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IIJ America Announces Change of President and CEO

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IIJ America Inc.

Tokyo-April 1, 2014-IIJ America Inc., Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI, Tokyo Stock Exchange TSE1: 3774)'s 100% owned subsidiary, today announced the appointment of new President and CEO, effective April 1, 2014.

(1) Appointed New President & CEO (as of April 1, 2014)

New Title Name Former Organization, Title
President & CEO Kokichi Matsumoto Executive Officer
In charge of Marketing Division, IIJ

Former President & CEO, Koichi Kobayashi is leaving the company to become the President & Representative Director of hi-ho Inc. as of April 1, 2014.

(2) Short bio of the new President & CEO, Kokichi Matsumoto

Name Kokichi Matsumoto
Date of Birth February 14, 1960
  • Jul. 2009: Jointed IIJ Technology Inc.
    Division Director of Solutions Business Marketing Division
  • Nov. 2010: Executive Officer In charge of Marketing Division, IIJ
  • Apr. 2014: President & CEO, IIJ America Inc. (current post)