President Announced for Fujifilm Holdings & Fujifilm Corp.

President Announced for Fujifilm Holdings & Fujifilm Corp.

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Valhalla, NY—Shigetaka Komori, chairman and CEO of Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, announced that a new president will take the helm of both Fujifilm Holdings Corp. and its operating company, Fujifilm Corporation. The appointment was approved at the board of directors’ meeting of each company on April 27, 2016. The new president, Kenji Sukeno, will assume his new positions on June 1, 2016.

Kenji-Sukeno
Kenji Sukeno

Komori added that the reason for the changes was due to the health of current president Shigehiro Nakajima. Nakajima had expressed his intention to resign as director at the expiration of his term, which ends at the 120th ordinary general meeting of shareholders that is scheduled for June 29. Prior to the resignation, Nakajima proposed stepping down from his positions of president and COO as of June 1, 2016.

The new management structure of Fujifilm Holdings Corporation on June 1, 2016 will be as follows: Shigetaka Komori will remain in his current roles of chairman, representative director and CEO; Shigehiro Nakajima, now president, representative director and COO, will become vice chairman and representative director, resigning from the latter post on June 29, 2016; and Kenji Sukeno, currently director and a corporate vice president, will become president, representative director and COO.

The new management structure for Fujifilm Corporation will be: Shigetaka Komori will remain chairman, representative director and CEO; Shigehiro Nakajima, current president, representative director and COO, will become vice chairman and hold the post of representative director until June 29; and Kenji Sukeno, now director and senior vice president, will become president, representative director and COO.

Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, of Tokyo, Japan, is involved in a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging devices; and document products. These are based on a portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $22.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 110 yen to the dollar. fujifilmusa.com

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