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Notice Regarding Appointment of the Members of the Board

To all concerned stakeholders,
Asteria Corporation
(TSE Prime Market: 3853)
Contact: Yasuhisa Saito, CFO
(Phone: +81-3-5718-1655)
Tokyo — June 27, 2022 — Asteria Corporation (Japan listed, Security Code: 3853) hereby announces that the following resolution regarding the appointment of the members of the Board was passed at its 24th Annual Shareholders Meeting and a meeting of Board of Directors held on June 25, 2022. We also announce the voting results of the shareholders meeting, which was held in a virtual only format without a designated physical venue (hereinafter “a virtual-only meeting of shareholders”) using blockchain technology, as listed below.

1.The Board members from June 25, 2022 onwards

TitleNamePosition in the Company
DirectorsYoichiro HiranoPresident/ CEO
Yoshiyuki KitaharaExecutive Vice President/ CTO
Hirofumi GomiOutside Director
Anis UzzamanOutside Director
Mariko TokiokaOutside Director
Audit & Supervisory Board MembersYoshiharu TakanoOutside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Kazuya AkamatsuOutside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Akira NagasakiOutside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

2.The results of Asteria’s blockchain-based voting system

CategoryEarly voting
(Opened through 5:30 p.m.
on June 24)
Voting on the day of the Shareholders Meeting
(Opened from 10 a.m. on June 25)
The number of questions received for the meeting167
The ratio by the number of voting rights exercisedBlockchain :51%Blockchain:100%
(Main-in ballots were accepted until June 24)
Mail-in ballot:49%
The ratio by the number of votersBlockchain :41%Blockchain:100%
(Main-in ballots were accepted until June 24)
Mail-in ballot:59%
Asteria’s Annual Shareholders Meeting
was live streamed on June 25.
The 24th Annual Shareholders Meeting was held in a virtual-only format using our unique blockchain-based system which allows shareholders to exercise their voting rights, ask questions and table motions. Fifty-four percent of the shareholders exercised their voting rights via the blockchain voting system, higher than the percentage for mail-in ballots.
As a pioneer in the introduction of virtual-only meetings of shareholders, Asteria will continue to encourage the implementation of advanced shareholders meetings.

[Reference data: The overview of the 24th Annual Shareholders Meeting]

Date and TimeFrom 10:30 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. on June 25, 2022 (Saturday)
Duration70 minutes
The total number of questions received23
The number of voting rights93,623 (about 60%)
The ratio by the number of voting rights exercisedVoting via blockchain-based system:54%
Mail-in ballot:46%
The ratio by the number of votersVoting via blockchain-based system:41%
Mail-in ballot:59%
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Posted: Jun 27, 2022 15:00

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