Change of Chairman, President and Representative Directors

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has decided in a board meeting held today on changes of Chairman, President and Representative Directors.

While having its 100th anniversary in April 2019, “K” Line has developed its business foundation for the future under the current management to rebuild a stable earnings structure, including the establishment of the integrated containership company, in addition to priority themes set in its medium-term management plan “Revival for Greater Strides”.  Therefore, “K” Line has decided these changes to solidify the foundation under the new management by undergoing a rejuvenation with its 100th anniversary.

List of the changes (effective as of April 1, 2019)

Name New Position Present Position
Jiro Asakura Director Chairman of The Board
Eizo Murakami Chairman of The Board Representative Director, President & CEO
Yukikazu Myochin Representative Director, President & CEO Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer


Business Career of the new Representative Director, President & CEO 

Name  Career Summaries
Yukikazu Myochin April, 1984  Joined the Company
January, 2010 General Manager of Containerships Business Group
April, 2011 Executive Officer
April, 2016 Managing Executive Officer
June, 2016 Director, Managing Executive Officer
April, 2018 Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer