Ceramic Industry

Kyocera America Announces Executive Promotions (posted 3/31/08)

March 31, 2008

Kyocera America, Inc. recently announced two executive-level promotions. Kenji Aonuma, currently general manager, International Sales Division, Semiconductor Components Group, at Kyocera Corp. of Kyoto, Japan, will transfer to Kyocera America, Inc. and assume new responsibilities as vice president, Asia Ceramic Products Sales.

In his new role, Aonuma will be responsible for North American sales of ceramic-based semiconductor package products made by Kyocera business units in Asia. Aonuma joined Kyocera in 1979 and has held sales management positions in both Japan and the U.S., including 10 years of prior service with Kyocera America, Inc.

Gary Lee, currently national product manager, Organic Product Sales, will be promoted to vice president, Organic Product Sales. Lee will be responsible for expanding Kyocera’s North American business in semiconductor package products based on organic and plastic material technologies. He joined Kyocera in January 2000 and has more than 25 years of experience in microelectronics, including management positions in sales and manufacturing.

Visit www.kyocera.com for additional information.