December 25, 2009
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Change of Top Management
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) has decided in a board meeting held today on changes of Top Management. It has been resolved to assign Mr. Hiroyuki Maekawa, the company's present President and CEO to Chairman of the Board and Mr. Kenichi Kuroya, Managing Director of "K" LINE PTE LTD to the company's President and CEO as of April 1,2010.
Mr. Kuroya will assume Vice President as of January 1, 2010 and also Director as of end of June subject to approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders.
Change of regarding other Directors and Executive Officers will be decided and announced later.
Mr. Hiroyuki Maekawa
Mr. Kenichi Kuroya
Name : Hiroyuki Maekawa
Date of Birth : August 2, 1947
Personal History :
|March 1971||Graduated from Kyoto University, the Faculty of Law|
|July 1997||Appointed as General Manager, Corporate Planning Department, Planning Group|
|June 1999||Elected to Director|
|June 2000||Promoted to Managing Director|
|June 2002||Promoted to Senior Managing Director|
|April 2006||Promoted to President|
Name : Kenichi Kuroya
Date of Birth : December 19, 1946
|March 1969||Graduated from Kansei Gakuin Univaersity, School of Economics|
|April 1969||Joined Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha,Ltd|
|July 1997||Appointed as Assistant to Director for Liner Department|
|July 1998||Appointed as Assistant to Director for Container Business|
|July 1999||Elected Associate Director|
|June 2003||Retired Associate Director
Elected Managing Director of "K" LINE PTE LTD