Chairman of the Policy Board
April 9, 2008
Bank of Japan
Following the appointment of Mr. Masaaki Shirakawa, a member of the Board, as the Governor, the Policy Board today elected Mr. Masaaki Shirakawa as the Chairman pursuant to Article 16, Section 3 of the Bank of Japan Law.
The Policy Board also designated, pursuant to Article 16, Section 5 of the Law, the following members of the Board to perform the duties of the Chairman when the Chairman is prevented from attending to his duties.
- Mr. Kiyohiko G. Nishimura, when Mr. Masaaki Shirakawa is prevented from attending to his duties.
- Ms. Miyako Suda, when Mr. Masaaki Shirakawa and Mr. Kiyohiko G. Nishimura are prevented from attending to their duties.