Thursday 30 November 2023
By Noboru Ogasa, President of Sumitomo Benelux and BJA Board Member
The below proposals of resignation, nominations, and renominations have been unanimously accepted and approved by the Members at the Annual General Assembly on March 21, 2023.
Mr Akira Yasuda, former Deputy Director-General of JETRO, is returning to Japan and tendered his resignation. We are very grateful for all he has done during his tenure as Board Member and wish him all the best upon return to Tokyo.
Mrs Aiko Yabunaka, Deputy Director-General of JETRO, kindly succeeded Mr Yasuda as BJA Board Member. We are very honored to have Mrs Yabunaka among our Board Directors.
Mr Stijn Henderickx, Executive Vice President Meeting & Learning Experience of Barco, was nominated to the Board as well. We are looking forward to work together with Mr Henderickx.
Mr Edward De Beukelaer, President & CEO of E. & H. De Beukelaer & Co., together with Prof Gilbert Declerck, Board Member of imec International, Mr Koh Ichi Masaki, European Representative of JMA, Mr Yoshiyuki Morishita, President of Mitsui & Co Benelux, Prof Willy Vande Walle and Mrs Danielle Vermaelen are renominated. Their support is highly appreciated.
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