June 28, 2016

TOKYO, Japan, June 28, 2016—Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced the following changes in its Outside Directors, which became effective following the adoption of the resolutions at the General Shareholders’ Meeting held on June 28, 2016. The company also announced the retirement of its Members of the Board, following the conclusion of the Shareholders’ Meeting.

1. Executive Personnel Changes (As of June 28, 2016)

1.1) New Members of the Board

Outside Director: Mikihide Katsumata

Outside Director: Jiro Iwasaki

1.2) Brief biography of the new Members of the Board

(Date of Birth)
Brief Biography
Mikihide Katsumata
(May 21, 1960)
Apr 1983 Joined The Industrial Bank of Japan, Limited (currently, Mizuho Corporate Bank Limited)
Aug 1999 Joined Merrill Lynch Japan Securities, Global Principal Investments, as Director
Apr 2002 Founded Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd as Partner & Chief Financial Officer
Apr 2007 Founded New Frontier Capital Management Co., Ltd. as Chief Executive Officer
Apr 2010 Joined Mobile Internet Capital, Inc. as President & Chief Executive Officer
Feb 2015 President and COO/CIO, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (to the present)
(Date of Birth)
Brief Biography
Jiro Iwasaki
(December 6, 1945)
Apr 1974 Joined TDK Corporation
Jun 1996 Director, GM of Human Resources, TDK Corporation
Jun 1998 Director & Senior Vice President, Executive Officer of Recording Media & Solutions Business Group, TDK Corporation
Jun 2006 Director & Executive Vice President, Senior Executive Officer of Administration Group, TDK Corporation
Mar 2008 Audit and Supervisory Board Member, GCA Savvian Corporation
Oct 2008 Outside Director, JVC KENWOOD Holdings, Ink.
Jun 2009 Director & Senior Vice President & Executive Officer, Strategic Human Resources & Administration Division, JVC KENWOOD Holdings, Ink.
Mar 2011 Audit and Supervisory Board Member, SBS Holdings, Ink.
Apr 2011 Professor at Teikyo University, Faculty of Economics/Department of Business Administration
Mar 2015 Outside Director, SBS Holdings, Ink.(to the present)
Apr 2015 Audit and Supervisory Board Member(Full-time), GCA Savvian Corporation
Mar 2016 Director (Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member), GCA Savvian Corporation (to the present)

1.3) Retiring Members of the Board

Hidetoshi Shibata Executive Vice President, Member of the Board & CFO (Note 1)
Takao Endo Member of the Board
Nobuyuki Nakano Outside Director

(Note 1) Mr. Shibata will continue to serve as Executive Vice President and CFO.

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 renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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