Ceramic Industry

Asahi Glass Announces Executive Officer Changes

November 30, 2010

Following the recommendation of the Nominating Committee and approval by the Board of Directors, Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. (AGC) has announced several changes in the assignments of executive officers, effective January 1, 2011.

Yoshiaki Tamura has been named senior executive officer and deputy president of Electronics Company and general manager of Display General Div., Electronics Co.

Masayuki Kamiya will serve as senior executive officer and chief representative of AGC Group for China.

Tetsuji Kakimoto, Masafumi Ohinata, and Toru Kawatsura will fill roles as executive officer and assistant to the CEO.

Tadayuki Oi has been named executive officer and general manager of Production Technology Center.

Yasumasa Nakao was appointed executive officer and vice president, Technology, Glass Co.

In addition, several individuals have been appointed as executive officers: Kimikazu Ichikawa will serve as regional president of Japan/Asia Pacific, Glass Co; Yoshinori Kobayashi will fill the role of general manager of Electronics General Div., Electronics Co; and Kazuyoshi Watanabe was named general manager of Production Management Div., Display General Div., Electronics Co.

For additional details, visit www.agc.com.