Trend Micro Announces Personnel Transfers

Tokyo, Japan - March 27, 2001 - Trend Micro Incorporated (Nasdaq: TMIC, Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4704), a leading provider of enterprise antivirus and internet content security software and services, today announced that the following personnel transfers were resolved at the ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders and the meeting of the Board of Directors held on March 27, 2001, and that such transfers became effective on the same day.

1. New Representative Director

  •   Toshihiro Watanabe has been appointed as a Representative Director and Executive Vice President of the Company.

2. New Directors

  •   Mahendra Negi (Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company)
  •    Mike Conner (President of Trend Micro North American Operations)
  •    Edward Tian (Outside Director of the Company)

3. New Statutory Auditors

The following persons have been newly appointed:

  •    Sadatoshi Nakayama (Outside Statutory Auditor of the Company)
  •    Yasuo Kameoka (Outside Statutory Auditor of the Company)