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Notification of Representatives of the New Semiconductor Business Company Called SII Semiconductor Corporation

December 07, 2015

Seiko Holdings Corporation
Seiko Instruments Inc.
Development Bank of Japan Inc.

Seiko Instruments Inc. (President: Hitoshi Murakami, Head Office: Chiba-shi, Chiba), a subsidiary of Seiko Holdings Corporation (President: Yoshinobu Nakamura, Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo), and Development Bank of Japan Inc. (President & CEO: Masanori Yanagi, Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) today announced the representatives of the new joint venture semiconductor business company called SII Semiconductor Corporation that will commence operation in January 2016.

1.Representative
 Chairman Yoshihide Fujii
 President & Representative Director Nobumasa Ishiai

2.Date of Assumption
 January 5, 2016

3.Career Summary

Chairman Yoshihide Fujii, born on March 15, 1950

1973 Graduated from the faculty of law, Kyoto University
1973 Tohiba Corporation
2003 Toshiba Semiconductor Company: Vice President
2003 Toshiba: Executive Officer, Corporate Vice President
2004 Toshiba: Executive Officer, Corporate Senior Vice President
Toshiba Digital Media Network Company: President
2009 Toshiba: Executive Officer, Corporate Executive Vice President
Toshiba in the Americas: Chief Regional Representative
2014 Seiko Instruments Inc.: Chairman (present)
Seiko Holdings Corporation: Director (present)

President & Representative Director Nobumasa Ishiai, born on Nov 5, 1953

1978 Graduated from the faculty of commerce, Keio University
1978 Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
1986 Bayer Ltd.: General Manager - Sales & Marketing Engineering Plastics
Synthetic Rubbers, Urethane Elastomer
1993 GE International Inc. Japan
GE Polymerland Japan Ltd.: President & COO
2002 Invensys Climate Controls Asia/Pacific: Senior Vice President
Ranco Japan Limited: President & CEO
Densei Lambda: Board of Director
2005 Arysta Life Science Corporation: Senior Executive Officer & Japan, Asia and Life Science Business Group CEO
2011 Cabot Japan K.K.: President and Representative Director

4.Outline of the New Company

1.Name SII Semiconductor Corporation
2.Location 8, Nakase 1-chome, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba
3.Business line Manufacture and sale of semiconductors
4.Date of establishment September 28, 2015
5.Joint investment/ start of operation January 5, 2016 (scheduled)
6.Capital (after joint investment) 9,250 million yen
7.Principal shareholders and ownership
(After joint investment)
Seiko Instruments Inc. 60%
Development Bank of Japan Inc. 40%



Press Contact:

Seiko Holdings Corporation
Public Relations Department
Tel: +81-3-6739-9002 Email: prdept@seiko.co.jp

Seiko Instruments Inc.
Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +81-43-211-1185 Email: pr@sii.co.jp

Development Bank of Japan Inc.
Public Relations & Corporate Social Responsibility Office,
Corporate Planning & Coordination Department
Tel: +81-3-3244-1180