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Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma announces Changes of Representative Directorsand Executive Officers

Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; President: Masayo Tada) today announced that at its meeting held on February 24, 2017, the Board of Directors decided to change the following Representative Directors and Executive Officers.

Ⅰ. Representative Directors (effective April 1, 2017)

  1. (1) Reason

    With the retirement of one of the current Representative Directors, Hiroshi Noguchi, from Executive Officer and Representative Director, a new Representative Director will be appointed.

  2. (2) Changes of Representative Directors
    Newly appointed
    Name New Position Current position
    Hiroshi Nomura Representative Director, Executive Vice President Member, Board of Directors, Executive
    Vice President
    To be retired
    Name New Position Current position
    Hiroshi Noguchi Member, Board of Directors Representative Director, Senior Executive
    Vice President

Ⅱ. Changes in Executive Officers

(1) New Executive Officers (effective April 1, 2017)
Mitsuyuki Taniguchi (currently Deputy Executive Director, Sales & Marketing Division)
Atsuko Higuchi (currently Senior Communication Officer)
Shigeyuki Nishinaka (currently Senior Director, Global Business Development)

(2) Retiring Executive Officers (effective March 31, 2017)
Hiroshi Noguchi (currently Representative Director, Senior Executive Vice President)
Masaru Ishidahara (currently Member, Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer)
Yoshinori Oh-e (currently Senior Executive Officer)

Ⅲ. Brief Personal History of New Representative Director

Name:
Hiroshi Nomura (Mr.)
Birthplace:
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Education:
Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo.
Birthdate:
August 31, 1957
Business Career:
April 1981
Joined Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Dec. 2007
Retired from Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2008
Joined Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
June 2008
Appointed Executive Officer
June 2012
Appointed Member, Board of Directors
April 2014
Appointed Member, Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer
April 2016
Appointed Member, Board of Directors, Executive Vice President
Company shares owned:
27,800