Announcement of Personnel Changes (Change of President)

Seiko Instruments Inc. (abbreviated name: SII; head office: Chiba, Japan) will make the following personnel changes, effective April 1, 2022. The appointment is subject to approval by the Board of Directors at a meeting to be held on April 1, 2022.

1.Details of change (Date of change: April 1, 2022)

New Position Title Name Current Position Title
Chairman Tetsu Kobayashi President
President Takahiro Naito Director, Senior Executive Vice President

2.Reason for the change
To renew the management structure in preparation for the implementation of the next medium-term management plan, which will start in April 2022.

3.Brief personal history of new President
Name:  Takahiro Naito
Date of birth:  September 5, 1955

Apr. 1979  Joined Suwa Seikosha Co., Ltd. (presently Seiko Epson Corporation)
Dec. 2001  Manager of Hong Kong Branch
Oct. 2006  General Manager of Audit Office
Oct. 2010  General Manager of Watch Business
Sep. 2015  Director, Seiko Watch Corporation
Jun. 2016  Senior Vice President, Director
Apr. 2019  Senior Vice President, Seiko Instruments Inc.
Apr. 2019  General Manager, Motion Device Business
Jun. 2019  Director, to present
Apr. 2020  General Manager, Precision Device Business, to present
Jun. 2020  Executive Vice President
Apr. 2021  Senior Executive Vice President, to present

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