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Konica Minolta Announces Director Candidates and Executive Changes

March 4, 2019

Candidates for Directors

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced director candidates to be proposed at its Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in June 2019.
(The * indicates new appointment. )

Chairman of the Board Masatoshi Matsuzaki
Director Shoei Yamana (President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer)
Outside Director Kimikazu Noumi (Executive Advisor of J-Will Corporation Ltd.)
Outside Director Takashi Hatchoji (Former Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer of Hitachi, Ltd.)
Outside Director Taketsugu Fujiwara (Counsellor of Asahi Kasei Corporation)
Outside Director Chikatomo Hodo (Senior Corporate Advisor of Accenture Japan Ltd.)
Outside Director * Sakie T. Fukushima (President & Representative Director of G&S Global Advisors Inc.)
Director Toyotsugu Itoh
Director * Hiroyuki Suzuki
Director Seiji Hatano (Senior Executive Officer)
Director Toshimitsu Taiko (Senior Executive Officer)
Director * Masafumi Uchida (Senior Executive Officer)

[Retiring Director]
Hiroshi Tomono (currently Outside Director), Ken Shiomi and Kunihiro Koshizuka will retire as directors at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2019.

Executive Officers

Konica Minolta announced the following executive changes effective as of April 1, 2019
(The * indicates new appointment.)

President and CEO,
Representative Executive Officer
Shoei Yamana
Senior Vice President and Executive Officer Kiyotaka Fujii
Senior Executive Officer Tsukasa Wakashima
Senior Executive Officer Kunihiro Koshizuka
Senior Executive Officer Seiji Hatano
Senior Executive Officer Noriyasu Kuzuhara
Senior Executive Officer Yuji Ichimura
Senior Executive Officer Masafumi Uchida
Senior Executive Officer Toshimitsu Taiko
Senior Executive Officer Ikuo Nakagawa
Senior Executive Officer Kazuyoshi Hata
Executive Officer Ken Osuga
Executive Officer Hiroyuki Suzuki
Executive Officer Atsuo Takemoto
Executive Officer Hajime Takei
Executive Officer Richard K. Taylor
Executive Officer Takaji Ito
Executive Officer Toshiya Eguchi
Executive Officer Koji Sugie
Executive Officer Tetsuya Matsueda
Executive Officer Kazumi Atago
Executive Officer Hitoshi Kamezawa
Executive Officer Toru Hasegawa
Executive Officer Jean-Claude Cornillet
Executive Officer * Keiji Okamoto
Executive Officer * Yoshihiko Hirota

Kunihiro Koshizuka (Senior Executive Officer) and Hiroyuki Suzuki will retire as executive officers on the date of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2019.


(Effective as of March 31, 2019)

Senior Executive Officer Shingo Asai

Group Executives and Technology Fellows

(The * indicates new appointment, effective as of April 1, 2019.)

Group Executive Akira Kitagawa
Group Executive Kozo Atsumi
Group Executive Tadahiko Sumitani
Group Executive Akiko Hiraga
Group Executive Shingo Tsujimoto
Group Executive Naoto Tsuchiyama
Group Executive Masanori Miura
Group Executive * Hiroyasu Endo
Group Executive * Hiroshi Okazaki
Group Executive * Kazuhiro Kobayashi
Group Executive * Takenori Takahashi
Group Executive * Norihisa Takayama
Technology Fellow Hiroshi Kita
Technology Fellow Takatoshi Tsujimura
Technology Fellow Dennis Curry