Shigemi Named Executive VP at ClassNK

Dr. Toshiyuki Shigemi (Photo: ClassNK)

Posted by Eric Haun

Dr. Toshiyuki Shigemi has been appointed as Executive Vice
President as well as Executive Director of ClassNK, effective
March 7, 2016.

Yasushi Nakamura has stepped down as Senior Executive Vice
President, and has been appointed as an Advisor to the Society.

Dr. Shigemi joined ClassNK in 1981. After a career including
roles in plan approval, ClassNK's research institute, and on-site
surveys, he took up the position of General Manager of the
Development Department in 2008, where he was responsible for
overseeing ClassNK's rule development activities for over one
decade, at the time when class rules were undergoing major
changes, such as development and update of the Common Structure
Rules.

Dr. Shigemi graduated from the Department of Naval Architecture,
Hiroshima University in 1981, and received his Doctorate of
Engineering from Osaka University in 2003.

Mar 6, 2017

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