Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray Co., Ltd. has confirmed that a former employee of a European Group company unlawfully took information (including personal data) from Kuraray immediately before leaving the company.

The stolen information has been returned to the company and we are confirming that it will not be misused any further.

As a precautionary measure, the company immediately reported this matter to the relevant data protection authority. At this stage, no risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons has been identified that could result from the data breach.

The company is taking all necessary measures, including legal action, to protect its confidential information. The investigations and countermeasures are ongoing.

Should further information on this matter need to be disclosed, we will publish it on our website.

We deeply apologize to our stakeholders for any concerns this matter may cause.