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SDK Nominates H. Ichikawa as New President and CEO

Showa Denko K.K.
October 29, 2010

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) announces that Kyohei Takahashi will resign as President and CEO to become Representative Director and Chairman of the Board, of the Company, and that Hideo Ichikawa, Director and Managing Corporate Officer, Executive Officer, HD Sector, will succeed Takahashi, effective January 4, 2011.

The change in the presidency has been decided at SDK’s board of directors meeting today.

SDK and its Group companies have been carrying out structural reform and strengthening business foundations amid the drastic changes in the economic environment that followed the global recession.

In view of the fact that the structural reform has produced good results and the new consolidated business plan is scheduled to start in 2011, SDK has decided to renew the management and pursue further growth.

Biographical information on the new President and CEO is attached.

For further information, contact:
IR & PR Office (Phone: 81-3-5470-3235)

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