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Shuzo Kaihori

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Director and Chairman of the Board
Shuzo Kaihori
Date of birth: Jan. 31, 1948

Mr. Shuzo Kaihori properly supervises management acting as a director. He also adequately manages meetings of the Board of Directors acting as its Chairman, while endeavoring to strengthen corporate governance practices. Accordingly, his electionas a director is being requested because we consider him qualified to further upgrade our corporate governance practices.

Apr. 1973Joined the Company
Apr. 2005Vice President, Head of IA Business Headquarters
Apr. 2006Senior Vice President, Head of IA Business Headquarters
Jun. 2006Director and Senior Vice President, Head of IA Business Headquarters
Apr. 2007President and Chief Operating Officer
Apr. 2008President and Chief Executive Officer
Apr. 2013Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Apr. 2015Chairman
Jun. 2015Director and Chairman of the Board (present)

Takashi Nishijima

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President and Chief Executive Officer
Takashi Nishijima
Date of birth: Aug. 12, 1957

Mr. Takashi Nishijima properly supervises management acting as President and Chief Executive Officer. He also adequately provides guidance serving as Chairman of the Company's Management Board. Accordingly, his electionas a director is being requested because we consider him qualified to take the lead in achieving the goals set out in the long-term business framework.

Apr. 1981Joined Hokushin Electric Works Ltd. (the present Yokogawa Electric Corporation)
Oct. 2008Vice President, Head of Control Products Business Center, IA Business Headquarters
Apr. 2010President of Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation
Jun. 2011Director of the Company, President of Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation
Apr. 2012Director and Senior Vice President, Head of IA Platform Business Headquarters
Apr. 2013President and Chief Operating Officer
Apr. 2015President and Chief Executive Officer (present)

Satoru Kurosu

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Director and Executive Vice President
Satoru Kurosu
Date of birth: Dec. 25, 1960

Mr. Satoru Kurosu properly supervises management acting as a director. He also adequately performs his duties acting as Head of Premium Solutions and Services Business Headquarters which handles solutions business which constitutes the core of the mid-termbusiness plan. Accordingly, his election as a director is being requested because we consider him qualified to act as leader in building the solutions business.

Apr. 1983Joined the Company
Apr. 2006Vice President, Head of Marketing Center, IA Business Headquarters
Apr. 2007Senior Vice President, Head of IA Business Headquarters
Apr. 2009Senior Vice President, Head of Global Business Headquarters
Apr. 2010President of Yokogawa Engineering Asia Pte. Ltd.
Apr. 2011Senior Vice President, Head of IA Marketing Headquarters
Jun. 2011Director and Senior Vice President, Head of IA Marketing Headquarters
Apr. 2013Director and Executive Vice President of the Company, President of Yokogawa Electric International Pte. Ltd.
Apr. 2014Director and Executive Vice President of the Company, Head of Solutions Service Business Headquarters, President of Yokogawa Electric International Pte. Ltd.
Apr. 2015Director and Executive Vice President of the Company, Head of Solutions Service Business Headquarters
Apr. 2017Director and Executive Vice President of the Company, Premium Solutions and Service Business Headquarters (present)

Hitoshi Nara

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Director and Executive Vice President
Hitoshi Nara
Date of birth: Jan. 23, 1963

Mr. Hitoshi Nara properly supervises management acting as a director. He also adequately performs his duties acting as President of Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation. Accordingly, his election as a director is being requested because we consider him qualified to act as leader in developing the solutions business across a wide range of industrial sectors.

Apr. 1985Joined the Company
Oct. 2001Deputy Managing Director of Yokogawa Engineering Asia Pte. Ltd.
Oct. 2003Managing Director of Yokogawa (Thailand) Ltd.
Jan. 2007Head of Sales Div. I, Industrial Solutions Business Headquarters
Apr. 2010Senior Vice President, Head of Industrial Solutions Business Headquarters
Jun. 2011Director and Senior Vice President, Head of Industrial Solutions Business Headquarters
Apr. 2012Director and Senior Vice President, Head of Industrial Solutions Service Business Headquarters
Apr. 2013Director of the Company, President of Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation
Apr. 2017Director and Executive Vice President of the Company,Chief Executive for Japan and Korea, President of Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation (present)

Masatoshi Nakahara

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Director and Executive Vice President
Masatoshi Nakahara
Date of birth: Dec. 14, 1958

Mr. Masatoshi Nakahara properly supervises management acting as a director. He also adequately performs his duties acting as Head of IA Systems and Services Business Headquarters. Accordingly, his electionas a director is being requested because we consider him qualified to help bring about sustainable improvement in our corporate value.

