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Changes of Directors and Executive Officers

Feb. 13, 2008


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I. Promotion & Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers

1) Promoted Executive Officers (Shikko-Yakuin): April 1, 2008
9 people

Name New Present

Motokazu Yoshida

Representative Director;
Executive Vice President;
Chief Information Officer

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

Ken Abe

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

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit

Yoshiyuki Izawa

Representative Director; Executive Vice President; Director, Mitsui & Co. Europe Holdings PLC.

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

Junichi Matsumoto

Representative Director; Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer; Chief Compliance Officer

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

Toshimasa
Furukawa

Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific Business Unit

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Infrastructure Projects Business Unit

Masami Iijima

Executive Managing Officer

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit

Seiichi Tanaka

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

Managing Officer; General Manager, Human Resources & General Affairs Division

Norinao Iio

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Energy Business Unit II

Hideyo Hayakawa

Executive Managing Officer; General Manager, Internal Auditing Division

Managing Officer; General Manager, Legal Division

2) Newly appointed Executive Officers: April 1, 2008
8 people

Name New Present

Joji Okada

Managing Officer; General Manager, Accounting Division

General Manager, Accounting Division

Takashi Fukunaga

Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit

General Manager, Petrochemicals & Fiber Intermediates Division

Takashi Yamauchi

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

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Iron & Steel Products Business Unit

Shuji Nakura

Managing Officer; General Manager, Investment Administration Division

General Manager, Investment Administration Division

Mitsuhiko Kawai

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Energy Business Unit II

EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit, Divisional Operating Officer of Energy and Financial Markets Div.; Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC., General Manager of London Branch

Daisuke Saiga

Managing Officer; General Manager, Human Resources & General Affairs Division

General Manager, Planning & Administrative Division, Iron & Steel Products Business Unit

Masayuki Kinoshita

Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit

Atsushi Oi

Managing Officer; Chairman & Managing Director, Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd.

Counselor

3) Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers: April 1, 2008
4 people

Name New Present
Kiyotaka Watanabe

Executive Managing Officer; General Manager, Fukuoka Office

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

Takao Omae

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer, Infrastructure Projects Business Unit

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

Masayoshi Komai

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

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

Noriaki Sakamoto

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

Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Americas Business Unit

4) Retiring of Executive Officers: March 31, 2008
7 people

Name New Present
Hiroshi Tada Director

Representative Director; Executive Vice President

Kazuya Imai Director

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

Hiroshi Ito Director

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

Gempachiro Aihara

Retiree*

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

Takao Sunami

Retiree

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

Shunichi Miyazaki

Retiree

Executive Managing Officer; General Manager, Internal Auditing Division

Hiraku Shimomaki

Retiree

Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit; President, Mitsui & Co. Deutschland  GmbH

*Mr. Aihara will serve as counselor on and after April 1, 2008. 

II. Newly appointed Directors/Retiring Directors: June, 2008

1) Newly appointed Directors: June 2008*

Name New Present

Ken Abe

Representative Director; Executive Vice President; Director, Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.

Executive Vice President; Director, Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
(As of April 1, 2008)

Masami Iijima

Representative Director; Executive Managing Officer

Executive Managing Officer (As of April 1, 2008)

Seiichi Tanaka

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

Executive Managing Officer; Chief Privacy Officer; Director, Mitsui & Co. (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd.
(As of April 1, 2008)

2) Retiring of Directors: June 2008**

Name New Present

Hiroshi Tada

Counselor

Director
(As of April 1, 2008)

Kazuya Imai

Counselor

Director
(As of April 1, 2008)

Hiroshi Ito

Counselor

Director
(As of April 1, 2008)

Please note that:
*appointment of Directors are subject to approval at the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2008.
**retiring of Directors will be effective on the close of the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2008.

III. Corporate Auditors: June, 2008

1) Newly appointed Corporate Auditor: June 2008*

Name New Present

Kunihiro Matsuo

Corporate Auditor

 

2) Re-appointed  Corporate Auditor: June 2008*

Name New Present

Hideharu Kadowaki

Corporate Auditor

Corporate Auditor

3) Retiring of Corporate Auditor: June 2008**

Name New Present

Yasutaka Okamura

Retiree

Corporate Auditor

Please note that:
*appointment of Corporate Auditors are subject to approval at the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2008.
**retiring of Corporate Auditor will be effective on the close of the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2008.

IV. Related Personnel Changes: April 1, 2008

Name New Present

Osamu Tanaka

Associate Director; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, First Chemicals Business Unit

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, First Chemicals Business Unit

Takashi Kitahara

Associate Director; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit; Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC., General Manager of London Branch

General Manager, Secretariat

Makoto Yoshimura

Associate Director; Chairman & Managing Director, Mitsui & Co. (Hong Kong), Ltd.

Chairman & Managing Director, Mitsui & Co. (Hong Kong), Ltd.

Noritaka Tanaka

Associate Director; General Manager, Tohoku Office

General Manager, Tohoku Office

Mitsuo Nagahara

Associate Director; General Manager, Hiroshima Office

General Manager, Hiroshima Office

Hiroyuki Komine

Associate Director; EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit, Divisional Operating Officer of Infrastructure Project Div.

EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit, Divisional Operating Officer of Infrastructure Project Div.

Hiroshi Yokoyama

Associate Director; Deputy Chief Operating Officer, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit; Chairman & Managing Director, Mitsui & Co., Middle East Ltd.

Chairman & Managing Director, Mitsui & Co., Middle East Ltd.

Takaharu Tannai

Associate Director; President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui & Co. Steel Ltd.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui & Co. Steel Ltd.

Tomihiko Higashinaka

Associate Director; President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui Bussan Raw Materials Development Corp.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui Bussan Raw Materials Development Corp.

Masayasu Nagai

Internal Auditor

General Manager, Manila Branch

Koichi Shimoinaba

Internal Auditor

Iron & Steel Products Business Unit

Akiyuki Shiobara

Internal Auditor

General Manager, Specialty Materials Division

Takashi Yamashiro

Internal Auditor

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Energy Business Unit II

Yoshitaka Kuriyama

General Manager, Sapporo Office

General Manager, Planning & Administrative Division, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit

Takahiko Yamamoto

Deputy General Manager, Nagoya Office

General Manager, CSR Promotion Division

Tatsuo Nakayama

President, Mitsui Brasileira Importacao e Exportacao S.A.

President, Mitsui & Co. (Canada)  Ltd.

Kenji Akikawa

President, Mitsui & Co. Deutschland GmbH

General Manager, Power & Infrastructure Project Development Division

Motonobu Sato

President, Mitsui & Co. Vietnam Ltd.

General Manager, IT Solution Business Division

Yasuhiko Arimitsu

General Manager, Manila Branch

General Manager, Second Motor Vehicles Division

Katsumi Teshima

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

General Manager, SCM Solution Division

Tomoo Takeuchi

General Manager, Secretariat

General Manager, West Japan CS Business Division

Kaku Kato

General Manager, Legal Division

General Manager, Planning Dept., Legal Division

Toru Nakajima

General Manager, Information Strategic Planning Division

President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui Bussan Trade Services Ltd.

Yuichi Aoki

General Manager, CSR Promotion Division

Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. S.V.P. & Chief Administrative Officer

Kota Ohashi

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Foods & Retail Business Unit

General Manager, Information Strategic Planning Division

Fumio Ito

President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui Bussan Trade Services Ltd.

Trinet Logistics Co., Ltd.