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Candidates for the Board of Directors

February 26th 2008 Press Release

We, SUMIDA CORPORATION, hereby inform you that the Board of Directors has approved a resolution at the meeting held today regarding the election of 11 candidates of the Board of Directors which will be proposed on the 53rd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on 22nd March 2008. Details are as follows:

  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 
(member of the Compensation Committee and member of the Nomination Committee)
Ashok B. Melwani  Outside Director 
(a member of Nomination Committee)
Tadakazu Koizumi  Director, (Chairman of the Audit Committee)
Kazuhide Kondo  Outside Director, (Chairman of the Compensation Committee)
Masato Tsuru Outside Director, (Chairman of the Nomination Committee)
Kohtaro Miyagi  Outside Director, (member of the Audit Committee)
Ulrich Ruetz Outside Director, (member of the Compensation Committee)
Hideo Kamoshita Director
Masaru Hattori  To be newly appointed


 Note:

  1. Robert E. Patterson, Ashok B. Melwani, Kazuhide Kondo, Masato Tsuru, Kohtaro Miyagi, Ulrich Ruetz and Masaru Hattori are to be appointed as outside directors.
  2. Mr. Hiroshi Matsuhashi will resign this year.

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