Japan: Nippon TV announced new chairman and new president

The leading Japanese broadcaster announced two key promotions within the company

Currently ranked as the #1 TV broadcaster in Japan for the past five consecutive years, Nippon Television Network Corporation announced that Mr. Yoshio Okubo, currently President and CEO of Nippon TV, has been appointed to Chairman and CEO of the leading broadcaster, while Mr. Yoshinobu Kosugi, currently serving as EVP, has been promoted to President of Nippon TV.  Both positions became effective June 27, 2019 and with these new promotions Mr. Kosugi will report directly to Mr. Okubo.