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Changes in Directors

February 20, 2017
This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) has unofficially decided to change its directors as set forth below in order to strengthen its management organization:

1. Changes in Directors
The following changes will be made effective as of April 1, 2017, pursuant to the approval of the board of directors at a meeting to be held on February 24, 2017.
Name New Title(s) Current Titles
Goro Yamaguchi Chairman and Representative Director ·President and Representative Director
·President and Executive Officer
Hideo Tanimoto ·President and Representative Director
·President and Executive Officer
·Director
·Managing Executive Officer

2. Director to Resign
The following directors are scheduled to resign from the board of directors at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in June 2017.
Name New Title* Current Title
Tetsuo Kuba Corporate Advisor Chairman and Representative Director
Tatsumi Maeda Advisor Vice Chairman and Representative Director
* Tetsuo Kuba will resign as the Chairman and Representative Director and become a Corporate Advisor and Director as of April 1, 2017. He is scheduled to resign from the board of directors at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in June 2017.
* Tatsumi Maeda will resign as the Vice Chairman and Representative Director and become a Director as of April 1, 2017. He is scheduled to resign from the board of directors and become an Advisor at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in June 2017.