ClassNK: changes at the helm
Current senior executive vice president Hiroaki Sakashita has been appointed president & CEO as well as a representative director of the Japanese classification society ClassNK.
Current senior executive vice presidents Tetsuya Kinoshita, Junichiro Iida and Toshiyuki Shigemi will continue in their present roles on the team, joined by Hirofumi Takano and Taira Narisawa as executive vice president.
Koichi Fujiwara has been elected chairman of the board of directors, leaving the post of representative director, president & CEO. Michio Takagi will remain as executive auditor.
The newly appointed president & CEO Hiroaki Sakashita said: “ClassNK, with its new executive team, will actively participate in new innovative initiatives to enhance its capability, and pave the way for the development of new technologies and propagation of their benefits throughout the industry.” (mw)