[Appendix]

  1. Director Candidates (Term: From the day at the 2017 Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting in June to the day at the 2018 Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting)

    Name Position Note
    Fumio Tateishi Chairman of the Board  
    Yoshihito Yamada Representative Director  
    Kiichiro Miyata Representative Director  
    Koji Nitto Director  
    Satoshi Ando Director  
    Eizo Kobayashi Outside Director Chairman, ITOCHU Corporation
    Kuniko Nishikawa Outside Director President & CEO, Firststar Healthcare Co. Ltd.
    President, Benesse MCM Corp.
    Takehiro Kamigama Outside Director Chairman & Representative Director, TDK Corpotation

    * The above appointments are subject to approval at the 80th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in June, 2017.

    * The appointment of Mr. Miyata as a new representative director is subject to the approval of the Company's proposal entitled "Partial Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation." The proposal will be submitted for approval at the 80th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June of this year.

  2. Auditor Candidates (Term: From the day at the 2017 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in June to the day at the 2021 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting)

    Name Position Note
    Tadashi Kunihiro Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Attorney, T. Kunihiro & Co., Attorneys-at-Law

    * The above appointments are subject to approval at the 80th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in June, 2017.

    * Auditors (Non-reelection)

    Name Position Note
    Kiichiro Kondo Audit & Supervisory Board Member  
    Tokio Kawashima Audit & Supervisory Board Member  
    Hideyo Uchiyama Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Executive Advisor, ASAHI TAX Corporation,
    Certificated Public Accountant

  3. Substitute Auditor Candidate (Term: From the day at the 2017 Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting in June to the day at the 2018 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 80th Ordinary General Stakeholders Meeting scheduled in June, 2017.

  4. Executive Officers (Term: One year from April 1, 2017)

    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
    Koji Nitto Senior Managing Executive Officer, CFO and Senior General Manager,
    Global Strategy HQ
    Shigeki Fujimoto Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Business Development HQ
    Katsuhiro Wada Managing Executive Officer, President and CEO,
    OMRON AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Shizuto Yukumoto Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager, Company President,
    Electronic and Mechanical Components Company
    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, 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
    Hideji Ejima Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Environmental Solutions Business HQ
    Seigo Kinugawa Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Strategy Planning Division HQ, and Senior General Manager,
    Robotics Business Development Project, Industrial Automation Company
    Takashi Kitagawa Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Board of Directors Office
    Masahiko Tomita Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Human Resources and Administration 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
    Tsutomu Igaki Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Global Investor Relations & Corporate Communications HQ
    Jian Xu Executive Officer,
    China Manufacturing Innovation Executive, Global Manufacturing Innovation HQ,
    and President and CEO,
    SHANGHAI OMRON CONTROL COMPONENTS CO., LTD.
    Junta Tsujinaga Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
    Product Business Division HQ, Industrial Automation Company

Contact:
Corporate Communications Department,
OMRON Corporation
Tel: +81-75-344-7175

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