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Epson Announces Executive Personnel Changes for Epson Singapore

Press release from the issuing company

Tokyo, Japan – Seiko Epson Corporation today announced that a meeting of its board of directors had provisionally approved the following executive officer changes from April 1. The director changes are subject to final approval at the company's annual general meeting scheduled to be held on June 25, 2021.

1. Reasons for changes

As it renews its Epson 25 Corporate Vision, Epson has implemented these changes with the aims of further strengthening its corporate governance, and of accelerating its efforts to create a strong organization capable of generating ongoing improvements in corporate value and growth.
2. Appointments and retirements of executive officers

1) Retirements

Toshiya Takahata
Currently director, executive officer, chief operating officer, DX Division
* He will retire as a director of Seiko Epson Corporation on June 25.

Motonori Okumura
Currently managing executive officer, in charge of safety promotion, Human Resources Division

Naoyuki Saeki
Currently executive officer, chief sales officer, general administrative manager, Sales & Marketing Division

Kazuyoshi Yamamoto
Currently executive officer, president, Epson Europe B.V.

Planned date of changes

March 31, 2021

2) Appointments

Tomoo Takaso
Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, DX Division (currently deputy chief operating officer, Microdevices Division)

Yasunori Yoshino
Executive Officer (continuing as chief operating officer, Visual Products Operations Division)

Sunao Murata
Executive Officer (currently technology officer, continuing as deputy chief operating officer, DX Division)

Tsuyoshi Kitahara
Professional Officer (currently technology officer, continuing in charge of exploration for new technology development, Technology Development Division)

Munenori Ando
Professional Officer (currently executive officer, continuing in charge of specific projects, Sales & Marketing Division)
Planned date of changes

April 1, 2021

3. Appointments and retirement of directors


Taro Shigemoto
Director, Executive Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer and General Administrative Manager, Health Management Office (currently director, full-time Audit & Supervisory Committee member)

Masayuki Kawana
Director, Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Committee Member (Currently director, executive officer, chief human resources officer and general administrative manager, Health Management Office)


Toshiya Takahata
Currently director
* Retirement due to expiry of term.

Planned date of changes

June 25, 2021



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