Renesas Electronics Announces Results of Early Retirement Program

24 Dec 2014

TOKYO, Japan, December 24, 2014 — Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the results of its early retirement program for employees in Japan, announced on October 29, 2014, with details as follows.


1. Outline of the early retirement plan

  • Among the employees of Renesas Electronics and affiliate companies in Japan who are 35 or older
  • All employees required to move from their current residence as a result of the realignment of the design and developments sites are eligible regardless of age
# of applicants:
Approximately 1,800
Application period:
December 10, 2014 to December 19, 2014
Retirement date:
January 31, 2015
Renesas Electronics will offer special incentives in addition to their retirement payment to employees voluntarily taking early retirement. In addition, outplacement support will be provided through an outside agency for those who request it.

2. Results

1,725 applicants

3. Impact on Renesas Electronics' financial forecasts

Renesas Group expects to record special loss of approximately 7.9 billion yen for the three months ending December 31, 2014. Renesas anticipates the program will result in reduction of annual personnel cost by approximately 14.8 billion yen.


The impact of the early retirement program on Renesas Group's business performance has already been incorporated into the consolidated financial forecasts for the three months ending December 31, 2014, announced on October 29, 2014.

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