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Changes in Director, Executive Officers and Organization

March 27, 2007
(This document was translated from the Japanese press release.)

This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Makoto Kawamura) has decided to change
its director, executive officers and organization at a meeting of the Board of Directors of Kyocera Corporation held on March 26, 2007, as set forth below:


1. Director to Resign (effective as from June 27, 2007)
Yasuo Nishiguchi: Advisor and Director
Mr. Nishiguchi will remain as an Advisor following his resignation as a Director.


2. Changes in titles of Executive Officers (effective as from April 1, 2007)
Name
New Title
PresentTitle
Tetsuo Kuba
SeniorManaging Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Fine
Ceramics Group and Corporate
Semiconductor Components Group]
Managing Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Fine
Ceramics Group and Corporate
Semiconductor Components Group]
Tatsumi Maeda Senior Managing Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Solar
Energy Group]
Managing Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate
Solar Energy Group]
Yoshihito Ota Senior Executive Officer
[General Manager of Office of the Chief Executives]
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Office of the Chief
Executives]
Yasushi
Matsumura
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Display
Group]
Senior Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Thin Film
Devices Group]
Toshimi Gejima
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate
Automotive Components Group]
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Automotive
Components Division]
Yasuyuki
Yamamoto

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Mobile
Communication Equipment Division and
Corporate Communication Systems
Equipment Division, Corporate
Communication Equipment Group]
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Mobile
Communication Equipment Division,
Corporate Communication Equipment
Group]
Junichi Jinno
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate R&D
Group for Equipment and Systems]
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate
Communication Systems Equipment
Division, Corporate Communication
Equipment Group]


3. New Executive Officers (effective as from April 1, 2007)
Name
Title
Masaki Kouzu Executive Officer [General Manager of Education and Planning Division, Corporate
Environment and Education Group]
Hitoshi Takao Executive Officer [General Manager of Corporate Thin Film Components Group]
Yoshiharu Nakamura Executive Officer [Deputy General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group]
Kazumasa
Umemura
Executive Officer [General Manager of International Division, Office of the Chief Executives]


4. Executive Officer to Resign (effective as from March 31, 2007)
Isao Yukawa: Senior Managing Executive Officer [General Manager of Corporate Solar Energy Group]
Mr. Yukawa will become a Counselor effective as from April 1, 2007.


5. Changes in Organization (effective as from April 1, 2007)
1) The Corporate Thin Film Devices Group will be divided into the Corporate Display Group and the
Corporate Thin Film Components Group.
2) The Automotive Components Division will be changed to the Corporate Automotive Components
Group.