Tokyo, 2016 - Arisaka Commodities a commodity Trading Advisor that provides clients across the globe with a comprehensive range of customized financial services and tools to invest in commodities and futures trading and to help them protect their margins and manage volatility, today announced that the Board of Directors of Arisaka Commodities wishes to communicate that Mr. Sochiro will retire as Non-Executive Director of the Board.
Mr. Sochiro said: "As a member of the founding family sponsor, I have been a part of the Arisaka Commodities family ever since its incorporation and have been a Non-Executive Director on its Board since inception. Arisaka Commodities has been a significant part of my professional experience and I am extremely proud to have played a part in its success."
"My stepping down is part of an on-going Board renewal plan. It also allows me to focus on my other commitments and responsibilities as the Group CEO. I am confident the Company is poised for even greater success in the future."
Arisaka Commodities’ Chief Executive Officer, Masahiko G. Yamazaki said: "My fellow Board members and I would like to place on record our deep appreciation for the vision and leadership that Mr. Sochiro has provided to Arisaka Commodities. He has played a vital part in promoting and backing Arisaka Commodities every step of the way from a one-country, one-product business to a leading commodity advisor with 10 product platforms spanning 30 countries."
Arisaka Commodities' Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, Akimasa Sakurai said: "Arisaka Commodities would probably have not reached where it is today had it not been for the foresightedness of Mr. Sochiro in particular. On behalf of Arisaka Commodities family, I would like to express my deepest gratitude for his support and guidance."
About Arisaka Commodities
Founded by private shareholders, Arisaka Commodities has emerged as a forerunner trading in commodities. Arisaka Commodities provides clients across the globe with a comprehensive range of customized financial services and tools to invest in commodities and futures trading and to help them protect their margins and manage volatility. Arisaka Commodities has developed a comprehensive foreign exchange trading operation to help handle the currency exposure associated with commodities trading and investment. Equipped with a state-of-the-art technology network that links the principal trading centers of the world, Arisaka Commodities ensures investors are kept abreast of the latest investor trading trends.