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August 1, 2018

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT East)
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation (NTT West)
NTT Communications Corporation
NTT DOCOMO, INC.

Appointment of Chief Digital Officers (CDO)

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Jun Sawada), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Fukuzo Inoue), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi; President and CEO: Mitsuyoshi Kobayashi), NTT Communications Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Tetsuya Shoji), and NTT DOCOMO, INC. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kazuhiro Yoshizawa) have each appointed a Chief Digital Officer (CDO), responsible for driving our own digital transformation with the aim to further enhance the efficiency of business processes and provide new added-value services.

Motoyuki Ii, CDO, Senior Executive Vice President of NTT said:
"Innovation in digital technologies is creating a certain trend of digital disruption overturning existing industries. Moreover, we face such social issues as aging population with a declining birthrate and shrinkage in the labor force in Japan. In this market situation, additionally with our group-wide challenges such as introduction of 5G and PSTN migration, the CDOs will formulate digital strategies and promote them, enabling our group to be more flexible and agile in accordance with drastically changing business environment,"

NTT Group is carrying out initiatives to continuously be selected by all kinds of stakeholders as "Your Value Partner".

CDO of each company

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone
Corporation (NTT)
Motoyuki Ii, Senior Executive Vice President,
Representative Member of the Board
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone
East Corporation (NTT East)
〒100-8116
Naoki Shibutani, Senior Executive Vice President,
Representative Director
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West
Corporation (NTT West)
1Shozo Ito, Senior Executive Vice President,
Representative Director
NTT Communications Corporation Toru Maruoka, Senior Executive Vice President
NTT DOCOMO, INC. Hiroyasu Asami, Senior Executive Vice President
Representative Member of the Board of Directors
Note:NTT DATA has already appointed operating officer in charge of digital strategy.

Contact information

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Public Relations
Tel: +81-3-5205-5550

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