Renesas Electronics Announces Changes in Representative Directors, Corporate Officers and Organizational Structure

  Renesas Electronics Announces Changes in Representative Directors, Corporate
  Officers and Organizational Structure

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TOKYO -- February 22, 2013

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723, Renesas), a premier supplier of
advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the following changes to its
Representative Directors, Corporate Officers and organizational structure.
These changes were approved at a meeting of the Board of Directors on February
22, 2013.

1. Changes in Representative Directors and Corporate Officers

1-1. Purpose of Changes

Renesas has been pursuing to establish a robust and profitable structure by
securing support and capital from major shareholders and main banks, promoting
personnel rationalization measures centered around an early retirement
incentive program, restructuring of production facilities in Japan, and other
initiatives.

As announced on December 10, 2012, in “Renesas Electronics Announces Share
Issue through Third-party Allotment, and Change in Major Shareholders, Largest
Shareholder who is a Major Shareholder, Parent Company and Other Related
Companies”, Renesas also plans to boost its capital for implementing growth
investment in focused areas toward the recovery of its business performance
along with establishing a financial base that is resistant to drastic changes
in the global economy and the Japanese market.

Under such circumstances, Renesas resolved to change its Representative
Directors and Corporate Officers at a meeting of the Board of Directors held
today with the aim of promptly establishing the new management structure
intended for an earlier recovery of business performance and future growth by
speeding up and streamlining decision-making as well as execution of business.

The new Representative Director and Corporate Officers are appointed as of
today, February 22, 2013, with the resolution.

1-2. Outline of Changes

(1) Changes in Representative Directors and Corporate Officers who
Concurrently Served as Members of the Board

   Name               New Position            Former Position
      Yasushi Akao       Member of the Board     Representative Director,
                                                     President
                                                     Representative Director
      Masaki Kato        Member of the Board     and
                                                     Executive Managing Vice
                                                     President
                                                     Executive Vice President
      Yoichi Yano        Member of the Board     and
                                                     Member of the Board
      Shozo Iwakuma      Member of the Board     Senior Vice President and
                                                     Member of the Board
                                                     Senior Vice President,
                           Senior Vice President     Member
      Shigeo Mizugaki    and                     of the Board, and Vice
                           Member of the Board       President of MCU Business
                                                     Unit
                                                     Senior Vice President,
                           Representative            Member
      Tetsuya            Director,               of the Board, and Vice
      Tsurumaru            President                 President of Production
                                                     and
                                                     Technology Unit

Note: There are no changes in part-time Members of the Board, full-time
Corporate Auditors and part-time Corporate Auditors.

(2) Changes in Corporate Officers

New Corporate Officers who are appointed as of February 22, 2013

   Name               New Position            Former Position
                                                     Associate Vice President
      Osamu Nogimura     Senior Vice President   of
                                                     Production and Technology
                                                     Unit
                                                     General Manager of Analog
                                                     &
      Manabu Kawashima   Senior Vice President   Power Devices Marketing &
                                                     Production Planning
                                                     Division,
                                                     Sales Management Unit
      Takeshi Noguchi    Senior Vice President   Executive Vice President,
                                                     Renesas SP Drivers Inc.
                                                     General Manager of MCU
                                                     Strategy and Business
      Ryuji Omura        Senior Vice President   Planning
                                                     Division, MCU Business
                                                     Unit

(Note: There are no changes in current Senior Vice Presidents, Hideo Tsujioka
and Masahiko Sagawa.)

Retiring Corporate Officers as of February 22, 2013

(Note: Asterisks (*) indicate positions formerly held.)

Yoshiro Miyaji
Senior Vice President and Vice President of Analog & Power Devices Business
Unit*

Shinichi Iwamoto
Senior Vice President, Vice President of Sales Management Unit and General
Manager ofAutomotive Business Division, Sales Management Unit*

Hideaki Chaki
Senior Vice President and Vice President of SoC Business Unit*

Tetsuro Kitano
Senior Vice President*

Toshihide Tsuboi
Senior Vice President and Associate Vice President of MCU Business Unit*

Atsushi Hasegawa
Senior Vice President and Vice President of Technology Development Unit*

Shinjiro Fujiwara
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Human Resources & General Affairs
Division*

Tsutomu Aoki
Senior Vice President and Associate Vice President of Analog & Power Devices
Business Unit*

(3) Biography of the Newly Appointed Representative Director and Corporate
Officers

Newly Appointed Representative Director

Name                                                        Number of Renesas’
                    Biography                             Shares Held
Date of Birth
                      1979.4 Joined Hitachi, Ltd.

                      2002.10 General Manager of Naka
                      Manufacturing Division, Production
                      and Technology Unit, Semiconductor
                      Group, Hitachi, Ltd.

                      2003.4 General Manager of Naka
                      Factory,
                      Renesas Technology Corp.

                      2004.4 General Manager of Saijo
                      Factory, Renesas Technology Corp.

                      2006.4 General Manager of Strategic
                      Production Planning Division,
                      Production and Technology Unit,
                      Renesas Technology Corp.

