NISSUi Letter

Back to Press Release IndexJanuary 21, 2008

Organizational Restructuring, Changes in Responsibilities
of Board Members,
and Assignments of General Managers

Please be informed that Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. (President and CEO: Naoya Kakizoe) will be restructuring its organization, changing the responsibilities of its Board Members, and appointing General Managers as indicated below.

I. Organizational Restructuring
(1) As of February 1

Business Promotion Departments
(To Be Newly Established)

  • Global Marketing Director
    A Global Marketing Director (Department) will be newly established, alongside the Global Marketing Office, in order to reinforce the function of global marketing management encompassing the entire Company and overseas Group companies, given the business environment where the globalization of marine product sales is rapidly progressing.

(2) As of March 1

Business Supervising Divisions
(To Be Abolished)

  • The Seafood-ECR Department will be abolished with the establishment of Suisan Ryutsu Co., Ltd.
  • The duties of Logistics Business Division in the Logistic Business Department will be transferred to Nissui Logistics Corporation and the Logistics Business Department will be abolished.

Business Promotion Departments
(To Be Abolished)

  • The Direct Marketing Office will be abolished, and the businesses utilizing IT and infrastructure of delivery service to sell marine and processed food service products directly to medium and small side of restaurants will be transferred to the Hohsui Group.

II. Changes in Responsibilities of Board Member (As of March 1)

<New Position> <Old Position in parentheses> <Sustained Position> <Name>
(Representative Board Member, Senior Managing Director, Assists President and is in charge of overall business, IT Promotion Office, Finance and Accounting Dept. and Logistics Business Department) Representative Board Member, Senior Managing Director, Assists President and is in charge of overall business, IT Promotion Office and Finance and Accounting Dept. Yasuhisa Sato
(Board Member,General Manager of Logistics Business Dept., President of Nissui Logistics Corporation) Board Member, President of Nissui Logistics Corporation Ichiu Mitarai
Jointly in charge of National Account Food Service Marketing Dept. (Board Member, General Manager of National Account Sales Division) Board Member, General Manager of National Account Sales Division Susumu Kaneda
Jointly in charge of Quality Control Center China and Quality Control Center Thailand (Board Member, General Manager of Quality Assurance Office, Jointly in charge of Food Safety Research Center) Board Member, General Manager of Quality Assurance Office, Jointly in charge of Food Safety Research Center Naoto Ihara


III. Change in Assignment of General Manager
(1) As of February 1

<New Position> <Old Position in parentheses> <Sustained Position> <Name>
Global Marketing Director Volker Kuntzsch


(2) As of March 1

<New Position> <Old Position in parentheses> <Sustained Position> <Name>
General Manager of Sapporo Branch (President of Mogami Foods Co., Ltd) Kouichiro Yamashita
General Manager of Nagoya Branch (Manager of Division 1 in Food Service Products ales Department for Tokyo Metropolitan Area) Kenichi Yamashita
General Manager of Fukuoka Branch (General Manager of Nagoya Branch) Takeshi Wakisaka
General Manager of Food Service Products Sales Dept. for Tokyo Metropolitan Area (Manager of Food Service Products Division in Food Service Products Department) Kazuhiro Matsushima
Genearal Manager of Marketing Promotion Office (General Manager of Corporate Strategic Planning Office) Tatsuo Ishii
Fisheries Products Sales Promotion Officer (General Manager of Sapporo Branch) Sumio Nitta
General Manager of Product R&D Center (General Manager of Food Service Products Department) Jun Nagasaki
General Manager Food Service Products Department (General Manager, Food Service Products Sales Dept. for Tokyo Metropolitan Area) Eiichiro Yamahashi
General Manager of Audit Office (President of Salmones Antartica, S.A.) Hisao Tanaka
General Manager of Public Relations & Investor Relations Office, and Public Relations Officer (General Manager of Audit Office) Eiichi Hiyoshi
General Manager of Corporate Strategic Planning Office Fisheries Products Sales Promotion Officer Yuji Kobayashi