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Press Release -- May 30th, 2011
Source: NTT Communications
Tags: Exchange, IPv6

NTT Com Announces New Board of Directors

TOKYO, JAPAN – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) today announced its new board of 14 continuing directors and four new directors, who will take office immediately following their pending approval at the Twelfth Annual Shareholders’ Meeting scheduled on June 17, 2011.

The four new candidates are indicated with an asterisk and their current positions in parentheses.

President and CEO
Akira Arima

Senior Executive Vice Presidents
Shinobu Umino
Sadao Maki

Executive Vice Presidents
*Jun Sawada (Senior Vice President)
*Takao Maezawa (Senior Vice President)

Senior Vice Presidents
Toshiharu Hasebe
Koichi Furukawa
Masahiro Wakai
Ryuichi Hara
Tetsuya Funabashi
Katsumi Nakata
Atsushi Ichihoshi
*Masayoshi Hosokawa (General Manager, Enterprise Sales Division II)
Hiromi Wasai
*Kouji Ito (Head of IR, Finance and Accounting Department, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation)

Statutory Auditors1
Tetsuo Nakayama
Koji Kainuma
Hideaki Sato

The outgoing board members2 are as follows:

Outgoing Executive Vice President
Toshimune Okihara (scheduled to join NTT ComTechnology Corporation)

Outgoing Senior Vice President
Hirotaka Sato

Note 1: Statutory Auditors concurrently will serve as external board members of NTT Communications.

Note 2: Outgoing board members will resign at the end of the Twelfth Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting on June 17, 2011.

About NTT Communications Corporation

NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit

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