“K” Line announce Change of Executive Officers

KLINE125Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has decided in a board meeting held today on changes of Executive Officers.

1.  Change of Executive Officers

(1) Retirement as of March 31, 2013

Present Position Name Scheduled New Position
Executive Officer Takashi Yamaguchi Will assume President of “K” Line (Japan) Ltd.
Executive Officer Mitsuru Kochi Will assume President of Nitto Total Logistics, Ltd. on June 2013 subject to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.

(2) New Appointment as of April 1, 2013


New  Position Name Present Position
Managing Executive Officer Tsuyoshi Yamauchi Managing Director of Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Yutaka Nakagawa President of Kawasaki (Australia) Pty., Ltd.
Executive Officer Akira Misaki General Manager, LNG Group

2. Promotion of Executive Officers as of April 1, 2013

New  Position Name Present Position
Senior Managing Executive Officer Kazutaka Imaizumi Managing Executive Officer
Managing Executive Officer Eiji Kadono Executive Officer
Managing Executive Officer Kazuhiko Harigai Executive Officer
Managing Executive Officer Shunichi Arisaka Executive Officer

Please see the attached list of responsibilities of Executive Officers scheduled on and after April 1, 2013.

For further details, please contact:

Makoto Arai,

General Manager, IR & PR Group

Tel: +81-3-3595-5189   Fax: +81-3-3595-5001

Attachment: The responsibilities of Executive Officers on and after April 1, 2013

Title Name Responsibilities
President & CEO Jiro Asakura
Vice President Executive Officer Takashi Saeki Assistant to CEO
Senior Managing Executive Officer Eizo Murakami Containerships Sector, Port Business, Car Carrier Sector, Information System
Senior Managing Executive Officer Keisuke Yoshida IR & PR, Finance, Corporate Planning, Logistics, Business Promotion,
Senior Managing Executive Officer Takashi Torizumi General Affairs, Legal, Human Resources, Accounting, CSR & Compliance
Senior Managing Executive Officer Masami Sasaki Marine Sector, Technical, Environment, Fuel Cost Control
Senior Managing Executive Officer Kazutaka Imaizumi Drybulk Sector, India/ASEAN Multi-Transport & Logistics Development
Managing Executive Officer Toshiyuki Suzuki Legal, IR & PR, Corporate Planning, Research, Logistics, Business Promotion ,Information System
Managing Executive Officer Hiromichi Aoki Energy Transportation Sector
Managing Executive Officer Yoshiyuki Aoki Car Carrier Sector
Managing Executive Officer Eiji Kadono Marine Sector, Fuel Cost Control, Environment
Managing Executive Officer Kazuhiko Harigai Bulk Carrier Business, Thermal Coal, Woodchip and Pulp Carrier Business
Managing Executive Officer Shunichi Arisaka Technical, Environment, Fuel Cost Control
Managing Executive Officer Tsuyoshi Yamauchi General Affairs, Finance, CSR & Compliance
Executive Officer Atsuo Asano Coal and Iron Ore Carrier Business, Drybulk Planning
Executive Officer Yukio Toriyama Accounting, Finance, Internal Audit
Executive Officer Kenji Sakamoto CEO of “K” LINE (INDIA) PRIVATE LIMITED
Executive Officer Yukikazu Myochin Containerships Business, Port Business
Executive Officer Kazuhiro Matsukawa President of “K” LINE AMERICA, INC.
Executive Officer Yasunari Sonobe Car Carrier Sector
Executive Officer Yutaka Nakagawa Human Resources, Business Promotion
Executive Officer Akira Misaki Energy Transportation Sector. General Manager of LNG Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOURCE: Submitted by ISIS Communications