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Konica Minolta Announces Appointment / Reappointment of Directors and Executive Officers

Tokyo (March 5, 2018) – Konica Minolta, Inc. today announced appointment/reappointment of the following persons as directors and executive officers.

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Candidates for Directors

(Official appointments will be made at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2018.
The * indicates new appointment. The rest are reappointed directors.)

Chairman of the Board Masatoshi Matsuzaki
Director Shoei Yamana (President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer)
Outside Director Hiroshi Tomono (Senior Advisor of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation)
Outside Director Kimikazu Noumi (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 (Standing Counsellor of Asahi Kasei Corporation)
Outside Director * Chikatomo Hodo (Senior Corporate Advisor of Accenture Japan Ltd.)
Director Ken Shiomi
Director * Toyotsugu Itoh
Director Seiji Hatano (Senior Executive Officer)
Director Kunihiro Koshizuka (Senior Executive Officer)
Director * Toshimitsu Taiko (Senior Executive Officer)
  • Kazuaki Kama and Yoshiaki Ando will resign as directors at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2018.

Executive Officers

(The * indicates promotion and new appointment, effective as of April 1, 2018.)

President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer Shoei Yamana
Senior Managing Executive Officer* Kiyotaka Fujii
Senior Executive Officer Tsukasa Wakashima
Senior Executive Officer Kunihiro Koshizuka
Senior Executive Officer Ken Osuga
Senior Executive Officer Seiji Hatano
Senior Executive Officer Shingo Asai
Senior Executive Officer Toyotsugu Itoh
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 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
  • Toyotsugu Itoh will resign as a senior executive officer on the date of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2018.


(Effective as of March 31, 2018)

Senior Executive Officer Jun Haraguchi
Executive Officer Akira Tai

Group Executives and Technology Fellows

(The * indicates new appointment, effective as of April 1, 2018.)

Group Executive Akira Kitagawa
Group Executive Katsuaki Komatsu
Group Executive Kozo Atsumi
Group Executive Tadahiko Sumitani
Group Executive Akiko Hiraga
Group Executive * Shingo Tsujimoto
Group Executive * Naoto Tsuchiyama
Group Executive * Masanori Miura
Technology Fellow Hiroshi Kita
Technology Fellow Takatoshi Tsujimura
Technology Fellow * Dennis Curry