Industry Update
Appointment29 March 2019

Yoshihiro Ise

Appointed President
At Fujita Kanko Inc. in Tokyo , Japan

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Yoshihiro Ise

Fujita Kanko Inc. announced the appointment of Yoshihiro Ise as its new president, effective today. Ise becomes the 13th president of Fujita Kanko in its 64-year history, succeeding Akira Segawa. The appointment was officially approved at today's shareholder meeting and board of directors meeting. Ise previously served as Senior Managing Executive Officer, Fujita Kanko's number two position.

During his 36-year tenure with Fujita Kanko, Ise has held a broad range of positions at both corporate offices and hotels, which have progressively grown to encompass greater responsibilities. He has managed several key properties as General Manager, led multiple corporate initiatives, and developed new properties and brands. This year, under Ise's direction, the company will announce its medium-term management plan beginning 2020. The new president is expected to revitalize and strengthen the company's management and business practices.

Fujita Kanko Inc.

Fujita Kanko Inc., a publicly-traded tourism industry corporation headquartered in Tokyo, was established in 1955, but has roots going back to 1877, when the founding Fujita family opened predecessor company Fujita Denzaburo Shosha (Trading Company).
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