2009

June 9, 2009

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Minebea Co., Ltd.

Notice of Personnel Changes

Minebea Co., Ltd. hereby announces that the following personnel changes have been decided at the Board of Directors meeting of Minebea Co., Ltd. held on Friday, May 29, 2009, and at the respective Board of Directors meetings of Minebea Motor Manufacturing Corporation and of NMB Electro Precision,Inc. held on Tuesday, June 9, 2009.
The appointment of the President and Representative Director of Minebea Motor Manufacturing Corporation, a joint venture with Panasonic Corporation, and of NMB Electro Precision, Inc. are subject to approval at its Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 and at its Board of Directors meeting subsequent to the General Meeting of Shareholders.

New Assignment Former Assignment Post to be Retained
Yoshihisa Kainuma, Mr. Representative Director and President of Minebea Motor Manufacturing Corporation, Representative Director and President of NMB Electro Precision,Inc. Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Hirotaka Fujita, Mr.
Chief of Rotary Component Business Headquarters; Head of Information Motor Business Unit, Representative Director and President of Minebea Motor Manufacturing Corporation,
Chief of Rotary Component Business Headquarters; Head of Information Motor Business Unit Director, Managing Executive Officer
Koichi Takeshita, Mr.
Deputy Chief of Rotary Component Business Headquarters;
Officer in charge of Sales at Rotary Component Business Headquarters,
Representative Director and President of NMB Electro Precision,Inc.
Deputy Chief of Rotary Component Business Headquarters;
Officer in charge of Sales at Rotary Component Business Headquarters
Executive Officer

(Effective June 23, 2009)

The following new management of Minebea Motor Manufacturing Corporation is subject to approval at the above General Meeting of Shareholders and at the Board of Directors meeting subsequent to the General Meeting of Shareholders.

Minebea Motor Manufacturing Corporation's new management

Name Assignment
Hirotaka Fujita Representative Director and President (Newly assigned)
Kazuyuki Takada Representative Director and Vice President (Director,Home Appliance & Automotive Motor Business Unit,Motor Company, Panasonic Corporation) (Newly assigned)
Shuji Uehara Senior Managing Director
Koichi Takeshita Director (Newly assigned)
Kaoru Matsumoto Director
Tsugumitsu Suehiro Director
Kengo Katsuki Director
Katsuhiko Yoshida Director (Newly assigned)
Koichi Dosho Absentee Director
Masayuki Tanaka Absentee Director
Satoshi Noda Standing Corporate Auditor
Masaaki Katagiri Corporate Auditor
Motoshige Nishimura Corporate Auditor

The following five Directors are scheduled to retire at the close of the above General Meeting of Shareholders.

Yoshihisa Kainuma (currently, Representative Director and President)
Tatsuyoshi Oka (currently, Representative Director and Vice President)
Mamoru Kamigaki (currently, Senior Managing Director)
Toru Narita (currently, Director)
Eiichi Kobayashi (currently, Absentee Director)
Company Name: Minebea Co., Ltd.
Representative: Yoshihisa Kainuma
Representative Director,
President and Chief Executive Officer
(Code No. 6479 TSE Div. No. 1)
Contact Person: Yasunari Kuwano
General Manager
Corporate Communications Office
(TEL: 81-3-5434-8637)
Information in the press releases is current on the date of the announcement.
Product information, contact and other context are subject to change without prior notice.

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