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April 20, 2015 | News & Notices Notification of Changes of Top Management

This is a notification of the appointments of top management made at today's meeting of the Shimadzu Corporation Board of Directors. A formal decision regarding these personnel will be made following approval at the Annual Shareholders Meeting planned for late June of this year and a subsequent Board of Directors meeting.

Akira NAKAMOTO (69 years old)

New Title Representative Director, Chairman of the Board
Current Title Representative Director, President & CEO

Teruhisa UEDA (57 years old)

New Title Representative Director, President & CEO
Current Title Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer
General Manager, Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division

Shigehiko HATTORI will resign as Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, and assume the role of Senior Advisor.

Biography of New President

Company SHIMADZU CORPORATION
Name Teruhisa UEDA
Current Title Director
Senior Managing Executive Officer
Date of Birth May 14, 1957
Age 57
Place of Birth Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan

[Education]

January 1995 Ph.D. in Applied Life Science, Kyoto University
March 1982 Graduated from Kyoto University,
Master Degree of Engineering
March 1980 Graduated from Kyoto University,
Bachelor Degree of Industrial Chemistry

[Career]

June 2014 Director, Member of the Board
Senior Managing Executive Officer
General Manager, Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division
June 2013 Director, Member of the Board
Managing Executive Officer
General Manager, Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division
June 2011 Director, Member of the Board
General Manager, Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division
April 2008 Deputy General Manager, Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division, and General Manager, Life Science Business Department
June 2007 Corporate Officer
Deputy General Manager, Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division
October 2004 General Manager, Quality Assurance Department, Analytical & Measuring Instruments Division, and Senior Manager, CS Management Department
October 2000 General Manager, HPLC Business Department, Analytical Instruments Division
April 1982 Joined Shimadzu Corporation