On September 22, 2004, Rakuten, Inc. announced the appointment of new directors and auditors to subsidiary company, Aozora Card, Co. Ltd. The new directors are (1) Chairman - Hiroshi Mikitani (Rakuten Chairman and CEO); (2) President - Atsushi Kunishige (Rakuten Senior Executive Officer and Rakuten Securities President); (3) Vice-President - Masayuki Hosaka (Rakuten Personal Finance Manager); (4) Director - Ken Takayama (Rakuten Director, Executive Officer, and General Manager of Finance and Administration); and (5) Director - Masatada Kobayashi (Rakuten Director, Executive Officer, and EC Business Company Deputy General Manager). The new auditors are (1) Permanent - Kenichi Adachi; (2) Non-permanent - Izumi Ogura (Aozora Bank Executive Director); and (3) Non-permanent - Tetsuya Hasegawa (Rakuten Finance Department Manager). (For full release, please refer to Japanese IR release.)
September 22, 2004
Appointment of Aozora Card, Co. Ltd Directors
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