• Kyodo


Kinki Nippon Railway Co. plans to promote Vice President Masanori Yamaguchi to president of the Osaka-based carrier, succeeding Akio Tsujii, who will become chairman, company sources said Friday.

Chairman and Kintetsu Buffaloes owner Wa Tashiro, 76, will become an adviser on the board of directors, they said. The appointments are to be finalized at a board meeting following a company shareholders’ meeting in late June.

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