Trend Micro Announces Election of New Outside Director

Tokyo, Japan – February 18, 2005 - Trend Micro (TSE: 4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, today resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors to obtain an authorization by shareholder resolution to be adopted at the 16th ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on March 25, 2005, for the election of Mr. Hirotaka Takeuchi(Dean of Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy) as a candidate for outside director. Also Mr. Edward Tian (outside director) is scheduled to resign as his term of office shall be expired. 


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