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Konica Minolta Announces Director Candidates and Executive Changes

March 2, 2021

Candidates for Directors

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced director candidates to be proposed at its Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in June 2021.

(The * indicates new appointment. )
Chairman of the Board Masatoshi Matsuzaki
Director Shoei Yamana
(President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer)
Outside Director Taketsugu Fujiwara
(Special Advisor of Asahi Kasei Corporation)
Outside Director Chikatomo Kenneth 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)
Outside Director * Akira Ichikawa
(Chairman of the Board and Representative Director of Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.)
Director Toyotsugu Itoh
Director Hiroyuki Suzuki
Director Toshimitsu Taiko
(Senior Executive Vice President and Executive Officer)
Director Seiji Hatano
(Executive Vice President and Executive Officer)

[Retiring Director]Takashi Hatchoji (currently Outside Director) and Masafumi Uchida will retire as directors at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2021.

Executive Officers

Konica Minolta announced the following executive changes effective as of April 1, 2021

President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer Shoei Yamana
Senior Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Kiyotaka Fujii
Senior Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Toshimitsu Taiko
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Seiji Hatano
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Noriyasu Kuzuhara
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Yuji Ichimura
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Masafumi Uchida
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Hajime Takei
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Toshiya Eguchi
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Shinichiro Oka

[Note]Masafumi Uchida (Executive Vice President and Executive Officer) will retire as executive officer on the date of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2021.

Resignation

(Effective as of March 31, 2021)
Executive Officer Atsuo Takemoto
Executive Officer Richard K. Taylor
Executive Officer Kazumi Atago
Executive Officer Jean-Claude Cornillet