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Changes in Organizational Structure, Executive Officers, and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

February 28, 2020Japan

This is to notify that Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors held on February 27, 2020 the following changes in organizational structure, executive officers, and audit & supervisory board members.

1. Change in Organizational Structure (as of April 1, 2020)
The Corporate Digital Business Promotion Group will be established for advancing IoT and AI driven manufacturing and business digitalization.

2. Changes in Assignments of Executive Officers (as of April 1, 2020)
Name <New> Title
[<New> Assignment]
Current Title
[Current Assignment]
Takashi Okunosono Executive Officer
[<President and Director of KYOCERA Thailand Co., Ltd.*1 >] (Thailand)
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Ceramic Materials Semiconductor Components Group]
Yusuke Mizukami Executive Officer
[<President and Director of KYOCERA Fineceramics GmbH >] (Germany)
Executive Officer
[Vice President and Director of KYOCERA Fineceramics GmbH ] (Germany)
Senri Nagashima Executive Officer
[<General Manager of Corporate Industrial Tool Group>]
Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Industrial Tool Group]
*1 KYOCERA Display Thailand Co., Ltd. will change its name to KYOCERA Thailand Co., Ltd.

3. New Executive Officers (as of April 1, 2020)
Name <New> Title
[<New> Assignment]
Current Title
[Current Assignment]
Kenichiro Nakamura <Executive Officer>
[<General Manager of Corporate Ceramic Materials Semiconductor Components Group>]

[General Manager of SMD Packages Division, Corporate Ceramic Materials Semiconductor Components Group]
Wataru Dokite <Executive Officer>
[<General Manager of Corporate Digital Business Promotion Group>]
Director*2 of KYOCERA Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (Japan)
[General Manager of ICT Group]
Kayo Hashiura <Executive Officer>
[<General Manager of Inamori Library Division, and General Manager of Philosophy Division, Corporate General Affairs Human Resources Group>]

[General Manager of Inamori Library Division, Corporate General Affairs Human Resources Group]
*2 Wataru Dokite will also remain at his post of Director of KYOCERA Communication Systems Co., Ltd.

4. Resignation of Director (as of late June 2020)
Name Current Title
[Current Assignment]
Ken Ishii Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Industrial Tool Group]
*Ken Ishii is scheduled to resign from Senior Managing Executive Officer & General Manager of Corporate Industrial Tool Group as of March 31, 2020, and from the title of Director at the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in late June 2020, and become a Riji

5. New Candidate for Audit & Supervisory Board Member (as of late June 2020)
Name Current Title
[Current Assignment]
Shigeru Koyama Senior Executive Officer
[President and Director of KYOCERA Fineceramics GmbH] (Germany)
*Shigeru Koyama is scheduled to resign from Senior Executive Officer as well as President and Director of KYOCERA Fineceramics GmbH as of March 31, 2020, and become a Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member at the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in late June 2020

6. Resignation of Audit & Supervisory Board Member (as of late June 2020)
Name Current Title
[Current Assignment]
Osamu Nishieda Audit & Supervisory Board Member
*Osamu Nishieda is scheduled to resign at the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in late June 2020

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