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Changes in Directors and Executive Officers

March 26, 2010
This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors held on March 26, 2010 with respect to changes in directors and executive officers, as follows:

1. Change in Title and Assignment of Director (as of April 1, 2010)

Name

New Title
[New Assignment]

Present Title
[Present Assignment]

Hisao Hisaki

Vice President and Representative Director
Vice President and Executive Officer  [General Manager of Corporate Development Group]

Director
Senior Managing Executive Officer
[President of KYOCERA (Tianjin) Sales & Trading Corporation]
(China)



2. Changes in Titles and Assignments of Executive Officers (as of April 1, 2010)

Name

(New) Title
[(New) Assignment]

Present Title
[Present Assignment]

Yoshihiro Kano

Director
Managing Executive Officer
[(Deputy General Manager of Corporate Development Group)]

Director
Managing Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Development Group]

Eiichi Toriyama

Managing Executive Officer
[President of KYOCERA Communications, Inc.]
(North America)

Managing Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment Group
President of KYOCERA Communications, Inc.]
(North America)

Yoshihito Ohta

(Managing Executive Officer)
[General Manager of Corporate Office of the Chief Executives]

Senior Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Office of the Chief Executives]

Gen Takayasu  

(Senior Executive Officer)
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Electronic Components Group]

Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Electronic Components Group]

Junzo Katsuki

(Senior Executive Officer)
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment Group]

Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment Group]

Masaaki Itoh

Executive Officer
[(Deputy General Manager of Corporate General Affairs Human Resources Group)]

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Communications Division, Corporate General Affairs Human Resources Group]



3. New Candidates for Executive Officer (as of April 1, 2010)

Name

New Title
[(New) Assignment]

Present Title
[Present Assignment]

Kazuyuki Nada

Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Semiconductor Components Group]


[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Semiconductor Components Group]

Yuji Gotoh

Executive Officer
[(President of KYOCERA (Tianjin)  Sales & Trading Corporation)]
(China)


[President of KYOCERA Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.]
(Singapore)

Shigeaki Kinori

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group]


[General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group]

Masaki Iida

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Purchasing Group]


[General Manager of Corporate Purchasing Group]



4. Resignation of Executive Officers (as of March 31, 2010)


Hisashi Sakumi, currently Managing Executive Officer, General Manager of Corporate Environment Group
Yasushi Matsumura, currently Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Representative Director of KYOCERA KINSEKI Corporation (Japan)
Masahisa Shimizu, currently Executive Officer, Deputy General Manager of Corporate 2nd Mobile Communication Equipment Division, Corporate Communication Equipment Group

Hisashi Sakumi will become a part-time Advisor effective as of April 1, 2010.
Yasushi Matsumura will retain the assignment of Executive Vice President and Representative Director of KYOCERA KINSEKI Corporation (Japan).

5. New Candidates for Director


Tsutomu Yamori, Managing Executive Officer, General Manager of Corporate General Affairs Human Resources Group
Yoshihito Ohta, Managing Executive Officer, General Manager of Corporate Office of the Chief Executives


The above-mentioned candidates are scheduled to be elected as Directors at the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in late June 2010.
Yoshihito Ohta will become a Managing Executive Officer effective as of April 1, 2010.