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Changes in Corporate Organization and Executive Officer Assignments

September 27, 2010

This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) has decided to change its corporate organization and assignments of executive officers, as follows:


1.  Changes in Corporate Organization (as of October 1, 2010)

  1) In order to strengthen research & development (R&D) departments, the following will be consolidated into the newly established Corporate R&D Group: Corporate R&D Group for Components and Devices, Corporate R&D Group for Equipment and Systems, Corporate Production Technology & Development Group.
   
  2) In order to enhance operational efficiency, the Corporate Business Systems Administration Group and the Corporate Financial & Accounting Group will be consolidated into the newly established Corporate Financial and Business Systems Administration Group.

2. Changes in Assignments of Directors and Executive Officers (as of October 1, 2010)

Name

Title*
[(New) Assignment]

Title
[Present Assignment]

Tatsumi Maeda

Vice President and Representative Director
Vice President and Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Corporate R&D Group)
General Manager of Corporate Solar Energy Group]

Vice President and Representative Director
Vice President and Executive Officer [General Manager of Corporate Solar Energy Group
General Manager of Corporate Electronic Components Group]

Shoichi Aoki

Director
Managing Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Corporate Financial and Business Systems Administration Group)]

Director
Managing Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Financial & Accounting Group]

Keijiro Minami

Senior Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Corporate Components and Devices R&D Division,  Corporate R&D Group)]

Senior Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate R&D Group for Components and Devices]

Gen Takayasu

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

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

Junichi Jinno

Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Marketing Division, Corporate New Business Division)]

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate R&D Group for Equipment and Systems]

Yoichi Yamashita

Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Corporate Production Technology & Development Division,  Corporate R&D Group)]

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Production Technology & Development Group]

Tsuyoshi Egami

Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Corporate Mobile Product Development Division, Corporate Communication Equipment Group)]

Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Mobile Communication Equipment Engineering Division, Corporate Communication Equipment Group]

Takeshi Oda

Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment R&D Division, Corporate R&D Group)]

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Mobile Communication Equipment Engineering Division, Corporate Communication Equipment Group]

* There will be no changes to titles


3. Executive Officer to Resign (as of September 30, 2010)

Masakazu Mitsuda: Executive Officer, General Manager of Corporate Business Systems Administration Group
Masakazu Mitsuda will be appointed as a Director of Kyocera Kinseki Corporation at the company's extraordinary shareholders meeting to be held on October 1, 2010; after which he will take the title and assignment of Executive Senior Managing Director, General Manager of Finance & Administration Group at the company's board of directors meeting.