Shanghai -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC", NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, announced today that Hiroshi Ogawa was appointed as General Manager of SMIC Japan Corporation.
Mr. Ogawa received his degree in Commerce from Waseda University and has many years of experience in the semiconductor business. He has engaged in a broad spectrum of international sales and marketing based inJapan, USA, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Mr. Ogawa will be responsible for enhancing SMIC's foundry business in Japan where many of the most advanced semiconductor technologies and products are developed as well as having large 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 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 our website at www.smics.com. In addition, all SMIC ADR holders have the ability, upon request, to receive a hard copy of our complete audited financials free of charge.