Renesas Electronics Announces Executive Personnel Changes

11 May 2010

TOKYO, Japan, May 11, 2010-- Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced the following changes in its Members of the Board and Corporate Auditors. These changes were approved at a meeting of the Board of Directors on May 11, 2010, and will become effective as of June 25, 2010.

Note: Asterisks (*) indicate position currently held.

  1. Member of the Board (As of June 25, 2010)

    New Member of the Board


    Takashi Niino Senior Vice President, NEC Corporation*


    Reappointed Members of the Board


    Junshi Yamaguchi, Yasushi Akao, Kazuaki Ogura, Masaki Kato, Yoichi Yano, Shozo Iwakuma, Susumu Furukawa, Toyoaki Nakamura, Noritomo Hashimoto, Hajime Matsukura


    Retiring Member of the Board


    Nobuhiro Endo


  2. Corporate Auditors (As of June 25, 2010)

    New Corporate Auditors


    Michiharu Nakamura

    Board of Director, Hitachi Litd., Board of Director, Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.,

    and Board of Director, Hitachi Medical Corporation*


    Yoichiro Yamakawa

    Partner, Koga & Partners, Statutory Auditor, Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.,

    Statutory Auditor, Daio Paper Corporation*


    Yoshinobu Shimizu

    Statutory Auditor, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation*


    Retiring Corporate Auditors

    Yasuyuki Shibata, Keiji Suzuki

See the attachment for brief biographies of the newly appointed Members of the Board, Mr. Niino, and new Corporate Auditors, Dr. Nakamura, Mr. Yamakawa, and Mr. Shimizu.


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