Keidanren's Hiroaki Nakanishi hospitalized again

Business Jul 16, 2020

Keidanren's Hiroaki Nakanishi hospitalized again

The Japan Business Federation, or Keidanren, said Thursday that Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi has been hospitalized for a detailed examination after a deterioration in tumor marker test results. Nakanishi, hospitalized for months last year to receive treatment for lymphoma, was admitted to a hospital in Tokyo ...

Japan business chief says South Korea rift and Brexit still big risks

Business Sep 9, 2019

Japan business chief says South Korea rift and Brexit still big risks

Keidanren Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi says Japanese companies continue to face major risks stemming from heightened tensions with South Korea and the uncertain outlook for Britain's exit from the European Union. The 73-year-old Nakanishi, who is also chairman of Hitachi Ltd., said Monday in his first ...

Japan business lobby chief to undergo treatment for lymphoma

Business Jun 6, 2019

Japan business lobby chief to undergo treatment for lymphoma

Hiroaki Nakanishi, chief of the nation's biggest business lobby, has been diagnosed with lymphoma and will undergo treatment, the Japan Business Federation said Wednesday. The 73-year-old chairman of Hitachi Ltd. has not felt well since early May and was hospitalized for a checkup at a ...

Tight labor market in Japan forces companies to revamp recruitment

Business / Corporate Apr 22, 2019

Tight labor market in Japan forces companies to revamp recruitment

Major firms will begin hiring university graduates year-round, Keidanren said Monday, revamping Japan's long-standing education-to-employment pathway in response to the changing labor market. Keidanren, the country's most powerful business lobby and also known as the Japan Business Federation, will no longer expect its members to ...