Japan's Eneos dismisses president for inappropriate behaviour

Japan’s Eneos dismisses head for inappropriate behaviour

  • TOKYO : Japan’s biggest oil refiner, Eneos Holdings, said on Tuesday it has dismissed President Takeshi Saito for misconduct, saying he had acted inappropriately at a social gathering while intoxicated.
  • The company performed an investigation into Saito’s conduct at the event with external lawyers, the company said in a statement.
  • Eneos’ senior vice president, Yasushi Yatabe, who was present at the gathering, has resigned, the company said.The dismissal comes after the oil refiner’s former chairman and CEO Osamu Sugimori was asked to step down last year after claims of harassment came to light, Eneos said.
  • Executive vice president, Tomohide Miyata, will become acting president until a new management structure is chosen for the next business year starting April 1, the company said on Tuesday.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *