On the occasion of Mr. Radboud Molijn stepping down as Managing Director of DUJAT after 13 years, we gathered together to celebrate his farewell party on Thursday night, September 29. We were honored with the presence of 80 guests, including our guest of honour the Japanese Ambassador to The Netherlands H.E. Hiroshi Inomata who awarded us with a beautiful speech.
Also Chairman of DUJAT Geert Jan Mantel and Former Dutch Ambassador to Japan Mr. Egbert Jacobs expressed their gratitude towards Mr. Molijn, and Mr. Molijn himself gave a touching speech in which he recalled his wonderful experiences and memories of the past 13 years as the Managing Director of DUJAT.
Not only did we bid our farewell to Mr. Molijn, we also welcomed Mrs. Christa de Kemp-Everts, the new Managing Director of DUJAT as of December 1st 2016. DUJAT thanks Mr. Molijn for his years of passion and hard work, and wishes Mrs. de Kemp the best of luck as the new Managing Director.
17.30 : Registration counter opens
18.00: Welcome address by Mr Mantel
18.05: Short speech by the guest of honour, Ambassador Mr Inomata
18.10: Kampai by all to Mr Molijn / Mrs de Kemp
18.30: Speech by Chairman of DUJAT – Geert Jan Mantel
18.35: Speech by Mr Egbert Jacobs, Former Dutch Ambassador to Japan
18.45: Speech by Mr Radboud Molijn
19.55: Closing remarks by Geert Jan Mantel
20.00: End of the program