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New President for MHI

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Tokyo, January 29, 2008 -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced that Mr. Hideaki Omiya, currently an MHI Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President, was named the new President of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The decision was made at the extraordinary meeting of the board of directors, held on January 29. He will assume the new position on April 1, 2008.

Mr. Kazuo Tsukuda, the current President of MHI, will become Chairman of the company succeeding Mr. Takashi Nishioka who will become MHI's Senior Corporate Advisor.

Personal Biography of Mr. Hideaki Omiya

Date of Birth: July 25, 1946
 
Education:
May 1969 Received undergraduate degree from the School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Career:  
Jun. 1969 Joined Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Jun. 1999 Deputy General Manager, Nagoya Aerospace Systems Works
Apr. 2001 Deputy General Manager, Industrial Machinery Division
Apr. 2002 Deputy General Manager, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Headquarters
Jun. 2002 Director, Deputy General Manager, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Headquarters
Apr. 2003 Director, General Manager, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Headquarters
Jun. 2005 Director, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Headquarters
Apr. 2007 Director, Senior Executive Vice President