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OKI Announces Executive Personnel Changes

TOKYO, May 9, 2019 – 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 21, 2019.

1. Candidate of new directors (To be submitted for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 21, 2019)

Name Newly appointed title (current title)
Masashi Tsuboi Director
(Senior Vice President, Head of ICT Business Group)
Masashi Fuse Director
(Senior Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Management Group and Legal Affairs & Intellectual Property Division )
Makoto Kigawa Director*
(Outside Director of Komatsu Ltd., Outside Director of Seven Bank, Ltd., and Director of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.)

  • *Outside Director

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 21, 2019)

Name Newly appointed title (current title)
Toshiya Hatakeyama Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Adviser)

3. Retiring director (Effective June 21, 2019)

Name Newly appointed title (current title)
Minoru Morio (Director*)

  • *Outside Director

4. Ritiring Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Effective June 21, 2019)

Name Newly appointed title (current title)
Hisao Suzuki (Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member)

5. Brief biography of candidate of new directors

Masashi Tsuboi

Date and place of birth
May 16, 1960 (58 years old), Tokyo, Japan
Education
Graduated from Faculty of Engineering, Keio University (March 1983)
Business career
April 2017
Senior Vice President, Head of ICT Business Group (current)
April 2016
Executive Officer, Deputy Head of ICT Business Group and Head of Enterprise Solutions Division
April 2015
Executive Officer, Head of Information Systems Division, IT Solution & Services Business Division
April 2014
Head of Information Systems Division, IT Solution & Services Business Division
April 2011
Head of Enterprise Network System Division, Telecom Systems Business Division
April 2009
Director of OKI Networks Co., Ltd.
April 2002
President of Multimedia Messaging Company
April 1983
Joined Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

Masashi Fuse

Date and place of birth
February 23, 1961 (58 years old), Hokkaido, Japan
Education
Graduated from School of Business Administration, Meiji University (March 1984)
Business career
April 2019
Senior Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Management Group and Legal Affairs & Intellectual Property Division (current)
April 2018
Senior Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Management Group
April 2017
Head of Accounting & Control Division and Finance Division, Corporate Planning Group
April 2016
Executive Officer, Head of Accounting & Control Division, Corporate Management Group
June 2015
Outside Director of SAXA Holdings, Inc. (current)
April 2015
Head of Accounting & Control Division
October 2012
Head of Accounting & Control Division of OKI Data Corporation
June 1994
Posted to Oki America Inc.
April 1991
Management Promotion Division
April 1984
Joined Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

Makoto Kigawa

Date and place of birth
December 31, 1949 (69 years old), Hiroshima, Japan
Education
Graduated from Faculty of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University (March 1973)
Business career
April 2019
Director of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (current)
June 2018
Outside Director of Seven Bank, Ltd. (current)
April 2018
Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
April 2016
Outside Director of Komatsu Ltd., (current)
April 2015
Representative Director and Chairperson of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
April 2011
Representative Director, President and Executive Officer of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
March 2007
Representative Director and Executive Officer of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
Officer of Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
June 2006
Representative Director and Senior Executive Officer of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
April 2006
Representative Director and Managing Executive Officer of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
November 2005
Representative Managing Director of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
June 2005
Managing Director and Head of Group Management Strategy Division, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
April 2005
Head of Group Management Strategy Division, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
March 2005
Retiring Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
April 2004
Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer / Head of Risk Management Group, and Chief Human Resources Officer / Head of Human Resources Group, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
June 2002
Managing Executive Officer, Chief Risk Officer / Head of Risk Management Group, and Chief Human Resources Officer / Head of Human Resources Group, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
April 2002
Managing Executive Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer / Head of Human Resources Group, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
June 2001
Executive Officer and Manager of Human Resource Division
May 1998
Manager of Human Resource Division
November 1996
Deputy Manager of General Planning Division
April 1973
Joined the Fuji Bank, Ltd.

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

Toshiya Hatakeyama

Date and place of birth
July 6, 1957 (61 years old), Tokyo, Japan
Education
Graduated from School of Education, Waseda University (March 1980)
Business career
April 2019
Adviser of Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (current)
March 2019
Retired Oki Wintech Co., Ltd.
April 2017
President, Representative Director of Oki Wintech Co., Ltd.
April 2016
Senior Vice President and Member of the Board, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Head of Corporate Management Group
July 2015
Senior Vice President and Member of the Board, Chief Financial Officer
June 2015
Senior Vice President and Member of the Board
April 2015
Senior Vice President
January 2013
Executive Officer and Head of Affiliates Administration Division
June 2009
Outside Director of SAXA Holdings, Inc.
April 2008
Executive Officer
October 2007
Head of Accounting & Control Division
April 2002
Executive Staff of General Planning Group Division
April 1980
Joined Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

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 https://www.oki.com/.

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