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NEC Electronics Announces Executive Personnel Changes


KAWASAKI, Japan, March 23, 2006, NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced the following executive personnel changes, which were approved at the meeting of the board of directors on March 23, 2006. The changes will become effective as of April 1, 2006.

Note: Asterisks (*) indicate position currently held.

New Senior Vice Presidents

Kunio Morioka: Vice President, Manufacturing Operations Unit*
Masao Fukuma: Vice President, Technology Foundation Development Operations Unit*

Resigning Senior Vice President

Susumu Sato: Senior Vice President, NEC Electronics and President, NEC Yamagata*
(Will remain president of NEC Yamagata)

Biographies of the new senior vice presidents are below:

Kunio Morioka
2005: Vice President, Manufacturing Operations Unit, NEC Electronics
2003: Associate Vice President, Manufacturing Operations Unit, NEC Electronics
2000: General Manager, VLSI Manufacturing Engineering Division, NEC
1971: Joined NEC
B.S. engineering, Ehime University

Masao Fukuma
2005: Vice President, Technology Foundation Development Operations Unit, NEC Electronics
2001: Vice President, NEC
1999: General Manager, Silicon System Research Laboratories, NEC
1974: Joined NEC
M.S. engineering, Keio University

About NEC Electronics

NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) specializes in semiconductor products encompassing advanced technology solutions for the high-end computing and broadband networking markets, system solutions for the mobile handsets, PC peripherals, automotive and digital consumer markets, and multi-market solutions for a wide range of customer applications. NEC Electronics Corporation has 26 subsidiaries worldwide including NEC Electronics America, Inc. ( and NEC Electronics (Europe) GmbH ( For additional information about NEC Electronics worldwide, visit

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