Japan to retain deputy chief post at IMF as Furusawa named

Feb 6, 2015

Japan to retain deputy chief post at IMF as Furusawa named

Japan will retain control over the deputy managing director post at the International Monetary Fund as its chief, Christine Lagarde, announced Thursday she intends to appoint Mitsuhiro Furusawa, a former Japan vice finance minister, to the post. The IMF said Furusawa will become one ...

Furusawa tapped to become Japan's top financial diplomat

Mar 17, 2013

Furusawa tapped to become Japan's top financial diplomat

The head of the Finance Ministry’s Financial Bureau, Mitsuhiro Furusawa, has been tapped to succeed Takehiko Nakao as vice minister for international affairs, sources said Saturday. The 57-year-old Furusawa’s appointment as the country’s top financial diplomat, responsible for arranging currency interventions and preparing international ...