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Notice on the Establishment of Independent Officers Council

Fujitsu Limited

Tokyo, April 30, 2015

Fujitsu Limited has announced its decision made at a Board of Directors meeting held today to establish an Independent Officers Council.

The establishment of this Council is part of Fujitsu's initiative to strengthen its growth-oriented governance, which serves to improve profitability over a medium- to long-term horizon.

In response to the requirements of Japan's Corporate Governance Code, which facilitates the activities of Independent Officers(1), and in order to invigorate discussions on the medium- to long-term direction of the company at its Board of Directors meetings, Fujitsu believes it essential to establish a system which enables Independent Officers, who maintain a certain degree of separation from the execution of business activities, to consistently gain a deeper understanding of Fujitsu's business. In the Independent Officers Council, members share information and exchange viewpoints so that they can each formulate their own opinions.

In addition, the Independent Officers Council will move forward on considerations for other requirements associated with the Corporate Governance Code in pursuit of Fujitsu's own stance on corporate governance.


  • [1] Independent Officers

    Refers to independent directors and independent members of Audit & Supervisory Board.

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Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 159,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$40 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

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Date: 30 April, 2015
City: Tokyo
Company: Fujitsu Limited