OKI Announces Executive Personnel Changes

Tokyo, April 22, 2021 – OKI (Tokyo: 6703) today announced that the Board of Directors made its recommendation for executive appointments and retirements at its meeting today, which will be submitted for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June, 2021.

1. Candidate of new director (To be submitted for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June, 2021)
Name: Masatoshi Saito
Newly appointed title (current title): Director (Senior Vice President, Head of Components & Platforms Business Group)

2. Candidate of new Audit & Supervisory Board Member (To be submitted for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June, 2021)
Name: Toshiyuki Yokota
Newly appointed title (current title): Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Adviser)

Name: Yoshihiro Tsuda
Newly appointed title (current title): Audit & Supervisory Board Member*
*Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

3. Retiring director (Effective at the day of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June, 2021)
Name: Hideichi Kawasaki
Current Title: Director, Chairman of the Board

4. Retiring Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Effective at the day of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June, 2021) 
Name: Sei Yano
Current Title: Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member

5. Brief biography of candidate of new director
Masatoshi Saito
Date of birth: December 20, 1963 (57 years old)
Business career:
April 2021 - Head of Components & Platforms Business Group (current)
April 2020 - Senior Vice President (current), Deputy Head of Components & Platforms Business Group
April 2018 - Senior Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Planning Group  Chief Information Officer
April 2017 - Executive Officer
April 2016 - Head of Corporate Planning Division , Corporate Planning Group
October 2008 - Director of OKI Networks Co., Ltd.
April 2007 - President of Security and Mobility company, IP System Company, ICT Group.
October 2002 - Head of Strategic Planning Division of IP Solutions Company
April 1986 - Joined Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

6. Brief biography of candidate of new Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Toshiyuki Yokota
Date of birth: April 14, 1960 (61 years old)
Business career:
April 2021 - Adviser (current)
June 2019 - Outside Director of JECC corporation (current)*
April 2018 - Executive Officer
April 2017 - Associate Director
November 2016 - Joined Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (Adviser)
July 2014 - President of JETRO New York
July 2013 - Director-General for The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency of Ministry of    Economy, Trade and Industry
August 2012 - Deputy Director-General for Policy Coordination of Ministry of Economy,  Trade and Industry
July 2010 - Deputy Commissioner for Global ICT Strategy Bureau of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
July 2009 - Senior Manager for general affairs of Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation
July 2008 - Director for The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
April 1983 - Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry
* Outside Director (Term of office: June 2020 - June 2022) of JECC Corporation is scheduled to resign as of June 2021 at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of JECC.

Yoshihiro Tsuda
Date of birth: July 25, 1962 (58 years old)
Business career:
February 2020 - Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Tribeck Inc. (current)
September 2019 - Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Oki Data Corporation
August 2019 - Representative of Yoshihiro Tsuda Certified accountant office (current)
June 2007 - Representative employee of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
September 2002 - Secondee of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, London Office
June 1998 - Joined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
July 1993 - Secondee of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Detroit Office
March 1988 - Registered Certified public accountant
March 1985 - Joined Tohmatsu and Aoki LLC (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)

Press Contact:
Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
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