Sayuri Daimon

Sayuri Daimon is an executive operating officer and the managing editor of The Japan Times. Daimon is the first woman to fill this role in the newspaper’s 116-year history. Since joining the newspaper in 1991, she has covered various fields as a staff writer, ranging from politics to business. She became Domestic News Division Manager in 2006, Deputy Managing Editor in 2008, and Executive Operating Officer from July 2013. She was awarded the Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University in 2000.

For Sayuri Daimon's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

ASEAN integration a boon for TPP nations

Feb 6, 2015

ASEAN integration a boon for TPP nations

The proposed ASEAN Economic Community could offer new market opportunities for nations such as Japan that are currently in talks to form the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a Malaysian minister has said. Abdul Wahid Omar, who serves in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of Economic ...

Okinawa to host WEF cybersecurity summit

Jan 23, 2015

Okinawa to host WEF cybersecurity summit

The government will host a cybersecurity conference jointly with the World Economic Forum in Okinawa in November, Japanese officials announced at this year’s annual economic conference in Switzerland. The two-day WEF cyberconference, scheduled to start on Nov. 7, will bring together some 250 experts, ...

Adaptation vital in changing world

| Jan 21, 2015

Adaptation vital in changing world

Kiyoshi Kurokawa, a professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and former chairman of the National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission, says the world is currently experiencing the most dramatic shift since the Industrial Revolution in the 18th ...

Transforming the corporate mindset

| Sep 10, 2014

Transforming the corporate mindset

Yoshiaki Fujimori, president and CEO of Lixil Group Corp., believes a true leader must carry out two main tasks: implement innovative changes and educate the next generation. His belief is heavily influenced by his former boss Jack Welch, one of America’s legendary business executives ...

Headhunter goes global

| Aug 3, 2014

Headhunter goes global

If Yohei Shibasaki hadn’t previously worked for Sony Corp., the giant that once dominated the global electronics industry, his 7-year-old human resources firm might not have grown so fast. “Don’t just look at the Japanese market, but always target the global market. Offer innovative ...

'Abenomics' returns spotlight to Japan

| Jan 23, 2014

'Abenomics' returns spotlight to Japan

Takeshi Niinami, CEO of Lawson Inc., remembers how Japan captured the attention of world leaders gathered in Davos a year ago. Niinami along with economic and fiscal policy minister Akira Amari and industry minister Toshimitsu Motegi was attending a private session on Japan held ...

WEF chief does more than talk the talk

Nov 14, 2013

WEF chief does more than talk the talk

As a child growing up in Germany during the war, Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, witnessed the consequences of all-out conflict, and the stark contrast between war and peace. “My father was working for a Swiss company, so ...