Renesas Electronics Announces Executive Personnel Changes

26 Apr 2011

TOKYO, Japan, April 26, 2011 — 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 April 26, 2011, and will become effective as of June 28, 2011.


Note: Asterisks (*) indicate position currently held.

1.Member of the Board (As of June 28, 2011) 


New Member of the Board  


Masahiro Yamamura
General Manager, Semiconductor Business Division, Hitachi, Ltd.*,
Chairman, Viviti Technologies, Ltd.*,
and Director of the Board, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Japan, Ltd.*


Retiring Members of the Board


Toyoaki Nakamura, Hajime Matsukura


2.Corporate Auditor (As of June 28, 2011)


New Corporate Auditor  


Toyoaki Nakamura
Representative Executive Officer, Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd.*
and Member of the Board, Renesas Electronics Corporation*


Retiring Corporate Auditors


Michiharu Nakamura


See the attachment for a brief biography of the newly appointed Member of the Board, Mr. Yamamura.

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