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Jeff Rogers Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Omron Electronic Components, Americas

SCHAUMBURG, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/14 -- Effective April 1, 2014, Jeff Rogers is Chief Operating Officer of Omron Electronic Components, Americas. Mr. Toshiaki Wakayama, immediate past CEO and COO of Omron Electronic Components, Americas, and Senior General Manager, Omron Electronic and Mechanical Components Business Sales and Marketing Headquarters, announced the promotion of Mr. Rogers, who previously held the role of General Manager.

Mr. Wakayama stated, "Jeff has demonstrated a sense of dedication, professionalism and leadership throughout his career at Omron. I have great confidence in his ability to continue to lead Omron Electronic Components, Americas through the next stage of Omron's strategic plan. Please join me in wishing Jeff much success in his future endeavors."

Mr. Rogers commented on his promotion, "I am honored being appointed to this position and to be working for a technology leading global company such as Omron. Along with having a great vision and focus on strategic markets, Omron's core value remains to work for the benefit of society and offer solutions for social problems."

Mr. Rogers has been a long term employee of Omron, and has held various roles within the organization, including Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He will report to Mr. Masaki Yonekura, newly appointed CEO of Omron Electronic Components, Americas and Senior General Manager at Omron Electronic and Mechanical Components Business Sales and Marketing Headquarters.

About Omron

For over 80 years, Omron Electronic Components has been a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced electronic components. Extensive product groups include relays, switches, connectors, MEMS flow sensors, pressure sensors, and optical components. Omron Electronic Components is the Americas subsidiary of Omron Corporation, a $7 billion global leading supplier of electronics and control system components and services. Omron's broad product offering can be found in applications for the communications, transportation, medical, HVAC, appliance, industrial automation, consumer electronics, test and measurement, and gaming markets around the world. Omron Electronic Components has an extensive sales support network consisting of Sales Professionals, Inside Sales and Customer Service Representatives, Technical Sales Assistants, and an authorized distributor network.

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