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Changes in Directors and Executive Officers

March 29, 2011
This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors held on March 28, 2011 changes in directors and executive officers, as follows:

1. Changes in Titles and Assignments of Executive Officers (as of April 1, 2011)

Name

(New) Title
[(New) Assignment]

Present Title
[Present Assignment]

Nobuo Kitamura

(Senior Executive Officer)
[Deputy General Manager of
Corporate Solar Energy Group]

Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of
Corporate Solar Energy Group]

Ken Ishii

(Senior Executive Officer)
[General Manager of Corporate
Cutting Tool Group]

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate
Cutting Tool Group]

Junichi Jinno

Executive Officer
[(General Manager of Corporate
Legal and Intellectual Property Group)]

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



2. New Candidate for Executive Officer (as of April 1, 2011)

Name

New Title
[(New) Assignment]

Present Title
[Present Assignment]

Hiroshi Fure

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Automotive Components Group]


[General Manager of Corporate Automotive Components Group]



3. Resignation of Executive Officers (as of March 31, 2011)

Name

Present Title
[Present Assignment]

Akiyoshi Okamoto

Managing Executive Officer
[President of Shanghai KYOCERA Electronics Co., Ltd.] (China)
* To become Advisor of Kyocera Corporation Corporate Development Group as of April 1, 2011

Eiichi Toriyama

Managing Executive Officer
[President of KYOCERA Communications, Inc.] (North America)
* To become Chairman of KYOCERA Communications, Inc. as of April 1, 2011

Osamu Nomoto

Senior Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Legal and Intellectual Property Group]
* To become President and Representative Director of Japan Medical Materials Corporation as of April 1, 2011

Takenori Ugari

Senior Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment Group]
* To become Advisor of Kyocera Corporation Corporate Purchasing Group as of April 1, 2011

Mitsuru Imanaka

Executive Officer
[President of KYOCERA Fineceramics GmbH] (Germany)  
* To become Chairman of KYOCERA Fineceramics GmbH as of April 1, 2011

Takeshi Oda

Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment R&D Division, Corporate R&D Group]
* No change to present assignment



4. Resignation of Director and Executive Officer (as of late-June 2011)

Name

New Title

Present Title
[Present Assignment]

Yoshihiro Kano

Full-time Corporate Auditor
* Scheduled to be elected at the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in late-June 2011

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



5. Resignation of Corporate Auditor (as of late-June 2011)

Name

Present Title

Kokichi Ishibitsu

Full-time Corporate Auditor
* To resign at the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in late-June 2011