Dujat Press release / Mr. Shigetaka Komori, Chairman of Dujat Advisory Board in Tokyo Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau
Chairman of Dujat Advisory Board in Tokyo and FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation President and CEO Mr. Shigetaka Komori has been bestowed the decoration of Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The award ceremony and a reception was held on April 12 at the official residence of the Ambassador of the Netherlands in Japan, where the Netherlands Minister of Economic Affairs Maria van der Hoeven presented the distinction on behalf of the Queen.FUJIFILM has its largest European production base as well as its logistics, finance and procurement control functions for the entire European market in Tilburg in the Netherlands. The latest decoration is in recognition of Mr. Komori’s role as the President & CEO of FUJIFILM in conducting a broad range of business activities in the Netherlands for Europe over many years, extending local assistance in terms of environmental conservation, and promoting education and R&D activities in partnership with Dutch universities and other public organizations. Other factors that have merited his distinction include his efforts to promote cultural and economic exchanges since Mr. Komori was appointed President of the Japan-Netherlands Society, and his Chairmanship of the Dujat Advisory Board in Tokyo, s well as the significant contributions he made to the “Netherlands in Japan 2008-2009” celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations and the 400th anniversary of bilateral trade relations.