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Changes in Directors

February 17, 2009
(This document was translated from the Japanese press release.)

This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Makoto Kawamura) 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, 2009, pursuant to the approval of the board of directors at a meeting to be held on February 20, 2009.

Name
New Title(s) Current Title(s)
Makoto Kawamura Chairman of the Board and Representative Director ·President and Representative Director
·President and Executive Officer
Tetsuo Kuba ·President and Representative Director
·President and Executive Officer
·Director
·Senior Managing Executive Officer
Tatsumi Maeda ·Vice President and Representative Director
·Vice President and Executive Officer
·Director
·Senior Managing Executive Officer

2. Directors 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 2009.

Name
New Title Current Title
Kensuke Itoh Advisor Advisor and Director
Noboru Nakamura* Advisor Chairman of the Board and Representative Director
*Noboru Nakamura will become Advisor and Director as of April 1, 2009, and is scheduled to resign from the board at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in June 2009.