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Changes of Directors and Executive Officers

Feb. 9, 2007


Main Contents

I. Promotion & Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers;

1) Promoted Executive Officers (Shikko-Yakuin); 10 people
April 1, 2007

Name New Present
Yasunori Yokote Executive Vice President;Chief Operating Officer,Americas Business Unit

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Compliance Officer; Chief Privacy Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters

Kazuya Imai

Executive Director; Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters; Director, Mitsui & Co.(U.S.A.), Inc.

Executive Director;Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Financial Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters;
Director, Mitsui & Co.(U.S.A.), Inc.

Toshihiro Soejima

Executive Vice President

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Representative of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. In China

Yoshiyuki Izawa

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Director, Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC

Executive Managing Officer; General Manager, Osaka Office

Junichi Matsumoto

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Compliance Officer; Chief Privacy Officer

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Transportation Logistics Business Unit

Toshio Awata

Executive Managing Officer; General Manager, Nagoya Office

Managing Officer; General Manager, Information Strategic Planning Division; Chief Information Officer

Kiyotaka Watanabe

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Iron & Steel Products Business Unit

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Iron & Steel Products Business Unit

Masaaki Fujita

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Foods & Retail Business Unit

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Foods & Retail Business Unit

Junichi Mizunoue

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Second Chemicals Business Unit

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, First Chemicals Business Unit

Tkao Omae

Executive Managing Officer; President, Mitsui Brasileira Importacao e Exportacao S.A.

Managing Officer; President, Mitsui Brasileira Importacao e Exportacao S.A.

2) Newly appointed Executive Officers; 8 people
April 1, 2007

Name New Present
Masayoshi Komai

Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Representative of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in China; Managing Director, Mitsui & Co. (Shanghai) Ltd.

Associate Director; General Manager, Tohoku Office

Katsumi Ogawa

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Financial Markets Business Unit

Chief Operating Officer, Financial Markets Business Unit
Akio Yamamoto

Managing Officer; President, Mitsui & Co. (Thailand) Ltd.

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Second Chemicals Business Unit

Yoshinori Setoyama

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, First Chemicals Business Unit

General Representative of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in Indonesia, President & CEO, P.T. Mitsui Indonesia

Noriaki Sakamoto

Managing Officer; Executive Vice President, Mitsui & Co.(U.S.A.), Inc.

Senior Vice President, Mitsui & Co.(U.S.A.), Inc.

Masahiko Okamura

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Second Consumer Service Business Unit

General Manager, Urban Planning & Development Division

Fuminobu Kawashima

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Energy Business Unit I

General Manager, LNG Project Division

Masaaki Iida

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Transportation Logistics Business Unit

General Manager, Logistics & Financial Business Division

3) Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers; 12 people
March 1, 2007

Name New Present
Masaaki Murakami

Managing Officer; President, Mitsui & Co. (Korea) Ltd.

Managing Officer; President, Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd.

April 1, 2007  

Name New Present
Hiroshi Ito

Executive Director;
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Director, Mitsui & Co. (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd.

Executive Director; Senior Executive Managing Officer

Gempachiro Aihara

Executive Vice President;
Chief Operating Officer,Asia-Pacific Business Unit

Executive Vice President;
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Asia Business Unit

Motokazu Yoshida

Senior Executive Managing Officer;
Chief Information Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters

Senior Executive Managing Officer;
Chief Operating Officer, Americas Business Unit

Satoru Miura

Executive Managing Officer

Executive Managing Officer; General Manager, Nagoya Office

Takao Sunami

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Marine & Aerospace Business Unit

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Machinery Business Unit

Shinjiro Ogawa

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Representative of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in China

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Information, Electronics and Telecommunication Business Unit

Koji Nakamura

Executive Managing Officer; General Manager, Osaka Office

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Second Chemicals Business Unit

Kenichi Yamamoto

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, First Consumer Service Business Unit

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Lifestyle Business Unit

Norinao Iio

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Energy Business Unit II

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Energy Business Unit

Osamu Takahashi

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Information, Electronics and Telecommunication Business Unit

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Service Business Unit

Shigeru Hanagata

Managing Officer;  Chief Operating Officer, Motor Vehicles Business Unit

Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Machinery Business Unit

4) Retiring of Executive Officers; 2 people
March 31, 2007

Name New Present
Tetsuya Matsuoka Executive Director

Executive Director; Executive Vice President

Masataka Suzuki

Executive Director

Executive Director; Executive Vice President; Director, Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC; Director, Mitsui & Co., Middle East Ltd.

