We are pleased to announce that Mr. Sadao Mino took over as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Hitachi Zosen Inova AG on July 1, 2016, succeeding Mr. Koichiro Anzai who had served as HZI’s Chairman from February 1, 2011 to June 30, 2016. We would like to thank Mr. Anzai for his outstanding commitment and much valued contribution to HZI.

Mr. Mino started his career at Hitachi Zosen Corporation in 1982. After holding various management positions in the environmental engineering field, he took over as General Manager of Environment Business Headquarters – the main pillar of the company – on April 1, 2015. In addition to his role in Zurich, he will continue to serve as a Managing Director of HZC, a position he has held since June 2015. He also assumes director positions at both the non-profit organization Recycling System Center and the Society of Environmental Conservation Engineering research forum. Mr. Mino holds a master’s degree in Public Health Engineering from Kyoto University.