APL director retires
AMERICAN President Lines (APL) has announced the retirement of its director of executive sales for Japan, Masanori Higaki, from June 30.
Mr Higaki, who has served the company for 41 years, will continue with the company as a consultant.
''APL deeply appreciates the outstanding contributions that Masanori Higaki has made to our Japan operations, and we are pleased that he will continue to provide us with his expertise as a consultant,'' he said.
Mr Goichi Matsuda, who will fill the position of general sales manager for Japan in July, will be responsible for the co-ordination of sales for APL.