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Announcement of executive appointment and personnel transfer

May 14, 2013
Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Office

Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd. approved the candidates for Directors. Please be informed of the details as follows.
The official decision on changes in the members of the Board of Directors will be made at the annual general meeting of shareholders scheduled for late June 2013 and at the Board meeting to follow. The changes in executive officers will officially become effective on June 25, 2013.

1.Changes in the Members of the Board of Directors (Tentative)

(1) Changes in the Representative Directors(Tentative):
Representative Director,
Senior Managing Executive Officer
Atsuto Tamura (Current position: Director, Senior Executive Officer)
(2) Changes in the Directors(Tentative):
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer Hideto Matsumura (Current position: Senior Executive Officer)
(3) Directors to Be Newly Appointed (Tentative):
Director, Senior Executive Officer Hirohiko Ogiwara (Current position: Senior Executive Officer)
Director, Senior Executive Officer Hiroshi Kiriyama (Current position: Senior Executive Officer)
(4) Retiring Directors(Tentative):
Current position: Honorary Chairman, Director Keiichiro Okabe (To assume the position of Honorary Chairman)
Current position: Director, Senior Executive Officer Satoshi Miyamoto (To assume the position of Cosmo Trade & Service Co., Ltd. Director, Chairman)

2.Changes in the Members of the Board of Corporate Auditors (Tentative)

Auditors to Be Newly Appointed:
Auditor Sakae Kanno (Current position: Corporate Auditor,
The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.)

3.Changes in the Office of Executive Officers

At the meeting of the Board of Directors of Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd. held today, the following executive officers have been selected and they will be appointed, effective June 25, 2013.

(1) New Executive Officer:
Executive Officer Akihiko Tobinaga (Current position: General Manager of Corporate Communication Dept.)
Executive Officer Yasuaki Iwata (Current position: General Manager of Maintenance & Engineering Dept.)
Executive Officer Kaoru Sato (Current position: General Manager of Sakai Refinery)
Executive Officer Kozo Ogasawara (Current position: General Manager of Purchasing Center)
(2)Retirement of Executive Officer:
Current position:
Senior Executive Officer
Satoshi Miyamoto (To assume the position of Cosmo Trade & Service Co., Ltd. Director, Chairman)
Current position:
Senior Executive Officer
Takashi Shono (To assume the position of OITA L.P.G. JOINT STOCKPILING Co., Ltd. Representative Director, President)
Current position:
Executive Officer
Katsuyuki Ihara (To assume the position of Cosmo Oil Lubricants Co., Ltd. Representative Director, President)
Current position:
Executive Officer
Yoshimitsu Watanabe (To assume the position of Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd. Auditor)
Current position:
Executive Officer
Shunichi Tanaka (Cosmo Trade & Service Co., Ltd.Representative Director, President)
(3)Promotion of Executive Officer:
Senior Managing Executive Officer Atsuto Tamura (Current position: Senior Executive Officer)
Senior Managing Executive Officer Hideto Matsumura (Current position: Senior Executive Officer)
(4) Changes in Responsibilities of Executive Officers:
Senior Managing Executive Officer Atsuto Tamura Corporate Management Unit
(Current position: General Affairs Dept., Affiliate Relations Dept., Affiliate Relations Dept.,Information system planning Dept., Purchasing Center)
Senior Managing Executive Officer Hideto Matsumura Risk Management Unit・Technology & Research Unit
(Current position: Refining & Technology Dept., Maintenance & Engineering Dept.,Safety & Environment Control Dept.)
Senior Executive Officer Hisashi Kobayashi Supply Business Unit
(Current position: Sales Dept.,Wholesale Marketing Dept., Industrial Fuel Marketing Dept.,Distribution Dept.)
Senior Executive Officer Isao Kusakabe Resources E&P Business Unit
(Current position: Petroleum E&P Dept., International Ventures Dept., Crude Oil & Tanker Dept.,Petroleum Products Trading Dept.)
Senior Executive Officer Hirohiko Ogiwara Sales Business Unit
(Current position: Corporate Communication Dept., Personal Dept.,Demand & Supply Coordination Dept.)
Senior Executive Officer Hiroshi Kiriyama Corporate Planning Unit
(Current position: Corporate Planning Dept., R&D Dept.)
Senior Executive Officer Muneyuki Sano Assistant of Director for Corporate Management Unit.
(Current position: General Manager of Finance Dept.)
Senior Executive Officer Yasushi Ohe Project Development Business Unit
(Current position: General Manager of Crude Oil & Tanker Dept.)
Executive Officer Kiyoshi Kumazawa Assistant of Director for Supply Business Unit.
General Manager, Supply Dept.
(Current position: General Manager of Distribution Dept.)
Executive Officer Kimio Katayanagi General Manager, Resources E&P Dept.
(Current position: General Manager of Petroleum E&P Dept.)
Executive Officer Akihiko Tobinaga General Manager of Finance Dept.
(Current position: General Manager of Corporate Communication)
Executive Officer Yasuaki Iwata Assistant of Director for Supply Business Unit General Manager, Production & Technology Dept.
(Current position: General Manager of Maintenance & Engineering Dept.)
Executive Officer Kaoru Sato General Manager, Refinery Safety Dept.
(Current position: General Manager of Sakai Refinery)
Executive Officer Kozo Ogasawara General Manager, Yokkaichi Refinery
(Current position: General Manager of Purchasing Center)
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