January 29, 2009
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 as of April1, 2009.
- Eiichi Suzuki, Yoichi Hasegawa, Tetsuo Shiota and Katsue Yoshida will resign from this responsibility.
- Toshinori Morita and Takashi Saeki will assume this responsibility
- Change of Executive Officers
- Retirement as of March 31, 2009
Present Position Name Scheduled New position Vice President Eiichi Suzuki Continue as Director of "K" Line Senior Executive
Yoichi Hasegawa Continue as Director of "K" Line and will assume Advisor
of Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd.
Tetsuo Shiota Continue as Director of "K" Line Senior Executive
Katsue Yoshida Continue as Director of "K" Line and will assume CEO of "K"
Line Offshore AS
Shigeru Soda Advisor of "K" Line Managing Executive
Tsutsumi Norio Continue as Director of "K" Line Managing Executive
Shigenori Ishii Will assume Advisor of Kawasaki Kinkai Kisen Managing Executive
Kozo Eguchi Continue as Director of "K" Line and will assume Managing
Director of Daito Corporation
- New Appointment as of April 1, 2009
New Position Name Present Position Executive Officer Kenjiro Takenaga General Manager, Environment Management Division Executive Officer Yoshiyuki Aoki "K" Line (Europe) Limited Executive Officer Masaru Fukuzawa General Manager, Nagoya Branch Executive Officer Tsuyoshi Yamauchi General Manager, Corporate Planning Group Executive Officer Takashi Yamaguchi General Manager, Car Carrier Business Group Executive Officer Eiji Kadono General Manager, Marine Safety Administration Group
- Promotion of Executive Officers as of April 1, 2009
New Position Name Present Position Vice President & Board Member Toshio Shimizu Senior Executive Officer Senior Executive Officer & Board Member Toshinori Morita Managing Executive Officer Senior Executive Officer Eiichi Muarakami Managing Executive Officer Senior Executive Officer Yoshikazu Minagawa Managing Executive Officer Senior Executive Officer Jiro Asakura Managing Executive Officer Senior Executive Officer & Board Member Takashi Saeki Managing Executive Officer Senior Executive Officer Eizo Murakami Managing Executive Officer Managing Executive Officer & Board Member Keisuke Yoshida Executive Officer Managing Executive Officer Kiyoshi Terashima Executive Officer Managing Executive Officer Masami Sasaki Executive Officer Managing Executive Officer & Board Member Takashi Torizumi Executive Officer
- Retirement as of March 31, 2009
I. The list of responsibilities of Executive Officers scheduled on and after April 1, 2009.
Please refer to Attachment 1.
The responsibilities of Executive Officers on and after April 1, 2009
|President & CEO||Hiroyuki Maekawa||-|
|Vice President||Toshio Shimizu||Assistant to President|
|Senior Executive Officer||Toshinori Morita||Genral Affairs,Legal,Accounting,Technical sector,Human Resources, IT|
|Senior Executive Officer||Eiichi Murakami||Car Carrier Sector|
|Senior Executive Officer||Yoshikazu Minagawa||Energy Resources Transportation Sector, Heavy Lifter Business, New Business Planning and Development|
|Senior Executive Officer||Jiro Asakura||Drybulk Sector,Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Business|
|Senior Executive Officer||Takashi Saeki||Finance, Corporate Planning, IR & PR|
|Senior Executive Officer||Eizo Murakami||Container Business, Port Business|
|Managing Executive Officer||Mamoru Mori||Managing Director of "K" Line (Hong Kong) Ltd.|
|Managing Executive Officer||Keisuke Yoshida||Finance|
|Managing Executive Officer||Kiyoshi Terashima||Managing Director of "K" Line Holding (Europe) Ltd.|
|Managing Executive Officer||Masami Sasaki||Marine Sector|
|Managing Executive Officer||Takashi Torizumi||Accounting, General Affairs,Legal, CSR & Compliance, Internal Audit|
|Executive Officer||Shigeo Itaya||Managing Director of "K" Line (China) Ltd.|
|Executive Officer||Kazutaka Imaizumi||Bulk Carrier Business, Thermal Coal, Woodchip and Pulp Carrier Business|
|Executive Officer||Toshiyuki Suzuki||Container Business, General Manager of Container Business Group|
|Executive Officer||Hiromichi Aoki||Energy Transportation Business|
|Executive Officer||Kenjiro Takenaga||Ship Planning, Environment|
|Executive Officer||Yoshiyuki Aoki||Car Carrier Business|
|Executive Officer||Masaru Fukuzawa||Vice President, "K" Line (Japan) Ltd.|
|Executive Officer||Tsuyoshi Yamauchi||Corporate Planning, Logistics, Research|
|Executive Officer||Takashi Yamaguchi||General Manger of Car Carrier Business Group|
|Executive Officer||Eiji Kadono||Marine Sector, General Manager of Marine Human Resources Group|