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Change of Assignment of Directors and Officers

May 16, 2014

Nikon Corporation (Makoto Kimura, President, Tokyo) today announced that it has decided to propose the following change of assignment of its Directors and Officers at the Meeting of the Board of Directors subsequently held after the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting scheduled on June 27, 2014.

Change of Assignment (as of June 27, 2014)

Kazuo Ushida
Director, President, Member of the Board (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
Overseeing Business Development Division and Medical Business Development Division President of Precision Equipment Company, Officer in charge of Intellectual Property Headquarters, Vice Officer in charge of Corporate Planning Headquarters
Junichi Itoh
Director, Member of the Board, Senior Executive Vice President & CFO
[New][Current]
Overseeing Corporate Strategy Division and Internal Audit Department Officer in charge of Corporate Planning Headquarters, Finance & Accounting Headquarters and Information Security Headquarters, Officer overseeing Internal Audit Department
Yasuyuki Okamoto
Director, Member of the Board, Senior Vice President
[New][Current]
Overseeing Imaging Business Unit and Business Support Division President of Imaging Company
Norio Hashizume
Director, Member of the Board, Senior Vice President
[New][Current]
Overseeing Finance & Accounting Division General Manager of Finance & Accounting Headquarters
Hiroshi Ohki
Director, Member of the Board, Senior Vice President
[New][Current]
General Manager of Core Technology Division, Overseeing Intellectual Property Division, Semiconductor Lithography Business Unit, Microscope Solutions Business Unit, Industrial Metrology Business Unit and Customized Products Business Unit President of Core Technology Center, Officer overseeing Customized Products Division
Takaharu Honda
Director, Member of the Board, Senior Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
General Manager of Human Resources & Administration Division Overseeing Information Security Division and Information System Division General Manager of Corporate Planning Headquarters, Officer in charge of Corporate Communications & IR Department
Tomohide Hamada
Director, Member of the Board, Senior Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
General Manager of Corporate Strategy Division General Manager of LCD Equipment Division, Precision Equipment Company
Kunio Kawabata
Senior Vice President
[New][Current]
Overseeing FPD Lithography Business Unit, Glass Business Unit and Encoder Business Unit Vice President of Precision Equipment Company, Officer overseeing Glass Division
Toshikazu Umatate
Senior Vice President
[New][Current]
General Manager of Semiconductor Lithography Business Unit Vice President of Precision Equipment Company & General Manager of Semiconductor Equipment Division, Precision Equipment Company
Nobuyoshi Gokyu
Senior Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
General Manager of Imaging Business Unit President & CEO of Nikon Inc.
Kazuyuki Kazami
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
General Manager of Business Development Division General Manager of Business Development Headquarters
Tsuneyoshi Kon
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
General Manager of Business Support Division Vice President of Business Administration Center
Masao Nakajima
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
General Manager of Industrial Metrology Business Unit General Manager of Production Headquarters, Semiconductor Equipment Division, Precision Equipment Company
Osamu Shimoda
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
General Manager of Medical Business Development Division Deputy General Manager of Business Development Headquarters
Toru Iwaoka
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
President & CEO of Nikon Inc. General Manager of Marketing Headquarters, Imaging Company
Kenji Yoshikawa
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
Corporate Strategy Division Chairman & CEO of Nikon Metrology NV
Atsumi Nakamura
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
General Manager of Microscope Solutions Business Unit General Manager of Bioscience Marketing Department, Instruments Company
Takumi Odajima
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
Corporate Strategy Division General Manager of Planning Headquarters & General Manager of Business Planning Department, Precision Equipment Company
Jun Nagatsuka
Corporate Vice President
[New][Current]
Deputy General Manager of Medical Business Development Division General Manager of Production Technology Headquarters, Core Technology Center
Yojiro Tanii
Corporate Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
General Manager of Customized Products Business Unit General Manager of Customized Products Division
Kiyoyuki Muramatsu
Corporate Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
General Manager of FPD Lithography Business Unit Deputy General Manager of LCD Equipment Division, Precision Equipment Company & General Manager of Production Department, Precision Equipment Company
Hiroyuki Hiraiwa
Corporate Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
General Manager of Glass Business Unit General Manager of Glass Division
Tetsuya Yamamoto
Corporate Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
Sector Manager of Development Sector, Imaging Business Unit General Manager of Development Headquarters & General Manager of Fundamental Technology Development Department, Imaging Company
Naoya Sugimoto
Corporate Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
Corporate Strategy Division General Manager of Corporate Planning Department, Corporate Planning Headquarters
Tadashi Nakayama
Corporate Vice President (as of June 27, 2014)
[New][Current]
Sector Manager of Marketing Sector, Imaging Business Unit Managing Director of Nikon GmbH

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.