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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.
Japan Times
JAPAN
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.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
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...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 12, 2014
Artists, athletes will get to shine at Sports Culture Davos in 2016
As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, the government will jointly hold Sports Culture Davos in fall 2016 in Tokyo and in the Kansai region with the Geneva-based World Economic Forum, education minister Hakubun Shimomura said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / 'SUMMER DAVOS' SPECIAL 2014
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.
Japan Times
JAPAN / GENERATIONAL CHANGE
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.
Japan Times
JAPAN / GENERATIONAL CHANGE
May 4, 2014
Jewelry innovator Shiraki puts ethics at the heart of beauty
Natsuko Shiraki, a jewelry designer and CEO of Tokyo-based jeweler Hasuna Co., vividly remembers the shocking experience in southern India that changed her life.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 2, 2014
New Tepco chief ready to face challenges
Fumio Sudo outlines his goals for embattled Tokyo Electric Power Co.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
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.
Japan Times
JAPAN
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.
Japan Times
JAPAN / GENERATIONAL CHANGE
Nov 3, 2013
Trading house exec stakes claim for women
Japan Inc. is still dominated by men, especially its trading houses, but Itochu's bold promotion of Mitsuru Claire Chino to executive officer has put her in a position to do something about it.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 30, 2013
Video clips spell out findings of panel probing nuclear crisis
The independent Diet panel investigating the Fukushima nuclear crisis wrapped up its mission and compiled a 592-page report in July 2012, but probably only a handful of people have read the full account and even fewer understand it.
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2013
WEF ranks Japan 15th in worker development
Japan ranks 15th among 122 countries in the World Economic Forum's first Human Capital Index report on countries' abilities to develop and deploy healthy, educated and able workers, the forum said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 24, 2013
Japan losing competitive edge due to poor practical training, expert warns
There may be many unemployed young people in Japan, but there are also a lot of companies that can't fill their vacancies due to a shortage of talented applicants, Darryl Green, president of major staffing and workforce solution service company ManpowerGroup, said in a recent interview.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 16, 2013
Successful Olympic bid thrusts Tokyo into spotlight, fencing star says
For Olympic fencer Yuki Ota, Tokyo's successful bid for the 2020 Summer Games and Paralympics was like winning the gold medal he's always wanted.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 12, 2013
Business 'champs' issue warning on looming 'Abenomics' hangover
Experts and business leaders who gathered Thursday at an international meeting in Dalian urged the government led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to be on guard against negative factors that could hurt Japan's economy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 31, 2013
New America-Japan Society chief looks to expand
It has a well-recognized name and more than a century of history. Many prominent figures from Japan and the United States have been involved in its efforts to nurture friendly ties between the two nations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 9, 2013
New group of female executives hopes to boost ranks in Japan Inc.
Though hard to detect at a distance, there are cracks in the glass ceiling of Japan Inc.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 19, 2013
High schoolers dream of Ivy League
One March afternoon in Shibuya Ward, a group of high schoolers earnestly listened as students from Harvard University described life on their campus.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2013
Jan 23, 2013
Lack of diversity hurts Japan: Saito
William H. Saito, who moved to Tokyo from California eight years ago, has had some splendid achievements in his 41 years of life so far.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 28, 2012
Time for Japan to let go of the status quo, U.S. leadership expert counsels
Japan isn't going to end decades of economic malaise, nor will its corporations meet the challenge of overseas rivals, unless bold changes are made, warns an expert on leadership from Harvard University who was in Japan recently to give a series of lectures.

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