Apr. 1981Joined the Company
Apr. 2007Vice President, Head of IA Systems Business Center, Industrial Automation Business Headquarters
Apr. 2011President of Yokogawa Engineering Asia Pte. Ltd.
Apr. 2013Senior Vice President, Head of Industrial Automation Platform Business Headquarters
Jun. 2014Director and Senior Vice President of the Company, Head of IA Platform Business Headquarters
Apr. 2016Director and Executive Vice President of the Company, Head of IA Platform Business Headquarters
Apr. 2017Director and Executive Vice President of the Company, Head of IA Systems and Service Business Headquarters (present)

Junichi Anabuki

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Director and Senior Vice President
Junichi Anabuki
Date of birth: Mar. 18, 1963

Mr. Junichi Anabuki properly supervises management acting as a director. He also adequately performs his duties acting as Head of Accounting & Treasury Headquarters. Accordingly, his electionas a director is being requested because we consider him qualified to help bring about sustainable improvement in our corporate value.

Apr. 1986Joined Fukutoku Sogo Bank, Ltd.
Mar. 1992Joined the Company
Jan. 2005General Manager, Treasury Department
Apr. 2011Vice President, Head of Accounting & Treasury Headquarters
Jun. 2014Director and Vice President of the Company, Head of Accounting & Treasury Headquarters
Apr. 2016Director and Senior Vice President of the Company, Head of Accounting & Treasury Headquarters (present)

Mitsudo Urano

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Outside Director
Mitsudo Urano
Date of birth: Mar. 20, 1948

Mr. Mitsudo Urano properly supervises management acting as an outside director. His election as an outside director is being requested so that he can contribute to greater operational fairness, objectivity, and transparencywith respect to management of the Company based on his wide knowledge and abundant experience as a manager, and through his expertise in corporate governance.

Apr. 1971Joined Nippon-Reizo Co., Ltd. (the present Nichirei Corporation)
Jun. 1999Director of Nichirei Corporation
Jun. 2001Representative Director and President of Nichirei Corporation
Jun. 2007Representative Director and Chairman of Nichirei Corporation
Jun. 2011Director of the Company (present)
Jun. 2013Senior Adviser of Nichirei Corporation (present)

Noritaka Uji

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Outside Director
Noritaka Uji
Date of birth: Mar. 27, 1949

Mr. Noritaka Uji properly supervises management acting as an outside director. His election as an outside director is being requested so that he can contribute to greater operational fairness, objectivity, and transparency with respect to management of the Company based on his wide knowledge as a corporate manger, as well as his abundant experience andextensive expertise in technology development and IT/ICT fields.

Apr. 1973Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (the present Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation)
Jun. 1999Director and Head of New Generation Information Services Sector of NTT DATA Corporation
Sep. 2000Director and Head of Corporate Strategy Planning Department of NTT DATA Corporation
Jun. 2003Executive Vice President, Head of Enterprise Systems Sector and Head of Enterprise Business Sector of NTT DATA Corporation
Jun. 2005Representative Director and Executive Vice President of NTT DATA Corporation
Jun. 2007Senior Executive Vice President of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Jun. 2012Advisor of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Jun. 2014Director of the Company (present)

Nobuo Seki

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Outside Director
Nobuo Seki
Date of birth: Sep. 21, 1944

Mr. Nobuo Seki properly supervises management acting as an outside director. His election as an outside director is being requested so that he can contribute to greater operational fairness, objectivity, and transparency with respect to management of the Company based on his wide knowledge as a corporate manger, as well as his abundant experience and extensive global business expertise in the engineering business centered on the energy industry.

Apr. 1970Joined Chiyoda Chemical Engineering Company (the present Chiyoda Corporation)
Apr. 1992Vice President & Project General Manager of Chiyoda International Corporation in USA
Jun. 1997Director of Chiyoda Corporation
Jun. 1998Managing Director of Chiyoda Corporation
Aug. 2000Senior Managing Director of Chiyoda Corporation
Apr. 2001President and CEO of Chiyoda Corporation
Apr. 2007Chairman of Chiyoda Corporation
Apr. 2009General Corporate Advisor of Chiyoda Corporation
Jul. 2012Advisor of Chiyoda Corporation
Jun. 2015Director of the Company (present)

Shiro Sugata

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Outside Director
Shiro Sugata
Date of birth: Nov. 17, 1949

Mr. Shiro Sugata properly supervises management acting as an outside director. His election as an outside director is being requested so that he can contribute to greater operational fairness, objectivity, and transparency with respect to management of the Company based on his wide knowledge as a corporate manger, as well as his abundant experience and extensive global business expertise in the development and marketing of industrial instruments.

