The New National Theatre Foundation Appoints a New President
On March 31, 2011, Toyama Atsuko stepped down as president of the New National Theatre as her term came to an end.
It is our pleasure to announce that the New National Theatre Foundation held its first board meeting of FY2011 today, and by a unanimous vote appointed Fukuchi Shigeo to serve as the new president.
His term will run from April 1, 2011, to March 31, 2013.
Born: June 1934
March 1957 Graduated from Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University
April 1957 Joined Asahi Breweries Ltd.
Jan. 1999 President, Asahi Breweries Ltd.
Jan. 2002 Chair, Asahi Breweries Ltd.
April 2002 President, Asahi Beer Arts Foundation
March 2006 Advisor, Asahi Breweries Ltd.
April 2006 Retired from Asahi Beer Arts Foundation
April 2007 President, Association for Corporate Support of the Arts
Nov. 2007 Director, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space
Jan. 2008 Retired from post as Advisor, Asahi Breweries Ltd.
Jan. 2008 President, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Jan. 2011 Retired from NHK
Jan. 2011 Resumed post as Advisor, Asahi Breweries Ltd.