Tokyo, February 2, 2017 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today announced that it has resolved to change its financial auditor as follows.
1. Planned date of change
June 22, 2017 (scheduled date for the 92nd Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders)
2. Outline of changes
(1) Financial auditor to be appointed
① Name : KPMG AZSA LLC
② Address : AZSA Center Building, 1-2 Tsukudo-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
(2) Financial auditor to be retired
① Name : Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
② Address : Hibiya Kokusai Building, 2-2-3 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
3. Reason for selection
MHI's Audit and Supervisory Committee selected KPMG AZSA LLC as the candidate for financial auditor in order to provide new perspectives for conducting audits. KPMG also has the expertise, independence and attributes to be the accounting auditor for MHI, as well as the systems required to audit our group's global business activities in a unified manner.