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Twenty-Three All Japan Judo Federation Executives Resign In Wake Of Abuse Scandal
Published August 23, 2013
Twenty-three directors of the All Japan Judo Federation, including President Haruki Uemura, and three auditors "resigned en masse at an extraordinary board of directors meeting Wednesday to take responsibility for a series of scandals," according to Yomiuri Shimbun of ASIA NEWS NETWORK. Six newly appointed directors "will remain in their posts." During a meeting at the Kodokan Judo Institute in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo, "the board of directors compiled a list of about 20 candidates for new directors." They include Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. Chair & CEO Shoji Muneoka, 67, who succeeded Uemura; and former Osaka prefectural police chief and Toyota Motor Corp. advisor Yasuhiro Chikaishi, 64, "who will become a senior director" (ASIA NEWS NETWORK, 8/22).