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Konica Minolta Announces Director Candidates and Executive Changes

March 2, 2020

Candidates for Directors

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced director candidates to be proposed at its Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in June 2020.
(The * indicates new appointment. )

Chairman of the BoardMasatoshi Matsuzaki
DirectorShoei Yamana
(President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer)
Outside DirectorTakashi Hatchoji
(Former Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer of Hitachi, Ltd.)
Outside DirectorTaketsugu Fujiwara
(Counsellor of Asahi Kasei Corporation)
Outside DirectorChikatomo Hodo
(Senior Corporate Advisor of Accenture Japan Ltd.)
Outside DirectorSakie T. Fukushima
 (President & Representative Director of G&S Global Advisors Inc.)
Outside Director *Soichiro Sakuma
(Senior Advisor of Nippon Steel Corporation)
DirectorToyotsugu Itoh
DirectorHiroyuki Suzuki
DirectorToshimitsu Taiko
(Senior Vice President and Executive Officer: Effective as of April 1, 2020)
DirectorSeiji Hatano
(Senior Executive Officer)
DirectorMasafumi Uchida
(Senior Executive Officer)

[Retiring Director]
Kimikazu Noumi (currently Outside Director) will retire as director at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2020.

Executive Officers

Konica Minolta announced the following executive changes effective as of April 1, 2020
(The * indicates new appointment.)

President and CEO,
Representative Executive Officer
Shoei Yamana
Senior Vice President and Executive OfficerKiyotaka Fujii
Senior Vice President and Executive OfficerToshimitsu Taiko
Senior Executive OfficerTsukasa Wakashima
Senior Executive OfficerSeiji Hatano
Senior Executive OfficerNoriyasu Kuzuhara
Senior Executive OfficerYuji Ichimura
Senior Executive OfficerMasafumi Uchida
Senior Executive OfficerHajime Takei
Executive OfficerKen Osuga
Executive OfficerAtsuo Takemoto
Executive OfficerRichard K. Taylor
Executive OfficerTakaji Ito
Executive OfficerToshiya Eguchi
Executive OfficerKoji Sugie
Executive OfficerTetsuya Matsueda
Executive OfficerKazumi Atago
Executive OfficerHitoshi Kamezawa
Executive OfficerJean-Claude Cornillet
Executive OfficerKeiji Okamoto
Executive OfficerYoshihiko Hirota
Executive Officer *Toshitaka Uemura
Executive Officer *Kazuhiro Kobayashi


(Effective as of March 31, 2020)

Senior Executive OfficerIkuo Nakagawa
Senior Executive OfficerKazuyoshi Hata
Executive OfficerToru Hasegawa

Group Executives

(The * indicates new appointment, effective as of April 1, 2020.)

Group ExecutiveKozo Atsumi
Group ExecutiveTadahiko Sumitani
Group ExecutiveAkiko Hiraga
Group ExecutiveShingo Tsujimoto
Group ExecutiveNaoto Tsuchiyama
Group ExecutiveMasanori Miura
Group ExecutiveHiroyasu Endo
Group ExecutiveHiroshi Okazaki
Group ExecutiveTakenori Takahashi
Group ExecutiveNorihisa Takayama
Group Executive *Keisuke Ichijo
Group Executive *Yoshiyuki Nomura
Group Executive *Jonathan Yeo


(Effective as of March 31, 2020)

Group ExecutiveAkira Kitagawa

Technology Fellows

Technology FellowHiroshi Kita
Technology FellowTakatoshi Tsujimura
Technology FellowDennis Curry