Ishii Named Itochu President

Ishii Named Itochu President

   Tokyo, Jan. 13 (Jiji Press)--Japanese trading house Itochu Corp. <8001> on Wednesday announced the appointment of Senior Managing Executive Officer Keita Ishii, 60, as its new president, effective April 1.
   Current President Yoshihisa Suzuki, 65, will step aside to become vice chairman without the right to represent the company, while Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Masahiro Okafuji, 71, will stay on.

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