K Line welcomes and says goodbye
After a board meeting, K Line announced the following changes to its management: Atsuo Asano, present representative director, senior managing executive officer, will be promoted to the position of representative director, vice president executive officer.
The following executives will retire: Eizo Murakami (chairman of the board), Harusato Nihei (director) and Akira Okabe (outside director). Eizo Murakami will continueto serve the company as a special executive advisor.
New appointments are Yasunari Sonobe and Makoto Arai as directors and Kozue Shiga as outside director. Furthermore, Shinsuke Kubo has been named outside audit & supervisory board member. All management changes enter into effect on 23 June. (mw)