December 24, 2010
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Change of Representative Directors and Executive Officers
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) has decided in a board meeting held today on changes of Representative Directors and Executive Officers.
- Change of Representative Directors
(1) Hiroyuki Maekawa, Toshio Shimizu, Toshinori Morita and Yoshikazu Minagawa will resign from this responsibility as of March 31, 2011.
(2) Takashi Torizumi will assume this responsibility as of April 1, 2011.
- Change of Executive Officers
(1) Retirement as of March 31, 2011
Present Position Name Scheduled New position Chairman Executive Officer Hiroyuki Maekawa Vice President Executive Officer Toshio Shimizu Will assume Special Executive Advisor of "K" Line on June 24, 2011 Senior Managing Executive Officer Toshinori Morita Will assume Preseident of Daito Corporation Senior Managing Executive Officer Yoshikazu Minagawa Will assume Managing Director of "K" Line Pte Ltd Managing Executive Officer Kiyoshi Terashima Will assume Managing Director of "K" Line Holding (Europe) Limited and Chief Executive Officer of "K" Line (Europe) Limited Executive Officer Masaru Fukuzawa Will assume Managing Director of Hokkai Transportation Co., Ltd. Executive Officer Tsuyoshi Yamauchi Will assume Managing Director of Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd.
(2) New Appointment as of April 1, 2011
New Position Name Present Position Executive Officer Mitsuru Kochi Managing Director K Line (Thailand) Ltd. Executive Officer Yukio Toriyama General Manager, Port Business Group Executive Officer Kenji Sakamoto General Manager, Bulk Carrier Group Executive Officer Kazuhiko Harigai General Manager, Thermal Coal, Woodchip and Pulp Group Executive Officer Yukikazu Myochin General Manager, Containerships Strategic Group
- Promotion of Executive Officers as of April 1, 2011
New Position Name Present Position Vice President Executive Officer Jiro Asakura Senior Managing Executive Officer Senior Managing Executive Officer Takashi Torizumi Managing Executive Officer Managing Executive Officer Toshiyuki Suzuki Executive Officer Managing Executive Officer Hiromichi Aoki Executive Officer
The list of Members of the Board and Executive Officers scheduled on and after April 1, 2011.
Responsibilities of Executive Officers will be announced later.
Members of the Board on and after April 1, 2011
Note 1 : Representative Director
Note 2 : Part-Time Position
|President||Kenichi Kuroya||Note 1|
|Vice President||Jiro Asakura||Note 1|
|Representative Director||Eizo Murakami||Note 1|
|Representative Director||Keisuke Yoshida||Note 1|
|Representative Director||Takashi Torizumi||Note 1|
|Director||Toshinori Morita||Note 2|
|Director||Yoshikazu Minagawa||Note 2|
|Director||Tsuyoshi Yamauchi||Note 2|
|Outside Director||Junnosuke Furukawa||Note 2|
|Outside Director||Takashi Kobayashi||Note 2|
|Outside Auditor||Fumio Watanabe|
|Outside Auditor||Haruo Shigeta||Note 2|
|Outside Auditor||Jiro Noguchi||Note 2|
Members of the Board on and after the Annual Shareholders' Meeting (June 24, 2011) will be announced later.
Executive Officers on and after April 1, 2011
|President & CEO||Kenichi Kuroya|
|Vice President Executive Officer||Jiro Asakura|
|Senior Managing Executive Officer||Takashi Saeki|
|Senior Managing Executive Officer||Eizo Murakami|
|Senior Managing Executive Officer||Keisuke Yoshida|
|Senior Managing Executive Officer||Takashi Torizumi|
|Managing Executive Officer||Mamoru Mori|
|Managing Executive Officer||Masami Sasaki|
|Managing Executive Officer||Shigeo Itaya|
|Managing Executive Officer||Toshiyuki Suzuki|
|Managing Executive Officer||Hiromichi Aoki|
|Executive Officer||Kazutaka Imaizumi|
|Executive Officer||Kenjiro Takenaga|
|Executive Officer||Yoshiyuki Aoki|
|Executive Officer||Takashi Yamaguchi|
|Executive Officer||Eiji Kadono|
|Executive Officer||Atsuo Asano|
|Executive Officer||Mitsuru Kochi|
|Executive Officer||Yukio Toriyama|
|Executive Officer||Kenji Sakamoto|
|Executive Officer||Kazuhiko Harigai|
|Executive Officer||Yukikazu Myochin|