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Mitsui to Establish Chief Digital Officer Position

May 16, 2017


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Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", Head Office: Tokyo, President & CEO: Tatsuo Yasunaga) has created the new executive position of Chief Digital Officer (CDO) as of May 16, 2017.

The CDO will be responsible for company-wide cross-organizational leadership in digital transformation initiatives which will drive productivity improvement and business model innovations through the use of digital technology. Digital technology is transforming industrial structures on a global scale. Through its digital transformation initiatives, Mitsui will make full use of its business assets in a wide range of industries to build new business models and create value.

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This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on Mitsui's current assumptions, expectations and beliefs in light of the information currently possessed by it and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause Mitsui's actual results, financial position or cash flows to be materially different from any future results, financial position or cash flows expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to above include, but are not limited to, those contained in Mitsui's latest Annual Securities Report and Quarterly Securities Report, and Mitsui undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.
This announcement is published in order to publicly announce specific facts stated above, and does not constitute a solicitation of investments or any similar act inside or outside of Japan, regarding the shares, bonds or other securities issued by us.

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For inquiries on this matter, please contact

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Corporate Communications Division
Hiroo Yoshida
Telephone: +81-3-3285-7564
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9819