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MOL appoints new Chairman and President

Takeshi Hashimoto

MOL announced the new appointment of Chairman and President has been resolved by the Board of Directors Meeting held on December 11, 2020, with effective date April 1, 2021.

  1. Reason of Changes

The business environment surrounding the shipping industry has changed significantly, such as review of the global supply chain and changes in the industrial structure toward decarbonization. In this circumstance and environment, MOL have decided that it is appropriate to renew the top management and accelerate the speed of change in business structure and awareness of officers and employees in order to achieve further growth of the company.

In accordance with the president / CEO’s successor plan, the plan was consulted by the Nomination Advisory Committee, and resolved at the Board of Directors Meeting.

  1. Detail of Changes (As of April 1, 2021)
Name New Title Current Title
Junichiro Ikeda Representative Director Chairman Executive Officer Representative Director President,

Chief Executive Officer

Takeshi Hashimoto Representative Director President,

Chief Executive Officer

Representative Director

Executive Vice President

Executive Officer

 

  1. Biography of New President

Name                    : Takeshi Hashimoto

Date of Birth          : October 1957

Present Title          : Representative Director, Executive Vice President Executive Officer

[Education]

March 1982     : Graduated from Kyoto University

Faculty of Letters

[Business Experience]

Apr. 2019-Present: Representative Director, Executive Vice President Executive Officer

Apr. 2016              : Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer

Jun. 2015              : Director, Managing Executive Officer

Jun. 2012              : Managing Executive Officer

Jun. 2009              : Executive Officer

Jun. 2008              : General Manager, LNG Carrier Division

Jun. 2006              : Mitsui O.S.K. Bulk Shipping (Europe) Ltd.

(Apr. 1999             : Mitsui O.S.K. Line, Ltd. merged with Navix Line, Ltd.)

Jun. 1989              : Mitsui O.S.K. Finance PLC

Apr. 1982              : Joined Mitsui O.S.K. Line, Ltd.