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April 27, 2010

Change in the Board of Directors and Executive Officers

Tokyo - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (President Akimitsu Ashida) today announced that it has decided on the following changes to its Board of Directors, Executive Officers, and their responsibilities. These changes are subject to approval at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting to be held on June 22, 2010.

1. Board of Directors

- Change of Title of Director
(New position) (Name) (Current Position)
Representative Director
(President)
Koichi Muto Director
This appointment was announced on March. 25, 2010.
-Appointment
(New position) (Name) (Current Position)
Director Tsuneo Watanabe Managing Executive Officer
Director Sadayuki Sakakibara President and Chief Executive Officer
and Chief Operating Officer and
Representative Director of
Toray Industries, Inc.
- Retirement
(Current position) (Name) (Planned Post-retirement assignment)
Representative Director Kenichi Yonetani Adviser
Director Takehiko Yamamoto Executive Vice President and Representative
Director of Daibiru Corporation
Director Yoko Ishikura  

2. Executive Officers

- Appointments and Promotions
(New position) (Name) (Current position)
* Chairman Akimitsu Ashida President
Vice Chairman Masakazu Yakushiji Executive Vice President Executive Officer
* President Koichi Muto Senior Managing Executive Officer
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Hiroshi Tanaka Managing Executive Officer
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Kazuhiro Sato Managing Executive Officer
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Soichi Hiratsuka Managing Executive Officer
Managing Executive Officer Tetsuya Minato Executive Officer
Managing Executive Officer Shugo Aoto Executive Officer
Managing Executive Officer Junichiro Ikeda Executive Officer
Executive Officer Hiroyuki Fukumoto General Manager of
Car Carrier Division
Executive Officer Tetsuro Nishio Assistant Senior General Manager of
Dedicated Bulk Carrier Division
Executive Officer Toshiya Konishi General Manager of Liner Division
The appointments marked with * were announced on March. 25, 2010.
- Retirement
(Current position) (Name) (Planned Post-retirement assignment)
Managing Executive Officer Noboru Kitazawa President and Representative Director of Mitsui O.S.K. Kosan Co., Ltd

3. Directors, Auditors and Executive Officers on and after June 22

- Directors and Auditors
Board of Directors
Representative Director
(Chairman of the Board)
Akimitsu Ashida
Representative Director Masakazu Yakushiji
Representative Director Koichi Muto
Representative Director Yoichi Aoki
Director Masafumi Yasuoka
Director Toshitaka Shishido
Director Tsuneo Watanabe
Director Kunio Kojima
Director Takeshi Komura
Director Sadayuki Sakakibara
Corporate Auditors
Corporate Auditor Kazumasa Mizoshita
Corporate Auditor Junichi Narita
Corporate Auditor Kensuke Hotta
Corporate Auditor Sumio Iijima
- Responsibilities of Executive Officers
(Title) (Name) (Responsibilities)
Representative Director
Chairman
Akimitsu Ashida  
Representative Director
Vice Chairman
Masakazu Yakushiji  
Representative Director
President
Koichi Muto  
Representative Director
Executive Vice
President Executive Officer
Yoichi Aoki Assistant to President
[Mainly in administrative divisions,
Technical Division, LNG Carrier Division]
Human Resources Division, Group Business Division, Kansai Area
Director
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Masafumi Yasuoka Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Division,
Bulk Carrier Division
Director
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Toshitaka Shishido Car Carrier Division
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Hiroshi Tanaka Research Office,
Dedicated Bulk Carrier Division
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Kazuhiro Sato LNG Carrier Division,
M.O. LNG Transport Co., Ltd.
Senior Managing
Executive Officer
Soichi Hiratsuka Human Resources Division,
Marine Safety Division,
MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd.
MOL Tankship Management Ltd.
M.O. LNG Transport Co., Ltd.
Director
Managing Executive Officer
Tsuneo Watanabe Tanker Division,
MOL Tankship Management Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Kenji Yokota Technical Division
Managing Executive Officer Takashi Kurauchi Car Carrier Division
Managing Executive Officer Makoto Yamaguchi Bulk Carrier Division,
Dry Bulk Carrier Supervising Office
Managing Executive Officer Kenichi Nagata Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Division
Managing Executive Officer Tetsuya Minato Liner Marketing
Managing Executive Officer Shugo Aoto General Affairs Division,
Finance Division,
Accounting Division,
Investor Relations Office
Managing Executive Officer Junichiro Ikeda Liner Division
Executive Officer Kazunori Nakai Tanker Division
Executive Officer Masahiro Tanabe Managing Director,
MOL (Europe) B.V.
Executive Officer Shizuo Takahashi Internal Audit Office,
Secretaries Office,
Corporate Planning Division,
Public Relations Office,
MOL Information Systems, Ltd.
Executive Officer Masaaki Nemoto Marine Safety Division,
MOL Tankship Management Ltd.
M.O. LNG Transport Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Kiyotaka Yoshida General Manager of Technical Division
Executive Officer Hirokazu Hatta General Manager of Human Resources Division
Executive Officer Masatoshi Nakajima General Manager of Bulk Carrier Division
Executive Officer Takeshi Hashimoto General Manager of LNG Carrier Division
Executive Officer Hiroyuki Fukumoto General Manager of Car Carrier Division
Executive Officer Tetsuro Nishio General Manager of Dedicated Bulk Carrier Division
Executive Officer Toshiya Konishi General Manager of Liner Division

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