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Kemet Announces New Chief Talent Development Officer

GREENVILLE, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that Richard M. Vosburgh, Ph.D. has joined the company in the newly created role of Vice President, Talent and Organizational Effectiveness and Chief Talent Development Officer, reporting to Larry C. McAdams, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.

“As KEMET continues to expand its global footprint, we must also continue to grow and expand our talent management activities. Richard will be responsible for developing KEMET's talent strategy and will lead and coordinate all organizational activities that are focused on Talent Management,” said Per Loof, Chief Executive Officer of KEMET. “In recognition of this important new role, Richard has been named to the Leadership Team and will work closely with all Leadership Team members in planning new talent strategies for One KEMET.”

As a seasoned professional in Human Resources generalist and organizational development activities, Vosburgh is well qualified for the position. His most recent assignment was Senior Vice President at MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to MGM he worked at Pepsico, The Gallup Organization and Campbell Soup Company. He has also had significant global expatriate assignments with HP in Singapore and Volkswagen in Germany. Vosburgh received his B.A. degree in Experimental Psychology from New College and both his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida.

“I am excited about the opportunity to join KEMET's Leadership Team,” stated Vosburgh. “It is a privilege to join a company with such a strong commitment to enhancing global talent development that is already recognized throughout the organization.”

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