Announcement of Director Appointment

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Uhuru Corporation (“Uhuru”, headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Takashi Sonoda) is pleased to announce an additional member of its board of directors resolved at the extraordinary meeting of shareholders and the board of directors meeting held on 1 April 2019.

New Outside Director (Auditor) Appointed as of 1 April 2019

Name John Andrew Sunley
Position Outside Director (Auditor)
History 1976 Graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge, UK
1982 Graduated from The University of Leeds, UK
1982 Joined Suntory
1983 Joined Asahikawa Medical University
1986 Joined Cazenove & Co (current JP Morgan Cazenove)
1999 Joined Gavin Anderson & Co (current Kreab)
2000 Founded Ashton Consulting Limited, CEO
June 2018 Retired as Director and CEO, Ashton Consulting Limited

John Andrew Sunley has abundant experience in the securities business both in Japan and the UK. He founded IR and PR consulting firm Ashton Consulting and grew the business as CEO over 18 years. His knowhow will be an asset for Uhuru in its global business operation and management decisions.

About Uhuru Corporation

Uhuru’s corporate philosophy is to “create the future with technology and free thinking”. We aspire to contribute to our clients and society by bringing added value with innovative products and services based on the Internet. Focusing on IoT business, we continue to make transformation happen with enebular, our IoT Orchestration service that allows unified management of edge devices and the cloud. We are also working on next-generation telecommunications technology including NB-IoT in preparation for the upcoming era of 5G. Our teams of experts in consulting, engineering and creative production strive to create business at our clients by offering one-stop access to professional services in business strategy, technological support and communication strategy.


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