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Changes of Directors and Executive Officers

Feb. 3, 2009


Main Contents

I. Promotion & Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers;

1) Promoted Executive Officers (Shikko-Yakuin); 9 People
April 1, 2009
Name New Present
Takao
Omae
Senior Executive Managing Officer Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Infrastructure Projects Business Unit
Koji
Nakamura
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit Executive Managing Officer; General Manager of Osaka Office
Masaaki
Fujita
Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Foods & Retail Business Unit
Osamu
Koyama
Executive Managing Officer; President & CEO of Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit
Shigeru
Hanagata
Executive Managing Officer; General Manager of Nagoya Office Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Motor Vehicles Business Unit
Masayoshi
Komai
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Marine & Aerospace Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Marine & Aerospace Business Unit
Yoshinori
Setoyama
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Basic Chemicals Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of First Chemicals Business Unit
Masahiko
Okamura
Executive Managing Officer; General Manager of Osaka Office Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Second Consumer Service Business Unit
Masaaki
Iida
Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Transportation Logistics Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Transportation Logistics Business Unit
2) Newly appointed Executive Officers; 7 people
April 1, 2009
Name New Present
Noritaka
Tanaka
Managing Officer; General Manager of Investment Administration Division Associate Director; General Manager of Tohoku Office
Susumu
Uneno
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Performance Chemicals Business Unit Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Second Chemicals Business Unit
Kazuhiko
Fukuchi
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Consumer Service Business Unit Deputy Chief Operating Officer of First Consumer Service Business Unit
Shintaro
Ambe
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Infrastructure Projects Business Unit Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Financial Markets Business Unit
Motomu
Takahashi
Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit Chairman of the board of Director of Steel Technologies,Inc.
Mitsuo
Hidaka
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Energy Business Unit II General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division, Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit
Ichizo
Kobayashi
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Motor Vehicles Business Unit Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Motor Vehicles Business Unit
3) Related Personnel Changes for Executive Officers; 11people
April 1, 2009
Name New Present
Norinao
Iio
Senior Executive Managing Officer Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit
Seiichi
Tanaka
Representative Director Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Information Officer; Chief Privacy Officer Representative Director Senior Executive Managing Officer; Chief Privacy Officer
Junichi
Mizonoue
Executive Managing Officer; President of Mitsui & Co. (Thailand) Ltd. Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Second Chemicals Business Unit
Terukazu
Okahashi
Managing Officer; President of Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd. Managing Officer; Deputy General Manager of Osaka Office
Katsumi
Ogawa
Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Financial Markets Business Unit
Akio
Yamamoto
Managing Officer; Representative Director, President & CEO of Mitsui Bussan Plastics Trade Co., Ltd. Managing Officer; President of Mitsui & Co. (Thailand) Ltd.
Noriaki
Sakamoto
Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit Managing Officer; President of Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd.
Joji
Okada
Managing Officer; Assistant to Chief Financial Officer; General Manager of Global Controller Division Managing Officer; General Manager of Accounting Division
Takashi
Fukunaga
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Foods & Retail Business Unit Managing Officer; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit
Shuji
Nakura
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of IT Business Unit Managing Officer; General Manager of Investment Administration Division
Mitsuhiko
Kawai
Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Financial Markets Business Unit Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of Energy Business Unit II
4) Retiring of Executive Officers; 8 people
March 31, 2009
Name New Present
Toshihiro
Soejima
Director
(as of April.1, 2009)
Representative Director Executive Vice President
Motokazu
Yoshida
Director
(as of April.1, 2009)
Representative Director Executive Vice President; Chief Information Officer
Yasunori
Yokote
Counselor
(as of April.1, 2009)
Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer of Americas Business Unit
Jitsuro
Terashima
Retiree Executive Managing Officer; President & CEO of Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute
Kenichi
Yamamoto
Retiree Executive Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of First Consumer Service Business Unit
Toshio
Awata
Retiree Executive Managing Officer; General Manager of Nagoya Office
Masaaki
Murakami
Retiree Managing Officer; President of Mitsui & Co.Korea Ltd.
Osamu
Takahashi
Retiree Managing Officer; Chief Operating Officer of IT Business Unit

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

1) Newly appointed Directors; 2 people
June 2009*
Name New Present
Norinao
Iio
Representative Director,
Senior Executive Managing Officer
Senior Executive Managing Officer
(As of April 1. 2009)
Takao
Omae
Representative Director, Senior Executive Managing Officer Senior Executive Managing Officer
(As of April 1, 2009)
2) Retiring of Directors; 3 people
June 2009*
Name New Present
Nobuo
Ohashi
Counselor Director
(As of April 1, 2009)
Toshihiro
Soejima
Counselor Director
(As of April 1, 2009)
Motokazu
Yoshida
Counselor Director
(As of April 1, 2009)

Please note that:
*appointment of Directors is subject to approval at the upcoming General Meeting ofShareholders to be held in June, 2009.

Please note that:
*retiring of Directors will be effective on the close of the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2009.

III. Corporate Auditors; June, 2009

1) Newly appointed Corporate Auditors: 1 people
June 2009*
Name New Present
Hiroyasu
Watanabe
Corporate Auditor
2) Retiring of Corporate Auditor; 2 people
June 2009*
Name New Present
Tasuku
Kondo
Retiree Corporate Auditor
Ko
Matsukata
Retiree Corporate Auditor

Please note that:
*appointment of Directors is subject to approval at the upcoming General Meeting ofShareholders to be held in June, 2009.
*retiring of Directors will be effective on the close of the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2009.

IV. Related Personnel Change;

April 1, 2009
Name New Present
Yoshitaka
Kuriyama
Associate Director; General Manager of Hokkaido Office General Manager of Hokkaido Office
Tatsuo
Nakayama
Associate Director; President of Mitsui & Co.(Brasil)S.A President of Mitsui & Co.(Brasil)S.A
Kiyoshi
Masuko
Associate Director; Deputy Chief Operating Officer of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit; Chairman & Managing Director of Mitsui & Co., Middle East Ltd. EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Business Unit, Divisional Operating Officer of Organic Chemicals Division; Mitsui & Co. Europe Plc., Divisional Operating Officer of Organic Chemicals Division
Munetaka
Onose
Associate Director; Chief Representative of Mitsui & Co.,Ltd in South West Asia; Managing Director of Mitsui & Co. India Pvt.Ltd. Chief Representative of Mitsui & Co.,Ltd in South West Asia; Managing Director of Mitsui & Co. India Pvt.Ltd.
Masanari
Nagai
Associate Director; President of Mitsui & Co. Korea Ltd. Assistant to Chief Operating Officer of Infrastructure Projects Business Unit
Tamikiyo
Hasegawa
Associate Director; Managing Director of Mitsui & Co.(Guangdong) Ltd.; Managing Director of Mitsui & Co.(Guangzhou) Ltd. Managing Director of Mitsui & Co.(Guangdong) Ltd.; Managing Director of Mitsui & Co.(Guangzhou) Ltd.
Tomoo
Takeuchi
Associate Director; General Manager of Secretariat General Manager of Secretariat
Shigeru
Hashimoto
Associate Director; General Manager of Logistics Management Division  General Manager of Logistics Management Division
Toshiaki Urashima Associate Director; General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division, Marine & Aerospace Business Unit General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division, Marine & Aerospace Business Unit; General Manager of Planning & Administrative Division, Motor Vehicles Business Unit

V. Notice of Reorganization of Business Units (effective from April 1, 2009)

Please refer to the attached sheets.

Notice of Reorganization of Business Units (PDF 85KB)