Tetsuya Tsurumaru     2008.4 Managing Officer and Executive
                      General Manager of Production and
                   Technology Unit, Renesas Technology   1,600
                      Corp.
August 29, 1954
                      2010.4 Senior Vice President and
                      Associate Vice President of
                      Production and Technology Unit,
                      Renesas Electronics Corporation

                      2011.4 Senior Vice President and Vice
                      President of Production and
                      Technology Unit, Renesas Electronics
                      Corporation

                      2012.6 Senior Vice President, Member
                      of the Board, and Vice President of
                      Production and Technology Unit,
                      Renesas Electronics Corporation

                      2013.2 Representative Director,
                      President of

                      (today) Renesas Electronics
                      Corporation

Newly Appointed Corporate Officers

Name
                    Biography
Date of Birth
                      1981.4 Joined Hitachi, Ltd.

                      2003.4 Department Manager of Naka Manufacturing
                      Department, Naka Factory, MCU & SOC Business Unit,
                      Renesas Technology Corp.

                      2008.4 General Manager of Production Engineering
                      Division,

                      Production and Technology Unit, Renesas Technology Corp.
Osamu Nogimura
                      2010.4 Associate General Manager of Strategic Production
                   Planning

April 7, 1958         Division, Production and Technology Unit, Renesas
                      Electronics Corporation

                      2011.4 Associate Vice President of Production and
                      Technology Unit,

                      Renesas Electronics Corporation

                      2013.2 Corporate Officer, Renesas Electronics
                      Corporation

                      (today)
                      1983.4 Joined Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

                      2008.4 Executive Manager of Marketing & Production
                      Planning

                      Division, Standard Product Business Group, Renesas

                      Technology Corp.

                      2008.10 General Manager of Marketing & Production
Manabu Kawashima      Planning Division, Standard Product Business Group,
                      Renesas Technology Corp.
                  
                      2010.4 General Manager of Marketing & Production
July 6, 1959          Planning Division, Analog & Power Devices Business Unit,
                      Renesas Electronics Corporation

                      2011.4 General Manager of Marketing & Production
                      Planning Division, Sales Management Unit, Renesas
                      Electronics Corporation

                      2013.2 Senior Vice President, Renesas Electronics
                      Corporation

                      (today)
                      1984.4 Joined Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

                      2004.4 Department Manager of Saijo Manufacturing
                      Department, Saijo Factory, Production and Technology
                      Unit, Renesas Technology Corp.

                      2007.4 Department Manager of LCD Design and Production
                      Support Department, LCD Business Unit, Standard Product
                      Business Group, Renesas Technology Corp.

Takeshi Noguchi       2007.12 Associate General Manager of LCD Business Unit,
                      Standard Product Business Group, Renesas Technology
                   Corp.

February 16, 1960     2008.4 Senior Vice President and Member of the Board,
                      Renesas SP

                      Drivers Inc.

                      2010.10 Executive Vice President and Member of the
                      Board, Renesas SP Drivers Inc.

                      2013.2 Senior Vice President, Renesas Electronics
                      Corporation

                      (today)
                      1984.4 Joined Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

                      2006.1 Department Manager of Business Planning
                      Department, System Solution Business Development
                      Division, System Solution Business Group, Renesas
                      Technology Corp.

                      2008.4 General Manager of MCU Business Development
Ryuji Omura           Division, MCU Business Group, Renesas Technology Corp.

                   2010.4 General Manager of MCU Strategy and Business
                      Planning
December 5, 1961
                      Division, MCU Business Unit Renesas Electronics

                      Corporation

                      2013.2 Senior Vice President, Renesas Electronics
                      Corporation

                      (today)

(4) Schedule

The new Representative Director and Corporate Officers are appointed as of
February 22, 2013.

2. Changes in Organizational Structure

2-1. Purpose of Changes

Renesas intends to improve its business performance earlier and restructure
its design, development, production and sales organizations together with the
aim of steadily accomplishing business and production structural measures the
company has implemented so far. In order to attain these aims under the new
management structure following the changes in Representative Directors and
Corporate Officers, Renesas resolved to change its organizational structure as
follows at a meeting of the Board of Directors held today.

2-2. Outline of Changes

  *The Sales Management and Marketing Unit will be launched by merging the
    Sales Management Unit and the Marketing Unit.
  *The 1st ^ Solution Business Unit will be launched by merging the MCU
    Business Unit, the SoC Business Unit and the Technology Development Unit.
  *The Analog & Power Devices Business Unit will be renamed “2nd Solution
    Business Unit”.

2-3. Schedule

New organizations are scheduled to be launched on March 1, 2013.

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the world's number one supplier
of microcontrollers, is a premiere supplier of advanced semiconductor
solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and a broad-range of
analog and power devices. Business operations began as Renesas Electronics in
April 2010 through the integration of NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723)
and Renesas Technology Corp., with operations spanning research, development,
design and manufacturing for a wide range of applications. Headquartered in
Japan, Renesas Electronics has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. More
information can be found at www.renesas.com.

Contact:

Japan
Renesas Electronics Corporation
Ai Kanehira, + 81-3-6756-5555
ai.kanehira.xw@renesas.com
 
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