II. Newly appointed Directors/Retiring Directors; June, 2007

1) Newly appointed Directors; 5 people
June 2007*

Name New Present
Toshihiro Soejima Executive Director, Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President
(As of April 1,2007)

Motokazu Yoshida

Executive Director; Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Information Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Information Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters
(As of April 1, 2007)

Yoshiyuki Izawa

Executive Director; Senior Executive Managing Officer; Director, Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Director, Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC
(As of April 1, 2007)

Junichi Matsumoto

Executive Director; Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Compliance Officer; Chief Privacy Officer

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Compliance Officer; Chief Privacy Officer(As of April 1, 2007)

Ikujiro Nonaka Director (*)  

(*)External Director

2) Retiring of Directors; 3 people
March 31, 2007

Name New Present
Yasonori Yokote

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Compliance Officer; Chief Privacy Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters

Executive Director; Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Compliance Officer; Chief Privacy Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Business Process Re-Engineering Project Headquarters

June 2007**

Name New Present
Tetsuya Matsuoka Counselor Executive Director
(As of April 1, 2007)

Masataka Suzuki

Counselor

Executive Director
(As of April 1, 2007)

Please note that:
* appointment of Directors are subject to approval at the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2007.
** retiring of Directors will be effective on the close of the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2007.

Director Mr. Akira Chihaya passed away on January 22, 2007. 

III. Corporate Auditors; June, 2007

1) Newly appointed Corporate Auditors; 2 people
June 2007

Name New Present
Satoru Miura Corporate Auditor

Executive Managing Officer

Motoknori Murakami

Corporate Auditor

Executive Managing Officer; Assistant to Senior Executive Managing Officer (Corporate Staff Division), Assistant to Chief Financial Officer

2) Retiring of Corporate Auditor;
June 2007

Name New Present
Hiroshi Matsuura

Retiree

Corporate Auditor

IV. Related Personnel Changes; April 1, 2007

Name New Present
Kota Ohashi General Manager, Information Strategic Planning Division

Deputy General Manager, Information Strategic Planning Division

Satoshi Tanaka

General Manager, Corporate Planning & Strategy Division

General Manager, Investor Relations Division
Katsurao Yoshimori

General Manager, Investor Relations Division

General Manager, Business Administration & Planning Dept., Planning & Administrative Division, First Chemicals Business Unit

Masayuki Kinoshita Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Iron & Steel Raw Materials and Non-Ferrous Metals Business Unit

General Manager, Corporate Planning & Strategy Division

Masato Shiode Associate Director; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Infrastructure Projects Business Unit Assistant to Chief Operating Officer, Infrastructure Projects Business Unit
Mitsuhiro Nakatani Associate Director; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Information, Electronics and Telecommunication Business Unit

Assistant to Chief Operating Officer, Information, Electronics and Telecommunication Business Unit

Noritaka Tanaka

General Manager, Tohoku Office      

Chief Administrative Officer, Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC

Takafumi Nori

Associate Director; General Manager, Hokuriku Branch

General Manager, Hokuriku Branch

Tatsuo Nakayama

President, Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd.

General Manager, First Motor Vehicles Division
Eiji Ike

Associate Director; Chief Financial Officer; Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC

Chief Financial Officer; Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC
Makoto Sukagawa

Associate Director; General Representative of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in Indonesia, President & CEO, P.T. Mitsui Indonesia

President & Managing Director, Mitsui Iron Ore Development Pty. Ltd.

Yutaka Taka

Associate Director; Chairman & CEO Mitsui & Co. (Taiwan) Ltd.

Chairman & CEO Mitsui & Co. (Taiwan) Ltd.

Hideki Shinoki

Associate Director; President, Mitsui Bussan Plant & Project Corporation

President, Mitsui Bussan Plant & Project Corporation

Tsunehiro Iwatake

Associate Director; President & CEO, Mitsui Bussan Inter-Fashion Ltd.   

President & CEO, Mitsui Bussan Inter-Fashion Ltd.       

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