December 25, 2009

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


Change of Executive Officer



Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) has decided in a board meeting held today on changes of Executive Officer.

I. Change of Executive Officer
(1)New appointment as of January 1,2010

New position Name Present position
Vice President Kenichi Kuroya Managing Director of "K" LINE PTE LTD

II. The list of responsibilities of Executive Officers scheduled on and after January 1,2010

Please refer Attachment 1.



Attachment 1


Responsibilities of Executive Officers on and after January 1,2010

Title Name Responsibility
President & CEO Hiroyuki Maekawa -
Vice President Toshio Shimizu Assistant to President
Vice President Kenichi Kuroya Assistant to President
Senior Managing Executive Officer Toshinori Morita General Affairs, Legal,Accounting,Technical,Environment,Marine,Human Resource,IT
Senior Managing Executive Officer Eiichi Murakami Car Carrier Sector
Senior Managing Executive Officer Yoshikazu Minagawa Energy Resources Transportation Sector,Heavy Lifter Business,New Business Planning and Development
Senior Managing Executive Officer Jiro Asakura Dry Bulk Sector,Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Business
Senior Managing Executive Officer Takashi Saeki Finance,Corporate Planning,IR & PR
Senior Managing Executive Officer Eizo Murakami Container Sector,Port Business
Managing Executive Officer Mamoru Mori Managing Director of "K" Line (Hong Kong) Limited
Managing Executive Officer Keisuke Yoshida Finance
Managing Executive Officer Kiyoshi Terashima Managing Director of "K" Line Holding (Europe) Limited
Managing Executive Officer Masami Sasaki Marine
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
Executive Officer Hiromichi Aoki Energy Transportaion Business
Executive Officer Kenjiro Takenaga Technical,Environment
Executive Officer Yoshiyuki Aoki Car Carrier Business
Executive Officer Masaru Fukuzawa President of "K" Line (Japan) Ltd.
Executive Officer Tsuyoshi Yamauchi Corporate Planning,Logistics,Research
Executive Officer Takashi Yamaguchi General Manager of Car Carrier Business Group
Executive Officer Eiji Kadono Marine,General Manger of Marine Human Resources Group