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Akira Tsujikawa, Honorary Consultant to Fujikura Ltd., receives the Order of the Rising Sun

November 6, 2017

Akira Tsujikawa, Honorary Consultant to Fujikura Ltd., received the Order of the Rising Sun during the Autumn Conferment of Decorations 2017 for his services in contribution to the development of industry in Japan.

Comments from the Recipient

I am greatly honored and privileged to receive this unexpected conferment of the Order of the Rising Sun.
I believe that this honor has been conferred not on me personally, but rather on the various related industries and the Fujikura Group with whom I have been involved up to the present time.
This conferment represents the fruits of the guidance and support of a great many people to whom I am indebted and extend my heartfelt gratitude.
It is my belief that the trust of society is essential to the continued existence of our company and, cherishing this conviction, I wish to endeavor to make further contributions to the best of my poor ability to the development of society.


Date of birth: May 22, 1937
March 1961:Graduated from the Department of Engineering, Keio University
April 1961:Joined Fujikura Electric Wire Corporation (present-day Fujikura Ltd.)
March 1981:Manager of the Communication Technology Development Department, Technology Development Headquarters
June 1989:Director and Manager of the Manufacturing Headquarters, Sakura Plant
June 1993:Executive Managing Director
July 1993:Executive Managing Director and concurrent Manager of the Research and Development Headquarters and Facilities Headquarters
June 1996:Senior Managing Director
June 1999:President & CEO and Representative Director
April 2005:Chairman of the Board & Representative Director
April 2007:Advisor and Member of the Board
June 2007:Advisor
April 2011:Honorary Consultant (up to the present)