Nidec Corporation (NYSE: NJ) has the top-ranked investor relations officers among those in Japanese major public companies, according to the result of an exclusive survey by Institutional Investor, one of the world's foremost financial magazines.

Institutional Investor announced on May 20, 2013 that it had selected Shigenobu Nagamori, President and CEO, as the best CEO in the Electronics/Components sector, according to both buy-side and sell-side analysts who voted for Institutional Investor's All-Japan Executive Team. Masuo Yoshimatsu won similar recognition as the sector's best chief financial officer, and buy-side analysts rated Nidec's investor relations team and its chief, Masahiro Nagayasu, as the best in the sector. Those scores have made Nidec the Most Honored Company in Japan, according to the ranking.

Auto parts maker Denso Corp. and giant lender Mizuho Financial Group ranked just behind Nidec on the Most-Honored list, followed by automaker Nissan Motor Co., telecom operator KDDI Corp. and drug company Astellas Pharma.

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