Changes in the Representative Directors


WEBWIRE – Thursday, December 13, 2012

Following the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, and approval at the Meeting of the Board of Directors that was held today, AGC (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.) announced changes in the Representative Directors as described below.

The changes in the Representative Directors will be made subject to approval at the Meeting of Board of Directors which will be held after the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in late March 2013.

1. Reason of the changes

Mr. Katsuhisa Kato , current Representative Director, will not return as Director and Executive Vice President in March, 2013.

Mr. Yoshiaki Tamura, current Senior Executive Officer, will be promoted as Executive Vice President on January 1st, 2013, and will assume the post of Representative Director to assist the Group CEO in every aspect of corporate management for further accelerating the growth and development of the AGC Group as a head of technology of the group.

2. Changes in the Representative Directors

(1) The following person is a candidate to be newly appointed:

[Name] Yoshiaki Tamura
[New Position] Representative Director; Executive Vice President;
Overall business management (Technology);
GM of Technology General Division;
Deputy leader of AGC Group Improvement Activities

(2) The following Representative Director will not return:

[Name] Katsuhisa Kato
[Position] Representative Director; Executive Vice President; Assistant to CEO

3. Profile of the newly appointed Representative Director
Name: Yoshiaki Tamura
Date of birth: Oct. 3 ,1954
Educational Background: Mar., 1979 Master degree of Inorganic Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Job History

Apr., 1979 Joined Asahi Glass
Sep., 2004 GM of Manufacturing Control, FPD General Div., Display Company, Asahi Glass
Jul., 2005 GM of Production Control, FPD General Div., Display Company,Asahi Glass
Jan., 2007 Executive Officer; GM of Production Control General Div., Display Company, Asahi Glass
Mar., 2008 Executive Officer, Asahi Glass; President of AGC Display Glass Taiwan Co., Ltd.
Jan., 2009 Executive Officer; Display Company President, Asahi Glass
Jul., 2009 Executive Officer; GM of Display Glass General Div., Electronics Company, Asahi Glass
Jan., 2010 Senior Executive Officer; GM of Display Glass General Div., Electronics Company, Asahi Glass
Jan., 2011 Senior Executive Officer; Deputy President of Electronics Company,Asahi Glass
Mar., 2011 Senior Executive Officer; President of Electronics Company, Asahi Glass

Number of shares the director owns: 20,000 shares

4. Date of the change
March 28, 2013

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For further inquiries, please contact Toshihiro Ueda, GM of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.



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