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OKI Announces Executive Personnel Changes

TOKYO, May 20, 2016 -- OKI (TOKYO: 6703) today announced that the Board of Directors made its recommendation for executive appointments and retirements at its meeting today, which will be effective June 24, 2016.

1. Candidate of new Director (To be submitted for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 24, 2016)

Name Newly appointed title (current title)
Masayuki Hoshi Senior Vice President and Member of the Board (Senior Vice President,Chief Risk Management Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Group)
  • * Reference: Continues Chief Risk Management Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Group

2. Candidate of new Audit & Supervisory Board Member (To be submitted for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 24, 2016)

Name Newly appointed title
Yoichi Nitta Audit & Supervisory Board Member

3. Retiring Directors (Effective June 24, 2016)

Name Newly appointed title (current title)
Naoki Sato Adviser (Director)
Takao Hiramoto Adviser (Director)

4. Retiring Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Effective June 24, 2016)

Name Newly appointed title (current title)
Kaoru Yoshida (Audit & Supervisory Board Member)

5. Brief biography of candidate of new Director

Masayuki Hoshi

Date and place of birth
March 9, 1960 (56 years old), Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Education
Graduated from Faculty of Law, Keio University (March 1982)
Business career
April 2016
Chief Risk Management Officer (current),
General Manager of Corporate Planning Group (current)
August 2015
General Manager of Overseas Sales Div., Marketing & Sales Headquarters
May 2015
Joined Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.,
Senior Vice President (current)
June 2014
Managing Executive Officer, Head of Corporate & Institutional Unit and Transaction Unit, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
April 2013
Managing Executive Officer, Head of Corporate & Institutional Unit and Transaction Unit, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
April 2012
Managing Executive Officer, Head of Corporate & Institutional Unit and Transaction Unit, Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd.
April 2012
Managing Executive Officer, Head of Corporate & Institutional Unit and Transaction Unit, Mizuho Bank Ltd.
April 2011
Managing Executive Officer, In charge of Global Transaction Unit and Global Asset Management Unit
April 2009
Executive Officer, Manager of No.17 Sales Div.
April 2007
Manager of Global Trade Finance Sales Div., Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd.
April 1982
Joined The Fuji Bank, Limited

6. Brief biography of candidate of new Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Yoichi Nitta

Date and place of birth
June 20, 1955 (60 years old), Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Education
Graduated from Faculty of Law, Keio University (March 1978)
Business career
April 2013
Senior Vice President
April 2012
Director and Manager of Marketing Promotion Department
April 2011
Joined Meiji Yasuda General Insurance Co., Ltd.,
Manager of Marketing Management Department
April 2008
Manager of No.4 Public Sector Marketing Department
April 2005
Manager of the Chubu Region Public Sector Marketing Department
April 2002
Deputy Manager of Group Marketing Promotion Department
April 1978
Joined Yasuda Mutual Life Insurance Company*
  • * Current Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

About Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1881, OKI Electric Industry is Japan's leading telecommunications manufacturer. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, OKI provides top-quality products, technologies, and solutions to customers through its info-telecom systems and printer operations. Its various business divisions function synergistically to bring to market exciting new products and technologies that meet a wide range of customer needs in various sectors. Visit OKI's global website at http://www.oki.com/.

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Phone: +81-3-3501-3835
  • * Information in the press releases is current on the date of the press announcement, but is subject to change without prior notice.

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