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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 Board Masatoshi Matsuzaki
Director Shoei Yamana
(President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer)
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.)
Outside Director * Soichiro Sakuma
(Senior Advisor of Nippon Steel Corporation)
Director Toyotsugu Itoh
Director Hiroyuki Suzuki
Director Toshimitsu Taiko
(Senior Vice President and Executive Officer: Effective as of April 1, 2020)
Director Seiji Hatano
(Senior Executive Officer)
Director Masafumi 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 Officer Kiyotaka Fujii
Senior Vice President and Executive Officer Toshimitsu Taiko
Senior Executive Officer Tsukasa Wakashima
Senior Executive Officer Seiji Hatano
Senior Executive Officer Noriyasu Kuzuhara
Senior Executive Officer Yuji Ichimura
Senior Executive Officer Masafumi Uchida
Senior Executive Officer Hajime Takei
Executive Officer Ken Osuga
Executive Officer Atsuo Takemoto
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 Jean-Claude Cornillet
Executive Officer Keiji Okamoto
Executive Officer Yoshihiko Hirota
Executive Officer * Toshitaka Uemura
Executive Officer * Kazuhiro Kobayashi


(Effective as of March 31, 2020)

Senior Executive Officer Ikuo Nakagawa
Senior Executive Officer Kazuyoshi Hata
Executive Officer Toru Hasegawa

Group Executives

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

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 Takenori Takahashi
Group Executive Norihisa Takayama
Group Executive * Keisuke Ichijo
Group Executive * Yoshiyuki Nomura
Group Executive * Jonathan Yeo


(Effective as of March 31, 2020)

Group Executive Akira Kitagawa

Technology Fellows

Technology Fellow Hiroshi Kita
Technology Fellow Takatoshi Tsujimura
Technology Fellow Dennis Curry