2016 News

Press Release

IIJ Global Announces Executive Appointments

Tokyo—June 23, 2016—IIJ Global Solutions Inc., Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI, Tokyo Stock Exchange TSE1: 3774)’s 100% owned subsidiary, today announced the following executive appointments, effective June 23, 2016.

(1)Changes in Directors (as of June 23, 2016)

New Title Name Former Title
Representative Director and
Executive Vice President
Hiroaki Tsuno Executive Vice President, Director
Senior Managing Director Tatsuo Nishimata Director and Senior Executive Officer
Managing Director Yoshinobu Inoue Director and Executive Officer

(2)Appointed New Director (as of June 23, 2016)

New Title Name Former Title
Director Naoto Takahashi Executive Officer

(3)Resigning Director (as of June 23, 2016)

Title Name
Director and Executive Officer Kenji Sakata
About IIJ

Founded in 1992, Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI, Tokyo Stock Exchange TSE1: 3774) is one of Japan’s leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers. IIJ’s services include high-quality systems integration, cloud computing/data center services, security services, and Internet access. Moreover, IIJ has built one of the largest Internet backbone networks in Japan that is connected the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. IIJ was listed on NASDAQ in 1999 and on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2006. For more information about IIJ, visit the IIJ Web site at https://www.iij.ad.jp/en/.

The statements within this release contain forward-looking statements about our future plans that involve risk and uncertainty. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. Readers are referred to the documents furnished by Internet Initiative Japan Inc. with the SEC, specifically the most recent reports on Forms 20-F and 6-K, which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.

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IIJ Group Corporate Communications