Renesas Electronics Announces Executive Personnel Changes and New Organization Structure

30 Jul 2019

TOKYO, Japan – Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced changes to its organizational structure and executive personnel.

1. Change in Organizational Structure

Effective July 31, 2019, with the aim of strengthening collaboration among administrative divisions, the Corporate Planning Unit, the Organization Development Unit, and the Supply Chain Management Unit will all be dissolved and return to their individual division-level structures and operations. In addition, a new CEO Office will be established on August 1, 2019, to promote communication inside and outside the company.

2. Executive Personnel Changes

Note: Asterisks (*) indicate position currently held.

(1) Outline of the changes to Executive Vice President (As of July 31, 2019)

[Retiring Executive Vice President]

Hirotaka Yamanami

*Yamanami will assume the role of Senior Advisor effective August 1, 2019.

(2) Outline of the changes to Senior Vice Presidents and their roles (As of August 1, 2019)

[New Senior Vice Presidents]

  • Senior Vice President and CFO
    Shuhei Shinkai, Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Finance Division, Corporate Planning Unit*
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer (CLO)
    Jason Hall, Vice President and General Counsel of Legal Division, Corporate Planning Unit*

(Note) Please refer to the attachment for the brief biographies of the newly appointed SVPs.

[Changes to current roles]

  • Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
    Shinichi Yoshioka, Senior Vice President and CTO of Automotive Solution Business Unit*
  • Senior Vice President and Deputy General Manager of Automotive Solution Business Unit
    Tomomitsu Maoka, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Production & Technology Unit

(3) Reference: Executive team as of August 1, 2019

Position Name
Representative Director, Chairman Tetsuya Tsurumaru
Representative Director, President and CEO Hidetoshi Shibata
Outside Director Tetsuro Toyoda
Outside Director Jiro Iwasaki
Outside Director Kyoko Okumiya
Outside Director Yukiko Nakagawa
Outside Corporate Auditor Kazuki Fukuda
Outside Corporate Auditor
(part-time)
Kazuyoshi Yamazaki
Outside Corporate Auditor
(part-time)
Noboru Yamamoto
Outside Corporate Auditor
(part-time)
Takeshi Sekine
Executive Vice President, General Manager of Production & Technology Unit Masahiko Nozaki
Executive Vice President Manabu Kawashima
Executive Vice President, General Manager of Automotive Solution Business Unit Shingo Yamamoto
Executive Vice President, General Manager of IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit Sailesh Chittipeddi
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Automotive Solution Business Unit Tomomitsu Maoka
Senior Vice President, Head of SoC Business, IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit Hiroto Nitta
Senior Vice President and CTO Shinichi Yoshioka
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Automotive Solution Business Unit Olav Schulte
Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Corporate Digital Marketing, IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit Chris Allexandre
Senior Vice President, Head of MCU Business, IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit Roger Wendelken
Senior Vice President and CFO Shuhei Shinkai
Senior Vice President and CLO Jason Hall

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, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com.

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Brief Biographies of the Newly Appointed Senior Vice Presidents (as of August 1, 2019)

Name Brief Biography
Shuhei Shinkai March 2005 Obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Tokyo
September 2007 Attorney-at-law, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
November 2009 Associate, Investment Group, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
June 2013 Vice President, Investment Group, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
November 2013 Executive Manager, Legal & Compliance Division and Corporate Planning Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
December 2013 Vice President, Legal & Compliance Division and Executive Manager, Corporate Planning Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
April 2014 Vice President, Legal Division and Executive Manager, Corporate Planning Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
April 2015 Vice President and General Counsel, Legal Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
February 2016 Vice President, Corporate Planning Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
April 2017 Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Finance Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
August 2019 Senior Vice President and CFO, Renesas Electronics Corporation responsible for Corporate Strategy & Finance, Accounting, Human Resources & General Affairs and Supply Chain Management
Name Brief Biography
Jason Hall May 2009 Obtained a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law
November 2009 Intellectual Property Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP
March 2015 Corporate Counsel, Renesas Electronics America Inc.
April 2016 Vice President and General Counsel, Renesas Electronics America Inc., responsible for legal, intellectual property, procurement, and trade in the Americas
July 2017 Vice President and General Counsel, Legal Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
January 2018 Vice President and General Counsel, Legal Division, Corporate Planning Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation responsible for legal and intellectual property
August 2019 Senior Vice President and CLO, Renesas Electronics Corporation responsible for Legal, Intellectual Property, Procurement, and Information technology

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