December 25, 2015

TOKYO, Japan, December 25, 2015 — Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today made the following decisions about the change of Representative Director at a meeting of the Board of Directors held on December 25.


1. Outline of the Changes (as of December 25, 2015)
Name New Title Former Title
Tetsuya Tsurumaru Representative Director, President and CEO Representative Director, President and COO
Takao Endo Member of the Board Representative Director, Chairman and CEO

(Note 1) As a result of the change, Tetsuya Tsurumaru will be the only Representative Director at Renesas Electronics.

(Note 2) Takao Endo will resign as Member of the Board following the conclusion of the Ordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting scheduled to be held in June 2016.

2. Reason for the Change

Today, Takao Endo notified the company of his intention to resign from his positions as Representative Director, Chairman and CEO, effective December 25, 2015, for personal reasons and the company has accepted his request.


Following the resignation of Takao Endo, Renesas has appointed Tetsuya Tsurumaru, the Representative Director, President and COO to the position of Representative Director, President and CEO effective immediately, at the meeting of the Board of Directors held today.


Under this new management setup, Renesas is poised to pursue further expansion of operations and enhancement of corporate value.


3. Effective Date of the Change

: December 25, 2015


About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power,and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future.Learn more at us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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