Time & Date: June 12 (Wed.) 2018, 16:00 – 20:00
Location: Grand Hyatt Tokyo
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (AHK Japan) took place on June 12 at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. Besides reporting on past activities and presenting the future direction of AHK Japan, members also had the chance to hear about the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC).
At the AGM, 7 candidates were elected to join the Board of Directors. As of June 12 the Board of Directors consists of the following individuals:
› President: Donald Bunkenburg, Lufthansa German Airlines
› Vice-President: Dr. Thomas-Peter Hausner, Bayer Holding Ltd.
› Vice-President: Toshimitsu Kawano, Beckhoff Automation K.K.
› Treasurer: Wolfgang Kaster, Evonik Japan Co., Ltd.
› Managing Board Member: Marcus Schürmann, AHK Japan
› Markus Baron, SGL Carbon Japan Co., Ltd.
› Manfred R. Flick, TMS Corporation
› Kenichi Fujita, Siemens K.K.
› Karl Hahne, Häfele Japan K.K.
› Nobuko Kobayashi, Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services Co., Ltd.
› Dr. Jochen Legewie, Kekst CNC
› Hideki Matsubara, Miele Japan Corp.
› Berthold Wolfram, Continental Automotive Corporation
Additionally, two auditors have been elected:
› Auditor: Uwe Sievers, HDI Global SE, Japan Branch
› Deputy Auditor: Stefan Mürling, Schaeffler Japan Co., Ltd.
We would like to thank all our members for their support and are looking forward to a continued cooperation in the future.