The board of Japan Post Corp., the holding company formed in January to prepare for the privatization of the country’s postal system, appointed its eight senior executives Tuesday, including Sakon Uda, principal at McKinsey & Co., and Akira Uno, former chairman of SMBC Consulting Co., company officials said.

Most of the other executives come from Japan Post, the public corporation for postal services, and the Financial Services Agency, according to the officials. The appointments will take effect March 6 for Uda and March 21 for the others.

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