Apr. 1972Joined USHIO INC.
Jan. 1993President of BLV LICHT-UND VAKUUMTECHNIK GmbH
Jun. 2000Director and Corporate Senior Vice President of USHIO INC.
Apr. 2001Director and General Manager of Lamp Division II of USHIO INC.
Apr. 2003Director and Lamp Company President, COO of USHIO INC.
Apr. 2004Director and Corporate Executive Vice President of USHIO INC.
Jun. 2004Representative Director and Corporate Executive Vice President of USHIO INC.
Mar. 2005President and CEO of USHIO INC.
Oct. 2014Director and Corporate Advisor of USHIO INC.
Jun. 2016Corporate Advisor of USHIO INC.
Director of the Company (present)
Jul. 2017Special Advisor of USHIO INC. (present)

Koichi Chujo

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Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Koichi Chujo
Date of birth: Sep. 16, 1954

Mr. Koichi Chujo is well-versed in the Group's business through his experiences of engaging in the test and measurement business, serving as the Head of Quality Assurance Headquarters and conducting internal audits at the Audit & Compliance Headquarters. He has been elected as an Audit & Supervisory Board Member because we consider it appropriate to reflect his knowledge and experience in audits of the Company.

Apr. 1979Joined the Company
Apr. 2000Head of Measuring Instruments Development Department, Test & Measurement Business Division
Oct. 2005Head of Core Technology Development Center, Communication & Measurement Business Headquarters
Apr. 2009Head of OE Test & Measurement Center, Communication & Measurement Business Headquarters
Apr. 2010Vice President, Head of Quality Assurance Headquarters
Apr. 2014Audit & Compliance Headquarters
Apr. 2015Audit, Compliance & Quality Assurance Headquarters
Jun. 2016Audit & Supervisory Board Member (present)

Kouji Maemura

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Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Kouji Maemura
Date of birth: May21, 1956

Mr. Kouji Maemura is well-versed with respect to the Group's organization and business, and also has experience playing a leadership role in carrying out the Group's managerial reforms. His election as an Audit & Supervisory Board member is being requested because we consider it appropriate to reflect his knowledge and experience in audits of the Company.

Apr. 1980Joined the Company
Oct. 1999Head of Business Process Innovation Department
Apr. 2003Head of Human Resources & General Affairs Division, Management Administration Headquarters
Apr. 2006Director and Executive Vice President of Kokusai Chart Corporation, Head of FC Division
Oct. 2007Director of Yokogawa Digital Computer Corporation, Head of Management Administration Division
Jan. 2009Business Process Innovation Headquarters of the Company
Apr. 2010Head of HR Administration Department, Human Resources Headquarters
Apr. 2011Vice President, Head of Corporate Marketing Headquarters
Apr. 2015Vice President, Head of Human Resources Headquarters
Apr. 2017Corporate Administration Headquarters
Jun. 2017Audit & Supervisory Board Member (present)

Zenichi Shishido

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Outside Member, Audit & Supervisory Board
Zenichi Shishido
Date of birth: Apr. 20, 1956

Mr. Zenichi Shishido was appointed as an outside member of the Audit & Supervisory Board so that he can contribute to the Company's audits as an expert in business law and corporate governance with his high insight based on experience in a wide range of research activities.

Apr. 1980Research Fellow of Faculty of Law, Tokyo University
Apr. 1983Assistant Professor of Faculty of Law, Seikei University
Apr. 1985Associate Professor of Faculty of Law, Seikei University
Apr. 1994Professor of Faculty of Law, Seikei University
Jul. 2001Registered as lawyer (Member of Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
Apr. 2004Professor of School of Law, Seikei University
Apr. 2009Professor of Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University (present)
Jun. 2012Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (present)

Izumi Yamashita

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Outside Member, Audit & Supervisory Board
Izumi Yamashita
Date of birth: Feb. 1, 1948

Mr. Izumi Yamashita was appointed as an outside member of the Audit & Supervisory Board so that he can contribute to the Company's audits with his high insight based on abundant managerial experience in a wide range of business activities

Jul. 1971Joined the Bank of Japan
Apr. 1998Director-General of Financial Markets Department of the Bank of Japan
Mar. 2002Joined Accenture Japan Ltd., General Manager of Financial Sales Department
Apr. 2003Joined Japan Post, Executive Vice President (the present Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2004Executive Vice President of Japan Post
Apr. 2005Managing Executive Officer of Japan Post
Oct. 2007President of Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2012Chairman of Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2014Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (present)

Yasuko Takayama

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Outside Member, Audit & Supervisory Board
Yasuko Takayama
Date of birth: Mar. 8, 1958

Ms. Yasuko Takayama has been working for a major company in the consumer market where she has gained extensive practical experience that includes handling corporate social responsibility, as well as experience acting as a full-time audit and supervisory board member, and also has a wealth of experience acting as an outside executive at various companies.

Apr. 1980Joined Shiseido Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2005General Manager, Website Planning Group, Consumer Information Center
Apr. 2006General Manager, Consumer Information Center
Oct. 2008General Manager, Consumer Relations Department
Apr. 2009General Manager, Social Affairs and Consumer Relations Department
Apr. 2010General Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility Department
Jun. 2011Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Jun. 2015Adviser
Jun. 2017Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company (present)