Chairman Toshiba is willing to leave
Toshiba-chairman Shigenori Shiga is willing to put his position. With this step he wants to take responsibility for the major problems of nuclear energy activities in the United States.
That writes the Japanese newspaper Nikkei on Friday.
Shiga is since June 2016, responsible for the nuclear power activities of the company. By that problems were there billions to be amortized and is Toshiba forced the lucrative chipdivisie to split.
Toshiba’s nomination committee will consider the matter and decide whether to Shiga, the company would have to leave, or not. The judgment is on February 14, is expected.
The president and CEO of Toshiba, Satoshi Tsunakawa, said Friday his fate to the commission. “I feel really responsible for the losses”, let Tsunakawa know in a comment.