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News Releases 2008

Notice Concerning the Passing Away of Corporate Auditor

May 20, 2008
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray's corporate auditor, Hirotaka Ikuno, passed away at 7:50 p.m. on May 16, 2008 due to sickness. He was 66 years old. Kuraray expresses it deepest condolences on the loss of Mr. Ikuno.

Mr. Ikuno's private funeral was conducted today.

Hirotaka Ikuno's Career History

June 1992 Director, The Industrial Bank of Japan, Limited (Retired in June 1994)
June 1994 Representative Director and Vice President, Maruwa Securities, Co., Ltd.
June 1995 Representative Director and President, Maruwa Securities, Co., Ltd.
June 2003 Chairman, Maruwa Securities, Co., Ltd.
June 2004 Advisor, Maruwa Securities, Co., Ltd. (Retired in June 2007)
June 2006 Corporate Auditor, Kuraray Co., Ltd.