Notice Concerning Partial Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation

Tokyo, Japan, (PresseBox) - Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced that it has resolved, at its Board of Directors' meeting held on May 18, 2011, to submit a proposal to amend part of its Articles of Incorporation to the 9th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, scheduled to be held on June 28, 2011, as described below.

1. Reasons for Amendments
Under the current Articles of Incorporation the Board of Directors is required to elect a Chairman and a President, and the Chairman must convene general meetings of shareholders and act as chairman thereat, unless unable to act in those capacities.

To construct a management structure that keeps abreast of changes in the business environment, Renesas Electronics will propose to amend the relevant sections of the current Articles of Incorporation to allow a Representative Director previously determined by the Board of Directors to serve as convener and chairman of the general meetings of shareholders.

2. Contents of Amendments
Refer to the attachment for the contents of amendments.

3. Schedule
Date of General Meeting of Shareholders for amendments to the Articles of Incorporation: June 28, 2011
Effective date of the amended Articles of Incorporation: June 28, 2011
About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Europe

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers, is a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and a broad range of analog and power devices. Business operations began as Renesas Electronics in April 2010 through the integration of NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723) and Renesas Technology Corp., with operations spanning research, development, design and manufacturing for a wide range of applications. Headquartered in Japan, Renesas Electronics has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. More information can be found at

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