Announcement of Reorganization and Personnel Changes

Press Release

January 15, 2018

Announcement of Reorganization and Personnel Changes

Tokyo, January 15, 2018 - TOA Corporation (Headquarters: Kobe, Japan, President, CEO: Kazuhiro Takeuchi) to be implement the following reorganization and personnel change, effective as of April 1, 2018.

Reorganization

1) Reorganization of Research and Development Division

Research and Development Division will be reorganized, and a new department called Global Research and Development Division will be established to the purpose of promoting the products development for the global market.

Under Global Research and Development Division, Core product Research and Development Department and Solution Research and Development Department will be established. Core product Research and Development Department will be in charge of core, strategic and renewal products, while Solution Research and Development Department will be in charge of service business and solution products.

In order for the whole company to deal with intellectual property business, Intellectual Property Department, which is currently under Research and Development Division, will be placed directly under the President, CEO.

2) Reorganization of Domestic Marketing Division

Domestic Sales Division and Solution Sales Division, which are currently under Domestic Marketing Division, and Domestic Marketing Division itself will be reorganized and integrated into Solution Sales Division for the purpose of promoting solution sales.

Under Solution Sales Division, Sales Strategy Department, which will be in charge of strategic sales, marketing and after services, etc. will be established.

Under Solution Sales Division, Infrastructure Sales Department and Security Market Design Sales Department will be established.Infrastructure Sales Division will be solely in charge of social infrastructures such as trains and airports, while Security Market Design Sales Division will be solely in charge of security market and new client search business.

3) Regarding Quality Assurance Department

Quality Assurance Department and Reliability & Inspection Department will be integrated into Quality Assurance Department for the purpose of unifying information and intelligence about the product quality and to increase a responding speed.

Personnel Changes – 2 Executives

Name / New position

Takefumi Nishigaki
Executive Officer of TOA Corporation and Executive Manager of Global Research and Development Division
Hiroshi Hayakawa
Executive Manager of Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation

Personnel Changes – 19 General Managers

Name / New position

Isao Kihara
General Manager of Public Relations Department, Corporate Planning Division of TOA Corporation
Junji Tsuchimori
General Manager of Quality Assurance Department of TOA Corporation
Yuichi Shimogaki
General Manager of Intellectual Property Department of TOA Corporation
Masanori Fujimoto
General Manager of Product Strategy Department, Global Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation
Kenji Itoh
General Manager of Core product Research and Development Department, Global Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation
Mitsuhiro Sakaue
General Manager of Solution Research and Development Department, Global Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation
Takashi Ishiro
General Manager of Sales Strategy Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Masakazu Sorayama
Vice General Manager of Sales Strategy Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Shin Tachibana
General Manager of East Japan Area Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Shin'ichi Fujihira
General Manager of Kanto Area Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Shin'ichiro Inahata
General Manager of Metropolitan Area Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Teruki Itoh
General Manager of Chubu Area Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Isao Kihara
General Manager of Public Relations Department, Corporate Planning Division of TOA Corporation
Hiroshi Yamamoto
General Manager of Kinki Area Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Takuji Ohbayashi
General Manager of Kyusyu Area Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Haruyuki Futagawa
General Manager of Infrastructure Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Yoshiyuki Hirota
General Manager of Security Market Design Sales Department, Solution Sales Division of TOA Corporation
Mototsugu Ono
General Manager of Transportation business Department of TOA Corporation
Hiroyuki Maeda
President & CEO of TOA Communication Systems, Inc.
Takeshi Morita
President of TOA ENGINEERING CORPORATION

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