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Announcement of Organizational and Personnel Changes Effective July 1, 2005
Kenwood Corporation (President & CEO: Haruo Kawahara; Head Office: Hachioji, Tokyo) is pleased to announce the implementation of the following organizational and personnel changes effective July 1, 2005.
||Principal Organizational Changes|
Product Management Department, the product planning group of the Communications Equipment Division, will change its name to Product Management & System Development Department with the aim of focusing on the business enhancement and reinforcement of wireless radio systems including digital, and of engaging in an efficient planning and development unification of related products.
Additionally, the Engineering Management Department will be dissolved and its functions will be directly handled by Communications Equipment Division in order to strengthen the functionality of the technology supporting staff and to simplify the corporate structure.
||Changes in Executive Officers' Posts|
An officer in charge of operations restructuring will be assigned as an assistant to CEO in further enhancing the overall current corporate reform simultaneously with the business operations and finances innovation of the Company.
||Assistant to CEO; Operation Innovation
General Executive of Procurement Div.
|General Executive of Procurement Div.|
||Senior Specialist, Assistant to General Executive and Product Management & Systems Development Dept, of Communications Equipment Div.
||Senior Manager, Product Management Dept. of Communications Equipment Div.|
||Senior Manager, Product Management & Systems Development Dept. of Communications Equipment Div.
||Senior Specialist, Engineering Dept. 2 of Communications Equipment Div.|
||Senior Specialist, Product Management & Systems Development Dept. of Communications Equipment Div.
||Senior Manager, Engineering Management Dept, of Communications Equipment Div.|
||Senior Manager, Engineering Dept. 3 and Senior Specialist, Product Management & Systems Development Dept. of Communications Equipment Div.
||Senior Manager, Engineering Dept. 3 of Communications Equipment Div.|
||Personnel Transfer of Subsidiaries (as of June 27, 2005)|
||President of Kenwood Service Corp.
||Director of the Board of Kenwood Service Corp.|
||Dispatched to Kenwood Core Corp. (President)
||Wireless Radio Sales Office, Domestic Sales & Marketing Dept. of Communications Equipment Div.|
|The Kenwood Corporation is "Reaching out to discover, inspire and enhance the enjoyment of life" as part of its bold, new vision for the future. A leader in "Mobile & Home Multimedia Systems", Kenwood comprises three business units (Car Electronics, Communications and Home Electronics) and 36 subsidiaries around the world.|
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Updated September 27, 2005 (C) 2005 Kenwood Corporation