Kyocera 6-K 2013
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 under
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of February 2013
Commission File Number: 1-07952
6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-ku,
Kyoto 612-8501, Japan
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
Date: February 27, 2013
1. Reason for Filing
To report the appointment of new Representative Directors of Kyocera Corporation at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on February 27, 2013, in accordance with Paragraph 4 of Article 24-5 of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law and Sub-Paragraph 9 of Paragraph 2 of Article 19 of the Cabinet Office Ordinance relating to Disclosure of Corporation.
2. Matters Reported
1) Effective date of changes in Representative Directors
April 1, 2013
2) New Representative Director
Effective as of April 1, 2013, Tetsuo Kuba, President and Representative Director at present, will become Chairman of the Board and Representative Director, and Tatsumi Maeda, Vice President and Representative Director at present, will become Vice Chairman of the Board and Representative Director.
3) Retiring Representative Director
Makoto Kawamura is scheduled to resign from the Board of Director at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in June 2013.