Announcement Concerning Corporate Officer Personnel

1. Juli 2005


To all our customers,

HORIBA STEC, Co., Ltd. is please to announce new Board of Directors.
Atsushi Horiba continues to serve as the president and CEO of the company.
Juichi Saito has appointed as Managing Director.


The current members of the Board of Directors are:

 President and CEO:
 Atsushi Horiba
  Chairman of the Board and President, Horiba Ltd.

 Managing Director:
 Juichi Saito
  Board of Director, Horiba Ltd.
  President, HORIBA STEC Korea Ltd.

 Director, in charge of R&D:
 Dr. Kiyoaki Hara
  Corporate Officer, Horiba Ltd.

 Director, in charge of Production and Quality
 Toshihiko Uno
  Senior Corporate Officer, Horiba Ltd.

 Director
 Kensuke Nakagawa
  Senior Corporate Officer, Horiba Ltd.
  President, Horiba International Corp. (U.S.A.)


Dr. Masao Horiba has retired from Board member and serves for both Horiba Ltd. and HORIBA STEC as Supreme Counsel.
Mr. Masami Maeda has retired from Board member and serve HORIBA STEC as Advisor. He also appointed as the Auditor of Horiba Ltd.


July, 2005

HORIBA STEC Co., Ltd.