Honda Appoints First Woman to Board


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In another significant move, the automaker also gave a major promotion to a foreigner, signaling an effort to change perceptions.

Technology expert Hideko Kunii, 66, will join the board, and Issao Mizoguchi, a Brazilian of Japanese ancestry, who has worked with Honda’s South American operations for nearly 30 years, has been appointed operating officer,

malek‘s insight:

Careful with last few lines:

cultural expectations about women doing housework make it tremendously difficult to pursue a career.

Did you see what  Hideko Kunii,  had to go through

Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/business/honda-appoints-first-female-board-member-1.1700872#ixzz2uR90kpIZ

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