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Changes in Management Personnel

March 27, 2014
This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) will be making changes in management personnel and assignments, as follows:

1. New Candidates for Executive Officer (as of April 1, 2014)
Name New Title
[New Assignment]
Present Title
[Present Assignment]
Hiroyuki
Yamashita
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Semiconductor Components Group]
 
[General Manager of SMD Packages Div., Corporate Semiconductor Components Group]
Hiroshi
Funatogawa
Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment Group]
 
[General Manager of Communication Equipment Sales Group, Corporate Communication Equipment Group]

2.Resignation of Executive Officers (as of March 31, 2014)
Name Present Title
[Present Assignment]
Tadashi Otsuji Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Semiconductor Components Group]
*Will become President of KYOCERA Vietnam Co., Ltd. as of April 1, 2014.
Kazumasa Umemura Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Office of the Chief Executives, Corporate General Affairs Group]
*Will become “Riji” as of April 1, 2014; current assignment will not change.
Naoki Kawai Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group]
*Will become General Director of Shanghai KYOCERA Electronics Co., Ltd. as of April 1, 2014.
Toshiki Kawaguchi Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment Group]
*Will become General Manager of Communication Quality Assurance Group, Corporate Communication Equipment Group
Yasumichi Okuda Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group]
*Will become Deputy General Manager of Fine Ceramics Sales Div., Corporate Fine Ceramics Group as of April 1, 2014.

3. Change of Management Assignment (as of April 1, 2014)
Name New Assignment Present Assignment
Hideo Tanimoto General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group General Manager of Ceramics Div. 2, Corporate Fine Ceramics Group