Mitsubishi Corporation

Press Room

January 19, 2010

Announcement of the Appointment of New Chairman of the Board of Directors and New President

We are pleased to announce that the following changes of officers and directors were resolved at the Meeting of the Board of Directors held today. The changes are effective as of the date of the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2010,
 
1.  Mr. Mikio Sasaki will become Director, Senior Corporate Advisor.
2.  Mr. Yorihiko Kojima will become Chairman of the Board of Directors, succeeding Mr. Mikio Sasaki.
3.  Mr. Ken Kobayashi , currently Executive Vice President will become Senior Executive Vice President as of April 1, 2010, and then become President, Director, and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Corporation, succeeding Mr. Yorihiko Kojima, as of the date of the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June, 2010.

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