News Releases 2016

Notice Concerning Change in Representative Director

June 29, 2016
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray Co., Ltd. announced today that its Board of Directors adopted a resolution for the change in company’s Representative Director, as following.

1. Reason for change

In order to further strengthen the management foundation.

2. Change in position

New position Name Current position
Representative Director and Primary Executive Officer Sadaaki Matsuyama Director and Primary Executive Officer

3. Profile of the new Representative Director

Date of Birth Oct. 18, 1950
Business Career
April 1975 Entered Kuraray Co., Ltd.
June 2010 Executive Officer
April 2012 Representative Director and President of Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc.
June 2012 Senior Executive Officer
April 2013 President of Functional Materials Company (Current Position) and General Manager of Medical Division, Functional Materials Company
June 2013 Director and Senior Executive Officer
March 2016 Director and Primary Executive Officer
Shareholdings of the Company 7,600 shares

4. Date of appointment

June 29, 2016