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Notification of personnel change of Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Ricoh Company, Ltd. announces a personnel change of Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer as approved by the Meeting of the Board of Directors held today, February 22, 2013.

1. Background of the change
Since Mr. Kondo became president of Ricoh in 2007, the company, under his leadership, has been fully engaged in creating customer value through expanding its business domain from office equipment to production printing and other new businesses including MDS and IT Services, while actively globalizing through strategic acquisitions. At the same time, Ricoh was adversely affected by a series of major events such as the global financial crisis in 2008, the March 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan and the floods in Thailand the same year. Even under such extreme circumstances, the Ricoh Group pursued vigorous measures including extensive structural reforms to reinvigorate the business. In the spirit of these initiatives and to further bolster the business and reinforce the earnings structure, the company is announcing a series of changes at the top.

2. Content of the decision
Personnel change of Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Name New Current
Mr. Shiro Kondo Representative Director
Chairman
Representative Director
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Zenji Miura Representative Director
President and Chief Executive Officer
Representative Director
Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Masamitsu Sakurai will resign as Chairman of the board and will be appointed as Executive Adviser as of April 1, 2013.

3. Profile
Name: Zenji Miura
Place of Birth: Aomori (Japan)
Date of Birth: 5th January, 1950
Education: Graduated from Sophia University
(Graduate School of Economics)
Career:
Apr. 1976 Joined the Company
Jan. 1993 President of Ricoh France S.A.
Oct. 2000 Senior Vice President
Oct. 2000 General Manager of Finance and Accounting
Division
June 2003 Executive Vice President
June 2004 Managing Director
June 2005 Director
June 2005 Corporate Executive Vice President
June 2005 CFO (Chief Financial Officer) (Current)
Apr. 2006 General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
Apr. 2011 Representative Director (Current)
Apr. 2011 Deputy President (Current)
Apr. 2012 Representative Director, Chairman of
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Co., Ltd. (Current)
Apr. 2012 Chairman and CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of
Ricoh Americas Holdings, Inc. (Current)
May 2012 General Manager of Americas Marketing Group (Current)

4. Effective Date
April 1, 2013


Mr. Zenji Miura

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