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SMIC Taps Hiroshi Ogawa as GM of SMIC Japan

April 27, 2014

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. ("SMIC"), a semiconductor foundry, announced that Hiroshi Ogawa was appointed as General Manager of SMIC Japan Corp.

According to a release, Ogawa has many years of experience in the semiconductor business. He has engaged in a broad spectrum of international sales and marketing based in Japan, USA, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Ogawa will be responsible for enhancing SMIC's foundry business in Japan where many semiconductor technologies and products are developed as well as having potential for growth.

"We are delighted to appoint Mr. Ogawa as General Manager of SMIC Japan," said Mike Rekuc, Executive Vice President of SMIC Worldwide Sales and Marketing. "His extensive management and business experience in the semiconductor field will further improve SMIC's regional operation, marketing strategies, and customer support in Japan. We can expect SMIC will play a more important role in Japan's semiconductor market."

SMIC reported that it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2013. The annual report is available on the company's website. In addition, all SMIC ADR holders have the ability, upon request, to receive a hard copy of complete audited financials free of charge.

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