On May 20, the Japanese Shipowners’ Association (JSA)* nominated NYK chairman Koji Miyahara to serve as its next chairman. Mr. Miyahara will officially take on these added responsibilities once his nomination is confirmed at the JSA’s 62nd general assembly on June 17.
After confirmation of his nomination, Mr. Miyahara will select the JSA vice-chairmen, who will also be confirmed by the general assembly.
A brief outline of Mr. Miyahara’s career at NYK is provided below:
April 1970 Joined Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line)
April 1996 Appointed General Manager, Management Coordination Group
June 1999 Appointed General Manager, Container Trade Coordination Group
June 2000 Appointed Director
June 2002 Appointed Managing Director
June 2003 Appointed Senior Managing Director
April 2004 Appointed President
April 2009 Appointed Chairman
*JSA: The Japanese Shipowners' Association (JSA) is a nationwide maritime organization of Japanese nationals who are owners, charterers, and operators of ships that have a capacity of100 gross tons or more. Website: http://www.jsanet.or.jp/e/index.html
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