[2011-05-12] Dujat’s annual Advisory Board Meeting & Reception in Tokyo (Royal Netherlands Embassy in Tokyo)
Despite the difficulties of the aftermath of the March 11 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, most of DUJAT’s Advisory board members, including Chairman Mr. Shigetaka Komori (Chairman and CEO of FUJIFILM Holding Corp.), were able to attend the Advisory Board meeting. From the Netherlands, Messrs. Piet Oldenziel (Treasurer), Radboud Molijn and those mentioned hereunder attended to meet our Advisory Board members in Japan, to exchange information and views on the Dutch–Japanese economic relations. There were several presentations, such as about the way Japan is coping with the aftermath of the earthquake, but also about the affects for example, on food supply chain. After the meeting, 80 participants (just DUJAT relations) attended a reception.
Mr. Seishiro Eto, deputy speaker of the house of representatives gave an opening speech thanking the Netherlands for its support for the survivors of the March 11 disaster. Other special guests present were Dr. Keiji Tachikawa, President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and Mr. Yasuhito Takeuchi, Chairman of soccer team Shimizu S-pulse, who came to the Netherlands to play against AJAX at a charity football match for Japan’s
earthquake and tsunami victims. The match took place at the Amsterdam ArenA on April 13th during Holland’s national campaign ‘Nederland Helpt Japan’.
Mr. Otohiko Hori, Deputy Director General of the Japanese Red Cross Society was also at the reception to raise his glass.