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MOL PROMOTES KONISHI COO OF NORTH AMERICA TRADE MANAGEMENT

MOL PROMOTES KONISHI COO OF NORTH AMERICA TRADE MANAGEMENT

   MOL (America) Inc., the U.S. arm of Japanese shipping arm MOL, has promoted Toshiya Konishi chief operating officer and executive vice president of North America trade management.

   MOL’s North America trade management group is responsible for marketing, pricing, logistics, intermodal transportation, yield management, and strategic development and planning for the North American trades. In addition to his new responsibilities, Konishi will retain responsibility for the previous duties he held as vice president, trade administration at MOL (America) Inc.

   Konishi will replace Toshihisa Hagino, who has recently been appointed general manager, strategic planning group, liner division.