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NYK Group Establishes Region Heads Worldwide

Promoting the NYK Group’s Regional Strategies

On April 1, the NYK Group will establish the NYK Group region heads in Europe (London), the Americas (Secaucus), China (Shanghai), South Asia (Singapore), and the Middle East (Dubai).

In April 2022, NYK established the region heads in South Asia and the Middle East, and the NYK Group will now have five NYK Group region heads to gather information and strengthen and deepen regional strategy. In addition, the region heads will work closely with group companies and business units to promote flexible regional business development.

At the same time, the country heads established in 11 countries in South Asia and the Middle East in 2022 will be renamed "NYK Group Country Heads" and established in 15 countries, including Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh, and South Africa.

NYK Group Region Heads
Formal name Region Location Name Company*
NYK Group South Asia Region Head South Asia Singapore Hiroyuki Noma NYK Group South Asia Pte. Ltd.
NYK Group Middle East Region Head Middle East Dubai Nobuyuki Jigami NYK Senior Resident Representative of Dubai
NYK Group Chief Representative for China China Shanghai Nobuki Kurosaka NYK Line (China) Co., Ltd.
NYK Group Europe Region Head Europe London Carl-Johan Hagman NYK Group Europe Ltd.
NYK Group Americas Region Head North, Central, and South America Secaucus Patrick Brennan Jr. NYK Group Americas Inc.
NYK Group Country Heads
Region Country Name Company*
South Asia India Takeshi Kishi NYK India Private Limited
Thailand Keisuke Furukawa NYK Line (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Indonesia Hideaki Hamanaka P.T. NYK Line Indonesia
Vietnam Kazuki Himoro NYK Line (Vietnam) Co., Ltd.
Philippines Kenji Hongan NYK Resident Representative of Manila
;NYK-Fil Shipmanagement. Inc
Myanmar Kiyoshi Mizutani Yusen Logistics (Myanmar) Co., Ltd.
Malaysia Norihiko Yamada TASCO Berhad
Australia Masaki Oono NYK Australia Pty.Ltd.
Cambodia Ryo Tanaka Yusen Logistics (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.
Laos Shogo Machida Yusen Logistics (Lao) Co., Ltd.
Bangladesh Yoshimitsu Otomo Yusen Logistics (Bangladesh) Ltd.
Middle East Saudi Arabia Shigeyuki Takaku NYK Resident Representative of Jeddah
Qatar Yasuharu Honami NYK Resident Representative of Doha
Turkey Ayumi Tsuboi NYK Group Europe Ltd., Istanbul
South Africa** Kentaro Shimizu NYK Resident Representative of Durban

* Company is as of April 1, 2024
** Working with NYK Group Middle East Region Head

On March 10, 2023, the NYK Group released its medium-term management plan “Sail Green, Drive Transformations 2026 — A Passion for Planetary Wellbeing.” The NYK Group is promoting growth strategies with ESG at the core, based on the Group’s mission statement of “Bringing value to life” and a new corporate vision for 2030, which reads, “we go beyond the scope of a comprehensive global logistics enterprise to co-create value required for the future by advancing our core business and growing new ones.”

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