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Tom Dyer Assumes Responsibility for Sales and Marketing at Kyocera’'s U.S. Solar Products Unit

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (November 8, 2001) -- Kyocera Solar, Inc. (KSI) today announced that it has accepted, as of October 31, 2001, the resignation of Ron Kenedi, who had served as vice president of sales and marketing.

Replacing Kenedi, effective November 1, 2001, is Tom Dyer, previously KSI’s vice president of manufacturing and engineering. In his new role, Dyer will serve as vice president of domestic and international sales, and as acting director of KSI’s newly created marketing and development group.

Kyocera congratulates Tom Dyer in his new role,” stated KSI President Doug Allday. “At the same time, we thank Ron Kenedi for his contributions and extend our best wishes for his future endeavors.”

Kyocera Solar, Inc. is a world-leading supplier of environmentally sound, solar electric energy solutions, with headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ and sales affiliates in the Americas and Australia. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera International Inc. of San Diego, the North American headquarters and holding company for Kyoto, Japan-based Kyocera Corporation.

Kyocera Corporation, parent and headquarters of the global Kyocera Group, has sold and installed more than 19,000 residential solar systems. Since its founding in 1959, the company has combined its core competency in advanced materials with other technologies to become a leading producer of solar energy systems, industrial and electronic components, telecommunications equipment, copiers, printers, faxes, cameras, and applied ceramic products. The company recorded consolidated net revenue of 1.285 trillion yen ($10.2 billion) and net income of 219 billion yen ($1.7 billion) during the year ended March 31, 2001. Kyocera has been recognized by Industry Week magazine as one of "The World's 100 Best-Managed Companies."