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Candidates for the Board of Directors

February 18th 2010 Press Release

SUMIDA CORPORATION would like to announce the candidate of the Board of Directors which has been approved at the meeting of Board of Directors held today, in accordance with the resolution of the Nomination Committee. The membership will take effect from the date of the coming Annual General Meeting (AGM) upon approval of shareholders. The membership of Executive Officers remains the same.
Together with a new director, the Board of Directors will steadily steer the Company in the pursuit of its new Mid-Term Business Plan (2010-2012) goals.

  1. Candidates for members of the Board of Directors
Name Current Position in Sumida
Shigeyuki Yawata Director, Representative Executive Officer and CEO
Chiu Ka Sheung Director, Representative Executive Officer and Group President
Robert E. Patterson  Outside Director
(a member of Nomination Committee and Compensation Committee)
Ashok B. Melwani Outside Director
(a member of Nomination Committee)
Kazuhide Kondo Outside Director
(a member of Audit Committee)
Masato Tsuru Outside Director
(Chairman of Nomination Committee)
Kohtaro Miyagi Outside Director
(Chairman of Compensation Committee) 
Ulrich Ruetz Outside Director
(a member of Compensation Committee)
Masaru Hattori Outside Director
(a member of Audit Committee)
Charles F. Martin  Newly appointed
  1. Messrs. Robert E. Patterson, Ashok B. Melwani, Kazuhide Kondo, Masato Tsuru, Kohtaro Miyagi, Ulrich Ruetz, Masaru Hattori and Charles F. Martin are the candidates of Outside Directors
  2. Messrs. Tadakazu Koizumi and Hideo Kamoshita will resign as of the end of the 55th AGM.

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