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Change of Representative Directors

Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (DSP) today announced that at its meeting held on May 11, 2011, the Board of Directors decided to change the Representative Directors, which will be officially implemented at the Board of Directors' meeting to be held immediately following the general shareholders' meeting scheduled for June 24, 2011.

1. New Representative Directors

With the resignation of Kenjiro Miyatake, the current Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Keiichi Ono, the current Member, Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer will be appointed Representative Director, Vice President. The new structure of representative directors is stated below.

New PositionNameCurrent Position
Representative Director, President Masayo Tada Representative Director, President
Representative Director, Vice President Keiichi Ono Member, Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer

Furthermore, Kenjiro Miyatake will be appointed Senior Executive Advisor.

2. Background of the Change

Kenjiro Miyatake will resign as Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors immediately following the general shareholders' meeting scheduled for June 24, 2011. Due to this, there will be a change of representative directors.

3. Date of the Change (planned)

June 24, 2011

4. Brief Personal History of Keiichi Ono

Name: Keiichi Ono (Mr.)
Birthplace: Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Highest Qualification: Graduate School of Science, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University.
Birthdate: January 22, 1947
Educational and Business Career:
March 1971 Graduated from the Graduate School of Science, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University.
April 1971 Joined Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Sep. 1984 Retired from Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Oct. 1984 Joined the former Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.
June 2000 Director of the former Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.
June 2004 Director and Executive Officer of the former Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2005 Member of the Board of Directors, and Executive Officer of the Company
June 2008 Member of the Board of Directors, and Senior Executive Officer of the Company
Company shares owned: 25,300